Contemporary Conversations

National Gallery of Canada

You and a guest are invited!

Please join U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman and Vicki Heyman, in partnership with the National Gallery of Canada and the Art in Embassies program, for the fourth public dialogue of the Contemporary Conversations series.
This public dialogue will feature fine art and commercial photographer Stephen Wilkes. Wilkes is known for capturing iconic images of American spaces and places – from Ellis Island to a Presidential inauguration in America’s capital city.
In conversation with U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman, Wilkes will discuss the impact of photography in the digital age and how photography can ultimately act as an agent for change, showcasing his Day to Night and
Ellis Island
series of work.
Stephen Wilkes

Photo: Photograph by Greg Gorman
Date: Thursday 19 November 2015
Time: Lecture* at 6 pm in the Auditorium, followed by a reception in the
Water Court Foyer
*In English. French simultaneous interpretation available if you make the request to rsvp@gallery.ca before 12 November.
Free admission
RSVP before 12 November
at rsvp@gallery.ca to reserve your spot.
Please note that guests will be seated in order of arrival. Empty seats will be filled 10 minutes prior to the start of the event. There will also be a live broadcast of the event in the adjacent Lecture Hall.
National Gallery of Canada Auditorium
380 Sussex Drive, Ottawa ON

For more information, click here.

Disclaimer: the above picture, in the banner, belongs to Stephen Wilkes and was copied from his website talking about Ellis Island.

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