Exhibit Opening: Loyal Opposition: The Protest Photos of George P. Hickey

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Saturday, September 30 - Sunday, December 03
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

See the powerful work of self-taught Washington photojournalist George P. Hickey, who recently donated a substantial body of prints and negatives to Washington State Historical Society. Hickey’s protest photographs have appeared in The Stranger, Seattle PI, Real Change, and other notable publications. By placing himself on the front lines, Hickey captured compelling moments with dramatic results Experience the collective impact of approximately 80 photographs of the 1990s Seattle WTO protests, and animal rights, gay pride, and anti-war rallies, accompanied by protest-related objects from Society’s collections. Join Hickey for a free gallery talk on n Thursday, November 16 at 5:30 PM; hear about his experiences as a freelance photographer and the journalistic thrill when that “decisive moment” presents itself. The exhibition will be on view through Sunday, December 3, 2017.

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