Upcoming Events

Explore a variety of public programming at the Annenberg Space for Photography and Skylight Studios, often featuring expert photographers and other notable guests.

Alok Vaid-Menon: Gender Selfie-Determination

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Alok Vaid-Menon discusses the stakes of visual representation for trans and gender non-conforming people.

Nick Adams: Transgender Stories - The Changing Media Landscape

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Nick Adams discusses his experiences as a transgender man working with Hollywood to create more authentic portrayals of transgender people.


Telling Our Story

Photographer and documentary filmmaker Walter Thompson-Hernandez discusses his work on the #BlaxicansOfLA project.

Art Streiber: How It Happens

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Art Streiber presents a look behind the scenes at some of his more complex editorial shoots for magazines such as ESPN, Vanity Fair, Entertainment Weekly and The New York Times Magazine.

Ruddy Roye: When Living is a Protest

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Ruddy Roye discusses his career in environmental portraits and photojournalism.

Faye Wattleton: I Have Never Believed in the Impossible

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Faye Wattleton discusses her personal journey and the steps necessary to advance women’s rights and status in society in the 21st Century.

15 Things You Can Do to Get Represented by a Gallery

A Lecture by Daniel Miller

Daniel Miller hosts a seminar for upcoming artists on developing their careers, understanding the business of selling their artwork and gaining gallery representation.

Beverly Johnson: The Face That Changed It All

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Beverly Johnson discusses her pioneering career in fashion and business.

Wazina Zondon: Coming Out Muslim: Reflections and Observations as an American Insider/Outsider

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Wazina Zondon discusses her work and her experiences as a queer Muslim woman raised in New York City.

Nely Galán: Self Made

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Nely Galán discusses her efforts to ignite the “Self Made” movement, uniting all women on a quest for an economic future they control.

Buck Angel: Bucking the System

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Buck Angel shares his moving life story and discusses the process of his gender transition from female to male, while challenging notions of what makes someone a man or a woman.

Cameras and Dancers

Photography Field Trip

Inspired by his popular photography Instameets, Jacob Jonas hosts a hands-on workshop for photographers to create visual content of dance performances.