Join Faculty Member Sarah Gordon for Gallery Talks at the National Gallery of Art

This summer, Photoworks’ own Sarah Gordon will be hosting gallery talks again at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.  Talks are open to the public and will give participants an overview of the current photography exhibition.  Visitors should plan to meet in the West Building Rotunda. On-going NGA Photography Lectures with Photoworks Faculty […]

Photographer John Gossage in Conversation with Curator John Jacob

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The Third and Final in the Photoworks 2016-17 Lecture Series Photographer John Gossage in conversation with curator John Jacob Saturday, May 13, 4:00 pm Spanish Ballroom Back Room In his long and highly lauded photographic career, John Gossage has consistently challenged our traditional understanding of photographic vision. His latest in a series of photobooks dating […]

Joe Cameron “Touching Air”

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January 28 – March 12, 2017 in the Alper Initiative for Washington Art gallery; American University Katzen Center  EXHIBITION DESCRIPTION To talk about Joe Cameron’s art is to talk about several arts. Few photographers have ever been more interested in drawing and design, or more steeped in imagery whose analogues are poetic, musical and […]

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, “Mirror 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 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 […]