Palm Springs Art Museum
Palm Desert
Edwards Harris Center

PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION COUNCIL


Photography Collection

For more information:
Deborah Dejah

760-322-4858


Council Officers:
2014-2015 Season

John Renner: Chairman

Barbara Cain: Vice Chair, Programs

Chari Godakanda: Vice Chair, Membership

John Mullen: Treasurer

Richard Hajek: Secretary

The Photography Collection Council (PCC) has become a vital part of the museum’s support for photographic arts. Since 2008 the PCC has supported major photography exhibitions and significant programs that include world-renowned photographers such as Julius Shulman, Robert Mapplethorpe, Linda Connor, Richard Avedon, David Hockney, Garry Winnograd, Herb Ritts, Cindy Sherman, John Baldessari, Barbara Krueger, Richard Prince, Jeff Koons, and Roger Ballen.

Thanks to the generosity of supportive donors and PCC council members, the museum’s permanent collection (which was based in photographic archives of Stephen H. Willard and Bill Anderson) has been growing in leaps and bounds with significant prints by Diane Arbus, Arthur Tress, Harry Callahan, Michael Childers, Mel Roberts, Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, William Wegman, Alfred Steiglitz, George Platt Lynes, Marina Abromovic and Duane Michals, as well as important Soviet Era and European photographers.

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Council Specific Events

Meet the Members Party

Meet the Members Party

10/19/14 4 - 7 p.m.
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Photography Salon and Dinner

Photography Salon and Dinner

12/13/14 6 - 9 p.m.
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Talking Photography Film Screening

Talking Photography Film Screening

02/01/15 4-6 p.m.
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Charles Phoenix Retro Slide Slow

Charles Phoenix Retro Slide Slow

02/14/15 10-11:30 a.m.
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Walk-through of Personalities

Walk-through of Personalities

03/09/15 4-5 p.m.
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Walk-through of Jennifer Karady: In Country, Soldiers' Stories from Iraq and Afghanistan

Walk-through of Jennifer Karady: In Country, Soldiers' Stories from Iraq and Afghanistan

03/23/15 4-5 p.m.
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PCC Fundraiser - Surrealist Ball

PCC Fundraiser - Surrealist Ball

04/18/15 6-9 p.m.
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Collectors Tour: Paris Photo Los Angeles-VIP Opening Day

Collectors Tour: Paris Photo Los Angeles-VIP Opening Day

05/28/15 Depart 1 p.m. return by 9 p.m.
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