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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Photographer Mary Ellen Mark to Speak at the Lowe


The Lowe Art Museum at the University of Miami will present a lecture by influential photographer Mary Ellen Mark on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 7 p.m. as part of the Arnold and Augusta Newman Lecture Series in Photography.

Mark has achieved worldwide visibility through her numerous books, exhibitions, awards, and editorial magazine work. She is a contributing photographer to The New Yorker and has published photo-essays and portraits in such publications as LIFE, New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, and Vanity Fair. Mark was presented with the Cornell Capa Award by the International Center of Photography in 2001. She has also received awards including the Infinity Award for Journalism, an Erna & Victor Hasselblad Foundation Grant, and a Walter Annenberg Grant for her book and exhibition project on AMERICA.
Tiny, Streetwise, Seattle, 1983.

The lecture will take place at Storer Auditorium, UM School of Business, 5250 University Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146. A reception will follow the lecture at 8 p.m. at the Lowe Art Museum.  Admission is $10 for non-members and free for Lowe members. 
Guests should RSVP to lowersvp@as.miami.edu. Complimentary parking is available at Pavia Garage.  The museum store will have a limited supply of signed copies of Mark’s Prom (Getty Publications).

This event is generously sponsored by the Arnold and Augusta Newman Foundation. Support for the Lowe Art Museum is provided in part through a grant from The Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, and the Miami-Dade Mayor and Board of County Commissioners.

The Lowe Art Museum is located on the campus of the University of Miami at 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables.  Museum gallery and store hours are Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sunday noon – 4 p.m. The Museum is closed Mondays and University holidays. General Admission (not including programs) is $10, senior citizens and non-UM students are $5, and free for Lowe members, UM students, faculty and staff, and children under 12. Admission is free on Donation Day, the first Tuesday of every month. Public Program Admission is $10 for non-members and free for Lowe members.  For more information, call 305.284.3535, tweet us @loweartmuseum, follow us on facebook.com/loweartmuseum or visit lowemuseum.org.