Adirondack A&E e-News # 238

Governor Hochul Announces Over $90 Million in Capital Funding for Arts Organizations Across New York State

Lake Placid Center for the Arts to receive $7.5 million dollars

Funded project will build a new modern arts complex, a destination for artistic excellence in the North County and an essential vehicle for boosting cultural tourism.

Read the full press release HERE, including a list of all great awardees.

The Sembrich is Open for the 2023 Season!

Visit The Sembrich today to experience music, history, and nature here on the shores of Lake George! This season is full of unique and memorable experiences for all to enjoy.

2023 Young Performers Showcase

Sunday, June 11, 2 pm

Celebrate our region’s most promising young artists in an afternoon of vocal and instrumental music, in both classical and popular styles. The Sembrich has been a venue for young artists to learn and perform since 1924, when Madame Sembrich trained singers and voices echoed from the lakeside teaching studio.

Tickets and more info HERE.

The Sembrich, 4800 Lake Shore Drive, Bolton

Adirondack Experience Offers New Internship Focusing On Historic Guidebooks.

The Adirondack Experience (ADKX) is pleased to announce receipt of a grant from the Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership (CVNHP) to support a fall internship in its library.

The intern will describe 300 historical Adirondack region guidebooks in the library’s collection. Spanning a century, from the 1870s to the 1970s, the guidebooks capture the burgeoning (and eventually dominant) tourism industry that flourished alongside Lake Champlain and into the Adirondack Mountains. The guidebooks are promotional materials published by rail and steamboat companies, hotel owners and others to entice visitors north from urban centers into the beauty and relative tranquility of New York’s North Country.

The internship offers a unique opportunity for a student to learn in an incomparable setting and to gain hands-on experience working with and increasing access to historical special collections. The intern will work on-site at the ADKX Library in Blue Mountain Lake, NY for 12 weeks in the fall of 2023.

Museum and library school students and recent graduates are encouraged to apply HERE. The deadline for applications is August 4, 2023, and the internship will begin in September 2023.

The Adirondack Experience (ADKX), 9097 State Route 30, Blue Mountain Lake

Mace Chasm Farm Barn Presents

LGBTQ+ History is New York State (and American) History

Conversations with the Past

Wednesday, June 14, 2023, 7 pm on Zoom
Speaker: Dr. Megan Springate, PhD

The reason that we celebrate Pride in June is because of the Stonewall Uprising that took place in NYC in June of 1969. A lot of LGBTQ+ history has taken place in New York City.

This presentation will instead look at the LGBTQ+ history of other places across the State, including in Lake George and Albany. We’ll also look at how they connect to American history more broadly. There will be time for Q&A!

Register HERE.

Ti Arts Gallery Presents

Artist Salon with Mollie Ward

Thursday, June 15, 2023 6:30 – 8:30 pm

An artful conversation held monthly where artists, writers, and arts professionals come together to bond, network and get out of their heads for a little while. It is a conversation; a support group; always a networking extravaganza; an experimental lab for new ideas; a place to learn and grow by leaps and bounds as an artist and a professional.

This evening’s highlight will include a talk by Mollie Ward, followed by conversation and critique of current works in progress by our artist and pro-artist members.

The Strand Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff St., Plattsburgh

A Storytelling Workshop with Nathalie Thill

Wednesday, June 14, 6 – 7:30 pm
Free, though donations are encouraged.

During this month’s drop in workshop, Nathalie Thill will teach a 90 minute workshop on oral storytelling.

Participants will learn how to tell the best story they can and perhaps get ready to share it at the next Howl. Amateurs and seasoned storytellers are all welcome.

More info and register HERE.

Adirondack Center for Writing, 15 Broadway, Saranac Lake

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