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My First Summer in the Sierra: 100th Anniversary Illustrated Edition
PHOTOGRAPHER EVENTS

This is the preliminary listing of events that photographer Scot Miller will be participating in. This is a work in progress. As additional events are added, this page will be updated. (UPDATED 10-6-11)

About Scot Miller's Presentation

Photographer/videographer Scot Miller talks about his experiences creating and selecting the photographs for My First Summer in the Sierra: 100th Anniversary Illustrated Edition, a new edition of John Muir's classic, published in collaboration with Yosemite Conservancy. He will also screen a short documentary “Experiencing John Muir’s Sierra: A Photographer’s Story,” present addiitonal video clips & slides, and take questions from the audience.

After the presentation, Miller will sign copies of My First Summer in the Sierra: 100th Anniversary Illustrated Edition.

Events Schedule:

Thursday, March 24, 7:00 p.m.        Folsom, CA REI store, presentation and book signing
                                               
Saturday, March 26, 2:00 p.m.        Yosemite Conservancy Spring Forum, Yosemite Valley,
                                                         presentation and book signing

Sunday, March 27, 2:00 p.m.           Yosemite National Park, Yosemite Valley Visitor’s Center, book signing
           
Tuesday, March 29, 7:00 p.m.         Roseville, CA REI store, presentation and book signing
                                                           
Monday, April 11, 7:00 p.m.             Saratoga, CA REI store, presentation and book signing

Tuesday, April 12, 1:00 p.m.            Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA, presentation and book signing

Tuesday, April 12, 7:00 p.m.            Berkeley, CA REI store, presentation and book signing

Wednesday, April 13, 7:00 p.m.       University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA. - joint program with producer Catherine Tatge including an advance screening of her “John Muir in the New World” film which will be premiering on the American Masters series on PBS on Monday, April 18. Scot’s documentary, “Experiencing John Muir’s Sierra: A Photographer’s Story,” will also be screened. Screenings will be followed by a book signing and reception.

Thursday, April 14, 7:00 p.m            Stockton, CA REI store, presentation and book signing

Saturday, April 16,                           John Muir Association's Earth Day/John Muir Birthday Celebration,
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.                     at John Muir National Historic Site, Martinez, CA, book signing

April 18 - May 11                             Ansel Adams Gallery, Yosemite Valley – "Images from My First Summer in the
                                                        Sierra
," an exhibition of fine prints by Scot Miller, prints available for purchase

Tuesday, April 19, 7:00 p.m.            Marina, CA REI store, presentation and book signing

Wednesday, April 20, 7:00 p.m.       Sacramento REI store, presentation and book signing

Thursday, April 21,                          Ansel Adams Gallery, Yosemite Valley – book signing - John Muir’s birthday!
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

Friday, April 22,                               Ansel Adams Gallery, Yosemite Valley – book signing - Earth Day!
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.                                  Mike Osborne will also be signing copies of his book "Granite, Water & Light"

Saturday, April 23, time tbd             Yosemite National Park, Yosemite Valley Visitor’s Center, book signing

Thursday, April 28, 7:00 p.m.           Dallas, TX REI store, presentation and book signing

April 28-June 11, 2011                     “John Muir’s Sierra by Scot Miller” photography exhibition at
                                                         Sun to Moon Gallery in Dallas, Texas
                       
Saturday, April 30, 5:00-8:00 p.m.    Sun to Moon Gallery, Dallas, TX
                                                         Artist's Reception, book signing and photography exhibition opening
           
    Photographer Scot Miller will be at Sun to Moon Gallery to sign the book My First Summer in the Sierra 
    and talk about the photographs in the "John Muir's Sierra by Scot Miller" photography exhibition.
    The general public is invited to meet the photographer and purchase books and prints.
           
Saturday, May 7, 1:00-4:00 p.m.        Sun to Moon Gallery, Dallas, TX, Documentary screenings & book signing 

Photographer Scot Miller will be at Sun to Moon Gallery to sign the book My First Summer in the Sierra and present “Experiencing John Muir’s Sierra,” a 16-minute documentary about the book and making of the photographs for the book. The documentary will be screened several times throughout the afternoon.     

Wednesday, June 1, 7:00 p.m.           Fresno, CA REI store, presentation and book signing

Thursday, June 2, 8:00 p.m.               Presentation at the Sierra Club’s LeConte Memorial Lodge, Yosemite Valley.

Friday, June 3, 2:00-4:00 p.m.            Yosemite National Park, Yosemite Valley Visitor’s Center, book signing

Saturday, June 4, 10 a.m.-noon          Northern Mariposa County History Center, Coulterville, CA, book signing   

Saturday, June 4, 3:00-7:00 p.m.        Ahwanhee Hotel, Yosemite Valley, book signing     

Friday, June 10, 1:00-4:00 p.m.          Sun to Moon Gallery, Dallas, TX, book signing 

Saturday, June 11, 1:00-4:00 p.m.      Sun to Moon Gallery, Dallas, TX, Documentary screenings & book signing 

Photographer Scot Miller will be at Sun to Moon Gallery to sign the book My First Summer in the Sierra and present “Experiencing John Muir’s Sierra,” a 16-minute documentary in HD about the book and making of the photographs for the book. The documentary will be screened several times throughout the afternoon.

Saturday, October 1, 8:30 a.m.          Yosemite Conservancy Fall Gathering in Wawona, Yosemite Nat'l. Park,
                                                           presentation and book signing

Invittaion to Scot Miller "John Muir" lecture on Nov. 3 at Thoreau Institute




Thursday, November 3,
7:30 p.m.     
Thoreau Institute,
44 Baker Farm Rd, Lincoln, MA,
                                                            Presentation & book signing 

As part of the Concord Festival of Authors, the Walden Woods Project is hosting an evening program by photographer/videographer Scot Miller.

Scot will talk about his experiences creating and selecting the photographs for My First Summer in the Sierra: 100th Anniversary Illustrated Edition, a new edition of John Muir's classic, published in collaboration with Yosemite Conservancy.

He will also screen a short documentary “Experiencing John Muir’s Sierra: A Photographer’s Story,” present additional video clips & slides, including a video about the proposed Maine Woods National Park (Scot has been photographing in the Maine Woods for the past six years), and take questions from the audience.

After the presentation, Scot will sign copies of My First Summer in the Sierra: 100th Anniversary Illustrated Edition plus his illustrated editions of Thoreau's Walden and Cape Cod.

Tuesday, November 15, 7:30 p.m.      Dallas Camera Club, Dallas, TX, Presentation & book signing