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Collecting Photography with Barbara Tannenbaum

October 3, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Barbara TannenbaumJoin the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve at 1834 East 123rd St. as we continue our Collecting Art series. “Collecting Photography” will be presented by Barbara Tannenbaum, Curator of Photography from the Cleveland Museum of Art on Saturday, October 3rd at 1:00pm.

Barbara Tannenbaum presents a primer for beginning collectors. Her talk will explore the reasons why individuals collect and she will present opportunities and strategies for collecting photography locally and nationally.

Ms. Tannenbaum was Chief Curator for the Akron Art Museum for 26 years where she oversaw its collection of photographs grow from 500 pieces to 2500 photographs. While there, she organized forty-eight photography or video exhibitions in addition to other media. She became the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Curator of Photography in 2011. Barbara Tannenbaum holds a PhD in modern and contemporary art from the University of Michigan.

There will be an opportunity for questions and discussion after Ms. Tannenbaum’s powerpoint presentation.

This event is free and open to the public thanks to a grant from the George Gund Foundation.


October 3, 2015
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Artists Archives of the Western Reserve
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Artists Archives of the Western Reserve
1834 E. 123rd St.
Cleveland, 44106-1910 United States
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