Annenberg Space for Photography National Geographic Photo Ark Exhibit
This new exhibit will feature a collection of stunning portraits of animals to highlight the diversity of species living in captivity and encourage conservation efforts before its too late. The National Geographic Photo Ark is a multiyear project led by photographer Joel Sartore, whose life mission is to photograph every species living in the world’s zoos and wildlife sanctuaries. He has visited over 40 countries, creating an archive of global diversity that includes portraits of more than 8,000 species. From the familiar to the exotic, Annenberg Space for Photography’s presentation of the Photo Ark features nearly 100 captivating, large-format prints of the world’s animals bringing visitors eye-to-eye with endangered wildlife, inspiring them to save species at risk.The exhibit also includes a short documentary film, interactive touch screens, a studio where guests can be photographed with their favorite animal as a backdrop, a gallery devoted to California’s indigenous species, and a full slate of programming including field trips, workshops, and ASP’s acclaimed Iris Nights lecture series.