Changing Earth Exhibit

The Ansel Adams Gallery And Blue Earth
"Changing Earth: Photographer’s Call to Action"
At Mumm Napa

The Ansel Adams Gallery and Blue Earth are proud to host an inspiring photo exhibit and lecture series featuring our dramatically changing planet titled "Changing Earth: Photographer’s Call to Action" opening September 19, 2009 at Mumm Napa Fine Art Photography Gallery and running through March 13, 2010.

We would like to extend an invitation to our friends to join us for a
sparkling wine reception at Mumm Napa
on September 19 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. marking the opening of the exhibit. The reception and ongoing exhibit are open to the public and offered at no charge.

The exhibit features works from a variety of acclaimed Blue Earth project photographers who document earth’s changing environment and the impact of those changes on society. Blue Earth photographers and projects in the exhibit include: Daniel Beltrá (Amazon: Forest at Risk), Benjamin Drummond & Sara Joy Steele (Facing Climate Change: Global Change. Local People), Stephen Harrison (Visualizing Earth), Anne Marie Musselman (Finding Trust/The Sarvey Wildlife Project), Camille Seaman (Melting Away – The Last Iceberg), Florian Schulz (Freedom To Roam: Wildlife Corridors), John Trotter (No Agua, No Vida: The Thirsty Colorado River Delta), and Rebecca Norris Webb (The Glass Between Us: Reflections on Urban Creatures).

Mumm Napa Winery is located at 8445 Silverado Trail, Rutherford, CA 94573. Visitor center and fine art photography gallery hours are 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily.


Lecture Schedule
Nov. 7th - Drummond/Steele, "Facing Climate Change"
Dec. 5th - Camille Seaman, "Connection and Purpose"
Feb. 6th - Stephen Harrison, "Visualizing Earth"
Mar. 6th - John Trotter, "The Future of the Colorado River"

 

The Ansel Adams Gallery

The Ansel Adams Gallery has been in business under the same family ownership since 1902. What started as a painter’s studio is now a destination for photographers and aficionados of Ansel Adams worldwide. Matthew Adams, grandson of Ansel Adams and president of the company, is part of the fourth generation to be running the business and is a specialist in the work of Ansel Adams.

 

Mumm Napa

Considered America’s premier sparkling wine producer, Mumm  Napa offers one of the finest tasting experiences in the Napa Valley.  A winery noted for its friendly staff and outstanding sparkling wines, it also offers its guests  outstanding displays of fine art photography showcasing established masters along with talented new photographers.  As part of its ongoing commitment to fine art photography, Mumm Napa’s "Private Collection" Gallery features 30 original photographs by the legendary landscape photographer Ansel Adams.

 

Blue Earth

The mission of Blue Earth is to raise awareness about endangered cultures, threatened environments and social concerns through photography.  By supporting the power of photographic storytelling, they motivate society to make positive change.  Blue Earth works closely with sponsored photographers to offer resources and support including non-profit, fiscal sponsorship for fundraising; grant-writing consultation; marketing and PR expertise; contacts for publishers, galleries, and museums; and other assistance.

 

We would like to thank SanDisk for sponsoring the lecture series and our friends at PhotoAlliance for generously helping to publicize the lectures.

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