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Kids Virtual Art Camp

January 16, 2021 - February 6, 2021


Photography 101 Course 


ALTOONA - The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art in Altoona is pleased to announce its upcoming photography course starting January 16, 2021. This four-week course compliments the current exhibition at SAMA Altoona – The Implications of the Camera, which explores the history of photography, the future of the medium, and current experimentations.  

Learn about exposure, composition, and the history of photography in this introductory course! This one-month course is taught by former photography professor and current SAMA Altoona site coordinator - Hannah Harley. This course will be entirely online and will focus on the basics of the camera and light (aperture, shutter speed, and ISO) and the history of photography. Attendees can expect four classes, two one on one meetings with the instructor, and one group critique with fellow photographers. 

The classes will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Saturdays – January 16th, January 23rd, and January 30th, and February 6th.  Students who are unable to attend the class on Saturday can access the recording afterwards. One-on-one meetings will be organized with the attendee and the instructor. The group critique and final discussion will occur on February 13th. Registration is required and will close January 15th. This course costs $40, and you can register at course will take place over Zoom, and students will receive the link to class upon registration. 

The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art is located in the Brett Building at 1210 11th Avenue Altoona, PA 16601. The hours of operation are 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. SAMA is following CDC COVID-19 guidelines and social distancing recommendations. The museum is open to the public free of charge. Free two-hour parking along the street is available or paid parking in the garage across the street for events. Donations allow us to continue providing free and low-cost educational services, cultural event programming, and regional artistic exhibitions. For more information, visit or call (814) 946-4464. 



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