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Reclaim Photography Festival 2017: Reclaiming Our Cultural Landscape

photo of photographer and her work

Entrance to the exhibition, which will take place in our Admissions building, is free of charge but does not include entry to the open air museum.

06 May 2017

Join us on Sat 6 May to see the Reclaim Photography exhibition

This eagerly awaited second international photography festival: reclaiming our cultural landscapes, returns to the West Midlands on Saturday 6 May 2017. Participation from amateur, student and professional photographers, from 56 UK towns and cities, and 36 countries world-wide has led to over a 1000 Festival images. 

Reclaim Photography  West Midlands   is an artistic community project aimed at promoting the very best in art photography and raising funds for regional charities.  

Reclaim Photography started in Sweden during 2011 and is now here in the West Midlands. This first international event will take place here at BCLM and it aims to:

  • offer complete inclusivity, free of competition, for all participants; 
  • take photography back to our streets and public spaces across Birmingham, Dudley and Wolverhampton;
  • show the very best of art photography from regional and international photographers;
  • raise funds for   St Basils, who work with young people aged 16-25, to prevent youth homelessness (Charity No: 1080154).
  • Further details of the day
  • Auction

Further details of the day

Entrance to the exhibition, which will take place in our Admissions building, is free of charge but does not include entry to the open air museum.

Usual parking charges for visitors to the exhibition will apply.

Exhibition open from  10am to 3pm

Book your free place on our Festival photography walk (2-3pm) at  Black Country Living Museum via  Eventbrite. This photography walk is available to paying Museum visitors only. 

Auction

Prints from our one day event and travelling gallery exhibition, will be auctioned by Will Farmer, Fieldings Auctioneers Ltd, to raise funds for St Basils, who work with young people aged 16-25, to prevent youth homelessness (Charity No: 1080154). The auction will take place at the Edwardian Tearooms, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery on Friday 7 July from 5-8pm.

View our exhibition brochure  here  published on ISSU. View our exhibition gallery page and bid online in advance of the auction  here.

Online bidding closes at 3pm, Friday 7 July 2017.  This private auction is not for profit and is not publicly funded.  You must be 18 years or over to bid on the auction. 

For more details about the Festival please visit us at reclaimphotographyfestival.org and follow us on social media. Facebook Instagram Twitter 

To book a ticket for one of our events and our live auction please visit us at Eventbrite  reclaim-photography-festival-west-midlands.eventbrite.com

 

 

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