FotoWeek DC Launch Party
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 5–11 P.M.
The Festival begins at 5 p.m. at FotoWeek Central (1800 L St. NW) with the exclusive preview opening of this year’s exciting exhibitions. At 8:30 p.m., the celebration continues at the Corcoran Gallery of Art with late-night viewings of photography exhibitions, the FatBack DJs, and monumental projections, including work by student-artists at the Corcoran College of Art + Design. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served at both venues. It’s a two-for-one evening with a DOUBLE party, not to be missed. One ticket provides entry to both events.
FREE Noon Lecture Series
MONDAY-FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7-11;
LECTURES BEGIN AT NOON
The Corcoran is pleased to offer a FREE Noon Lecture Series featuring some of today's leading luminaries in the field of image-making. The series is curated by Corcoran Chair of Photography and Associate Professor Muriel Hasbun, with the assistance of Director of Photojournalism Programs and Assistant Professor Susan Sterner and Associate Faculty Jennifer O'Neill. Talks begin at noon at the Corcoran’s Frances and Armand Hammer Auditorium and are free and open to the public; pre-registration is encouraged.
FotoWeek DC Portfolio Reviews
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 10:00 A.M.–1:00 P.M. AND 2:00–5:00 P.M.
FotoWeek DC Portfolio Review Sessions provide emerging photographers with the opportunity to have their work reviewed by a distinguished lineup of professionals from around the country. Curators, educators, photo editors, and other experts from the fields of commercial, fine art, photojournalism, multimedia, and documentary join with prominent photographers to offer frank appraisals, valuable business insight, and key advice for projects and books in progress. Students receive a discount..
Visiting Artist Series: Carrie Mae Weems
FREE; PRE-REGISTRATION IS ENCOURAGED
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 7 P.M.
The Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design’s Visiting Artist program brings artists, scholars, and critics to the Corcoran to interact with students and other members of the Corcoran community. Each one-day visit includes intensive in-class interactions focusing on critical discussion and the exchange of ideas, as well as a public lecture that highlights the visiting artist’s work and the role the artist plays in contemporary society. The Corcoran is proud to include several artists represented in 30 Americans in this year’s Visiting Artist program, including artist Carrie Mae Weems.
The Corcoran College of Art + Design is proud to continue the Arnold Newman Distinguished Visiting Lecture in Photography. The annual series is generously funded by the Arnold and Augusta Newman Foundation in memory of Arnold Newman, who had a long-standing relationship with the Corcoran and curator Philip Brookman.