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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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Enduring Documents

October 23rd, 2015 @ 11:00am – 12:00pm
The Cornell Fine Arts Museum
Winter Park, FL

Enduring Documents

Join Margaret Denny, Ph.D., art historian and expert in the field of photography for a walk-through of The Cornell’s exhibition Enduring Documents on view through January 3

Special Presentation: Emmet Gowin In Conversation

October 22nd, 2015 @ 6:00pm – 7:00pm
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Kansas City, MO

Special Presentation: Emmet Gowin In Conversation

Join us for an engaging conversation between photographer Emmet Gowin and curator Keith. F. Davis as they discuss the rich tapestry of ideas that have informed Gowin's work over the course of his long and distinguished career.

Use Your Illusion: Barbara Kasten's

October 22nd, 2015 @ 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Graham Foundation
Chicago, IL

Use Your Illusion: Barbara Kasten's "Architectural Sites"

In this lecture, Graham grantee Alex Kitnick will explore the critical stakes of Barbara Kasten's Architectural Sites, her photographic series from the 1980s that artfully staged important works of American architecture, from Arata Isozaki’s Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, to Richard Meier’s High Museum...

2015 Photo Benefit Auction

October 22nd, 2015 @ 6:00pm – 8:00pm
BAXTER ST at the Camera Club of NY
New York, NY

2015 Photo Benefit Auction


Pre-register now for a cocktail reception and silent auction to benefit BAXTER ST at The Camera Club of New York, held at Affirmation Arts. The Preview and bidding for over 70 artists, including, Patricia Voulgaris, Christopher Rodriguez, Hannah Whitaker, Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst,...

Medium Festival of Photography

October 22nd, 2015 – October 25th, 2015
Medium Festival
San Diego, CA

Medium Festival of Photography

The Medium Festival of Photography is one of the premier photography events bringing together photographers, curators, and enthusiasts for a four-day festival focused on creative photography. We offer significant exposure opportunities for sponsors to reach a targeted audience in an internationally recognized photography event. We...

October 22nd, 2015 @ 4:00am – 6:00am
Brooks Institute
Ventura, CA

A Place 4 P.E.A.C.E. Photography Portfolio Event

Are you an aspiring young photojournalist? Interested in having your portfolio reviewed by top leading industry photojournalists and photographers in the area? This event is presented by A Place 4 P.E.A.C.E. (Photojournalist - Empowerment - Art - Community - Education) a local organization that was...

Penumbra Artist Series: Paula McCartney

October 20th, 2015 @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Penumbra Foundation
New York, NY

Penumbra Artist Series: Paula McCartney

The Penumbra Foundation is proud to host the Penumbra Artist Series. This series brings to life the work of featured artists, offering a unique opportunity to engage with them and their practice in an intimate setting. PAULA MCCARTNEY makes photographs and artists’ books that explore the...

On Being Black: Panel Discussion

October 17th, 2015 @ 11:00am – 1:00pm
Arnika Dawkins Gallery
Atlanta, GA

On Being Black: Panel Discussion

Arnika Dawkins Gallery is pleased to present On Being Black, a provocative and groundbreaking exhibition and will feature work by 20 nationally renowned, mid-career and emerging fine art photographers and explores issues of race, colorism and racial identity. The exhibition and the artists in participation...

PhotoPaysage / LandscapeRepresentation

October 15th, 2015 – October 17th, 2015
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM

PhotoPaysage / LandscapeRepresentation

A French / American Dialogue about the role of photography in changing conceptions of landscape

A French and American dialogue with three photographic exhibits, film screenings, social events and two days of talks by photographers, landscape architects, writers, and historians. The conference will feature a three-year French research initiative on the interface of landscape, photography and theory, along with contributors to...

Southern Rites

October 14th, 2015 @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Southern Rites

Lecture with Gillian Laub

Southern Rites is a 12-year visual study of one community’s struggle to confront longstanding issues of race and equality. In May 2009, The New York Times Magazine published a photo-essay by Gillian Laub entitled, "A Prom Divided," which documented Georgia's Montgomery County High School's racially...

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