Ansel Adams in Our Time Member Preview

Photograph by Ansel Adams showing his shadow

Ansel Adams (American, 1902–1984), Self-Portrait, Monument Valley, Utah, 1958. Photograph, gelatin silver print. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The Lane Collection. © The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust. Courtesy, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Book your ticket to visit the de Young and see Ansel Adams in Our Time before it opens to the public. Tickets include entry to Ansel Adams in Our Time as well as all permanent collection galleries at the de Young on the day of your visit. 

Ansel Adams in Our Time traces the iconic visual legacy of photographer Ansel Adams (1902 – 1984), presenting some of his most celebrated images. The exhibition looks both backward and forward in time: Adams’ enduring photographs are presented alongside prints by some of the 19th-century photographers who influenced him, as well as works by contemporary artists whose own works refer directly to the long shadow cast by Adams’ images of the American West. 

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  • Member preview days for Ansel Adams in Our Time are April 6 and 7, 2023
  • Ansel Adams in Our Time is on view at the de Young April 8 through July 23, 2023

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This exhibition is organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in partnership with the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Support for the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s presentation has been generously provided by 

Presenting Sponsor
Clare C. and Jay D. McEvoy Endowment Fund

Lead Sponsors
The Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund
San Francisco Auxiliary of the Fine Arts Museums

Major Support
Byers Family
The Herbst Foundation, Inc.

Significant Support
The Ansel Adams Gallery

Generous Support
David A. Wollenberg
Merrill Private Wealth Management

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