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Ansel Adams Afternoon

Have you seen the Ansel Adams exhibit at Foothills Art Center yet?  Today would be a good day to visit because the Curator, Marianne Lorenz, is lecturing on “Ansel Adams: Artist and Conservationist.”  Join Foothills Art Center curator, Marianne Lorenz, as she explores the art of world-renowned photographer, Ansel Adams. Adams, one of the most influential and inspirational photographers in the 20th century, was also a committed mountaineer and conservationist who influenced local, regional and national policies on the need to preserve America’s wilderness environment. This four-part lecture series will explore Ansel Adams’ life, how his work fits in the history of landscape art, his place in 20th century photography, and his role as a conservationist who influenced a generation of American legislators and environmentalists. In addition to Adams, artists such as Georgia O’Keefe, Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Weston and Albert Bierstadt will be discussed.  Members: Free / Non Members $5.

The Buffalo Rose is hosting the end stage of a biker run today, starting at about 2PM.  “Brothers in Arms” raises awareness of military suicide and benefits the American Military Family Foundation.  Expect to see some beautiful bikes downtown today.  Stop in at the Rose and show your support for the cause!