Women in Focus Miami, brought to you by Leica Store Miami, is a photography exhibition and weekend festival dedicated to bringing visibility to leading women in the photographic industry who shoot with Leica. Through photography presentations, panel talks, image review, and a women's-only workshop, this multi-day event will provide an outlet for photographers to discuss and empower women and their advocates within the industry.
Unless otherwise specified, all events will take place at Leica Store Miami, 372 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL 33134. Exact times are tentative. More details to follow.
Women in focus Miami Portrait Workshop with Maggie Steber
In conjunction with the Women in Focus Miami festival, Leica Store Miami is proud to announce the first ever all women’s workshop with acclaimed documentary photographer Maggie Steber. In this three-day workshop, you will have an opportunity to show your work in a group setting of women photographers, receive editing and sequencing feedback from Maggie Steber and your creative peers, as well as collaborate in a hands-on portrait session. Learn more…
THURSDAY, JULY 25
7 PM - Partner event at the coral gables museum
The Making of The Art Of Compassion: From Conception to Exhibition - Hear from the participants of the museum’s current exhibit, The Art of Compassion. Join the curator, as well as photographers and women featured in the exhibition as they discuss the power of photography used for social change, how the images were made and how the participants were touched by the experience. Visit www.coralgablesmuseum.org to learn more…
Friday, July 26
7 PM - Women in focus Miami Gallery Opening & Reception
Meet the stars behind the show. Join us in kicking off the first ever Women in Focus Miami weekend during this gallery opening and reception of featured artists. Generally sponsored by Brooklyn Brewery.
saturday, July 27
sunday, July 28
11:00 AM - Leica Lounge, Brunch ED., with Maggie Steber & annie flanagan
Enjoy mimosas and small breakfast bites during this interview-style Leica Lounge.
12:30 PM - Group Photo Slam
Listen in as audience-submitted photos are critiqued by a panel of local photographers including: Maria Martinez Cañas, Lauren Koplowitz & Erika Blanco.
2:00 PM - Print Swap
Share your work, collect prints from other women photographers and discuss the importance of photography and the printed image.