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Ansel Adams in a New Light

The National Parks are in partial shutdown. But America’s wilderness shines in a show at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston that reveals how human intervention has changed purple mountains’ majesty.   By Vicki Goldberg - The New York Times January 17, 2019 BOSTON — Ah, wilderness!…

Apricity: noun. The Warmth of the Winter Sun.

See all Exhibition Photographs I fell in love with winter in Yosemite. After all, I’d spent most of my life in New England where winters, though often pretty, were synonymous with concepts like bone-chilling and raw. There, it was a season to be endured, where backs ached from shoveling and ice…

In Memory of Peter Hoss

PETER HOSS November 29, 2018 Memorial Service to be held on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 1 PM Church of the Good Shepherd - 300 Corral De Tierra Rd. Salinas, CA 93908 Peter Hoss, a member of the Board of Directors of The Ansel Adams Gallery in Yosemite National Park, passed on November 29,…

Unexpected Landscapes: Photographs by Ted Orland

November 30, 2018 - January 5, 2019 If anything is true of Orland’s photographs, it is that they are unique in approach, constantly in flux, incomparable, and impossible to ignore. Evan Russell, Curator, The Ansel Adams Gallery See all photographs by Ted Orland Ted Orland is a California…

Unearthing the Enigma of Moonrise

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Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico (1941). It is the image that almost didn’t occur. For fifty years, the dating of this fateful image remained in question. It was approaching twilight on an autumn day in 1941. Ansel Adams and his companions were traveling by car, after an uneventful outing in…

A Continuing Legacy in Yosemite Romanticism New Oil Paintings by James McGrew

Our autumn exhibition, “A Continuing Legacy in Yosemite Romanticism – New Oil Paintings by James McGrew” embraces not only our own roots as one of the longest running businesses in any National Park, but we also pay homage to the role that art has held in the establishment and protection of our most revered public lands.

On Exhibit in Yosemite 'Within Sight: The Road To Home" by Roman Loranc

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When I first came to California, I became acquainted with the Merced National Wildlife Refuge in the Central Valley. Efforts were then being made to restore the wetlands that had once been prolific in that area but were being diminished at an alarming pace. Through my photography, I joined the conservation efforts to save these natural and wild places. I want to share my artistic vision with others to increase awareness of these pristine landscapes, which are precious resources meriting preservation.

On Exhibit in Yosemite - Intrepid Light: Photographs by Charles Cramer

Charles Cramer and Ansel Adams have a lot in common, both have called Central California home, and early in the arc of their careers, both pursued music as a profession. Ultimately though, both would be lured away by the artistic promise of photography.