Upcoming Programming

The Annenberg Space for Photography offers over 50 programs a year, often themed around photography and our exhibits. Scroll below to view our current calendar, featuring workshops, panels, portfolio reviews and our acclaimed Iris Nights lecture series. Many programs are free or have nominal fees. Register now – our events fill up quickly!

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Iris Nights: Bear cams, Dog Bless You, and explore.org – The Nature of Social Media

An Evening with Charles Annenberg Weingarten

As the founder of explore.org, Charles Annenberg Weingarten has made wildlife and environmental conservation a central focus of his philanthropic work.

iPhoneography Pet Photography

A Workshop with Grace Chon at Wallis Annenberg PetSpace

Have fun, learn, and do some good all at the same time. Los Angeles-based commercial pet photographer Grace Chon will lead this hands-on iPhoneography workshop, co-hosted by Annenberg Space for Photography and the Wallis Annenberg PetSpace.

Conservation: Not Just The Cute Stuff

A Discussion with the Bug Chicks, Dr. David Steen, and National Geographic’s Lucy Cooke

Inspired by photographer Joel Sartore’s commitment to advocating for the conservation of all species, this panel discussion will bring together experts about Earth’s least cuddly critters and explain why understanding and caring about them is paramount to preserving our planet.

Wildlife Learning Center

Photo Field Trip

The latest in our popular Photo Field Trip series takes us to the Wildlife Learning Center (WLC). Learn from the WLC staff about their conservation efforts, hear stories about the Center’s most interesting creatures, and get the rare opportunity to photograph exotic animals up close.

Iris Nights: One Village, Thirteen Elephants, and the Moon

An Evening with Ami Vitale

After more than a decade covering conflict, photographer and filmmaker Ami Vitale noticed that the less sensational, but equally true stories were not getting told—the wedding happening around the corner from the revolution, or the small triumphs amidst seemingly endless devastation.


The Largest Photographic Event in New York City Is Coming to Los Angeles!

Brooklyn’s annual photo festival, Photoville, is bringing its magic to Los Angeles for the first time in its seven-year history.