Catch up with some of the events and activities of Fall 2022 at the Kelly Adirondack Center!
About the images The Osmond D. Putnam photographs (ARL-081) contains 132 images taken between 1885 and 1887 near Johnsburg, New York. Glass plate negatives are composite objects, consisting of a glass support, a binder, and an image-forming substance. During the 1870s, gelatin dry plate negatives became commercially available in pre-cut packs. This is what Putnam… read-more Adirondack Portraits: The Photography of Osmond D. Putnam About the Collection
Zoom Webinar Thursday, November 3, 2022 5:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. There is no need to register. Each year the Kelly Adirondack Center sponsors the work of Summer Research Fellows as they examine diverse topics that make the Adirondacks unique. The students interview experts in their fields and… read-more 2022 Summer Research Fellows’ Presentations
Contemporary Iroquois Art with Colette Lemmon September 22, 2022 Reamer Campus Center 5:30 p.m. program, refreshments from 5:00 p.m. From the elegant beauty of baskets and antler carving to the thoughtful, occasionally provocative imagery of sculpture and painting, Iroquois art offers a window into the culture itself. Join us as we explore a… read-more Contemporary Iroquois Art
The Spring 2022 Kelly Adirondack Center Newsletter shares information on our spring birding programs and recent advances in digital preservation at the Adirondack Research Library. We also remember Anne Weld and Patty Prindle, two original ARL volunteers who passed away in February.
with filmmaker Paul Miller May 10, 2022 7:00 p.m. Zoom Webinar In 1846, in an effort to level a blow against racism, wealthy New York landowner and well-known abolitionist leader, Gerrit Smith, gave away 120,000 acres of wild land to nearly 3000 African-American men so that they could have the right to vote in the… read-more Searching for Timbuctoo Filmmaker Discussion
With Jason Hill Presented by UCALL and the Kelly Adirondack Center April 27, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. Reamer Auditorium Reamer Campus Center on the Union College Campus This event is free and open to the public. Stuck between a rock and a hard place– climate change is rapidly altering our montane forests… read-more Climate Change and the Future of Montane Birds in the Northeast
Presented by Bridget Butler April 8, 2022 5:30 p.m. Reamer Auditorium, Reamer Campus Center Union College Bridget Butler, aka The Bird Diva, will share her path to creating Slow Birding, a mindful practice focused on deep observation beyond identification, connecting with the landscape, and connecting with self. Her practice came together over many years… read-more Slow Birding: Reimagining Our Connection With Birds
Co-hosted by UCALL March 1, 2022 7:00 p.m. Zoom Webinar In this talk, landscape photographer Manuel Palacios will take us on a journey through his techniques and approaches to winter photography. Manuel will cover the necessary equipment needed when shooting in cold temperatures and extreme weather, but more importantly, he will discuss how to use… read-more The Art of Winter with Manuel Palacios
January 11, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. Zoom webinar with Jennifer Dean This is a link to the Northeast RISCC Management Symposium referred to in this program. Uninvited: The Spread of Invasive Species is an exciting and informative 55-minute film by Westfield Production Company. The documentary introduces the concept of invasive species and highlights some of… read-more Uninvited: The Spread of Invasive Species