Musical performances.


Visual arts.


Paul Smith's College

The Paul Smiths VIC

‚ÄčNorth Country Public Radio

The Draper-Lussi Endowment

Paul Smith's College chefs and students will provide tasty and sustainable lunch-sustenance for sale! 

Lunch hour demonstrations

"A Matter of Degrees" is a short but powerful  documentary on the unexpectedly powerful effects of people on climate in the Adirondacks as well as globally.  Produced by The Wild Center, it is narrated by Sigourney Weaver and will be introduced by noted photographer Rick Godin. 

A wide range of displays and activities by painters, film makers,  and other  visual artists from the North Country, focused on the theme of "THE UNEXPECTED."    Organized by Paul Smith's College and Saranac Lake artists.

"TED-axe" talks. 

SAM Fest 2019

North Country musicians Dan Berggren, Celia Evans, Roy Hurd, Peggy Lynn, Glenn McClure,  Jamie Savage, Isaac Stouffer, and Bobcat Steppers perform between TED-axe talks, focusing on the art and science of THE UNEXPECTED. See Schedule page for details.

Paul Smith's College faculty, students, and guests will offer live music and science-art activities and displays.

Saturday, APRIL 27, 2019

11:00AM - 4:00 PM
at the Paul Smith's College "VIC" (link:VIC)

ADMISSION FREE:  (but DONATIONS appreciated!)

Short TED-style presentations by students, researchers, and educators on topics related to the art and science of THE UNEXPECTED, including  surprising insights into the worlds of loons and bats, invasive species, and familiar landscapes seen from new points of view. Begins with a MARCH FOR SCIENCE at  10 AM, from the PSC campus entrance to the VIC.   See Schedule page.

Science, Art, Music Festival and SCIENCE MARCH