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The American Photography Archives Group
October 12, 2019

The annual APAG West seminar is dedicated to advancing the legacies of American photographers. The Center for Photographic Art is proud to host this year’s gathering which brings together those who are passionate about the future of privately-held photography archives. 

At the second annual APAG West seminar in Northern California, speakers will share their expertise in intellectual property law, estate and legacy planning, museum placement, and other topics vital to managing a privately-held photo archive. Reception to follow. Coffee and refreshments will be provided.

To register, please visit the APAG West website

Presentations by Jennifer Stoots (digital asset manager, art and design archivist, and historian), Richard Gadd (Director of Weston Photography Gallery), Beatrice Thornton (archivist, historian, and digital asset manager), Teresa Mora (Head of Special Collections and Archives and University Archivist, UC Santa Cruz), and more!

Trends in Museum and Archive Acquisitions
Digital Archiving Practices
Photo Markets Now

After-party with food and cocktails, and a special viewing of the Center for Photographic Art 8 x 10 Fundraising Exhibition featuring the work of over 90 photographers, including APAG members.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to stay on for Sunday, October 13th for an exclusive tour of Edward Weston’s famed Wildcat Hill home and darkroom and a special viewing of Relativity: Wynn Bullock and Albert Einstein, a rare 21st Editions book celebrating and connecting both twentieth-century masters of art and science.

Photo Markets Now, the final panel in the seminar, will feature a presentation by Jennifer Stoots, followed by a conversation with Richard Gadd, framing the current realities of photo markets in the context of their history and development. Registration only for this panel, followed by a reception with APAG West members and seminar attendees, is open to the public for a reduced price!

Barbara Bullock-Wilson
Alla Efimova
Melanie Light
Linda Zimmerman