After going on hiatus during the 2012 Grand Canyon Celebration of Art exposition, The Amazing Kolb Brothers exhibit returns to Kolb Studio, located on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, from now through September 3rd of next year. You are invited to visit Kolb Studio to learn more about the life and times of Grand Canyon’s pioneering photographers, Ellsworth and Emery Kolb as told through photographs, stories, and artifacts. The exhibit is open from 9am to 5pm daily and is free and open to the public.
The Amazing Kolb Brothers – A Grand Life at the Grand Canyon!
The Kolb brothers are legend at the Grand Canyon for their pioneering spirits and treasure trove of photographs. Ellsworth and Emery arrived at the South Rim in the dawning years of the 20th century, long before the Grand Canyon was designated a National Park.
Stories of their adventures, their family, and their enduring photography business on the rim are told for the first time in exhibit form and displayed in their historic studio. At first glance, Kolb Studio is just a house perched on the rim of the Grand Canyon, but if you look behind the doors or see it from the Bright Angel Trail after a long hike from the river, you realize it is much more than that. It is the place where the Kolb Brothers created a lasting legacy of adventure, family love, and amazing Grand Canyon photography that will last as long as the Canyon itself.
This exhibit is presented by the Grand Canyon Association, Cline Library and Grand Canyon National Park. Additional funding is provided by the Babbitt Foundation, Pink Jeep Tours, and Ms. Penny Schultz.
Below is a sampling of the exhibit. Click the thumbnail images to view larger photographs.