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MOPA Announces New Summer Workshop and Lecture Series

Release Date: 
June 6, 2011
The Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA) is proud to present a new summer lecture and workshop series in partnership with the Sierra Club Photo Section. The series will run from July through September, with special engagement lectures and hands-on photography workshops for adults.
 
“MOPA is always looking for new ways to explore photography through engaging lectures and innovative programming,” said Deborah Klochko, executive director, MOPA.
 
“We are excited to partner with the Sierra Club this summer to bring a new perspective on the art of portraiture, in conjunction with Face to Face: Works from the Bank of America Collection.”
 
The series will include photography workshops with nationally-renowned photographers including Michael Regala, Steve Circone and Michael Spengler, as well as a lecture with LA Times staff photographer Genaro Molina. Participants will also have the opportunity to view MOPA’s current exhibition focused on portraiture, Face to Face: Works from the Permanent Collection.
 
Press Opportunities:
To request high resolution images, schedule interviews, or additional information, please contact Kristine Page at 619.238.7559, ext. 203 or via email (page@mopa.org).
 
MOPA Information:
The Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA) is one of the premier institutions in the United States devoted to photography, film and video. Since its founding in 1983, MoPA has been dedicated to collecting, preserving and exhibiting the entire spectrum of the photographic medium. The Museum’s endeavors consistently address cultural, historical and social issues through its exhibitions and public programs. 
 
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