Aspens, Northern New Mexico, 1958, printed 1973–75, Ansel Adams (American, 1902–1984), gelatin silver print. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Adolph D. and Wilkins C. Williams Fund

Aspens, Northern New Mexico, 1958, printed 1973–75, Ansel Adams (American, 1902–1984), gelatin silver print. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Adolph D. and Wilkins C. Williams Fund

Cost: $8 ($5 VMFA Members)
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Ansel Adams: America – Opening Talk and Performance

with Dr. Christopher C. Oliver, the Bev Perdue Jennings Assistant Curator of American Art, VMFA, and Michael Jefry Stevens

Fri, Sep 24, 2021 | 6–7:30 PM

VMFA'S LESLIE CHEEK THEATER

The in-person event has sold out. Please register to attend the free livestream of the event.

Celebrate the opening of the special exhibition Ansel Adams: Compositions in Nature with excerpts of “Ansel Adams: America,” composed by Chris and Dave Brubeck and performed by pianist/composer Michael Jefry Stevens, as a tribute to one of America’s most celebrated photographers. Dr. Oliver, the exhibition curator, will introduce the concert with an exploration of Adams’s lifelong connection to music.


Dr. Christopher Oliver (left), Michael Jefry Stevens (right)

This program is being recorded and will be posted to the VMFA YouTube channel at a later date. Masks are required of all participants, regardless of vaccination status, while in Leslie Cheek Theater. Please read more about our COVID-19 protocols here.