Ansel Adams: The Legacy
A series of eight talks and five exhibition tours with writers, photographers, naturalists and scholars exploring the imagery, life and legacy of Ansel Adams and the allure of black-and-white photography. Space is limited for the lectures. Please call the Art Museum at 843.238.2510 to reserve your space today. Lectures are free of charge. All docent tours are free and open to the public.
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The Alchemy of Ansel Adams' Darkroom
Lecture/Demonstration with Easton Selby
Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 2 p.m.
Selby is an associate professor in the visual arts department at Coastal Carolina University. He teaches traditional black-and-white photography, as well as digital techniques and other technical photographic subjects. He has been in numerous exhibition and has images in several institutional colleges.
with Dr. Elizabeth Howie
Sunday, August 10, 2014, 2 p.m.
Ansel Adams and Contemporaries: The Intrepid Ones
Lecture with Dr. Andrea Baldeck
Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 2 p.m.
World traveler and former physician, Dr. Baldeck has published eight volumes of her fine art photographs in black-and-white. She has exhibited widely in the US and abroad, including her Sea Treasures exhibition at this museum in the summer of 2012, and her images in museum and private collections.
Close to Home: Finding the Grand Landscape in Horry and Georgetown Counties
Lecture with Donald Withers
Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 2 p.m.
A Master Naturalist in the South Carolina Program, Withers is an award-winning staff photographer for Hobcaw Barony, the Kaminski House Museum in Georgetown and Lowcountry Companion Magazine.
Ansel Adams' Photography as Conservation Advocacy
Lecture with Douglas Haller
Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 2 p.m.
From 1982 until 1986, museum professional Douglas Haller served as Curator of Photographs for the California Historical Society Libraries in San Francisco and Los Angeles, where he interacted with Adams.
with Douglas Haller
Thursday, September 11, 2014, 2 p.m.
with Janet Blackmon-Morgan
Sunday, September 14, 2014, 2 p.m.
Far from Home: Wilderness Photography in a New Age
Lecture with Kyle Waters
Sunday, September 21, 2014, 2 p.m.
Descended from the Burroughs of Horry County and raised in Virginia, Waters came to photography in the digital age as a wildlife scientist. His travels have taken him all over the world to places where he, like Adams, has found beauty in remote and majestic landscapes.