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Programs Calendar

1000 Words

Tuesday, April 18, 6:30pm

Now in its ninth year, 1000 Words challenges writers to select a photograph from PhotoSpiva as inspiration for a piece of writing.  The writings may be of any type – whether poetry, prose or short story, and they may be of any length; 1000 words is not a requirement. Authors will read their works at 6:30 pm in the Main Gallery. Readings will be recorded and linked to their exhibition photo via QR codes. The deadline to select a photo and sign up is Saturday, April 15.




Crow Stories

Sunday, April 30, 2:00pm

Crow Stories is a unique documentary immersion in the world of the Crow Indians. The film is an overflowing of experience—of hunting buffalo in the Bighorn Mountains, of Sundancers rehearsing in a nighttime meadow, of the fierce intra-tribal battles of the Handgame.

Created by Sean Kernan, widely exhibited photographer, filmmaker and author. Kernan was also the 2016 PhotoSpiva Juror. You can see his work as part of Juror’s Works: Celebrating 40 Yeas of PhotoSpiva in the Regional Gallery through April 30.   Following the film, a question and answer session will be held with Kernan via Skype. $5 suggested donation.




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