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Contemporary Art Society: In Focus - Collecting Contemporary Photography

Saturday 26 March 2011

Do you want to know more about collecting contemporary photography?

Where to buy?

What are the emerging trends?

Who do the experts think are the photographers to look out for? What are other collectors interested in?

Hosted by the National Media Museum, home to the prestigious National Photography Collection, In Focus is a fantastic opportunity to learn more about the main developments in photography over the last 30 years, gain an insight into the collecting strategies of private and public collectors, and get the inside track on emerging talent.

Guest speakers include
Clare Grafik - Senior Curator, The Photographers' Gallery, London
Greg Hobson - Curator of Photography, National Media Museum
Sebastien Montabonel - Contemporary photography specialist and private collector
Simon Norfolk - Leading UK photographer

National Media Museum 11.00pm to 5.00pm
Private reception at Impressions Gallery 5.30pm to 7.00pm
Click here to download a full schedule for the day (.pdf 660kb)

Bookings and payment
£12 for Contemporary Art Society members (£15 non-members).
To book a place and make a payment please contact Ally Bennett (Membership & Marketing Coordinator) on 020 7831 3218 or email

Please note that places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

About the Contemporary Art Society
Founded in 1910, the Contemporary Art Society exists to support and develop public collections of contemporary art in the UK. To find out more click here.

This event is part of a series of events programmed by the Contemporary Art Society in the North East and North West. Membership costs £50 per year / £25 for students. If you are not yet a member and would like to join, or to receive further information about the organisation and its activities, please contact:

North East: Rebecca Morrill,
07815 830 182

North West: Mark Doyle,
07891 880 498