Included with museum admission
Saturday, June 9, 2012 from 11am - 5pm
Location: Peabody Essex Museum
Explore the creative vision and the personal world of a photographer who forever changed our image of the American environment. Special presentations by Ansel Adams' son and by the curator of the complete archive of Adams' work.
Made possible by the Lowell Institute
Docent-led Gallery Tours
ANSEL ADAMS: AT THE WATER'S EDGE
11 am and 2 pm | Meet at information desk
Tickets available at admissions desk on day of tour
ANSEL ADAMS, A SON'S PERSPECTIVE
1–2 pm | Morse Auditorium | For adults
Reservations by June 6
Enjoy this special opportunity to hear Michael Adams, the son of photographer Ansel Adams, talk about his father's childhood, his introduction to the Sierra Nevada, his visits to the American Southwest, his involvement with the Sierra Club and his documentary work at the Manzanar relocation center during World War II.
CAPTURING TIME AND SEQUENCE IN FILM
3–5 pm | Morse Auditorium | For adults
Reservations by June 7
Michael Dow, doctoral candidate at New York University and teacher of film and animation studies at Northeastern University, Boston, presents works of experimental filmmakers from Adams' time who explored sequence and time through their films, as Adams did in his photographs.