September 29 - Exhibition, Lecture, Booksigning - SFAI's Photography Dept's 60th Anniversary
Founded by Ansel Adams, directed by Minor White, and staffed by such luminaries as Imogen Cunningham, Dorothea Lange, Lisette Model, and Edward Weston, the first fine-art photography department in the US was created in 1946 at San Francisco Art Institute (then called the California School of Fine Arts). In honor of the 60th anniversary of the Photography Department, SFAI presents a series of events including an exhibition, lecture, alumni day, and the launching of The Moment of Seeing: Minor White at the California School of Fine Arts, published by Chronicle Books. Several alumni from the first decade of photography classes, 1946–56, will be attending the celebration and exhibiting their work in The First Decade: 1946–1956, Alumni Photography from SFAI, on view in SFAI’s Diego Rivera Gallery September 25 - 30.
September 29, 6:00pm
The Moment of Seeing: Minor White And The California School Of Fine Arts
A lecture hosted by Deborah Klochko
September 29, 7:30pm, SFAI Lecture Hall
September 29, 9:00pm, SFAI Café
September 30, 10:30–2:30pm, SFAI, panel discussion and lunch with RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Open to the public.
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