Adirondack A&E e-News # 249

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CRAFTWORKS Artisan Workshops and Lectures & Demonstrations

The Grange Presents

STEAM-Work Children’s Arts Workshops

A series of free one-hour workshops for children ages 5-12, guided by local artists. Participants create art using math, science, technology, and engineering skills collaboratively.

Workshops occur every Wednesday and Friday between July 12th and August 18th, from 9 – 10 am at the Ticonderoga Heritage Museum.

For more information, contact the museum at 518-585-2696 or

The Heritage Museum, 137 Montcalm St, Ticonderoga

What’s on Display at the ALCA Gallery

Disability Pride, Plein Air, and a special anniversary exhibit

The Adirondack Lakes Center hosts two new art exhibits on the main floor: the collage show Disability Pride by Emily Tironi and the oil paintings of Glimpses into Serenity: Four Seasons in Plein Air by Jennifer Sampson, on display through July 30.

Emily Tironi
Jennifer Sampson

The upstairs gallery now holds the featured exhibit Don Wynn: An Exhibition Marking the 50th Anniversary of his First Show at ALCA. This commemorative exhibit will be on display at the Arts center through September 3, 2023.

Visit HERE for more details.

Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, 3446 State Route 28, Blue Mountain Lake

Moose Health and Survival in New York

Talk by Jen Grauer, Phd Student at Cornell University working with the Cornell Wildlife Health Lab

Saturday, July 8, 3 – 4 pm

Since recolonizing the state in the 1980’s, moose have increased in number until a recent population stagnation. Despite high adult survival and reproduction, adequate quantities and quality of suitable habitat, and tolerable climate, moose remain at low densities compared to neighboring states. Populations within the northeast have fluctuated because of disease, and we have initiated a study on moose health and juvenile survival in New York to assess the local impact of parasites. This talk will cover aims of the project, methods for studying moose, and lessons learned thus far.

More info on the Science Speaker Series HERE.

The Wild Center, 45 Museum Drive, Tupper Lake

Join us for Adirondack Theatre Festival’s exciting 29th Season!

Details and tickets HERE.

Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street, Glens Falls

NorthWind Fine Arts Presents

An Exhibit by Damon Hartman & Heidi Gutersloh

Featured Artists for July, 2023

Heidi talks of her recent travels and inspirations, saying, “During my recent travels to VA, TN and NH, I couldn’t help but admire the different types of barns and their surroundings. Since my partner in our July exhibit is the award winning woodturner, Damon Hartman, it made sense to paint these wooden structures in all their glory to pair with Damon’s classic bowls and vases. You may even see an ADK barn or two.”

NorthWind Fine Arts is pleased to feature a special exhibit featuring the paintings of Heidi Gutersloh and turned wood pieces of Damon Hartman.

Damon notes, “If you live in or are visiting the Adirondacks and you want a piece of wood art that represents the area, I think you will find something from my collection. I focus on working with wood that has distinct character and I strive to create pieces that are special, or even unusual, and not easy to find. The wood is the art—I just turn it.”

NorthWind Fine Arts Gallery, 85 Main Street, Saranac Lake

Lake Placid Sinfonietta kicks off a Magical 2023 Season with a Free Park Concert

Thursday, July 6, 7 pm

Get ready to be captivated as the Lake Placid Sinfonietta launches its highly 2023 season, “Magic in the Mountains” with the first of its’ enchanting Park Series Concerts on Thursday, July 6, at 7 pm. Brace yourself for music at its finest, with an unparalleled view of Mirror Lake while you listen.

Seating is limited, so make sure to bring your own cozy blankets or camp chairs to lounge on as you immerse yourself in the music. These are concerts for the whole family and children of all ages are welcome to join in the musical wonderland!

This six-concert series will continue on the next five following Wednesday evenings. Each concert will begin at 7 and last approximately one hour, leaving you with an evening full of possibilities.

Prepare for an extraordinary summer filled with music as the Lake Placid Sinfonietta takes center stage, performing a total of 16 times between July 6 and August 13.

In addition to the Park Series, the Lake Placid Sinfonietta will grace the Lake Placid Center for the Arts with six captivating performances on July 9, 16, 22, 30 and August 6 and 10. An exclusive morning children’s concert will be held at St. Agnes School on July 21. The symphony will also travel to Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake, and North Creek, bringing their amazing sound audiences across the Adirondacks.

For complete information on programs please visit HERE or call the Lake Placid Sinfonietta offices at 518.523.2051.

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