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Clarkson's Colleen Murphy created her own animated Aesop's Fables.
Clarkson's Colleen Murphy created her own animated Aesop's Fables.

Digital arts and science merge in Clarkson senior show

Combining art and computer science isn't a new concept. But in the last few years, more universities around the country have taken digital arts more seriously. Todd Moe previews an exhibit in Potsdam this Friday that's the result of a curriculum that includes art, design, math and computer science.  Go to full article

Community gardens as inspiration

It's time to take advantage of the sunny weather and get serious about the vegetable garden, or at least, planning the garden. Todd Moe spoke with horticulturist Amy Ivy who recently found design ideas at Plattsburgh's community gardens.  Go to full article
Proposed museum design. Source: Adirondack Museum
Proposed museum design. Source: Adirondack Museum

Modern design of proposed Adk Museum stirs debate in Lake Placid

The proposed Lake Placid branch of the Adirondack Museum was debated by a crowd of more than 60 local residents at a public hearing last week. The Lake Placid-North Elba Joint Review Board is trying to determine whether the building's modern design meets the architectural standards and other requirements of the local land use code. While some neighbors described it as "radical" and "out of character" with the village, as Chris Knight reports, supporters of the project are asking the planning board to look beyond the land use code.  Go to full article
New design unveiled for Adk Museum in Lake Placid (Source:  Skidmore, Owings & Merrill)
New design unveiled for Adk Museum in Lake Placid (Source: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill)

Adirondack Museum unveils "bold" design for Lake Placid

The Adirondack Museum unveiled the proposed design yesterday for a new branch in Lake Placid. After fifty years in Blue Mountain Lake, the Museum hopes to find a new audience in the region's most heavily-visited tourist mecca. As Brian Mann reports, the building's modern architecture would make it one of the most visible destinations in Lake Placid.  Go to full article

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