We are having our annual exhibit “The World Around Us” in the gallery at Keeble and Shuchat from August 11th to September 14th, 2011. We will also be having a party with refreshments on September 10th at 1:00PM.
If you are in the neighborhood, please stop by for the party or just to take a look. You might be surprised at what a bunch of dedicated enthusiasts can produce!
Keeble and Shuchat is located at 290 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, California 94306 - Google Maps.
The free lecture will be held at the Palo Alto Children's Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto on Tuesday, September 27, at 7:30 pm. Note that space is limited, so put the date on your calendar and plan to come early to get a seat--first come, first served.
"This exhibition is organized from major museum and private collections and will feature vintage prints of Weston’s most famous and admired photographs along with rare images not widely exhibited.
Edward Weston was among the most significant American artists of the twentieth century. The exhibition will span the most prolific decades of his career. Born in Highland Park, Illinois, Weston came to California in 1926, where he began the work for which he is justly famous: sharply-focused black and white photographs of seashells, vegetables, landscapes, portraits and nudes. In 1929, Weston moved to Carmel and created the first of many photographs of the dramatic rocks and trees at Point Lobos. Soon thereafter, he became one of the founding members of Group f/64—a pioneering circle of photographers that included Ansel Adams and Imogen Cunningham. Widely renowned during his lifetime, Weston became the first photographer to receive a Guggenheim Fellowship for experimental work in 1936."
It begins on June 17. The exhibition will be on view at the Monterey Museum of Art-La Mirada located at 720 Via Mirada,Monterey, California, 93940.
(not the main museum, but in a restored historic mansion)
29 stunning images, which should appeal even to those who aren't into wildlife or photography. Includes an ants closeup by Mark Warren, and exotic waterfowl by Fritz Lantos
Link found courtesy of Palo Alto Camera Club
Time is short to see the photography exhibition at Foothill College on Cuba from the Inside and Out. A group of young photographers from Foothill College documented their journey to Cuba. Their photos along with some famous Cuba photographers are on display until December 6, 2010.
You can find out more details here.
Our friends at the Palo Alto Camera Club are sponsoring again with the City of Palo Alto a nature photography course that will talk about nature photography as well as some great places to shoot nature photos in the Bay Area.
It looks like you don't need to go to the Serengeti to get great Nature photos. They are to be had here, too; though you might not find a giraffe walking through the streets of Palo Alto. Potentially, a mountain lion...but not a giraffe.
Below are some details from the City's 'Enjoy' catalog dated 2-18-10 and the course fee for non-residents of Palo Alto is $200. You can find out more details here at the Palo Alto Camera Club site.