Adirondack A&E e-News # 199

Tickets now on sale for Trailblazers

The Sembrich’s 2023 Summer Festival!
A spirit of creativity and innovation will forge the path for our 2023 summer festival, Trailblazers. From David Smith to Marin Alsop and Alma Mahler to Philip Glass, the singular achievements of outstanding individuals in arts and culture will be celebrated throughout the season by a stellar line-up of today’s finest concert artists!

See the full schedule and purchase tickets HERE.

The Sembrich, 4800 Lake Shore Drive, Bolton Landing

The Whallonsburg Grange Presents

Professional Development Workshop

Join ArtWorks for the 3rd in our series of professional development workshops for creative people: “Using Facebook and Instagram to promote your work,” led by the splendid women of Above Social and funded by the
Pearsall Adirondack Foundation.

Wednesday, March 15, 2023 – 6:30 – 8 pm, via zoom.

FREE to ArtWorks members, $10 for everyone else.
Contact to register.

Virtual Author Series featuring David O. Stewart

This Sunday, March 12 at 2 pm, join author David O. Stewart as he talks about his award-winning book George Washington: The Political Rise of America’s Founding Father during a new Virtual Author Series.

Stewart explores the political education that made Washington a master politician—and America’s most essential leader. From Virginia’s House of Burgesses, where Washington learned the craft and timing of a practicing politician, to his management of local government as a justice of the Fairfax County Court, to his eventual role in the Second Continental Congress and his grueling generalship in the American Revolution, Washington perfected the art of governing, earned trust, and built bridges. The lessons in leadership he absorbed would prove invaluable during the early years of the republic as he fought to unify the new nation.

Online pre-registration is required. Register by 5 pm this Friday, March 10 HERE.

Painting with Patrice

Wednesday, March 15, 6 – 8 pm

Join local artist, Patrice Jarvis-Weber, for an evening of painting here at the Chapman! Patrice will guide participants through painting an Austrian Copper Rose reminiscent of Georgia O’Keefe’s version.

$25/participant for Museum Members, $30/Non-Members Space is limited and registration is required. Please call (518)793-2826 by Tuesday, March 14 at 4 pm to reserve your spot.

America’s First Freedom Rider: Elizabeth Jennings, Chester A. Arthur, and the Early Fight for Civil Rights

Warren County Historical Society to host online Women’s History Month program about America’s First Freedom Rider.

Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at 7 pm via Zoom.

For many, the civil rights movement began with Rosa Parks’ brave stand against segregation in 1954. However, few people realize that the right for African Americans to even ride in streetcars was earned a hundred years before that in a landmark civil rights case here in New York City.

Author and Historian Jerry Mikorenda breathes life into this struggle with America’s First Freedom Rider: Elizabeth Jennings, Chester A. Arthur, and the Early Fight for Civil Rights (Rowman & Littlefield, 2020). Using rare period photos and lithographs, in a 30-to-40-minute PowerPoint presentation, followed by a Q&A, the author recreates “The World of Elizabeth Jennings” by exploring the sights and people of old New York as this momentous battle with the Third Avenue Railroad unfolded.

Please call 518-743-0734 or email to register for this free Zoom event.

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