Launch Party is April 27th
See the full program in Wilson below, the band Marquise Knox will open the festivities at 217 Brew Works at 5PM, at the corner of South Street and Douglas Street in Historic Downtown Wilson, across the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zq3mtAVP6uY
For the first time, Eyes on main Street has been invited to the Jeonju International Photography Festival in South Korea. We will display a selection of 20 images from our main exhibition, exhibiting on two continents at the same time, please visit us in Jeonju, May 18 to May 25, 2019
Eyes on Main Street will be a Partner of the Kuala Lumpur Photography Festival, in Malaysia, August 23-26, 2019, this is our fourth collaboration in a row, we will show a selection from our main exhibit, bringing Historic Downtown Wilson to the Far East with the work of our participating photographers.
Eyes on Main Street has been re-invited at PIP (The Pingyao International Photography Festival in China). The exhibit of the Residency Gallery, at 231 E Nash Street, will move to the 19th Edition of PIP, with Amsatou Diallo, Kajal Nisha Patel, Jared Ragland, Giovanni Urgelles, Ximena Echague, Dave Jordano, Jérôme Bonnet, Jose Vilchez, Andrea Torrei, Çigdem Üçüncü and Serra Akcan.
Pingyao, Shanxi Province, China, September 19-25, 2019
Program In Historic Downtown Wilson
The launch of the 5th edition and opening party is on April 27, 2019 on the lawn of 217 Brew Works on the corner of South Street and Douglas Street, across from the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park
Craft Beer, Food Trucks, Free Concert
Enjoy a Blues concert by Marquise Knox 5 PM-7PM
The Children Gallery
The popular children program will restart in April 2019. The workshops are taught by Peter Fitzpatrick, our Education Director, Dan Wessell and alumni from our partner Columbia College Chicago. Canon USA provides all the cameras and equipment to make this possible.
203 Nash Street East, Wilson, NC 27893
Open Tuesday -Saturday 9AM to 5PM, Sunday 1PM to 4PM, closed on Monday
Saturday April 27, 2019 at 3 PM is the official opening of the Children's Gallery
The Outdoor Children Gallery
A large outdoor gallery will be built on the corner of South Street and Goldsboro Street, across from the Whirligig Park, with 70 large scale photographs from the 2018 children's workshops. Open day and night.
Eyes on the Residency Year Two
© Ximena Echague
The Festival will exhibit a selection of photographs shot by the next fourteen resident photographers who came to Wilson between April 2018 and March 2019, with Amsatou Diallo, Kajal Nisha Patel, Sandeep Biswas, Jared Ragland, Giovanni Urgelles, Ximena Echague, Seydou Camara, Dave Jordano, Jérôme Bonnet, José Luis Vilchez, Andrea Torrei, Serra Akcan, Çigdem Üçüncü and Alice Kayibanda.
231 Nash Street East, Wilson, NC 27893
Open Thursday- Saturday, 1 PM to 5 PM; Sunday 1PM to 4PM
Eyes on Australia
© Jasmine Poole
A look at Contemporary photography in Australia, eight women photographers, an exhibition curated by Lucy Stranger, with Hoda Afshar, Marcelle Bradbeer, Tamara Dean, Karla Dickens, Jasmine Poole, Raphaela Rosella, Prue Stent and Honey Long
128 Goldsboro Street, Wilson, NC 27893
Open Thursday to Saturday 1PM to 5PM; Sunday 1PM to 4PM
Meet Lucy Stranger, curator of this exhibition for a walk through and a discussion, on Sunday April 28 at 4.30 PM. Jasmine Poole will greet the visitors as well.
The Lecture Series
Saturday & Sunday April 27 & 28, 2019; Saturday May 3, 2019
The Imagination Station, 224 Nash Street East, 2nd Fl, Wilson, NC 27893 Phone: 1-252-291-5113
All Lectures take place on the 2nd Floor of Imagination Station, except for the talk by Lucy Stranger, Free
Saturday, April 27, 2019
10.00 AM Bieke Depoorter, Belgian
11.45 AM Riccardo Bononi, Italian
Sunday April 28, 2019
10.00 AM Fati Abubakar, Nigerian
11.30 AM Robert Nickelsberg, American
3.00PM Shane Hulbert, Australian
4.30 PM Lucy Stranger, Curator of Eyes on Australia, gives a presentation about the exhibition she put together in Wilson around Contemporary Photography in Australia at 128 Goldsboro Street in the new gallery of Eyes on Main Street
More infos: Lectures Resume.pdf
Saturday, May 4, 2019
10.00 AM Keith Dannemiller, American (In Spanish)
11.30 AM Juan Arredondo, Colombian (In Spanish)
3.00 PM Keith Dannemiller, American
4.30 PM Juan Arredondo, Colombian
Adult Master Class
Please meet and work with Eyes on Main Street Festival’s guest photographers for an intense workshop on street photography in and around Historic Downtown Wilson.
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