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A group of local organizations is partnering with the World Press Photo Foundation to bring the World Press Photo Exhibition 2017 to Washington this November. The exhibition represents the best visual journalism of the past year and is seen by 4 million people in 100 cities throughout the world.
Three women photographers from the Washington DC area cast a knowing eye to address fragile communities or things whose strength lies in their ability to adapt to changing circumstances.
The earliest-known photograph of the Smithsonian Castle, taken in 1850, is currently on view in the building’s Great Hall.
Images of the world’s top news stories of 2016 captured by the members of the White House News Photographers Association.
From the submissions to the 2017 Nature’s Best Photography Windland Smith Rice Awards, 60 images were selected to showcase the extraordinary work of outdoor photographers in 59 countries.
Check out the winning photos from our FotoWeekDC international competitions as well as our FotoDC: STYLE spring 2017 competitions.
Presented by The Pulitzer Center and TIME Magazine, Finding Home documents three families at the heart of Europe’s refugee crisis.
An exhibition features work that ranges from intimate portraits to street photography and sweeping minimalist landscapes.
Canadians is a collection of 29 photographic portraits of national icons from all walks of Canadian life, featuring recently-captured images and several from Bryan Adams’ personal archives.
Humanity, an exhibition curated by Creative Theory Agency in partnership with Google, includes the work of eight photographers using only a Google Pixel 2.
Through images and narrative, including graphically stylized commentary, “Bridging the Americas: Community and Belonging From Panama to Washington, D.C.,” tells of the personal experiences of Panamanians and Zonians living in and commuting and navigating between the nation’s capital area and Panama.
Cislanderus is a cultural project that gives a face to the Canarian descendants of the US.
A selection of some 60 photographs in the Gallery’s collection made possible by Robert B. Menschel are on view in an exhibition that examines how the act of posing for a portrait changed with the invention of the medium.
To celebrate FotoweekDC 2017 the partnership of ASMP DC and FotoDC present ASMP DC Member Exhibition - FotoGeorgetown.
Exhibition featuring extraordinary images of wildlife and wild places through the eyes of legendary photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols.
This annual exhibition showcases the stories and lives of women, in women’s voices.
“Celebration: Snapshots of African American Communities” is a display of 22 photographs that reflect the diversity of the African American experience.
"Everyday Beauty" uses the lenses of history, culture and community to reflect themes of self-representation, social responsibility and resilience.
The houses didn't move. The people who lived inside them did. And once the house was empty, it was emptied again.
An exhibition of 70 photographic icons celebrating the diversity of the Magnum Photos agency and how its photographers have born witness to major events of the last 70 years.
An exhibition of photos documenting protests in the nations capital in support of immigrants and refugees.
This special exhibition features five very special photographers who capture a diverse range of imagery related to club and dance music culture.
Even in the age of digital manipulation and Photoshop, the vast majority of viewers interpret a photographic image as a reliable index of what appeared before the camera at the moment the picture was captured.
“Marlene Dietrich: Dressed for the Image” is the first major exhibition on the star in the United States.
“One Life: Sylvia Plath” is the first exploration of the poet and writer’s visual imagination in an art and history museum. The exhibition reveals how Plath shaped her identity as she came of age as a writer in the 1950s and early 1960s.
“Antebellum Portraits by Mathew Brady” traces the trajectory of Mathew Brady’s early career through daguerreotypes, ambrotypes and salted paper prints.
“The Face of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now” focuses on the psychological impact and consequences of modern warfare on those who serve.
“The Sweat of Their Face: Portraying American Workers” is a multi-faceted exhibition that will present nearly 100 representations of laborers to explore the role of working people in the formation, self-definition and development of the United States.
An exhibition of the work of Katherine Akey, showcasing her time in the Artic.
Land That We Love is a series of photographs and videos highlighting Foster’s experiences in the West African country of Sierra Leone.