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Heritage Lecture: Margaret Stones and the Native Flora of Louisiana; 1976 to 2018 and Beyond

Join author, Randy Harelson as he discusses his book Margaret Stone and the Native Flora of Louisiana; 1976 to 2018 and Beyond.

Randy Harelson with the Friends of Margaret Stones helped LSU Press develop a brand-new special edition folio of the Native Flora of Louisiana.  Stones, a world-famous botanical artist, created 226 full-color watercolor drawings of wild plants from 1976 through 1991.  Randy will tell the story of the artist, LSU, and the community that rallied to support the project over 40 years.

Randy Harelson is an artist, writer, horticulturist and educator originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He has lived in New Roads since 2006.

Doors open at 6:00 PM for refreshments and lecture begins at 6:30 PM

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