2019 SPEAKER SERIES
The PGH Photo Fair provides informative talks on photography at a variety of venues in Pittsburgh leading up to each edition of the fair. The series aims to augment the already rich art and photography scene in Pittsburgh with speakers who will focus on the nuts and bolts of collecting including connoisseurship, the state of the art, and an insider's view of the market.
All events are free and at the Ace Hotel Ballroom. 6pm doors open, starts at 6:30pm.
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 20TH - ANTWAUN SARGENT, WRITER AND CRITIC
MARCH 20TH - PANEL DISCUSSION FEATURING NANCY L. LANE, former vice president of Johnson&Johnson; JOE BAIO; Collector and Attorney; AND ELLEN KESSLEr, chair of the Board, CMOA
APRIL 17TH - ANNE TUCKER, curator emerita of the Museum of Fine Arts-Houston, IN CONVERSATION WITH LINDA BENEDICT-JONEs, Curator
DOCENT TOURS+ BOOTH PROGRAMS:
This past year we hosted great tours of the fair, including:
Saturday, April 27th:
12pm Tour with Evan Mirapaul
1pm Book Signing with Erica Baum at Bureau Booth
3pm Book Signing with Anastasia Davis at Spaces Corners Booth
4pm Docent Tour with Hannah Turpin
5:30pm Aperture Lecture hosted by Carnegie Museum of Art featuring Matthew Porter in conversation with Lesley A. Martin.
Sunday, April 28th:
12pm Docent Tour with Dan Leers
1pm Whitney Hubbs talk at Situations Booth
2pm Docent Tour with Catherine Evans
3pm 10x10: How We See Book Signing with Russet Lederman and Olga Yatskevich
4pm Tour with Evan Mirapaul