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'Enchanted Parks' Opening Reception Stirs Patriotism

on July 4, 2012 - 7:50am

Photographer Leslie Bucklin at the Tuesday night opening of her 195-piece exhibit, "Enchanted Parks: A Photographic Tale of Life in Our National Parks," on display through Aug. 6 in the gallery at Mesa Public Library. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Photographer Leslie Bucklin discusses her work with patrons at her show's opening Tuesday evening at Mesa Public Library. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Photographer Leslie Bucklin discusses her exhibit with Los Alamos County Councilor Fran Berting during Tuesday's opening reception in the gallery at Mesa Public Library. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

"Enchanted Parks: A Photographic Tale of Life in Our National Parks" features the Los Alamos Historic District, Bandelier National Monument, and the Valles Caldera National Preserve, as well as several of America's most beloved National Parks, including Glacier/Waterton International Peace Park, Yellowstone, Grand Tetons, Arches, Carlsbad Caverns and more. Photographer Leslie Bucklin’s 195-piece exhibit ranges from highly detailed close-ups of native vegetation and wildlife to panoramic vistas. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

In addition to Bucklin's "Enchanted Parks" exhibit, which runs July 3 through Aug. 6, there will be two more related events at Mesa Public Library:

  • Monday, July 16 at 7 p.m. - Mesa Public Library’s Monday Family Night in which PEEC’s Katie Watson and photographer Leslie Bucklin present a program about the natural wonders of America's National Parks. Presentation and craft activity suitable for all ages.
  • Monday, July 23 at 7 p.m. - Upstairs Meeting Rooms - National Park Night! A Bandelier National Monument Park ranger will present a program about his time as a bush pilot in Denali National Park in Alaska. Hosted by Chris Judson.

 


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