The Sembrich has announced the launch of A Winter at Bay View, a new online exhibit highlighting winter scenes by Lake George photographer Fred Thatcher. [Read more…] about Winter On Lake George: A Virtual Photography Exhibit
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The new book Sittin’ In: Jazz Clubs of the 1940s and 1950s (Harper Design, 2020), by Grammy-winning historian, archivist, author, and record executive Jeff Gold offers a new look inside the jazz clubs from this era across the United States. Drawing on a trove of photos and memorabilia, Sittin’ In gives a glimpse at a world that was rich in culture, music, dining, fashion, and more. [Read more…] about New Book About 1940s-1950s Jazz Clubs
The public is invited to pick up a free 2021 Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor calendar at selected libraries and visitor centers throughout the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. The calendar features winning images from this year’s Erie Canalway photo contest. [Read more…] about Free 2021 Erie Canalway Calendar Available
The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor has announced the winners of this year’s Erie Canalway Photo Contest.
435 images were judged in four contest categories: On the Water, Along the Trail, Canal Communities, and Classic Canal. Judges selected first, second, and third place winning images in each category, as well as 12 honorable mentions. [Read more…] about Erie Canalway Photo Contest Winners Announced
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The Sembrich has launched “The Bay View Grounds and Gardens,” the fourth exhibit in its 2020 digital series The Thatcher Photos. [Read more…] about Sembrich Launches New Grounds and Gardens Exhibit
The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has announced that Carl Heilman, II, a Brant Lake (Warren County) resident and renowned photographer and author, has been awarded the 2020 Henry M. Rowan Conservation Award.
The award is given annually to recognize exemplary individuals and organizations for their conservation efforts around Lake George. [Read more…] about Adirondacks Photog Carl Heilman Honored with Rowan Award
Images should convey the unique character of New York’s canals and canal communities. Entries must be postmarked by August 28, 2020. Winning photos will be featured in the 2021 Erie Canalway calendar. [Read more…] about Erie Canalway Photo Contest Call for Entries
NorthWind Fine Arts has announced “Paint & Pixels,” a dual show of new works by award-winning area artists painter Catherine Hartung and photographer Russ Hartung. [Read more…] about NorthWind Fine Arts Paint & Pixels Show
The new children’s book Jacob Riis’s Camera: Bringing Light to Tenement Children (Calkins Creek, 2020) by Alexis O’Neill and illustrated by Gary Kelley, is a revealing biography of a pioneering photojournalist and social reformer Jacob Riis, showcasing how he brought to light one of the worst social justice issues plaguing New York City in the late 1800s – the tenement housing crisis – using newly invented flash photography. [Read more…] about Children’s Book Features Reformer, Photographer Jacob Riis