For 10 days each fall, buildings in and around Washington, DC, become the canvases within which photographers can showcase their most inspiring and innovative work. FotoWeekDC, held this year from November 7 to 16, offers exhibitions, competitions, lectures and workshops bringing world-class photography to our region and providing exposure for emerging artists.
- Partnering with FotoWeekDC this year are SPAIN Arts & Culture and The JBG Companies. A host of venues will be participating in the event, including the National Gallery of Art, Dumbarton House, the Holocaust Museum, Artisphere, Arlington Arts Center and Glen Echo Park. Below is a list of the main events; for details, visit fotodc.org.
- FotoWeekDC Opening Party: Friday, November 7, 7 pm to 11 pm, at FotoWeek Central (the Former Spanish Ambassador’s Residence; 2801 16th Street, NW). FotoWeek Central is open Saturday, November 8, to Sunday, November 16. 10 am to 6 pm on weekends; 10 am to 8 pm during the week. $5 admission.
- FotoBazaar Opening Party: Friday, November 14, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm, at NOMA, 51 N Street, NE. FotoBazaar, an exhibition space, is open Saturday, November 15, and Sunday, November 16 from 10 am to 6 pm. Free admission.
- The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum projects photographic work on the building’s exterior: Monday, November 10, to Friday, November 14, 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm.
- The Institute of Contemporary Expression (ICE-DC) hosts an open photography contest to document the former Franklin School at 925 13th Street, NW, prior to its renovation; winners will have their work exhibited at ICE-DC. Saturday, November 8, from 10 am to 2 pm. Visit ice-dc.org for more information.
- FotoFilms at the Goethe-Institut: Sunday, November 9, at 3 pm and Thursday, November 13, at 7 pm, with panels following each screening. 812 Seventh Street, NW. $10 admission.