Upcoming Programming

Hip-Hop as Activist Megaphone

A Discussion with Talib Kweli, Jasiri X, and Martha Diaz

Some of the most prominent and consequential voices in hip-hop will engage in a discussion about music and activism and how each platform can help to serve the other.

“King of New York” Portrait Session

With Barron Claiborne

Now is your chance to claim the title of hip-hop royalty and don the crown that Biggie wore!


Iris Nights Lecture Series


In Case You Missed...

  • Lecture
    Patricia Lanza: On Location photo

    Patricia Lanza: On Location

    Patricia Lanza looks back at her career photographing on location around the world as a contract photographer for National Geogrpahic in over 40 countries.
  • Don Bartletti: Inside Iris Nights photo

    Don Bartletti: Inside Iris Nights

    Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Don Bartletti discusses photographing immigration and using images to tell a story.
  • Tom Stoddart: Inside Iris Nights photo

    Tom Stoddart: Inside Iris Nights

    REFUGEE featured photographer Tom Stoddart discusses finding a story through images, the concept of home and his work on the REFUGEE exhibit.