Upcoming Programming

The Annenberg Space for Photography offers over 50 programs a year, often themed around photography and our exhibits. Scroll below to view our current calendar, featuring workshops, panels, portfolio reviews and our acclaimed Iris Nights lecture series. Many programs are free or have nominal fees. Check back regularly for added programs and register now before they fill up!

Watch the video below to learn more about our Iris Nights lecture series:


Havana Motor Club

Film Screening and Q & A

Havana Motor Club tells the story about Cuba's vibrant community of underground drag racers. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt.

Greg Kahn: Havana Youth

Iris Nights Lecture Series

The photographer Greg Kahn will discuss how youth identity in Cuba is rapidly evolving and redefining what it means to be Cuban.

Tria Giovan: The Cuba Archive: Photography from the 1990s

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Tria Giovan will discuss the process behind her decision to re-edit 450 of her images nearly 25 years after she originally visited Cuba, revealing how political changes altered the landscape she captured decades ago.

Photography Field Trip

An up-close look with Cuba's Malpaso Dance Company

The Annenberg Space for Photography, The Music Center, and Malpaso Dance Company are teaming up to create an exclusive opportunity for photographers inspired by dance.

Cuba: Antes, Ahora / Then, Now

Artist Conversations

This event features a discussion with the Cuban artists, dancers, percussionists, and band leaders behind the Music Center’s Antes, Ahora series.

David Alan Harvey: Capturing Cuba

Iris Nights Lecture Series

David Alan Harvey’s discussion of his work in Cuba for National Geographic will be informed by his years instructing young photographers in New York City.

Alexis Rodriguez-Duarte & Tico Torres: Two Cubans and a Camera

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Alexis Rodriguez-Duarte and his husband, Tico Torres, will discuss the “Cubanidad” (or “Cuban-ness”) that is reflected in their photos and how, as Cuban-Americans, they’ve never forgotten their Cuban roots.

Lisette Poole: The Cuban Diaspora

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Lisette Poole will discuss her photographs and provide an intimate look at Cuba and its people, reflecting her experience as part of the diaspora and returning to her mother's homeland to document daily life on the island.

Alex Webb & Rebecca Norris Webb: On Cuba & Collaboration

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Photographers Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb will show and discuss work from a number of projects, beginning with their first collaborative book, Violet Isle: A Duet of Photographs from Cuba.

Luis Gispert: Cheerleaders and Chonga Girls

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Utilizing what he terms a “hip-hop baroque” aesthetic, Luis Gispert will discuss his interdisciplinary work that incorporates photography, sound, sculpture, and video.

Andrew Moore: Cuba: The Afterlife of Architecture

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Andrew Moore photographed Cuba over a period of 14 years and his lecture will present an overview of this body of work and his changing perceptions of the country’s architecture.

Matthew Rolston: Hollywood Royale

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Veteran Hollywood photographer Matthew Rolston, joined by award-winning journalist and film director Matt Tyrnauer, will engage in a lively discussion of Rolston’s latest project—a book and exhibition of his works from the 1980s.