Adirondack A&E e-News # 88
Anastasia Osolin Exhibit at Adirondack Artists Guild
Cut & Paste: Collages by Anastasia Osolin
Anastasia Osolin will be the featured artist for the month of July at the Adirondack Artists Guild. Though Anastasia is known mostly for her found-object assemblage sculptures, this exhibit will focus on her cut paper collages.
The show will run from July 1st – August 2nd with an opening reception on Friday, July 1st from 5-7 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided.
Masks are requested when visiting the gallery.
Conspiracy, 9” x 12” hand-cut collage on board by Anastasia Osolin (2022)
Adirondack Artists Guild, 52 Main Street, Saranac Lake
Keene Arts Presents
Keene Arts, 10881 ROUTE 73, Keene, NY
There’s still time to take a free Ti Arts Summer Class at the Downtown Gallery!
Ti Arts’ Downtown Gallery, 119 Montcalm St, Ticonderoga
Songs at Mirror Lake
Songs at Mirror Lake (SAML) is a free summer concert series, held Tuesday evenings at Mid’s Park Bandshell in downtown Lake Placid. We are an all-volunteer, nonprofit community organization whose mission is to introduce residents and visitors to a diverse range of musical offerings and to provide regional artists with a platform for exposure and experience.
All shows are Tuesdays from 7-9 p.m. at Mid’s Park in downtown Lake Placid.
Tuesday, June 28, Midnight North. Listen HERE.
See the full list of Songs at Mirror Lake concerts HERE.
Wilmington Historical Society Presents
Adirondack History Museum hosts Artist Talk and Open-Air Disco
Blue is the Atmospheric Refraction I See You Through
Artist Randi Renate will be speaking about her current sculpture, “blue is the atmospheric refraction I see you through,” which is now on view outside the Adirondack
History Museum. The sculpture is a large participatory installation open to the public since August 2021.
“blue is the atmospheric refraction I see you through” is a sculptural encounter in which two viewers have similar yet distinct experiences of climbing twin spiraling staircases recessed into a larger dome. Its twin staircases require mirrored movement, activating
mirror neurons. Shared movements trigger these neurons, which enhance human empathy. The passage culminates in an exposed meeting point that maintains a distanced perspective—from one another as well as from the surrounding landscape.
The event will begin with an outdoor artist talk moderated by the museum’s director Aurora McCaffrey starting at 5 pm on Sunday, July 3rd, 2022. Randi Renate will be speaking on her Adirondack inspiration for the sculpture, the build process, and her
creative process as it relates to neuroscience and research. After the artist talk, local DJ Sam Cecil (Ol’ Cecil) will be mixing vinyl for the “Open Air Disco” part of Sunday’s
Adirondack History Museum, 7590 Court St., Elizabethtown
Incarceration, Wilderness, & The Adirondack Paradox
June 28, 2022, 7 – 8 pm, Free but register requested.
For nearly two centuries, the remote forestlands and high mountain peaks of the Adirondacks have provided opportunities for middle-class recreation, wilderness adventure, and scientific research. At the same time, those natural characteristics led state and federal authorities to look toward the North Country as a convenient location for a network of prisons. Towns and villages across the Adirondacks have since come to rely on prisons as a source of economic development, employment, and state funding.
What are the ramifications of this reliance on prisons for incarcerated people, residents of the Park, and the Adirondack Park itself? In this presentation, Dr. Alice Green, Dr. Clarence Jefferson Hall, and Anna Givens will explore the region’s historical relationship with prisons and the racial and class dynamics of the Adirondack prison system, while highlighting the work of individuals and activist groups to limit the harms of incarceration.
For more information and to register, go HERE.
Adirondack Experience, 9097 State Route 30, Blue Mountain Lake