The Real Story of the Adirondacks:
Yesterday and Today
With Blue Mountain rising behind it and Blue Mountain Lake sparkling below, the Adirondack Museum's vast campus features displays in 22 modern exhibition galleries and historic buildings. There are lush grounds and sweeping views. The exhibitions tell the unique story of the Adirondacks and its people. You will explore topics ranging from boating to logging, and there are plenty of indoor and outdoor activities for kids, too.
Part of our Cabin Fever Sunday Lecture Series
Great Wilderness, Great Expectations: Masterworks from the Adirondack Museum
May 23 — October 13, 2014
An exhibition featuring works from the museum's permanent collections depicting the Adirondack landscape over more than two centuries.
This exhibition includes historic quilts from the museum's textile collection, as well as contemporary pieces on loan from regional quilters.
Rusticity is an American expression, inspired by romantic notions of wilderness as untamed nature. This concept of wilderness spawned an extraordinary output of furniture, architecture, and art.