The PHOTO HISTORIES listing of selected photographic festivals, exhibitions, lectures, seminars and auctions taking place around the world over the next 12 months. Please check details on the event web site before commencing your journey.
|A History of Photography||On line||Permanent||Robert Leggat’s history up to the 1920s.||-|
|Humphrey Spender’s Worktown||On line||Permanent||Bolton in the 30s for the Mass Observation project.||-|
|Photographs Gallery||V&A, London||Permanent||New gallery at the first museum to exhibit photos (in 1858).||-|
|The Bitter Years 1935-41||Waassertuerm, Dudelange, Lux||Permanent||Steichen’s 1962 FSA/MoMA show reopens in Luxembourg.||€6/€4/
|Gathered Leaves: Photographs by Alec Soth||Science Museum, London||To 28 Mar 2016||UK premiere of Soth’s new series Songbook (2012-14), a chronicle of journeys across America & a search for human interaction.||£8/£7/£6|
|Lee Miller: A Woman’s War||IWM, London||To 24 April 2016||Exhibition about the impact of the Second World War on women’s lives through the photography of Lee Miller featuring many photographs, objects, art and personal items never before seen on display.||-|
|War and Peace||Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden, Germany||To 25 October 2015||The Tate show Conflict, Time Photography with added exhibits of Capa’s 1943-45 war images and Venice at war 1915-18.||€13|
|Philip Jones Griffiths: A Welsh Focus on War and Peace||National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth||To 12 Dec 2015||Griffiths’ cameras, documents, personal papers and artefacts shown alongside his photographs for first time.||-|
|Performing for the Camera||Tate Modern, London||18 Feb – 12 June 2016||“Art and performance and the humour and improvisation of posing for the camera.”||-|
|Julia Margaret Cameron||V&A, London||28 Nov 2015-21 Feb 2016||Over 100 of Cameron’s photographs from the Museum’s own collection first exhibited in 1865.||-|
|Julia Margaret Cameron: Influence and Intimacy||Science Museum, London||To 28 Mar 2016||Exhibition of portraits from the National Photography Collection marking the 200th anniversary of Cameron’s birth.||Free|
|Photo London 2016||Somerset House, London||18 – 22 May 2016||Return of the highly successful photo fair.||-|
|BP spotlight: Jo Spence||Tate Britain, London||To Autumn 2016||Photographs and archival material from a pioneer of British photographic discourse and the critique of representation.||Free|
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*COST** = adult/concessions