Lectures & Visiting Artists
Wish You Were Here: David Pace: West Africa Today (Free to Members)
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the Dryden Theatre.
For nearly a decade, photographer David Pace has spent two months each year in Bereba, a remote village without electricity or running water in Burkina Faso.
Focus 45: Focus 45: What’s Old is New Again: Applying Film Technology to Touch Screen Sensors (Free to Members)
Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Curtis Theatre.
Bill Pollock, president and CEO of Optimation Technology and Kingsbury Corporation, will discuss the technology behind touch screen sensor manufacturing.
Panel Discussion: Photography Unfixed (Free to Members)
Saturday, November 22, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Dryden Theatre.
We welcome Robert Burley, photographer; James Estrin, New York Times Lens Blog co-editor and senior staff photographer; and Steven J. Sasson, electrical engineer and the inventor of the digital camera, in a panel discussion moderated by Lisa Hostetler, curator-in-charge, Department of Photography.
Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. in the Dryden Theatre.
Join us for the fourteenth annual James Card Memorial Lecture, with visiting artist and guest lecturer Ned Price, chief preservation officer at Warner Bros. Technical Operations. Price will discuss the current challenges in the field of film preservation and then introduce his latest restoration, William Friedkin’s Sorcerer (1977). A discussion will follow the screening.
Wish You Were Here: Laura McPhee: The Elusive Meaning of Place (Free to Members)
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the Dryden Theatre.
Laura McPhee will speak about the evolution of her landscape photographs made over the past thirty years.
Focus 45: Focus 45: There Must Be Something in the Water (Free to Members)
Saturday, December 13, 2014 from 12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Curtis Theatre.
Chris Holmquist, Eastman House object preparator and chemical photography enthusiast, will speak on the history of photographic innovation in Western New York.