National Geographic Greatest Portraits @ World Forestry Center

This is a very cool exhibit and we are giving tickets to for it tomorrow. We give out free tickets every Thursday on our Portland Facebook Group. So, join it if you like free stuff. We give out festival tickets, concert tickets, and more. Last week, we had tickets for Wonder Ballroom, NW Film Center, Slabtown, Dante's, Roseland, etc…

From World Forestry Center
Afghan girl hi resIn Focus: National Geographic Greatest Portraits On View at World Forestry Center Discovery Museum April 25 – June 21

"In Focus: National Geographic Greatest Portraits," an exhibition consisting of 56 striking color and black-and-white photographs, will open at the World Forestry Center Discovery Museum on April 25 and remain on view through June 21, 2009. The exhibition has never before been shown in the Pacific Northwest.  Created by the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and National Geographic, the exhibition is organized for travel by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES).

The exhibition highlights the work of some of National Geographic's most celebrated photographers. National Geographic photographers have taken more pictures of people than of any other subject, indicating "a photographer's desire to connect with people—to capture something consequential about another person," wrote National Geographic magazine associate editor Chris Johns.  The Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) has been sharing the wealth of Smithsonian collections and research programs with millions of people outside Washington, D.C., for more than 50 years. SITES connects Americans to their shared cultural heritage through a wide range of exhibitions about art, science and history, which are shown wherever people live, work and play.

* Photo credit: Photograph courtesy of Steve McCurry, 1985 & National Geographic

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0 Responses to National Geographic Greatest Portraits @ World Forestry Center

  1. orian imaki May 1, 2009 at 8:59 am #

    oooooo I can haz? I know waaay too many photo journalists this would be sucha treat!

  2. Ly May 1, 2009 at 3:35 pm #

    I’m excited!

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