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.


Olivia Bee: Making Art You Want to Make

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Olivia Bee shares her advice on expediting success in photography without compromising creativity.

KCRW's Jason Bentley and Photographer Mark Seliger

In Conversation

Mark Seliger and KCRW's Jason Bentley sit down at Skylight Studios to discuss the crossroads of photography and music.

Zun Lee: Father Figure

Iris Nights Lecture Series

For this acclaimed project, photographer Zun Lee used his personal journey of discovery and identity formation to examine manifestations of black fatherhood largely ignored by mainstream media.

Screening and Lecture with Marcus Haney

"No Cameras Allowed"

Join us for an evening of film and conversation hosted by photographer Marcus Haney in Skylight Studios.

MaximumFun's Jesse Thorn

Make Your Thing

Since 2010, Jesse has been sharing his hour-long talk, Make Your Thing, with sold-out crowds in cities around the country and abroad.

JUCO: Graduating to the Working World

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Cody Cloud and Julia Galdo discuss their different transitions into the world of professional photography.

TV On The Radio with Boxed In

Sound in Focus Concerts

Hosted by KCRW Music Director and DJ Jason Bentley, TV On The Radio with opening act Boxed In, leads an all-star lineup of artists for the first night of the Sound In Focus Concert series.

Nicole Tung: The Stories of Our Time

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Nicole Tung discusses why it is still so necessary for professional journalists to be reporting from the ground.

De La Soul with Quantic (Live)

Sound in Focus Concerts

Hip-hop veterans De La Soul headline the evening, hosted by KCRW DJ Garth Trinidad. DJ Will Holland, aka Quantic, opens with guest singers and a 10-piece band.

Peter DiCampo: Reimagining Africa

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Peter DiCampo shares work from two projects: “Everyday Africa” and “What Went Wrong? Perspectives on Failed Aid.”

Dwight Yoakam with X (all original members)

Sound in Focus Concerts

Grammy award-winning songwriter Dwight Yoakam entertains for an evening, following openers X. All original members of the american punk group are joining the line up, and the night is hosted by KCRW DJ Anne Litt.

Marcus Smith: Imaginary Fear

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Marcus Smith discusses how he embraced fear and used it to get to where he is today as a photographer.