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Through the Lens: Ansel Adams-
His Work, Inspiration and Legacy

Ansel Adams Headshot by James Alinder

Ansel Adams: Masterworks

On Exhibit at CTAC: June – September, 2017

CTAC is launching a full line-up of programs to enhance the Ansel Adams exhibit from lectures and workshops to musical performances.  

Check back often for updates!

 


Upcoming Ansel Adams Programs & Events

Sep 1 2016 – Apr 3 2017 all-day
The National Park Service turned 100 on August 25, 2016.  In celebration of  the centennial and anticipation of the Ansel Adams: Masterworks exhibition  (Summer 2017), Crooked Tree Arts Center invites you to visit and photograph Continue Reading
Apr 4 @ 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm Upper Level Carnegie Building, CTAC-Petoskey
Landscape photography is uniquely tied to philosophy, cultural events, idealism, and the imagination. But regardless of how a landscape is defined, an underlying concept is unequivocal; landscape photographs are meant to influence how we understand Continue Reading
May 23 @ 5:12 pm – 6:12 pm Gilbert Gallery, CTAC-Petoskey
Elizabeth Fergus-Jean will present the final lecture in our Docent Enrichment Lecture Series in preparation of our summer exhibit, Ansel Adams: Masterworks.  More details to follow. This lecture will be recorded and made available online Continue Reading
May 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm CTAC Galleries - Petoskey
We invite you to join us for coffee and light refreshments at our Ansel Adams: Masterworks docent training session, on Wednesday, May 2 , from 1-3 pm.   The interactive training session will include: -a walking tour Continue Reading
Jun 1 – Sep 30 all-day Bonfield & Gilbert Galleries, CTAC-Petoskey
Crooked Tree Arts Center is pleased to present  Ansel Adams : Masterworks for the summer of 2017.   The exhibit is comprised of 47 iconic images of Ansel Adams and 1 portrait of Ansel Adams by James Continue Reading
Jun 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Galleries, CTAC-Petoskey
We invite you to join us for coffee and light refreshments at our Ansel Adams: Masterworks docent training session, on Monday, June 5 , from 1-3 pm.   The interactive training session will include: -a walking tour Continue Reading
Jun 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Theater, CTAC-Petoskey
Ansel Adams: A Documentary Film is a 2002 documentary and biographical film that traces the life of the American photographer Ansel Adams. He is most noted for his landscape images of the American West. The Continue Reading
Jun 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm Galleries at Crooked Tree Arts Center - Petoskey
Take advantage of special evening hours to stroll the galleries at CTAC and view Ansel Adams: The Masterworks and Our National Parks exhibits.  Light refreshments will be served.   This event is free and open Continue Reading
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Gilbert Gallery, CTAC-Petoskey
Our National Parks Exhibit Juror, Howard Bond, will talk about his work and share stories about his experience with Ansel Adams,  f64, and his work with the Sierra Club. About Howard Bond: Howard Bond began photographing Continue Reading
Jul 5 @ 7:00 pm John M. Hall Auditorium, Bay View
Celebrate the spirit of our country, its national parks, and stunning photography along with the Michigan premiere of Ansel Adams: America, the Adrian Boyer Concerto and Aria winners, and Bay View Concert Orchestra. Ansel Adams: America Continue Reading
Jul 10 – Jul 12 all-day CTAC-Petoskey, Upper Carnegie Fireplace Room
Instructor: Alan Ross Medium: Photography Days/Times: July 10-12, 9:00am – 4:00pm Tuition: $650 Members / $690 Non-Members Registration opens Wednesday, February 15 In this hands-on and inspiring workshop, the emphasis will be on connecting Ansel Adams’ approach Continue Reading
Jul 13 @ 7:00 pm Theater, CTAC-Petoskey
Learn about the man behind the famous images from the perspective of someone who worked side-by-side with him for nearly six years.  Drawing from his personal experiences, recollections, anecdotes and memorabilia, Alan Ross will give Continue Reading
Jul 25 @ 6:37 pm – 7:37 pm Gilbert Gallery, CTAC-Petoskey
Noted photographer, author and teacher, Monte Nagler, will talk about his work and share stores about his experiences studying with Ansel Adams. Monte Nagler will be teaching a Photography Workshop at Crooked Tree Arts Center Continue Reading
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Gilbert Gallery, CTAC-Petoskey
Jay Crouse is an avid collector and former owner of The Atlanta Gallery of Photography, the first fine art photography gallery in the Southeast. More details soon!   Image: Ansel Adams and Jay Crouse, in Jay’s gallery, Continue Reading
Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Theater, CTAC-Petoskey
Ansel Adams: A Documentary Film is a 2002 documentary and biographical film that traces the life of the American photographer Ansel Adams. He is most noted for his landscape images of the American West. The Continue Reading
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Gilbert Gallery, CTAC-Petoskey
Jenny Risher is fashion and portrait photographer. She graduated from Detroit’s College for Creative Studies, where she earned a bachelor of fine arts degree in photography. Jenny’s continual strive for perfection and natural sensibility has Continue Reading

 


The exhibition was organized by the Turtle Bay Exploration Park, Redding, California. Exhibition tour management by Landau Traveling Exhibitions, Los Angeles, California.

Funding provided in part by:

Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities
Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation

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Image: Ansel Adams Headshot by James Alinder

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