IMBY |In My Backyard
The Sonoma County Museum as Subject

January 25 – February 24, 2013

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IMBY |In My Backyard | The Sonoma County Museum as Subject is an open-call group exhibition of photographers, taking the Sonoma County Museum as subject.  The exhibition will be held January 25 – February 24, 2013.

Photographers of all stripes, from artists and professionals to amateurs and hobbyists, will be photographing the museum building for the exhibition, an historic 1910 structure that was originally a post office.  Multiple museum spaces will be accessible to photograph – galleries, the garden, offices, vaults, the attic, workshops, storage areas, and more, allowing participants to capture the many nooks and crannies of one of Santa Rosa’s few extant buildings built over a century ago.  Photographers will use traditional and digital cameras, and have brought everything from professional cameras, to iPhones, mobile devices, pinhole cameras, models and props to realize their projects.

IMBY:In My Back Yard (The Sonoma County Museum as Subject) has been inspired by the first IMBY photography show, held at SlaughterhouseSpace in Healdsburg, which is on exhibit through October 27, 2012.  IMBY | In My Backyard | The Slaughterhouse as Subject was curated by Dominic Egan and Pat Lenz, who will also be curating the Sonoma County Museum exhibition.

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