Symposiums are a form of discussion between a number of experts in a field and are led by a moderator.

The Palm Springs Photo Festival presents an important symposium for all attendees each day.  We organize the programs to bring together important and influential panelists from throughout the country to discuss issues of great interest / importance to emerging and professional photographers.  

All Attendees are invited to attend these important discussions each day.

MONDAY: THE BUSINESS OF FINE ART

Panelists will include museum and gallery directors / curators.

TUESDAY: DISCUSSION: WOMEN IN PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY TODAY

Panelists will include:

MONA KUHN

BARBARA DAVIDSON

MELANIE PULLEN

WEDNESDAY: PHOTOGRAPHERS TALK PHOTOGRAPHY

Panelists will include:

ROGER BALLEN

DAN WINTERS

THURSDAY: THE PDN EMERGING 30: Strategies for the Emerging Photographer

Panelists will include:

Members of the Photo District News Emerging 30 New & Emerging Photographers to Watch

Our symposiums take place each day (Monday, May 6th  – Thursday, May 9th) between 5:00pm and 6:30pm.  in the Annenberg Theatre of the Palm Springs Art Museum.

All four Symposiums are FREE to all festival badgeholders and are preceded by refreshments, served from 4:00 – 5:00pm in the museum Elrod Sculpture garden adjacent to the Annenberg Theater.

A daily registration fee is required to attend each day of Symposiums.

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