LECTURE - TONIGHT
Henry Horenstein: Honky Tonk
Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 6:30 pm
BU Kenmore Classroom Building, Room 101, 565 Commonwealth Ave.
$10 General Public | $5 PRC members
Online registration is now closed. Tickets will be available at the door. Please arrive early to guarantee a seat.
Henry Horenstein will present a retrospective view of his forty year career on the occasion of the reissue of his book HONKY TONK and the accompanying exhibit atCarroll & Sons Gallery this fall. HONKY TONK, also a featured exhibition at the PRC in 2004, is one of over thirty books authored by Horenstein. Previous published works include Show, Close Relations, Humans, Animalia, and many popular instructional books, including Black & White Photography, Digital Photography, and Beyond Basic Photography.
Copies of HONKY TONK will be available for purchase at the lecture, and a book signing with Horenstein will take place after the lecture.
Fashion Night at the PRC
Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 6 - 8 pm
832 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston
Guest Host: Sybylla Smith
Open to all photographers, photo enthusiasts, and fashionistas interested in fashion photography, in celebration of Boston Fashion Week. Six presenter slots open.
Would you like to show your work to a group of passionate photographers and photo enthusiasts? Sign up to present! Up to six presenter slots are available per Night. Presenters may only show work at two Nights per season in order to allow for new presenters and a variety of presentations.
Please contact the PRC at 617-975-0600 or [email protected] to reserve a presenter slot no later than two days before the Night. Audience members without work are also encouraged to participate, no reservations needed, but must bring their curiosity and open-mindedness. Everyone is welcome to bring refreshments.
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The PRC Joins Smithsonian Magazine's National Museum Day Live!
Saturday, September 29, 2012
The PRC is pleased to participate in the Smithsonian Magazine's Nation Museum Day Live! for the second year. On Saturday, September 29, the PRC joins over 1,400 other participating venues for the eighth annual Museum Day Live! Just print your Museum Day ticket and join thousands of others receiving free admission to cultural institutions across the country.
PRC 2012 BENEFIT AUCTION
Tickets Available Online!
Saturday, October 13, 2012
808 Gallery at Boston University
Constantine Manos, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2001, Archival Pigment Print, Signed Recto & Verso.
On Saturday, October 13, we will host the PRC 2012 Benefit Auction. This event is an exciting opportunity for the photography, art, collecting, and gallery communities to celebrate our important Boston-based cultural institution. By showing your support, the PRC can continue its compelling work of providing quality programming to support fine art and creative photography in New England.
Doors open at 5:00 pm
Live auction begins at 6:45 pm
Includes an elegant reception with gourmet hors d'oeuvres, an open bar, and a curator led tour of the live auction photographs by Francine Weiss, PRC Curator.
Doors open at 8:15 pm
Includes appetizers, desserts, wine, and beer as well as one hell of a party!
Advance Tickets: $35 general public | $25 PRC members
At Door Tickets: $30
IN THE GALLERY
Girls in Between: Portraits of Identity
September 6 - November 3, 2012
PRC Gallery, 832 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston
With her camera Rania Matar poignantly captures the elusive and mysterious moment in a female's life when she is both a child and an emerging woman. The girls in Matar's photographs, from both the United States and Lebanon, simultaneously hide and expose themselves, exhibiting a dual vulnerability and ferocity completely unique to the female transition from girl to woman. This show features work from Matar's highly acclaimed project A Girl and Her Room as well as never-before-seen work from Matar's new project L'Enfant-Femme.
Rania Matar, Izzy, Brookline, from A Girl and Her Room, 2011.
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September 6 - November 3, 2012
Nancy Grace Horton: Being 13
PRC Members' Gallery, 832 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston
In this exhibition, Nancy Grace Horton explores her stepdaughter's navigation through the often monumental year of being 13. With Zoe as her muse, Horton captures priceless moments in the world of a girl who is leaving a part of herself behind while learning to embrace who she is becoming--Zoe expresses a variety of states peculiar to girls in their early teens: defiance, playfulness, embarrassment, youthfulness, boredom, and independence. Horton's enchanting photographs clearly depict her subject's blossoming sense of selfhood while also revealing the artist's deep affection for and fascination with her subject.
Nancy Grace Horton, UNH Hotel, from Being 13, 2009. more info >>
Upcoming Fall Programs
At the PRC, we have been busy planning the upcoming fall semester programs. Highlights include lectures by Henry Horenstein, Ernesto Bazan, and Platon, a workshop on Photoshopping with Experts, new Nights at the PRC, and three new exhibitions.
We hope to see you soon at an upcoming event!
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