Exposure Photography Festival

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Exposure: Calgary Banff Canmore Photography Festival is a registered non-profit established in 2004 by the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies to encourage the broader Calgary-Banff- Canmore community to consciously examine, question, and appreciate the medium of photography.

Each February, Exposure provides a festival focus to exhibit a diversity of photographic imagery by involving as many entities within the community as possible. Anyone willing to create a meaningful photography-based program, exhibit, or event is welcome. To date, Exposure has united educators, independent artists, and public and private galleries, aided by the generous support of businesses, media partners, and the City of Calgary.

Exposure also programs lectures, panel discussions, and workshops to encourage more thoughtful image making by practicing photographers and to raise important questions about photography.

Exposure’s activity infuses vitality to the Calgary, Banff and Canmore winter cultural scene, nurtures a sense of collectorship, and invites an expanding audience to experience the positive aesthetic and intellectual ways that serious photography can shape their lives.

September 2015 announcement: “As the Chair of the Festival I am pleased to announce that Exposure 2015 will be a province-wide photography festival,” said Peter Duthie. “Now galleries and independent photographers from across Alberta will be able to participate in a month-long photography Festival this February.

Who is showing what in 2016!! The Exposure Photography Festival was established in 2004 to encourage the participation in, examination of, and appreciation for the medium of photography. more

Jan 18, 2016 1:57 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

The Exposure photography festival expands from southern Alberta to Edmonton for the first time this February, where exhibitions include Tokyo, by leading American photographer Matthew Pillsbury, at the Douglas Udell Gallery from Feb. 7 to Feb. 21. more

Mar 3, 2015 8:23 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

Exposure, a festival that celebrates the art of photography, is taking a bold new direction today by expanding its reach embracing an even wider geographical area, namely all of Alberta. more

Sep 10, 2014 6:57 PM BLOGS & BUZZ

Venues in Calgary, Banff and Canmore show a surprising range of photo-based art each February. In its ninth year, the Exposure festival continues to draw new audiences — sometimes in unorthodox ways. more

Dec 31, 2012 12:00 AM PREVIEWS


Dec 31, 2009 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

As the annual Exposure Photography Festival grows every year, it keeps adding participating galleries and artists — this year a few dozen galleries in Calgary and Banff will be involved. more

Dec 31, 2009 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

Weiss Gallery will feature his work February 5 to March 7 as part of the Exposure: Banff / Calgary Photography Festival. more

Dec 31, 2008 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

The art of photography takes the spotlight this season with Exposure 2006, a multi-city celebration of turning negatives into positively striking images. more

Dec 31, 2005 12:00 AM PREVIEWS



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