Talk by Astrophotographer Gary Lopez at Monterey Museum of Art

Thursday, August 08, 2024 - 5:30pm

Join artist Gary Lopez at Monterey Museum of Art on Pacific Street for a presentation on astrophotography on Thursday, August 8 , 5:30pm-7pm.

Astrophotography is a unique photographic medium that showcases the many wonders in the skies. Gary Lopez, currently featured in MMA's Into the Blue exhibit, will guide participants through his process and experiences in the astrophotography field.

Tickets

Tickets are $5 for MMA members, students, military, youth under 18, and SNAP participants with EBT card. $20 general admission (includes admission pass to the museum). Purchase tickets here.

About Gary Lopez

Gary Lopez is a fine art astrophotographer. His photographs are a blend of art and science, images that bridge nature photography and abstract art. The subjects of his images are the clouds of faintly glowing space gas and dust that populate the night sky, sites that are the birthplace of new stars. In his art he strives to capture the beauty and drama of the stories that are captured in this cosmic light.

Gary's work has been recognized in international photography events including First Place in both the 2020 and the 2021 International Photography Awards (Nature/Astrophotography category) and the Silver Award in the 2023 Prix de la Photographie Paris (Nature/Sky category).

Event Details

Aug
8
2024
Starts at:
5:30pm
Ends at:
7:00pm
559 Pacific St
Monterey, CA 93940
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