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 […]

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!

Photography Lecture and Presentation by Stephen Greenberg, July 1st

Photo of Stephen Greenberg by Bill Barton

SPECIAL PHOTOGRAPHY LECTURE & PRESENTATION AT JULY 1st ART WALK IN THE PARK Ink and Silver: Medicine, Photography and the Printed Book, 1845-1890 Stephen J. Greenberg, MSLS, PhD History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health Date:  July 1, 2016 Place:  Photoworks Gallery Time:  7:00PM See history come alive! Join NIH […]

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

National Gallery of Art

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

Multiple Exposures Gallery Photo’16 Call for Entries

Multiple Exposures Gallery Photo'16 Call for Entries

Submission Deadline June 30th, 2016 After an highly acclaimed and successful Photo ’15 competition and exhibit, Multiple Exposures Gallery at the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, Virginia is pleased to announce Photo ’16, a national, juried photographic competition. We are extremely pleased that Sam Abell, long-time National Geographic photographer who contributed some of the […]

“Ambiguity of Light”

Valerie Makepeace

Valerie Makepeace Coffee and Critique Exhibition Exhibit Dates: December 16, 2016- January 22, 2017 Reception/gallery talk: Friday December 16, 7:30- 9:30 “Coffee & Critique” is an informal group of photographers who meet monthly at Photoworks to show off their work and share feedback with each other and with Photoworks faculty. It’s a great venue for […]

Photo Slam 2015 Award Winners Exhibit

I Can Drink You Down, by Marisa White

The Photo Slam 2015 Award Winners Exhibition showcases the work of the winners of the Photoworks 2015 Photo Slam.  At this event, photographers submit work in hopes of winning an exhibition in the Photoworks Gallery.  It is a fun filled evening.  The 2016 Photo slam is Sunday, November 13,  don’t miss it! The 2015 Photo […]