Sunday, March 27, 2011

Glen Helen Atrium Gallery Exhibition:

Views from Antarctica: Photography by John Higdon
April 2 - 29, 2011

Glen Helen Atrium Gallery is showing “Views of Antarctica” Photography by John Higdon, from April 2 - 29, 2011. This exhibition opens a wide lens onto the icy, enigmatic continent of Antarctica. The public is invited to meet the photographer at the opening reception on Sunday, April 3rd from 2 - 4 pm. At 3:30 pm Higdon will give a free slide presentation and talk in the Glen Helen Building Auditorium.

This show is a feast of rarely seen images of Antarctica made by photographer John Higdon. Working as a merchant marine, Higdon spent 10 years driving an icebreaker across Antarctic waters, capturing diverse images of everything from ships to sea life, science stations, coastlines and icebergs with his lens. This exhibition is a tour you won’t want to miss!

The Gallery is located in the Glen Helen Building at 405 Corry Street in Yellow Springs. Show hours are 9:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday and 10 am to 4 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Admission is free. Artwork will be available for purchase with proceeds supporting the Glen Helen Nature Preserve.

For more information call the Glen Helen Ecology Institute at 937.769.1902 or visit

The Glen Helen Atrium Gallery showcases the work of emerging local and regional visual artists in twelve exhibits each year. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of art goes to the Glen Helen Association, a non-profit organization whose mission is to support preservation and programs at Glen Helen and its 1,000-acre nature preserve.

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