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Photo Ops

A list of opportunities for using the camera.  The intention is to identify temporary exhibits, fairs, or other events not routinely available to the photographer.  The list will resume its currency upon the end of our social isolation.


Photo Exhibitions in Washington, D.C.

American Association for the Advancement of Science HQ: “Nature’s Witness – National Wildlife Federation Exhibition” through February 28. The NWF has selected 50 images from its National Wildlife Photo Contest, a competition that celebrates the power of photography to advance conservation and connect both photographers and viewers with wildlife and nature.

National Geographic Museum: “Women: A Century of Change” through May 10. Photographs depicting women from around the globe, demonstrating what it means to be female.

National Museum of the American Indian: “Developing Stories: Native Photographers in the Field” through June 7. An exhibition of the works of Rusel Daniels, one of three Native American photographers whose work focuses on issues in contemporary Native life.

National Portrait Gallery: “In Mid-Sentence” through March 8. An exhibition of photographs from the gallery’s collection, including public speeches, jokes, intimate conversations, lectures and political confrontations.

National Portrait Gallery: “Women of Progress: Early Camera Portraits, through May 31. An exhibition of ambrotypes and daguerreotypes from the 1840’s and 1850’s featuring portraits of iconic feminists Lucy Stone and Margaret Fuller, author Harriet Beecher Stow and abolitionist Lucretia Mott.

This one sounds weird:
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History: “Challenging the Face of Science: The Bearded Lady Project” through April 30. An exhibition of 38 large-format, black and white female paleontologists conducting research while wearing fake beards, challenging preconceived notions on what professional scientists should look like.





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