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SMP will be closed Thursday, November 27th - Sunday, November 30th for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
We will re-open on Tuesday, December 2, 12:00 - 4:00 pm.


EXHIBITIONS

SEA OF DREAMS
Judith Fox

JFox October 10, 2014 – February 15, 2015

Judith Fox has been focusing her camera on a small stretch of the ocean since 2001. The resulting body of work, Sea of Dreams, speaks to the deep and joyous primal relationship humans have with the sea; to the part the sea plays in our lives, art, and mythology; and to the secrets the ocean still keeps from us....MORE.

Image to the left: © Judith Fox.
PORTRAITS OF POWER
Alejandro Almaraz

Argentina October 10, 2014 – February 15, 2015


This exhibition presents two recent series by Argentinian photographer, Alejandro Almaraz. In his series, Portraits of Power, Almaraz layers source material from paintings and photographic portraits of world leaders into single images, revealing subtle nuances within the traditional portrait across numerous countries. Almaraz also presents work from his series titled Places I’ve Never Been Present, utilizing a similar layering method to create representations of these places through existing images found on the Internet...MORE.


Image to the left: All the Presidents of Argentina from 1826 to 1892, 2008 by Alejandro Almaraz.
PURE PHOTOGRAPHY
Pictorial and Modern Photographs from the Syracuse University Art Collection
Stieglitz September 12 – December 13, 2014

The photographers included in this exhibition have extensive histories that span thematic periods and artistic styles. Taking their cues from Master Photographers like Edward Steichen, artists such as Berenice Abbott and Manuel Alvarez Bravo built on that foundation in order to explore the very art of photography. Utilizing their cameras, they created a new, modern vision for photography with a revised understanding of the camera and its capabilities. No longer tied to a pictorial past, these artists, and others, gave photography its own unique definition as an art form based solely on its ability to capture and create striking images. As a result, they too are considered Master Photographers...MORE.


Image to the left: The Steerage, 1907 by Alfred Steiglitz.
The Growth of a Collection
Part 1: 1981-2001

Porter September 12 – December 13, 2014


In celebration of the roots and early history of the permanent collection of the Southeast Museum of Photography, The Growth of a Collection highlights just the first 20 years of collecting, beginning with acquisitions by what was then Daytona Beach Community College’s Gallery of Fine Arts, directed by Dan Biferie from 1981 to 1991. Biferie initiated the plans to found the new Southeast Museum of Photography, which opened its doors in April of 1992....MORE.


Image to the left: Hobblebush, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN, 1968 by Eliot Porter.
ART & ARTIFACT
Selections from the Southeast Museum of Photography

This exhibition is located at the Atlantic Center for the Arts
Imoden
November 22, 2014 - February 7, 2015



Now in its 4th year, the Southeast Museum of Photography has been partnering with the Atlantic Center for the Arts since 2011 to provide exhibitions curated from its permanent collectionfor display at ACA’s Pabst Visitor Center & Gallery each winter. This year’s featured exhibitions are thematically linked by varying representations of man-made objects, and highlight photography by Clint Imboden, Veselovsky Pitts, Lou Marcus and Abelardo Morell...MORE.


Image to the left: Utensils #1, 1996, by Clint Imboden.


NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS

Nov. 27-Dec. 2
MUSEUM CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
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Dec. 3
1:30 pm
MUSEUM FILM SERIES: Man, Animals & Nature
Buck
Dec. 3
7:30 pm
MUSEUM FILM SERIES: Double Feature
The Trial of Joan of Arc
Dec. 5
7:00 pm
MUSEUM FILM SERIES: The War To End All Wars
A Very Long Engagement
Dec. 15-Jan. 12 MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED FOR WINTER RECESS
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ABOUT US...

SMP is a vibrant museum with an impressive international reputation of leadership for photography exhibitions, publications and educational programming. The museum serves international and national audiences for photography and art as well as all local and regional audiences, universities, colleges and schools. The museum opened in 1992 and is one of 13 facilities in the US dedicated exclusively to photography, and one of only a handful of such institutions nationally, that share a scope, reach and depth of collection and activities in this specific field. It is Florida's most comprehensive museum of photography and the largest in the southeast. SMP enjoys strong relations with other national and international photographic institutions and has hosted significant exhibitions of world-class photojournalism, fashion and advertising images, contemporary photographic art, with thematic exhibitions by most major photographic artists...MORE
 
   


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The Southeast Museum of Photography is a service of Daytona State College
1200 W. International Speedway Blvd. (Building 1200) Daytona Beach, FL, 32114, (386) 506-4475
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Exhibitions and programs at the Southeast Museum of Photography are supported in part by Daytona State College, Volusia ECHO and the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on the Arts.

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