Past programming

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Larry Fink: Within Yin and Yang: The Big Bang Theory of Visual, Emotional Organization

Thu, Apr 27, 2017

Larry Fink will discuss his wide range of experiences with his ever-inquisitive camera, documenting the lives of “the rich and poor, the jerks and the saints, the happy and the sad.”
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Snap Workshop: Instagram for Entrepreneurs with The Brand Gals

Sat, Apr 22, 2017

Want to learn how your business can get the most out of Instagram? It's time to convert those followers into revenue, and we're here to help you do it! With an exclusive session of The Brand Gals’ popular “Instagram for entrepreneurs” event, the Snap Workshop, these brand and marketing specialists will work with you one-on-one to take your photography skills to the next level, all while having fun in a “Saturday brunch” atmosphere.
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Bruce Gilden: In the Crowd

Thu, Apr 13, 2017

Photographer Bruce Gilden will discuss his life’s work, which centers on street photography and often-overlooked subjects.
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Catherine Opie: Life and Work

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Catherine Opie discusses her life and work, including her iconic photography series of portraits and American urban landscapes.
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Chris Buck: UNEASY: Portraits 1986-2016

Fri, Feb 17, 2017

Chris Buck discusses the full scope of his career, including the stories behind photo sessions with subjects such as President Barack Obama, Joaquin Phoenix, Lena Dunham, Snoop Dogg and many more.
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Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst: Relationship

Fri, Feb 10, 2017

Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst discuss the series of photographs they took, over a period of six years, to document the story of their romantic and creative collaboration.
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Giselle Fernández: Coming Home to Yourself

Thu, Feb 2, 2017

Giselle Fernández discusses how an eclectic, artistic and multicultural upbringing fueled her career in journalism, as well as her business, politics, passions, profession and philanthropy.
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Candace Feit: In Search of the Feminine in the Divine

Thu, Jan 26, 2017

Candace Feit discusses how her photographic process helped tell the story of the transgender community in southern India by using subtle, in-between moments to illuminate deeper truths.
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Dr. Michael Lomax: L.A. In My Rear-View Mirror

Thu, Jan 19, 2017

Dr. Michael Lomax discusses his formative years and how relocating from Los Angeles to the Deep South thrust him into the center of the civil rights movement.
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Thelma Golden: Iris Nights

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

Thelma Golden discusses her life and career in the art world.
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Nicole and Wayne Maines: Why Does It Have To Be So Hard?

Thu, Jan 5, 2017

Wayne and Nicole Maines discuss Nicole's legal battles for transgender rights and her ongoing efforts to help future LGBT students and adults gain total equality across the nation.
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Bamby Salcedo: Transforming Transgender

Thu, Dec 15, 2016

Bamby Salcedo discusses the strides made by the trans community in changing societal attitudes as well as the important work yet to be done.
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Slideshow Night: IDENTITY

Thu, Dec 8, 2016

Join us for a new slideshow presentation of compelling images from photographers whose work complements the themes explored in IDENTITY: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders The List Portraits.
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Cameras and Dancers Photography Field Trip

Sun, Dec 4, 2016

Inspired by his popular photography “InstaMeets,” the choreographer, director and social influencer Jacob Jonas hosts an intensive hands-on workshop for photographers to create visual content using stunning dance performances.
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Objects / Belongings: Writing and Drawing About Our STUFF

Sat, Dec 3, 2016

Have you always wanted to learn more about creating content for small press publications?
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Work It, Girl: Female Illustrators Panel

Sat, Dec 3, 2016

This discussion highlights the importance of female-created work that not only reflects the sensibilities of the artist, but presents the perspectives of other women and offers an alternative to the male gaze.
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Buck Angel: Bucking the System

Thu, Dec 1, 2016

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

Thu, Nov 10, 2016

Wazina Zondon discusses her work and her experiences as a queer Muslim woman raised in New York City.
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Beverly Johnson: The Face That Changed It All

Thu, Nov 3, 2016

Beverly Johnson discusses her pioneering career in fashion and business.
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15 Things You Can Do to Get Represented by a Gallery: A Lecture by Daniel Miller

Sun, Oct 30, 2016

Daniel Miller, Gallery Director of the Duncan Miller Gallery and founder of YourDailyPhotograph.com, hosts a no-nonsense seminar for upcoming artists on developing their careers, understanding the business of selling their artwork and gaining gallery representation.