The 23rd Annual Young Photographers Guest Lecture Series

Celebrating Gordon Parks’ 100th Birthday!


Join NBC 5 and The Young Photographer’s Program Saturday, August 17th at J. Erik Jonsson Central Dallas Library at 1:00 pm to celebrate Gordon Parks’ 100th birthday!

The abstract expressionist painter and photographer, Adger Cowans will be giving his presentation on what made him the successful and internationally acclaimed photographer he is today. In addition, he will reveal his experience on what it was like being a film-maker, author, musician, photographer, and, of course, his experience working with Gordon Parks. 

The Young Photographer’s Program presents its culmination for photography students, interested photographers and the general public. Also, the program is designed to encourage students to continue their endeavor in the arts and craft of photography.


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The 23rd Annual Young Photographers Guest Lecture Series is presented by the Artist & Elaine Thornton Foundation for the Arts. Generous sponsors are CANON, Kroger Stores, Competitive Cameras, the Dallas Public Library, and NBC 5.     
Admission is free. All photography students and enthusiasts are invited to attend. Seating is limited, so please RSVP at 214-716-7481.

The Photographers' Guest Lecture Series
Saturday, August 17th
1:00 p.m.
Dallas Central Branch Library
1515 Young Street
Dallas, TX 75201
Admission: Free
For any questions call 214-716-7481

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