Happy New Year! We hope 2023 is off to a great start and look forward to reflecting on the last year or so in our nation’s capital with our annual photo contest. Have you entered your favorite images yet? Don’t let the deadline for entries sneak up on you. Submit your best images showcasing the D.C. metro area by January 31 for a chance to be part of our 17th annual exhibition celebrating local photography!
- Washingtonian’s best things to do in the DC area for this week includes the Hirshhorn’s first survey of photographs captured by multigenerational Chinese artists between the 1990s and 2000s.
- Keith Kozloff’s photography exhibition, a reflection on “deep time,” opens tomorrow at the Delaplaine Visual Arts Center in Frederick, MD at 2:00 p.m.
- An exhibition of photos taken by Colin Winterbottom offers a rare look at the artwork that’s been atop the John A. Wilson Building for more than a century.
- Art critic Louis Jacobson rounded up eight shows from last year for his annual list of top local photography exhibits for the Washington City Paper.
- Get a behind the scenes look at the birth of Sesame Street through David Attie’s photographs he captured while on assignment for a little-seen, hyper-focused magazine in the late 1960s.
- Thousands of photographs taken by Coventry photographer Arthur Cooper from the 1940s to the 1960s have been digitized and released online with the public helping to identify people and places shown in the images.
- A doctor saved a Marine’s life in Vietnam in 1968; a photo just reunited them last year.