Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Photo Day at the Newseum this Saturday

On Saturday, April 30 at 11 a.m. take your date (or the family) to the Newseum for a fun-filled Photo Day. Check out the full list of events below.

Pictures of the Year International Lecture Series: 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and noon
Documentary Theater, Concourse Level
Get a behind-the-lens look at the events, issues and people who shaped our world in 2010 from the photojournalists who captured these unforgettable moments.

Steve Winter, Global Vision Award: 10 a.m.
Freelance photographer Steve Winter chronicled the efforts of park rangers to protect endangered big-game wildlife from poachers in the shrinking wilderness of India's Kaziranga National Park. Winter's winning photo essay ran in National Geographic magazine.

Damon Winter, Newspaper Photographer of the Year: 11 a.m.
New York Times staff photographer Damon Winter was on the front lines of two of the year's biggest stories: the war in Afghanistan and the earthquake in Haiti. In 2009, he won the Pulitzer Prize for feature photography for his coverage of Barack Obama's presidential campaign.

Adrees Latif, Freelance/Agency Photographer of the Year: Noon
Adrees Latif, chief photographer in Pakistan for the Reuters news agency, documented the floods that displaced 4 million Pakistanis in the summer of 2010, as well as conflicts in other countries. In 2008, he received a Pulitzer Prize for his dramatic image of a Japanese photographer killed by troops in Myanmar.

Pulitzer Prize Photographs Gallery Talk: 11:30 a.m.
Pulitzer Prize Photographs Gallery, Level 1
Hear the inside story of the historic events and photographers featured in the most comprehensive collection of Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs ever assembled.

Front Page Frenzy: Noon and 3 p.m.
Learning Center, Concourse Level
Win prizes by scouring historic newspapers for the key elements of a front page. Beware of surprise pitfalls along the way.

Newseum Photo Safari with Steve Winter: 1 p.m.
The New York Times–Ochs-Sulzberger Family Great Hall of News, Level 1
Here's your chance to get tips from a professional photographer in this hands-on workshop for aspiring photojournalists. Bring a camera and take home eye-catching photos.

Inside Media: "Photographers of the Year"; Damon Winter and Adrees Latif: 2:30 p.m. Knight Studio, Level 3
Photographers of the year Damon Winter and Adrees Latif will display their award-winning work and talk about their coverage of some of the biggest news stories of the year.

Pictures of the Year Gallery Talk: 3:30 p.m.
Pictures of the Year Exhibit, Concourse Level
Learn the stories behind the news events, political trends and social issues chronicled in this print-and- digital exhibition of the best photojournalism of 2010.

Express Yourself: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Annenberg Theater Lobby, Level 1
Show the world your point of view. Make a one-of-a-kind frame to display a favorite photograph.

Curator's Corner: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The New York Times–Ochs-Sulzberger Family Great Hall of News, Level 1
Come explore the collection of notable Washington, D.C., photographer William Fall. Browse some of his photographs and see the equipment he used to capture presidents, politicians and important events in the nation's capital from 1905 to 1945.

Photo Scavenger Hunt:11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Information Desk, Level 1
Experience the Newseum from a whole new perspective. To beat this hunt, you'll need a camera, a keen eye and a creative mind. Complete all the challenges to win a prize.

Take advantage of the Family Four Pack that offers great savings for a family of four.

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