Spring & Summer Photography Class Walk-In Registration Begins Saturday!

Photo Camp

Walk-in Registration beginning Saturday, January 28 and online registration will begin Monday, January 30: http://www.ssreg.com/glenechopark/classes/classes.asp?catID=4403&pcatID=4379. PHOTOWORKS SUMMER’17 YOUTH CAMPS Classes are 5 sessions and are held at Photoworks unless otherwise specified Smart Phone Photography Camp – Basic/Int (Age11-17) – Richard Batch $290 Class 1: M-F, Jun 26-30, 9am-1pm; Class 2: M-F, Jul 10-14, 1-5pm; Class 3: […]

Documentary, “Mirrors to the World”

Valerie Makepeace, from her ‘American Roadside Retro’ series

April 7 – May 14, 2017 Frank van Riper Photoworks is proud to announce that ‘Mirror to the World,’ the acclaimed annual exhibition of documentary photography from around the world, will open this year on Friday, April 7th at the Photoworks Gallery at Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, Md. This will be the ninth—and final—incarnation […]

Sightlines: Photoworks Faculty and Students Exhibit

Karen Keating, Wedding Dress

January 27 – February 26, 2017 Reception and gallery talk: February 11, 4:00-6:00 pm Photoworks newest exhibition focuses on the crucial relationship between teacher and student, showcasing work from our esteemed faculty and introducing some of their talented students. Though a distinct style emerges from each artist, we also see traces of influence, as Photoworks […]

United Divided: A Juried Show

Photo by Robert Miller

Deadline for Entries: January 30, 2017 United/Divided: An Exhibition of Photography, March 3 – April 2, 2017 Juror: Robert Miller, Deputy Director of Photography, The Washington Post Photoworks Gallery announces a Call for Entries for United/Divided, our upcoming public exhibition of photography in 2017. As an art institution showcasing photographers in the Washington Metropolitan Area, […]

Photographer Gabriela Bulisova in Conversation with Curator and Scholar Terri Weissman

Photo by Gabriela Bulisova

The second in the Photoworks 2016-17 lecture series When:  Sunday, February 5, 4:00 pm Location:  Spanish Ballroom Back Room, Glen Echo Park, MD Gabriela Bulisova photographs with a keen, probing eye and a deep commitment to social issues. In her various series on Chernobyl, Iraqi refugees, and her family’s native village in southern Slovakia, she […]

2016 Annual Winter’s Eve Holiday Photo Shoot

Image by Sheila Galagan

Let Photoworks Take Your Holiday Portrait for FREE at Glen Echo Park’s Winter’s Eve 2016 Date:  Saturday, December 10th  Time:  Photo Shoot #1:  5:00 PM          Photo Shoot #2:  6:30 PM Place:  Photoworks Gallery 1st Floor Arcade Building Glen Echo Park, MD Cost: FREE ($25 suggested donation) Join Photoworks for a Free Holiday Photo Shoot on Winter’s […]

Photo Slam: The Hangover Brunch & Portfolio Review

Image by Mike Lang

November 20, 2016, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Location:  Photoworks Cost:  $10/Hangover Brunch and Portfolio Review Come to Photoworks and bask in the afterglow of another successful Photo Slam!  Participants from Photo Slam 2016 are invited to bring in their images for a Photo Critique with our Photoworks Faculty.  Just bring us 5-7 images on […]

Photo Slam 2016: The Event

From PhotoSlam 2015 by Tom Wolff

November 13, 2016, 8:00-10:00 pm Location:  Busboys and Poets at 14th and V Street NW, Washington, DC (2 blocks from Metro’s U Street/Cardozo Station) Cost: $25 for participating in Slam; suggested guest donation ($20) The Slam is back! After drawing a capacity crowd to Busboys and Poets as a signature event of Fotoweek DC 2010, […]

“MY WORLD” 2016 INAUGURAL VIDEO ART EXHIBITION

"Behind the Counter" | Image by Cara Brostrom, Photographer | In partnership with "Moving Colors of Life," a film by Risa Horn, Video Artist

Photoworks is pleased to showcase nine female visual artists who use video to reveal the personal, the intimate and the artistic.  Desires, dreams and fears are all visually explored in Photoworks’ Video Competition and Exhibition, curated by Na’ama Batya Lewin. “My World” is a world of healing, birth and growth; a world that questions why […]

The First in the Photoworks 2016-17 Lecture Series: Photographer Muriel Hasbun in Conversation with Curator Leslie Ureña

Je me souviens, c. 1945 (1986), from the archive, revisited 2016, Washington, DC, archival pigment print, 2016.

Lecture Date: Sunday, October 16, 4:00 pm; dinner at 6:00pm Location: Spanish Ballroom Back Room Lecture: $15 Tickets to the lecture will be sold at the door. If you’ve already purchased your advance tickets for the lecture through PayPal, please check-in at the registration desk. Lecture ($15) and Post-Lecture Dinner with Artists ($60): $75 Ticket […]