Events - 2018 Preview

2018 Preview

The 4th Edition will launch on April 21, 2018. Many international and local photographers will be present, it will be a wonderful event in Historic Downtown Wilson, NC.

Please, mark your calendars: April 21 to July 29, 2018

Launch on April 21, 2018 at 5.30 PM

Corner of Nash Street and Douglas Street

Eyes on Ukraine

© Igor Chekackhov

Eyes on Main Street will present an indoor exhibit about contemporary Ukrainian Photography, list of photographers TBA

Eyes on India

© Vinod Babu

Eyes on Main Street will present an indoor exhibit about contemporary photography in India, with Deepti Astana, Vinita Barretto, Vinod Babu, Subrata Biswas, Sharbendu De, Swarat Ghosh and Mouhamed Moustapha.

Imagination Station, April 21 to July 29, 2018

Open Tuesday -Saturday from 9 AM to 5 PM, Sunday 1PM to 4 PM

Imagination Station, 224 E Nash Street, Wilson, NC 27893; Phone 1-252-291-5113

Judith Rodriguez, Eyes on Wilson

© Judith Rodriguez

Photographer Judith Rodriguez spent a short week in Wilson during the opening week of the 3rd edition of the Festival. She shot a set of very strong street portraits, both indoor and outdoor. The festival will exhibit a portfolio around the citizens of Wilson.

Imagination Station, garden behind the parking lot, day and night

The Kids Gallery (2018)

203 East Nash Street, Wilson, NC 27893

The kids program will restart in April 2018 with our partners Columbia College Chicago and Canon USA.

The Outdoor Kids Gallery

Behind Imagination Station/The Science Museum, a large outdoor gallery will be built with 50 large scale photographs from the 2017 children's workshops, corner of Nash Street and Douglas Street, open day and night.

Eyes on Columbia College Chicago

As in 2017, Columbia College Chicago will bring a selection of work from their students, location TBA.

Eyes on the Residency

The Festival will exhibit a selection of photographs shot by the first seven resident photographers that came to Wilson between September 2017 and February 2018.

By Jan Wünsch, Juan Arredondo, Rémy Artiges, Keith Dannemiller, Juan Giraldo, Juan Madrid & Diana Bagnoli, location TBA.


All lectures and workshops are FREE, please reserve a seat by using the email/link here at the bottom of this page

The Van Dolsen Lectures Series

Saturday, April 21 & Sunday April 22, 2018

Denise Ferris: Photographer & Professor Head of School, School of Art & Design, Research School of Humanities and the Arts, College of Arts & Social Sciences, The Australian National University

Soon-Hwa Oh: Photographer, Associate Professor, Photography and Digital Imaging Program, School of Art, Design and Media (ADM), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Gaia Squarci: Photographer and Cinematographer

Carol Johnson: former Curator of the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress

Full Program TBA

To REGISTER use the link and the email address here below

Eyes on Main Street Wilson Outdoor Photo Festival , 4th Edition April 21 to July 29, 2018

Imagination Station, 224 East Nash Street, Wilson, NC 27893

Eyes on Main Street was twice a Partner of the Kuala Lumpur Photography Festival, October 7-9, 2016 and November 24-26, 2017, where each time a selection of 15 photographs shown in Wilson were on display in Malaysia.

To REGISTER use the link and the email address here below