March 19, 2017

In honor of Women's History Month, this is the second in a series of articles that shine a light on some of the many under-recognized and under-valued women photographers of the past. Sadly, there are way too many photographers who should have and no doubt would have b...

March 1, 2017

Here's a brief look at ten pioneering women photographers of the 19th and early 20th centuries.

February 13, 2017

Part 1:The Birth of the NEA and the Development of the Photography Program. This is the first of a three-part series about the importance of the National Endowment for the Arts for photographers..

September 1, 2016

Part 5: "A Mighty Fine Deed of Mr. Morgan'. Learn how Edward Curtis funded his monumental book set The North American Indian.

April 3, 2016

Part 7: Saint Albert of San Francisco. A look at Albert Bender, the San Francisco philanthropist who jumpstarted the career of Ansel Adams.

February 1, 2016

Which museum held the first exhibition of photography? There are competing claims, and a mystery yet to be solved.

November 30, 2015

When recently elected Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appointed members to his new Cabinet, he purposely selected an equal number of men and women to fill the posts. When the press asked why he had balanced the genders, he replied “Because it’s 2015.”


October 12, 2015

Part 6: George Eastman's Radical Generosity

In 1922 a little-known accountant named Moses Cotsworth became fixated with designing a highly symmetrical calendar system that he thought would make recordkeeping much easier. He designed an International Fixed Calendar of 13...

June 25, 2015

Part 4: Lewis Hine and the Legacy of the Human Document. The story of how philanthropy supported the early documentary photos of Lews Hine.

June 2, 2015

Part 3: Westward the Course of the Empire. The U.S govenment paid dozens of photographers to document the people and places of the American West.

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Open Your Eyes: Women in Photography at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art

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