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 our acclaimed Iris Nights lecture series. Many programs are free or have nominal fees. Register now – our events fill up quickly!

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Iris Nights: Time, Place, and Race

A Conversation with Will Wilson and Amy Scott

Diné artist Will Wilson and Autry Museum Chief Curator Amy Scott’s dialogue will cover a broad range of subjects, including the ways indigenous people are taking back the representation of their own cultures through art and photography.

Iris Nights: From Behind Closed Doors to #MeToo

A Conversation with Donna Ferrato and Nona Willis Aronowitz

Photographer Donna Ferrato – whose image “Behind Closed Doors” (1982) elevated awareness of domestic violence abuse in the United States – speaks with author and editor Nona Willis Aronowitz, whose own work covers similar subjects.

Telling Border Stories

Featuring Ceci Bastida, Ernesto Yerena Montejano, Adriana Monsalve, moderated by Melissa del Bosque

Ceci Bastida, Ernesto Yerena Montejano, Adriana Monsalve will engage in a timely panel discussion on the border narrative (historical and present day) from both sides of the fence, between the United States and Mexico.

Iris Nights: Tracking Time in America’s Inner Cities

A Conversation with Camilo José Vergara and Christopher Hawthorne

A chronicler of societal shifts in changing urban landscapes, photographer Camilo José Vergara will speak to these issues with former Los Angeles Times architecture critic – and newly appointed Chief Design Officer for the City of Los Angeles – Christopher Hawthorne.

Deadlines to Headlines: Covering a Campaign

Featuring Damon Winter, Chip Somodevilla, and Carolyn Kaster, moderated by Ben LaBolt

Photojournalists Damon Winter (The New York Times), Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images), and Carolyn Kaster (Associated Press) have all covered recent presidential campaigns, including those of Howard Dean, John McCain, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and Donald Trump.