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: The Photo Ark – A Life’s Work

An Evening with National Geographic’s Joel Sartore

Joel Sartore—award-winning photographer, speaker, author, conservationist, and the 2018 National Geographic Explorer of the Year—founded the Photo Ark project in 2005 to document endangered species around the world.

Wildlife Family Fun Day

Time to Get Wild!

It’s time to get wild! Bring the family for a full day of fun at the Annenberg Space for Photography as we celebrate the opening of our National Geographic Photo Ark exhibition.

Photographers on Photography: How the Masters See, Think & Shoot

Book Launch, Lecture, and Signing with Author Henry Carroll

Internationally best-selling author Henry Carroll marks the launch of his latest book—Photographers on Photography: How the Masters See, Think & Shoot—with an evening talk and book signing.

Iris Nights: In Focus – The Aquarium of the World

An Evening with Dr. Octavio Aburto

International League of Conservation photographer and National Geographic Explorer Dr. Octavio Aburto shares his passion for fact-based conservation, highlighting reef life in Cabo Pulmo, a small marine reserve in the Gulf of California.

Have Dog, Will Travel

A Discussion with Instafamous Photographers Andrew Knapp and Jordan Kahana and Their Dogs

Join us for an evening with two photographers who find inspiration from their best friends and trusted companions as they travel the world.

Planning for Success: Art Marketing 101

A Workshop with A. McLean Emenegger

In this workshop, guided by Photo Space favorite A. McLean Emenegger, participants will learn how to best plan and execute an effective marketing strategy tailored to specific art-career ambitions.

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.

ANNENBERG SPACE FOR PHOTOGRAPHY PRESENTS PHOTOVILLE LA

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.