Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Exhibition Opening and Daguerreotype Lecture by Keith Davis

Exhibition Opening: Catching A Shadow

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Reception at 5:30 p.m., program at 6:00

Keith F. Davis, Curator of Photography at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, in Kansas City, and author of numerous books including The Origins of American Photography: From Daguerreotype to Dry-Plate, 1839-1885, will speak about the remarkable achievement of the world’s first successful photographic process – the daguerreotype – and Philadelphia’s vital role in the history of early photography in America. This event is presented by the Visual Culture Program at the Library Company (VCP@LCP).

This event is free and open to the public. To RSVP, call 215-546-3181 or email