Upcoming Programming

The Annenberg Space for Photography offers over 50 programs a year, often themed around photography and our exhibits. Scroll below to view our current calendar, featuring workshops, panels, portfolio reviews and lectures. Many programs are free or have nominal fees. Register now – our events fill up quickly!

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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!

Stretch and Bobbito: Live!

Featuring Photographer Estevan Oriol

Join us as Stretch and Bobbito engage with legendary Los Angeles-based photographer Estevan Oriol.

CONTACT HIGH Summer Film Series at Delicious Pizza Presents

"Wild Style" Hosted by Fab 5 Freddy

Annenberg Space for Photography has partnered with hip-hop pizza shop Delicious Pizza to host a free film screening series this summer, on the first Saturday of the month.

CONTACT HIGH Summer Film Series at Delicious Pizza Presents

"It's Yours" Hosted by Director Marguerite de Bourgoing

Annenberg Space for Photography’s summer screening series at the iconic hip-hop eatery Delicious Pizza located in West Adams, continues!

California Love: A Hip-Hop History

A Discussion with DJ Greg Mack, Lonzo Williams, and Sheena Lester

Take it back to the early days of hip-hop in Southern California with this conversation between folks who were there when it all went down.

Photo Field Trip: LA B-Boy & B-Girl Summit

At The International Hip-Hop Festival in Los Angeles

The newest destination in our Photo Field Trip series takes us to the Los Angeles B-Boy & B-Girl Summit at the International Hip-Hop Festival in Los Angeles.

CONTACT HIGH Summer Film Series at Delicious Pizza Presents

"NAS: Time Is Illmatic" Hosted by Associate Producer Martha Diaz

The Annenberg Space for Photography partners with hip-hop pizza shop Delicious Pizza located in West Adams to host a free film screening series showcasing three hip-hop themed films in honor of our CONTACT HIGH exhibition.

The Hip-Hop Way of Life

A Discussion with Eli Bonerz, Mister Cartoon, and B-Girl Asia One

Hip-hop is a musical genre, but it’s also a way of life, with multiple subcultures that help to comprise the ethos and spirit of hip-hop as a diverse form of personal expression.

Barron Claiborne and Rob Marriott

A Conversation

Help us send-off CONTACT HIGH: A Visual History of Hip-Hop with this closing weekend discussion between photographer Barron Claiborne and author, editor, producer, and DJ Rob Marriott.