Our mission is to share information about the art and science of photography and to educate our members and the general public to bring about a greater appreciation for the art of photography in the valley with an emphasis on the urban communities. The Valley Photo Center is a 501c3 not for profit corporation located on the mezzanine level of Tower Square at 1500 Main St. in Springfield MA. All of our gallery exhibits, receptions, and noon time programs are open to the general public and are free. We also want to offer photography workshops, trips, and shoots in various places of various subjects!
The virtual gallery show for June will be "The Tree" by D. John McCarthy. The show will be posted on our website at: http://thevalleyphotocenter.yolasite.com/virtual-gallery-show.php Our May show by German photographer Uwe Peissert is currently on display there and we'll archive all virtual shows on the page going forward.
Ron Rosenstock, internationally known photographer, is conducting a one-day workshop. on how to prepare your art work for an exhibition. Learn how to cut mats and frame your art work to museum standards. Everyone will have a hands-on experience with a 32-inch, classic Logan mat cutter. All materials needed will be supplied. The workshop is limited to ten participants.
Topics to be covered include: choosing a theme for your exhibit, effective editing, pricing your work, and finding a venue in which to exhibit.
Parking on the street or at the MGM Casino is FREE. There is a charge to park in the Tower Square garage.
Tuition: $60 payable to the Valley Photo Center, plus a materials fee of $25 payable directly to Ron Rosenstock at the time of the workshop.
You can use your credit card at: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/valley-photo-center-10839042879