The 14th annual Exposed DC Photography Show opens next month! The beautifully framed exhibit prints are ready to go, and we can’t wait to see them on the walls of Touchstone Gallery. Grab your tickets for opening night now and join us on Wednesday, February 19 to see all the winning images for yourself. And remember, all photos in the exhibit are available for purchase at first-time art-buyer prices.
- The Washington Post is hiring a staff political photographer to cover U.S. politics, beginning with the 2020 elections. Interested applicants have until Feb. 10 to submit a resume, cover letter, and portfolio.
- Arlington Arts Center is hosting an opening reception for their Winter 2020 exhibitions tomorrow, 6-9 p.m.
- Bill Ray, one of the last staff photographers for the weekly Life magazine who documented moments like Marilyn Monroe singing “Happy birthday, Mr. President” and the battleship Oklahoma’s guns firing on the Viet Cong, died earlier this month at the age of 83.
- The 2020 WPOW and Corcoran Seminar and Portfolio Review is happening on February 8 starting at 9 a.m. Tickets for the speaker portion of the day are still available, and everyone is invited to end the day at happy hour.
- Some places have instituted photography bans or restrictions in response to over-tourism and bad behavior; CNN explores the approaches taken and what impact they have.
- Don’t forget to get your tickets for the DC Street Photography Collective (DCSPC) event with Darrow Montgomery at Slash Run on February 20. The deadline to submit work for possible critique by member of DCSPC and Darrow has also been extended to Feb. 5; email up to 5 images at 72 dpi no larger than 2000 pixels on the long edge to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Head to Transformer tomorrow at 5 p.m. for an artist talk with Farrah Skeiky and Cynthia Connolly as they discuss the punk music scene of D.C., documenting live music, self-publishing, and more.
- Check out the DMV Color exhibit at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in the Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center. The exhibit features the work of women artists of color from the D.C. metro area. As a bonus, admission to the museum is free on the first Sunday of the month.