David Rathman: Stand By Your Accidents

  Opening on September 13, 2013, Rochester Art Center will present the first survey exhibition of Minneapolis-based artist David Rathman. Including works produced from 1991-2013, this exhibition will provide a comprehensive overview of the artists’ output spanning a twenty-two year period. Through his masterful use of ink, oil paint, and watercolor, Rathman confronts iconic emblems […]

A Fierce Green Fire

  The Battle for a Living Planet Sunday, September 22, 5 p.m. / Skype interview with director Mark Kitchell follows screening A Fierce Green Fire is the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement—grassroots and global activism spanning 50 years from conservation to climate change. Directed and written by Academy Award-nominated director Mark Kitchell (Berkeley in the Sixties) and narrated by Robert Redford, […]

BC Space: Talk and Book Signing

  Sunday, October 6 1:00 p.m. Free admission . Mark Chamberlain of BC Space and curator/art writer Mike McGee talk about the monumental forty-year history of BC Space & Photographic Services, which was founded by Mark Chamberlain and Jerry Burchfield in 1973 and which was commemorated in the recently released book BC Space: Mything In Action. Chamberlain […]


  Sunday, September 29, 2013 – Sunday, February 09, 2014   From the vast holdings of the Vatican Ethnological Museum comes a presentation of indigenous spiritual pieces that will enable visitors to learn about the global significance of the objects and their journey to the Vatican. These sixty-five sets of remarkable objects have been selected […]

Cuban Art and Identity: 1900 to 1950

    Cuban Art and Identity: 1900 to 1950 October 19, 2013 – February 2, 2014 Supporting Sponsors: Laura and Bill Frick; Peter and Pat Thompson With additional support from Mr. and Mrs. George Christopher and Gerry and Karen Fox   Cuban Art and Identity: 1900 to 1950 will feature exciting, colorful works of twentieth-century paintings […]

Simply Beautiful: Photographs from National Geographic

    Simply Beautiful: Photographs from National Geographic September 28, 2013 – January 5, 2014   Supporting Sponsors: Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Evans and Mr. and Mrs. Henry G. Stifel   Simply Beautiful: Photographs from National Geographic will take visitors on a visual journey through variations on the universal theme of beauty. Featuring the work of […]

Garden of the Gods

  Trails and Hiking Free full-color trail maps are available at the Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center information desk. Pick one up and explore the park on your own or take one of the guided walks in the Central Garden area. For active folks who love hiking, there are 15 miles of […]

Alabama Shakes St. Augustine Amphitheatre

    St. Augustine, FL (September 9, 2013) – Alabama Shakes will perform at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Saturday, December 7th.   Alabama Shakes – comprising vocalist/guitarist Brittany Howard, guitarist Heath Fogg, drummer Steve Johnson and bassist Zac Cockrell – are based in Athens, AL. The group was named Best Touring Band at the […]

Fort Verde Days October 12 & 13, 2013

  Fort Verde State Historic Park celebrates Fort Verde Days with a flag-raising and lowering ceremony, living history presentations with the Buffalo Soldiers and Indian Wars period re-enactors, special presentations, a fashion show, cavalry drills and a vintage baseball game. Catch a glimpse of the past, while celebrating Fort Verde Days.Schedule subject to change. Saturday, […]

Virginia State Parks offer volunteer opportunities for National Day of Service and Remembrance

    (RICHMOND) – Americans will commemorate the 12th anniversary of the 9-11 attacks as a National Day of Service and Remembrance on and around Sept. 11. All 36 Virginia State Parks will offer volunteer opportunities between Sept. 7 and 11. Virginia State Parks are managed by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation.   Service projects […]

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