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2019 Annual Conference


March 07-10, 2019

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2019 SPE Annual Conference: The Myths of Photography and the American Dream / Major support by The Joy Family Legacy Foundation

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Marin Headlands Bus Excursion


Sunday, March 25 - 11:00AM to 4:30PM
Meet in Market Street Foyer

Tour participants are to meet at 10:45 am in the Market Street Foyer to load the bus. Please have your name badge with you to verify ticket purchase. Pack your cameras and join your colleagues for a special bus excursion crossing the Golden Gate Bridge to the Marin Headlands pausing at scenic overlooks to enjoy sweeping scenic vistas along the way. Destinations include Headlands Center for the Arts to tour the grounds and facilities as well as enjoy an organic lunch with current artists in residence. Next, re-board the bus to enjoy a visit to Cavallo Point Resort where Curator Anne Veh awaits our arrival to lead us on a tour through their diverse and private photography collection. The Marin Headlands covers various types of histories from the Miwok Indians to the Military, including historic Fort Barry and Fort Cronkhite, the NIKE Missile site and the 150 year-old Point Bonita lighthouse. Over 1,000 artists have worked with Headlands Center for the Arts in its various programs and providing an unparalleled environment for the creative process and the development of new work and ideas. Headlands' reputation for creative exploration is world renowned, influencing communities from Bangkok to Berlin, Stockholm and New York. The cross-pollination of ideas that is at the core of its mission attracts emerging talents and highly influential artists alike. Set in an idyllic location on the San Francisco Bay at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge, Cavallo Pointoffers unique historic and contemporary lodging options and is home to a diverse, private photography collection that includes large-scale artworks from renowned photographer and filmmaker Gregory Colbert's Ashes and Snow collection. Here you will have the opportunity to discover works by talented local artists and artisans in the Mercantile & Art Gallery. Cavallo Point is a member of Historic Hotels of America, and was named one of the "Top 10 New American Landmarks" by Travel+Leisure.

Ticket Price - $65.00 per person. To register for the conference and sign up for this excursion visit

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