Ansel Adams In Our Time

Presented by Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Date & Time:

Friday, April 21, 2023
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM


Art Market San Francisco Theater

Featuring more than 100 of his most iconic images of Yosemite, San Francisco, and the American Southwest, the exhibition Ansel Adams In Our Time at the de Young Museum looks back and forward in time by placing Adams’ work in direct conversation with 19th century photographers who influenced him, as well as contemporary artists who followed. Docent Mike Madrid will look at Adams’ long career, his ties to the Bay Area, and his commitment to environmental issues. Photographer Pete Andreotti will discuss some of the photographic techniques that Adams used to create these distinctive images. 

Ansel Adams image credit line:  

Ansel Adams, “The Tetons and Snake River, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming”, 1942. Photograph, gelatin silver print. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The Lane Collection. Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. ©️ The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust. Exhibition organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in partnership with the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.