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.

Brian Skerry: Ocean Soul

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Brian Skerry shares tales from many of his feature stories for National Geographic Magazine, revealing rare behaviors of marine wildlife across the world.

SKYGLOW: Timelapse Photography and Film Screening

with Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinovic

Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinovic offer an evening of stargazing as seen through a presentation of their timelapse photography films and stills from expeditions.

Mac Stone: Everglades

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Mac Stone discusses rewriting the negative narrative that is so commonly tied to the swamps and wetlands of the Southeast.

Photographing The Cosmos: A Discussion On Astrophotography

with Garrett Reisman, Mark Sowa, Robert Hurt and Amina Khan

A panel discussion on astrophotography's past, present and future.

Joshua White: The Ecology of Memory

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Joshua White shares the evolution of his artistic practice, weaving together ideas of mortality, biology, memory and sustainability.

Joel Sartore: Photo Ark

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Joel Sartore discusses "The Photo Ark," a multi-year documentary project to save species and habitats.

Rachel Sussman: The Oldest Living Things in the World

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Rachel Sussman discusses her research and travels across the world in efforts to photograph continuously living organisms that are 2,000 years old and older.

Beth Wald: Immersion – Journeys in Light and Time

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Beth Wald looks at the role that photography can play in the struggles to save ecosystems, species and ancient knowledge.

Paul Colangelo: Voices from the Wild

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Paul Colangelo shares his images of some of the most remote cultural and wildlife hotspots of Canada.

Morgan Heim: Fearless Acts

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Morgan Heim shares how the human stories of conservation are key to fighting overwhelming odds, and why photographers should find their own fearless act for the causes they believe in.

Frans Lanting: Eye to Eye with LIFE

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Frans Lanting's influential work has appeared in books, magazines, and exhibitions around the world.

Emma Kisiel: Seeing Animals

Iris Nights Lecture Series

Emma Kisiel is a photography artist and author of the blog and online artist index, Muybridge's Horse.