Friday, September 18, 2009
Katherine Ware, Curator of Photography at the New Mexico Museum of Fine Arts will present a lecture at the New Mexico History Museum, 6 PM
Ware will discuss how images in the exhibition at the Palace of the Governors as well as the book,Through the Lens: Creating Santa Fe (Museum of New Mexico Press, 2009), challenge mainstream culture and some of the generally accepted myths about the City Different.
Previously Ware was the Curator of Photographs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Alfred Stieglitz Center for Photography in the Department of Prints, Drawings and Photographs. Prior to that Ware served as Assistant Curator in the Department of Photographs of the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA. She earned a B.A. in English and American Literature from Pitzer College, Claremont, CA, where she graduated with honors, and an M.A. in the History of Art from the University of California, Berkeley.