SAM Fest 2017

North Country musicians Dan Berggren, Peggy Lynn, Glenn McClure, Jamie Savage, Jason Davis, and others perform between TED-axe talks, focusing on the art and science of time. See Schedule page for details.

Saturday, APRIL 22, 2017

10:00AM - 5:00 PM
at the Paul Smith's College "VIC" (link:VIC)

ADMISSION FREE:  (but DONATIONS appreciated!)

World premier of "Hidden Heritage," a documentary by Ed Kanze and Josh Clement on new investigations into the long history of connections between indigenous peoples and the Adirondacks.

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

Paul Smith's College faculty, students, and guests will offer live music and science-art activities, including glasses that help you to experience various visual impairments that are experienced by visually impaired artists whose work will also be displayed.

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

Musical performances.

"Hidden Heritage".


Lunch hour demonstrations

"TED-axe" talks. 

Visual arts.

Short TED-style presentations by students, researchers, and educators on topics related to the art and science of connections, including connecting children to the natural world, the music of lightning, and the effects of artificial borders on landscapes. Beginning 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