The Museum of Art & History at the McPherson Center

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Fridays at the MAH: Radical Fibers

Fri, Jul 28, 2017, 5–9 pm

New and unexpected crafts. Same beloved materials. Get hands on with sewing, weaving, and fiber-making like you’ve never experienced before. All levels of experience welcome.

Talk and Book Signing: Banned in DC with Cynthia Connolly

Thu, Aug 3, 2017, 6:30–8 pm

Check out the stories and images from Banned in DC, one of the first published books on punk of its kind.

Historic Photo Processes Forum

Sat, Aug 19, 2017, 11  am–1 pm

The Historic Photo Processes Forum is a resource for photographers, collectors and conservators to study the history and practice of alternative (non-inkjet) photographic image making. Albumen, carbon, platinum, and other vintage techniques are used today not only for their nostalgic aesthetic, but also because they represent the pinnacle of photographic printmaking – unrivaled for image quality and stability. By combing “obsolete”l wet-processes with sophistical digital imaging tools, contemporary artist-photographers are creating expressive and technically innovative hand made photographs. Founded and…

Historic Photo Processes Forum

Sat, Sep 16, 2017, 11  am–1 pm

The Historic Photo Processes Forum is a resource for photographers, collectors and conservators to study the history and practice of alternative (non-inkjet) photographic image making. Albumen, carbon, platinum, and other vintage techniques are used today not only for their nostalgic aesthetic, but also because they represent the pinnacle of photographic printmaking – unrivaled for image quality and stability. By combing “obsolete”l wet-processes with sophistical digital imaging tools, contemporary artist-photographers are creating expressive and technically innovative hand made photographs. Founded and…

Historic Photo Processes Forum

Sat, Oct 21, 2017, 11  am–1 pm

The Historic Photo Processes Forum is a resource for photographers, collectors and conservators to study the history and practice of alternative (non-inkjet) photographic image making. Albumen, carbon, platinum, and other vintage techniques are used today not only for their nostalgic aesthetic, but also because they represent the pinnacle of photographic printmaking – unrivaled for image quality and stability. By combing “obsolete”l wet-processes with sophistical digital imaging tools, contemporary artist-photographers are creating expressive and technically innovative hand made photographs. Founded and…

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