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American Photography Archive Group (APAG) West


You are cordially invited to the inaugural meeting of APAG West, a new affiliate of the American Photography Archive Group

Tuesday, April 17, 5-7 pm
San Francisco Public Library
San Francisco History Center
100 Larkin Street, 6th floor
RSVP or email

Founded in New York over a decade ago, American Photography Archives Group (APAG) is a non-profit membership organization to support photographers' archives, working photographers, and photographic archivists. Its mission is to help to preserve, document, and exhibit historic photography of the 20th and 21st centuries. Throughout the year APAG meetings provide a supportive and lively forum for exchanging experience and knowledge with others who manage archives and the legacies of modern and contemporary photographers.

APAG West is a new affiliate to extend the same educational and professional opportunities for members in California and the Western States.

5:00 pm Behind-the-scenes tour of San Francisco Historical Photograph Collection with Photography Curator Christina Moretta
5:30 pm Introductions and Plans from Dr. Alla Efimova, APAG West Chair; Founder and Principal, KunstWorks
6:30 pm Issues in photography acquisitions by museums and libraries with Susan Goldstein, City Archivist, San Francisco History Center, SFPL
6:45 pm Discussion and refreshments

Please feel free to share the invitation with colleagues who may be interested in attending the meeting.

Earlier Event: January 20
Invitation to Ed Aulerich-Sugai's Studio
Later Event: October 14
APAG West Inaugural Seminar