• Inspired by Nature - Featuring Works by Ansel Adams and Hou Beiren

  • Charming Green Mountains, 2014
    Ink and Color on Paper 56 1/2 x 30 inches
    by Hou Beiren

  • Vernal Fall, Yosemite Valley, California, c. 1948
    Gelatin Silver Print, floated 19 1/2 x 15 inches
    by Ansel Adams ©The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust


October 11 – March 30

Inspired By Nature: Featuring Works By Ansel Adams and Hou Beiren

10:00 am–4:00 pm

Opening October 11, 2018 - March 30, 2019, in the upcoming exhibition ”Inspired by Nature” (高山流水)Contempor’ati will feature photographic and painted works of nature by Ansel Adams and Hou Beiren on loan from Turtle Bay Museum, Nanhai Museum and various private collections. The exhibition will highlight works of both artists from Yosemite Valley.


Contempor'ati Studios


Contempor'ati Studios promotes and inspires the literati tradition in today's contemporary society. Our mission is to share the literati philosophy and lifestyle with academics, artists, collectors and museums through exhibitions, writings and lectures.



(415) 858-4126
United States
Pacific Heritage Museum, 608 Commercial St., San Francisco, CA 94111


10 am–4 pm
10 am–4 pm
10 am–4 pm