Photography Arrives at Minnetrista

Photography Arrives at Minnetrista

Posted by: Hannah Whiteman    |    Friday, October 26, 2012 10:00 am

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October 26, 2012

Striking photography inspires appreciation of nature, conservation in Thoreauís Walden: A Journey in Photographs by Scot Miller

Muncie, INó Retrace transcendentalist Henry David Thoreauís footsteps during his years of living a life of simplicity and solitude in Walden Woodsóthrough Scot Millerís personal photographic journey. 

Millerís photography spectacles the journey taken by Thoreau more than 150 years ago, carrying the message of personal appreciation of nature, stewardship, and conservation. Trekking through Walden Woods throughout all seasons and conditions, Miller captures Thoreauís life of solitude and its tribulations. Millerís images combine with Thoreauís documentation of his famous journey in Walden: 150th Anniversary Illustrated Edition of the American Classic, the inspiration for this exhibition. 

Thoreauís Walden: A Journey in Photographs by Scot Miller will be open November 10 through February 10 at Minnetrista. Exhibit hours are Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Admission is $5; Minnetrista members and children under 3 are free.

Embrace the splendor of the outdoors and envision life through the eyes of Thoreau in this captivating exhibit at Minnetrista. Presented by the Harvard Museum of Natural History. Educational material provided by the Walden Woods Project and tour management provided by Cincinnati Museum Center.

For more information, visit or call (765) 282-4848. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for the most up to date information on our exhibits and events. 

Located along historic White River, Minnetrista includes 40 acres of beautiful gardens and grounds, a modern museum facility, an historic home, Nature Area, numerous sculptures, and a portion of the White River Greenway. Minnetrista serves East Central Indiana with dynamic community activities and exhibits that honor and reflect its natural and cultural heritage. For more information about Minnetrista, visit

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