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Curator‘s Notes

Topics of interest to Seton explored by the author of this site

The Iliad of Lobo and Seton

Seton wrote Lobo story in slightly fictionalized form. At its conclusion we know the fate of Lobo and Blanca, but not that of Seton. His attitudes about hunting and trapping unfolded through lectures and additional books in the early 20th century. The meaning of the...

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Ernest Thompson Seton Legacy Project

The essays to be presented on this site are about the life and legacy of the writer, artist, educator, and naturalist Ernest Thompson Seton. Sponsored by the Academy for the Love of Learning, the Seton Legacy Project came about due to a fortuitous meeting between...

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Interpretive Panels at Seton Castle

Interpretive Panels at Seton Castle

Well, perhaps the crowds are still to come. Seton Castle (1932-2005) still stands in altered form (post-fire), but until now without much explanation for visitors new to the property. When you stop by, you will find a great orientation to the stabilized remains. The...

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Was Seton a Conservative or Liberal?

Was Seton a Conservative or Liberal?

Ernest Thompson Seton didn’t leave a published record of his political beliefs, although there are clues. He greatly admired Theodore Roosevelt (more than Roosevelt admired him as it turned out) but Seton was not a U.S. citizen during the period of TR’s political...

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NEW SETON EXHIBITION Features Aylmer Lake

NEW SETON EXHIBITION Features Aylmer Lake

On Sunday, August 14th, the Academy for the Love of Learning will mark the 156th birthday of Ernest Thompson Seton with a new art exhibition and a documentary film. In a highlight of his extraordinary life as an artist, writer, and scientist, Seton led a daring...

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Ernest Thompson Seton Birthday #155

Annual Ernest Thompson Seton Birthday Celebration at Academy for the Love of Learning Seton Birthday Reception & Gallery Opening and Lecture with Julie A. Seton, Ph.D. Huge Persona in a Tiny Package: Julia M. Seton, My Grandmother Date: Friday, August 14, 2015...

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