We are proud to partner with Dupont Underground and Shedrick Pelt on the “rise up.” photography competition and exhibit documenting the Black Lives Matter movement. The deadline for entries is this Sunday at 10 a.m. We look forward to reviewing submissions soon and seeing this pivotal time documented through your perspective.
- Our next virtual roundtable will be on September 25 at 6 p.m. Join us to hang out with fellow photographers as we share photos on the theme of change.
- Winners of the Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year awards include images of the Milky Way, California nebula, and Andromeda galaxy.
- Winners of the 2020 BigPicture awards were also announced recently. The competition’s goal is to celebrate and illustrate the rich diversity of life on Earth and inspire action to protect and conserve it through the power of imagery. A special live program will be streamed on Tuesday at 8 p.m. EDT on their Facebook and YouTube channel.
- “100 Days of Solitude,” an online exhibition that reflects the world during the strange times of COVID runs through October 18 on Photoworks’ website.
- La Cosecha is holding in-person pop-ups featuring the works of photojournalist Laura Grier along with Peruvian crafts, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays for the next three weeks at La Cosecha Market (1280 4th St NE).
- The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities exhibition “Through Our Eyes” highlights the point of view of minority artists who create complex and unconventional work exploring their unique experiences, narratives, and perspectives on the world. The exhibition is on a virtual platform through October 9, and artist talks are being held on Zoom.
- The Smithsonian is reopening four more museums including the National Portrait Gallery where you can view the “Portraits of the World: Denmark” exhibit through Oct. 12. Most locations will require free timed-entry passes that can be reserved online or by phone.
- French-Algerian photographer Mohamed Bourouissa has won the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize.
- Art All Night has moved the festival online for a virtual edition during the last two weeks of September with showcase performances on Friday and Saturday nights.