Studio Immersion: Paul McCartney and Candid Photography

Brooklyn Museum

Sunday, June 30

2 – 6pm

Tour Brooklyn Museum’s special exhibition Paul McCartney Photographs 1963–64: Eyes of the Storm and get an inside look at Beatlemania from the perspective of one of its main protagonists. Hear from Director of Curatorial Affairs Catherine Futter and Executive Assistant Jennie Tang about McCartney’s versatile creative output. Then, head to the studio, where artist and educator Julia Forrest will guide you through camera operation, framing, and digital inkjet printing. Learn to create dynamic candid images that capture your point of view and tell compelling stories. End the afternoon with a professionally printed photograph to take home. Cameras will be provided.

Tickets cost $100 and include admission to Paul McCartney Photographs 1963–64: Eyes of the Storm.

Member tickets cost $80.

Art History Happy Hour: Paul McCartney Photographs

Brooklyn Museum

Thursday, July 11

7 – 9 pm

Enjoy a specialty drink and short lectures inspired by Paul McCartney Photographs 1963–64: Eyes of the Storm, which features more than 250 photographs taken by McCartney at the height of Beatlemania. Hear presentations by exhibition organizer Catherine Futter and Debra Hess Norris, Chair of the Department of Art Conservation at the University of Delaware. They’ll highlight the rich photographic, cultural, and preservation histories of the ’60s and beyond. Doors open at 6:30 pm.

Tickets are $30 and include one specialty drink and after-hours admission to Paul McCartney Photographs 1963–64: Eyes of the Storm.

Member tickets are $18.

Latin American Foto Festival

Bronx Documentary Center (BDC)

Thursday, July 10

6 – 9 pm

Kickoff event for the BDC’s 7th annual Latin American Foto Festival (LAFF). The Festival includes works from Bolivia, Peru, Cuba, Mexico, Guatemala and Brazil–photographs representing long-term projects on Bolivian women wearing traditional skirts or “cholas”; environmental and social damage in the Amazon; the worlds of single mothers and girls in Centro Habana; a centuries-old ritual dance in Guatemala; the impact of US immigration policy on migrants in Mexico, the community of Tlacotalpan, Mexico, and its river; basketball culture in Oaxaca indigenous communities; the hip hop movement in Peru; and archival images of a Caribbean social club in Brooklyn. As part of the Festival, the BDC will hold in-person workshops, tours, panel discussions, and other community events.


Magazine Event—Matte Editions presents “David Armstrong: Fashion”

International Center of Photography

Saturday, June 29

1 – 2:30pm

Join ICP to celebrate the launch of MATTE Magazine’s latest issue, David Armstrong: Fashion. The first body of work published since Armstrong’s passing in 2014, the survey is a look at the iconic photographer’s fashion imagery from 2002 to 2010. The event will feature a panel discussion in the ICP Library with editors Matthew Leifheit and Vince Aletti, photographer Ethan James Green, and David Armstrong archivist Colleen Doyle followed by a reception in the ICP cafe.