United/Divided: A Juried Photography Exhibition

Photo by Robert Miller

Juror: Robert Miller, Deputy Director of Photography, The Washington Post Exhibition Dates: March 3 – April 2, 2017 Reception: Saturday, March 11, 2017, 5-7PM Photoworks Gallery presents United/Divided, a juried exhibition of photography. As an art space dedicated to local photographers, Photoworks is in a unique position to initiate a visual dialog exploring the connections […]

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 […]

Two Upcoming Photo Lectures Series!

1.  ARNOLD NEWMAN LECTURE SERIES ON PHOTOGRAPHY Lorna Simpson September 10, 2016 at 12:00 PM Lorna Simpson, artist East Building Auditorium www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/calendar/lectures/arnold-newman-lecture-series.html (Arnold Newman Lecture Series on Photography) 2.  WOMEN PHOTOJOURNALISTS OF WASHINGTON (WPOW) photographers Gabriela Bulisova and Becky Harlan will discuss their individual projects. Bulisova’s Inside Outside focuses on men reentering their communities and […]

Call For Entries! “My World” 2016 Inaugural Video Art Exhibition

'My World' 2016 Inaugural Video Art Exhibition

CALL FOR ENTRIES 2016 Inaugural Video Art Exhibition Photoworks Gallery @ Historic Glen Echo Park NA’AMA BATYA LEWIN, JUROR Lewin is a photographer and video artist whose work has been screened across the US, including the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the Judah L. Magnes Museum in Berkeley, California, and Photoworks Gallery at Glen […]

Note of Interest: Photoworks Board Member Sandra Sugawara’s Winning Image from Santa Fe Workshops

Cooking Dinner © Sandra Sugawara, Potomac, Maryland

Congratulations to Photoworks Board Member, Sandra Sugawara, for winning the Directors Award in the Santa Fe Workshops 2016 Annual Photo Contest!