January 16, 2020 - September 20, 2020
J. Gilbert Smith House
J. Gilbert Smith is best known as an orchardist and builder, but he was also an avid photographer. Whether camping in Yosemite, hiking at Big Sur, or wandering through the blossoming orchards of the Santa Clara Valley, J. Gilbert Smith captured the beauty of California’s diverse landscapes.
J. Gilbert Smith’s photographs offer a lens into the history of this art form and the role photography has played in modern American culture. Stay tuned for an online exhibit of Smith’s photographs and early camera equipment.