Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Adirondack Interpretive Center’s summer events

painting by Christopher RosierA look at some of the events coming up at the Adirondack Interpretive Center in Newcomb. All events are free unless otherwise noted.

Wildlife Wednesdays

July 21st – Owls of the Adirondacks
Did you know that the Adirondack Park is home to seven different species of owl? Explore their natural history and habitats as we walk along the AIC trail system.

July 28th – Fireflies
With over 100 species of fireflies in the United States, they are a common and beautiful night time sight. Learn if these species all produce similar light and which species are local.

Other events

Half Day Oil Workshops with our Artist in Residence Christopher Rosier
Sunday July 18th and Saturday August 7th
1:00 – 4:00 pm
Join us for one or both half-day workshops focusing on painting landscape elements and exploring oil paint as a medium. Weather permitting, this workshop will occur outdoors (en plein air) as you work on a 5×7 or 8×10 canvas while learning the fundamentals of landscape painting with oils. All skill levels are welcome and all materials are provided for these free workshops. Preregistration is required – click to register

Art Along the Trail
The artist will be working en plein air (weather permitting) on the trails at the AIC. A great opportunity to watch the artist work and share tips and techniques.

Open Studios
July 15, 22, 29 and August 5, 12
1:00 – 5:00 pm
Visit with Mr. Rosier in his classroom studio, where he will be available to discuss his work and his approach to oil painting.

Artist in Residence program is sponsored by the Adirondack Park Institute. Image above by artist Christopher Rosier, who is the artist-in-residence at the Adirondack Interpretive Center in Newcomb for the 2021 season.

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