July 14, 2009 | Source: Monroe Gallery of Photography

The month of July is full of events for Monroe Gallery of Photography in Santa Fe.

On July 3, the major exhibition "A Thousand Words: Masters of Photojournalism" opened to widespread acclaim. The exhibition continues through September 27, and features 60 great photographs by masters including: Eddie Adams, Harry Benson, Margaret Bourke-White, Cornell Capa, Robert Capa, Ed Clark, Loomis Dean, John Dominis, Bill Eppridge, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Andreas Feininger, John Filo, Bob Gomel, Martha Holmes, John Loengard, Neil Leifer, Leonard McCombe, Ralph Morse, Carl Mydans, NASA astronauts, Gordon Parks, Bill Ray, Joe Rosenthal, Mark Shaw, Stan Stearns, Peter Stackpole, and many others.
After a heralded run in Denver, the Eddie Adams documentary film "An Unlikely Weapon" is showing in Los Angeles July 10 - 16. Read the Los Angeles Times review here. The film opens at the Siskel Film Center in Chicago July 17, and will run through July 23. Dates for other cities may be found here. Monroe Gallery is the exclusive representative for Eddie Adams' photographs.
A special on-line exhibition of photographs from 1969 is showing on the Monroe Gallery website. The exhibit includes photographs from the Apollo 11 mission and Woodstock, among other events.

Monroe Gallery will be exhibiting again at this year's Art Santa Fe Fair July 23 - 26. Art Santa Fe returns in style this season with its 9th edition to be held July 23-26, 2009 at El Museo in the heart of Santa Fe's hottest new district, The Railyard. Art Santa Fe's boutique style offers a perfect balance of breadth and intimacy, allowing visitors to speak to dealers and artists while experiencing a full range of art in a comprehensible context. Monroe Gallery will be featuring a wide selection of photographs by Stephen Wilkes, in advance of his important retrospective at the gallery this October. We will also be featuring a selection of highly significant vintage masterworks of photojournalism in our booth.

From July 19 - 25, Monroe Gallery welcomes Joe McNally to Santa Fe. Joe will be instructing his intensive and always popular Location Photography and Lighting workshop at the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops. Joe has over thirty years in the field as a shooter: twenty plus on the road for National Geographic; a LIFE staffer, and Sports Illustrated contractor. 54 countries. 50 states. And the author of the award-winning books Faces of Ground Zero, The Moment It Clicks, and Hot Shoe Diaries. The gallery has signed copies available and represents Joe's fine-art prints.

July 24 is the launch of Photo Arts Santa Fe, a ten-day festival, which includes city-wide photography exhibitions and special events in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Local galleries and museums will feature special photography exhibits. Other events include demonstrations, lectures, workshops, portfolio reviews and guided photo shoots. Monroe Gallery will be open daily throughout the festival, and in addition to the current exhibition will be presenting a selection of icons of photography.

Simultaneously, the Opera will be in full swing, and Santa Fe will host the 58th Annual Traditional Spanish Market July 25 and 26.

WOW! No wonder Santa Fe was again named one of the Top Ten Cities to visit by Travel and Leisure magazine. See you in July!