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Science, Art, and Music Festival in Paul Smiths:
The Art and Science of Time
Saturday, 16 April 2016
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Science, Art and Music Festival 2016

Paul Smith's College will hold a day-long festival at the VIC celebrating Science, Art, and Music in Paul Smiths on 16 April. This year's festival focuses on "The Art and Science of Time" and features:

Admission is $5 per person. Friends of the VIC and the Paul Smith's College community are admitted free.

SAM Fest 2016 Schedule
10:30 - 11:00 AM
Curt Stager: Introduction
Tim Blackburn (PSC student): Long-term Change in the Oceans
11:00 AM - Noon
Celia Evans (PSC faculty): Adirondack music
PSC Geology students: Stories from the Stones
Jamie Savage (PSC alum, SUNY-ESF Ranger School): Adirondack music
Ekaterina Zharinova (Modern dancer, Russia): The Dance of Time (video)
Noon - 12:30 PM
Tim Messner (SUNY Potsdam faculty): Adirondackers through the Ages
Dan Berggren (ADK Folk Musician): Adirondack music
12:30 - 1:30 PM
Lunch break, gallery & demos
1:30 - 2:30 PM
Peggy Lynn (PSC alum): Adirondack music
Leanne Ketner (PSC Climate Communication student): Grasping Deep Time
Glenn McClure (SUNY Geneseo, composer): The Music of Adirondack Climate Change
Rob Carr (The Wild Center): Stories of Time
2:30 - 3:30 PM
Larry "Fluent" Montague (PSC alum): Hip-Hop on the Theme of Time
Lee Ann Sporn (PSC faculty): The Art of Time
Henry Birk Albert (Lake Placid High School Student): Impacts on Time Immemorial Lifeways
Mel Johnson (PSC faculty) and students: Visualizing Change Through GIS
3:30 - 4:00 PM
PSC Student Musicians (TBA)
Craig Milewski (PSC faculty) and students: The Stirring of Ecological Conscience
4:00 - 5:30 PM
PSC student Jhanelle Rahim introduces Chasing Ice
Gallery: SAMFest 2016 Art Show (7 April - 19 April 2016). Regional artists explore the art and science of time.
Demonstrations of traditions from the deep and recent past
Maple syrup and refreshments

SAMFest 2016 Sponsors

Paul Smith's College Logo Paul Smith's College VIC Logo Paul Smith's College VIC
North Country Public Radio Logo North Country Public Radio Wild Center LogoThe Wild Center
National Science Foundation LogoNational Science Foundation

Explore the VIC

The Paul Smiths VIC offers a wide variety of programs throughout the year to educate and inform Adirondack Park residents and visitors about the natural wonders of the Adirondack Mountains. You can help support these programs by joining the Friends of the VIC. More information on Friends of the VIC memberships

Explore the Trails

The VIC trails are free and open to the public, from dawn to dusk, spring through fall. In winter, the trails are open to cross-country skiers and snowshoers for a fee. Day or season passes may be purchased.