Host Cities

In partnership with cultural and civic organizations across North America, The Photoville FENCE is exhibited in many major parks and downtowns.

Atlanta

The Atlanta Beltine is 33 miles of multi-use, urban trails across the city. The 3-mile Westside Trail stitches together some of Atlanta’s oldest and most historic neighborhoods.

The FENCE will be displayed on the Eastside Trail
The Georgia Regional Showcase will be displayed on the Westside Trail

Atlanta Celebrates Photography aims to make Atlanta a leading center for the world’s fastest growing art form. By producing the largest annual community-oriented photo festival in the US, they provide experiences that engage and educate diverse audiences through lens-based media.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn Bridge Park is a world-class waterfront park along the East River with rolling hills, riverfront promenades, lush gardens, and spectacular city views.

The very first edition of The FENCE debuted in Brooklyn in 2012, as a partnership between Photoville, Photo District News and Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Calgary

Location to be announced.

Annually since 2006, Alberta’s Photo Festival generates participation in photographic image making and to engage practitioners, photo professionals, and audiences in dialogue about the medium, its past, present and future. Exposure seeks to expand awareness, to educate, inform, and delight.

Denver

The Cherry Creek Bike Path is one of the most popular biking/hiking/jogging trails in Denver. It runs along Cherry Creek for more than 40 miles to Franktown, and passes through the Cherry Creek Shopping District.

The Colorado Photographic Arts Center is the only nonprofit organization in Denver dedicated exclusively to the art of photography. Founded in 1963, it serves as a resource center where photographers can learn new skills, pursue their artistic vision, build community, and seek inspiration and creative growth.

Durham

Downtown Durham is known for its restaurants, breweries, and shops, as well as revitalized industrial areas like Brightleaf and the American Tobacco Historic District, and cultural centers such as the Durham Performing Arts Center and many public artworks.

The CLICK! Photography Festival celebrates the medium of photography and its cultural influence by engaging the photography community with exceptional photo-based works and artists. The month-long festival every October brings together photography lovers, exhibitions, and programming.

Houston

Memorial Park is one of the largest urban parks in the United States. Opened in 1924, the park covers over 1500 acres.

The mission of the Memorial Park Conservancy is to preserve, restore, and enhance Memorial Park for the enjoyment of all Houstonians, today and tomorrow.

FMWF Metro (Fargo, Moorhead, West Fargo)

November 2, 2020 – December 6, 2020

Rheault Farm (Fargo), Scheels Soccer Complex (West Fargo), and Minnesota State University Moorhead (Moorhead)

Learn more about the exhibition + related programming

The FENCE one exhibition in three locations connecting Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead. Thanks to Fargo Parks, West Fargo Parks and Minnesota State University Moorhead!

The Arts Partnership (TAP) is a nonprofit umbrella arts organization that represents all art forms in Fargo and West Fargo, ND and Moorhead, MN.

Our mission is to cultivate the community through the arts, which we do with our three core values:

  • Support local art and the artists who make it
  • Advocate the arts’ role in a vibrant economy
  • Promote a creatively enriched community. We envision a community that wholeheartedly embraces and supports the arts as a valuable piece of our social and economic success.
New Orleans

Mid November 2020 – late February 2021

Lafitte Greenway

Photos by Kayla Stark

The Lafitte Greenway is a 2.6-mile linear park located in the heart of New Orleans that connects people to nature, their destinations, and each other.

New Orleans Photo Alliance is an artist-drive nonprofit which was established after Hurricane Katrina. Our mission is to encourage the understanding and appreciation of photography through exhibitions, opportunities, and educational programs. The Alliance strives to be a cultural stimulus, which fosters economic and artistic growth while preserving the rich and diverse photographic culture and community of New Orleans and the southern region.

PhotoNOLA is an annual celebration of photography in New Orleans, produced by the New Orleans Photo Alliance in partnership with museums, galleries, and alternative venues citywide each December. Showcasing work by photographers near and far, the festival includes exhibitions, workshops, lectures, a portfolio review, gala and more. PhotoNOLA’s broad range of programming connects and inspires our community through photography.

Sarasota

Nathan Benderson Park (NBP) is a unique 600-acre community park that includes North America’s premier 2,000-meter sprint rowing course and a regatta center.

Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates Inc. (SANCA) is a not-for-profit 501c3 business created to manage Nathan Benderson Park, a community/public asset and world-class multi-use sports venue.

Seattle

Spring 2021

Waterfront Seattle

The 8th edition exhibition remains on view through the fall

The City of Seattle is rebuilding Seattle’s central waterfront. The City will construct a park promenade along the water, construct a new surface street along Alaskan Way, rebuild Pier 58 and Pier 62, build an elevated connection from Pike Place Market to the waterfront, and improve east-west connections between downtown and Elliott Bay.

Friends of Waterfront Seattle educates the public about the park and its benefits, raises philanthropic funds to build and support operations of the park, and partners with the City to manage and program the park in perpetuity.

Winchester

Winchester, Massachusetts is a designated cultural district featuring a walking area designated for celebrating the arts. Find more detailed map of Photoville FENCE in Winchester here.

The Griffin Museum of Photography is a nonprofit organization dedicated solely to the art of photography. Through our many exhibitions, programs and lectures, we strive to encourage a broader understanding and appreciation of the visual, emotional and social impact of photographic art.

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