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An Evening with 2017 Hall of Fame Inductee Harry Benson

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June 22, 7:00 pm8:00 pm

International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum
3415 Olive St.
St. Louis, MO 63103 United States

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An Evening with 2017 Hall of Fame Inductee Harry Benson

Legends of Photography Workshop & Lecture Series

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021
Online: 7 pm-8 pm CST

Join photographer and photojournalist Harry Benson as he reflects back on highlights from his incredible 60 plus year career of photographing great moments in history as well as capturing many of the greatest personalities that have defined our modern world.

Award-winning Scottish photojournalist Harry Benson began his career on The Hamilton Advertiser and Scottish Daily Sketch. In 1964, Benson traveled to America with The Beatles to document their first U.S. tour and never looked back. Under contract to LIFE Magazine for 30 years, Benson has photographed the last 12 U.S. Presidents, marched with Martin Luther King Jr., visited Michael Jackson at Neverland and photographed the assassination of Senator Robert Kennedy. His work has appeared in countless magazines including Time, Vanity Fair, and Newsweek. He has received three Honorary Doctorates. Twice named NPPA Photographer of the Year; he was made a CBE by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 2009 and received the ICP Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017. The author of 16 books, Benson is subject of the 2016 documentary HARRY BENSON SHOOT FIRST.

Image: © Harry Benson

IPHF’s Virtual Lecture Series will be hosted on the Zoom Video Communications platform. Links to meetings will be provided after registration. Technical assistance will be available at IPHF by phone and email.

Admission: $10 Members/$20 Non-Members/1839 Society Members Free
1839 Society Members: Request Your Ticket Here.

Please call (314) 535-1999 or email [email protected] for further assistance 

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