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John Collins Memorial Lecture: Wintering: The Nature of Resilience in Landscape

Adirondack Experience 9097 State Route 30, P.O. Box 99, Blue Mountain Lake, NY, United States

The paintings in this body of work, “Wintering,” examine the metaphorical connection between nature, my personal wintering, and my experiences of the sublime. Through the materiality and language of paint, light, and subject matter, grief is reconciled; hope and resilience prevail. Historical comparisons and research of artists who have painted Northern winter landscapes deepen my […]

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Halfway in Hamilton: Celebrating 100 Years of the Northville-Placid Trail

Adirondack Experience 9097 State Route 30, P.O. Box 99, Blue Mountain Lake, NY, United States

Hooray for halfway! Put on your best hiking apparel and celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Northville-Placid Trail at ADKX, located (roughly) near the halfway mark of the trail in Hamilton County. Start your day with a guided nature walk with Naturalist, Adirondack Guide, and Author Ed Kanze along a section of the NPT in […]

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Tuesday Trail Talks: ADK and the NPT

Adirondack Experience 9097 State Route 30, P.O. Box 99, Blue Mountain Lake, NY, United States

The Northville Placid Trail immerses hikers in adventure, wilderness, and history. Completion of the trail in 1924 was one of the first acts of the newly-formed Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK). The NPT is older than its better known cousins, the Appalachian Trail and the Pacific Crest Trail, but like them, it attracts devoted thru and […]

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Behind-the-Scenes Collection Tour

Adirondack Experience 9097 State Route 30, P.O. Box 99, Blue Mountain Lake, NY, United States

Join ADKX’s curatorial staff for a special tour of our Collection Storage & Study Center (CSSC). Here, the museum maintains its vast boat collection, domestic objects, rustic furniture, and so much more! Tour will meet at the CSSC building, about two miles from the museum campus. It will start promptly at 2:00; no late arrivals. […]

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Celebrate Akwesasne Artists

Adirondack Experience 9097 State Route 30, P.O. Box 99, Blue Mountain Lake, NY, United States

Meet a variety of Akwesasne Mohawk artists and artisans—from painters to storytellers, basketmakers to beadworkers—and learn more about creative expression and cultural traditions. Performances & Presentations Akwesasne Women’s Singers musical performances 11:00am, 1:00pm Ethan Tyo 3 Sisters Garden talks in the garden 10:30am, 2:00pm, 3:30pm Demonstrations & Displays Carrie Hill Black Ash & Sweetgrass Fancy […]

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Rustic Expressions

Adirondack Experience 9097 State Route 30, P.O. Box 99, Blue Mountain Lake, NY, United States

Artist Paul Lakata looks beyond the canvas as he creates his personal rustic style. Fusing traditional crafts like paddles and boat forms with natural woods and detailed paintings, Lakata’s works are quintessentially Adirondack. In this presentation, he will share his decades long connection to the region and how it has shaped his expressions as an […]

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Adirondack Artisan Festival

Adirondack Experience 9097 State Route 30, P.O. Box 99, Blue Mountain Lake, NY, United States

Bring the Adirondacks home with you after a visit to the Adirondack Artisan Festival. Featuring artisans and makers from throughout the region, you can find paintings, furniture, specialty foods, sculptures, clothing, stained glass, and more. From the traditional to the contemporary, the local products for sale at the festival are inspired by the natural majesty […]

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Wool and Water: Stitching Water’s Story with Fiber Art

Adirondack Experience 9097 State Route 30, P.O. Box 99, Blue Mountain Lake, NY, United States

Wool and Water is a collaborative project that blends fiber art with scientific information to create visual representations of changing water quality conditions in the Adirondacks and Lake Champlain Basin. Originally created in association with the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act in 2022, the aim of this project and associated exhibit is to showcase […]

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Changing Scenery

Adirondack Experience 9097 State Route 30, P.O. Box 99, Blue Mountain Lake, NY, United States

“Changing Scenery” will showcase Sara Pearsall’s artwork evolution from landscape photography to mixed media artwork, all inspired by the Adirondack Mountains. From early photographs and screen prints to the latest felt and mixed media work. The presentation will focus on the artistic influences and environmental changes that affected her artwork. This program is free. About […]

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Tuesday Trail Talks: “Glimpses from within (23 Years Later)”

Adirondack Experience 9097 State Route 30, P.O. Box 99, Blue Mountain Lake, NY, United States

A look back at 30 years along the Northville- Placid Trail through the eyes of Long Laker Matt Burnett. From his childhood in Long Lake to adventures as a DEC Assistant Forest Ranger patrolling along the Cold River, the NPT serves as the backdrop for his work as an Adirondack Artist, Environmental Steward, and outdoor […]

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Staff Favorites Day

Adirondack Experience 9097 State Route 30, P.O. Box 99, Blue Mountain Lake, NY, United States

With over 30,000 objects in ADKX’s collection, it can be challenging to choose a favorite—but someone has to do it! Join ADKX staff for a series of 10-minute presentations about which objects from our vast collection strike their fancy. Presentations will feature both objects on display, and objects brought out of storage for one day […]

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Four Course Mushroom Dinner

Adirondack Experience 9097 State Route 30, P.O. Box 99, Blue Mountain Lake, NY, United States

Indulge in an unforgettable culinary journey celebrating the diverse and delightful world of mushrooms. Join us in the Lake View Café for a feast crafted to showcase the exquisite flavors, textures, and versatility of these earthly delicacies. Chef David Stein will skillfully craft humble mushrooms of Collar City Mushrooms in Troy, NY into culinary masterpieces. […]

$140.00 – $160.00
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