The Lake Project: Photographs By David Maisel

In 2001, David Maisel photographed at Owens Lake, once a 200-square-mile lake on the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada in California. The resulting Lake Project offers stunning aerial images of a fertile valley transformed into an arid stretch of land.   Beginning in 1913, the Owens River was...

Then and Now: Photographs by Sebastião Salgado

“Then and Now” was the inaugural exhibition in the Brower Center’s Hazel Wolf Gallery from May 2009 through January 2010. This exhibition presented a selection of images spanning a career in documentary photography by renowned Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado.  His images tell the story of an era, tracing the...

Permanent Collection

In addition to the featured exhibits in the Hazel Wolf Gallery, The David Brower Center also maintains a permanent collection of art located throughout the building. Featuring works from artists such as Chris Jordan, Daniel McCormick and Reuben Margolin, the permanent collection is constantly evolving. Below is selection of...