Photoworks is a unique community resource for student and professional photographers, located in Glen Echo Park’s Arcade Building. It offers darkroom classes emphasizing hands-on instruction by a faculty of commercial and fine art photographers who are committed teachers and mentors; weekend workshops to inspire new creativity behind the lens and in the darkroom; digital photography programs supported by state-of-the-art computer technology and addressing the practical problems of the digital darkroom; programs for young photographers; weekly supervised open darkroom sessions for film development and printing (hours below); monthly portfolio critiques led by commercial and fine art photographers; and juried gallery exhibitions of work by established and emerging photographers.
For more information, visit www.glenechophotoworks.org.
(Photo by Karen Keating, Director of Photoworks, from her book
CUBANS Watching and Waiting.)
Open Studio and Gallery hours are Sunday, 1pm to 8pm; Monday, 1-8pm by appointment one week in advance, 3 hours minimum.
The Open Darkroom and Digital Lab is open to former and current students and individuals with darkroom and/or digital experience.
Visit our Photography page for more information on photography classes at Glen Echo Park and links to browse and register for upcoming classes.