Upcoming Event

The Early Photographs of Ansel Adams with Dr. Rebecca Senf

  • March 04, 2022
    5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • Plaza Building
The Early Photographs of Ansel Adams with Dr. Rebecca Senf

Ansel Adams is internationally recognized for his iconic photographs of the American West and his environmental activism. In this lecture, Rebecca Senf talks about Adams’s early years as a photographer as he worked to support his family, develop his technical expertise, and discover his unique artistic voice. This program is presented in conjunction with the museum’s exhibition Ansel Adams: Pure Photography, on view through May 22. 

 Dr. Rebecca Senf is Chief Curator at the Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona in Tucson and author of numerous publications, including her recent book Making a Photographer: The Early Work of Ansel Adams.

This event will take place in the St. Francis Auditorium. Admission is FREE.

Image: Ansel Adams, Leaves, Stump, Frost, Yosemite Valley, 1932, gelatin silver print, 7 3/16 × 9 1/4 in. Gift of Mrs. Margaret McKittrick, 1968 (2229.23PH). © The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust