The Arnold and Augusta Newman
Lecture Series in Photography

The Lowe Art Museum is proud to host The Arnold and Augusta Newman Lecture Series in Photography, which invites distinguished photographers to the University of Miami to discuss their work.

Chris Rainier

Cultures on the Edge: Photographing a changing world

Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 7 – 10pm

: 7 p.m., UM Field House
1245 Dauer Dr., Coral Gables, Florida, 33146
(Adjacent to the BankUnited Center)

Admission: Lowe Members & UM Students: Complimentary; Non-Members: $10

Complimentary Parking at Pavia Garage

RSVP: . Admissions at the door will be cash only.

Parking: Complimentary parking available onsite

Chris Rainier is considered one of the leading documentary photographers working today and his life’s mission is to put on film endangered indigenous cultures around the globe. Rainier is a National Geographic Society Fellow and during his time with National Geographic has co-founded multiple programs as well as contributed numerous articles, books, and TV productions at National Geographic. Rainier has photographed for numerous publications including Time Magazine and The New York Times, and is contributing editor for the NG Traveler Magazine and a correspondent on photography for NPR’s Day to Day. His photography, including work on global culture and conflict, famine, and war, has been shown and collected by museums around the world, including the Australian Museum in Sydney, the Bibliothèque nationale de France in Paris, the International Center of Photography in New York, and the United Nations.

Lowe Art Museum exhibitions and programs are sponsored by Beaux Arts and the general membership. Additional support is provided by the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, and the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners.

Previous lecturers include:

Deborah Willis: Re-Imagining Beauty
October 23, 2014

Elliott Erwitt
February 13, 2014

Jerry Uelsmann: Process and Perception
October 23, 2013

Mary Ellen Mark
February 28, 2013

Sally Mann
February 16, 2012

Duane Michals: Photography and Reality
March 3, 2011

William Wegman - Three Mistakes
October 21, 2010

Generously sponsored by the Arnold and Augusta Newman Foundation