There's a $5 entry fee.
Bring your camera as we'll follow up with a photo walk along the waterfront and a coffee at Mojo's.
A non-profit organization founded in 1955, World Press Photo is committed to supporting and advancing high standards in photojournalism and documentary photography worldwide.
Showing a selection of photographs from the 2011 annual contest, the 2012 World Press Photo Exhibition portrays more than a startling and often provocative window on world issues, it gives visibility to the role of photojournalism and its power to inspire and shape us.2011’s prize-winning photographs will travel to 45 countries over the course of a year, and will be published in the World Press yearbook.
Over two million people will go to a hundred different venues to see the images, and the yearbook is published in seven languages and distributed worldwide. The contest is judged by leading independent experts in visual journalism who represent various aspects of the profession.
The World Press archive of winning images is not only a record of more than half a century of human history, but a showcase of successive styles in photojournalism. See this years history-in-the-making for yourself.