Two Men and a Mission

Two Men and a Mission: A celebration of images by Dr. John P. Schaefer and Ansel Adams 


Complimentary Reception & Lecture

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Center for Creative Photography, 1030 N. Olive Rd. in Tucson. 

Friends of Patronato and members of the Center for Creative Photography are invited to join us for this complimentary, co-hosted event. Registration is required. Please direct questions to (520) 447-8940.

Dr. Schaefer will discuss his relationship with Ansel Adams and present a photographic homage featuring the White Dove of the Desert. 

Dr. Schaefer is President Emeritus of the University of Arizona, where he taught and researched for more than 20 years. He opened the UA Center for Creative Photography with Ansel Adams in 1975. A selection of Dr. Schaefer’s cactus flower images were recently featured on U.S. Postal Service forever stamps.


Nearby parking is available at the Park Avenue Garage on the northeast corner of Park Ave. and Speedway Blvd. See garage rates. For additional assistance with disabled parking please call Parking & Transportation Services at (520) 626-PARK. Parking is free in Surface Lot 3039 (east behind the CCP) after 5p.m. on weekdays and on weekends. 

Online registration has closed. Please call (520) 447-8940 to register by phone.


John P. Schaefer, Mission San Xavier del Bac, 1977, 1977, Gift of John Boland, © 1977 John P. Schaefer