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ASMP Alaska Events

Monthly Events

First Tuesday slide lecture

Joshua Corbett, 'Movement to Contact' work from Afghanistan


This month ASMP welcomes Anchorage editorial and commercial photographer Joshua Corbett. Joshua spent twelve months in Afghanistan in 2011/ 2012. He will be presenting an extended edit of his personal photographic project "Movement to Contact," which examines the complex relationships between U.S. military personnel, Afghan civilians, and Afghan security forces. Josh will speak about personal impressions of Afghanistan and the war, geo-politics at the local level, and the stories behind the photographs.


Joshua Corbett has an MA in International Relations and International Economics from The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. Over the past 15 years, he has lived in the Philippines, Mexico, Italy, United Kingdom, and Afghanistan. He has MA in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, and spent 12 months in Afghanistan during 2011-2012. He was recently a participant in the Eddie Adams Workshop 27.


When and Where

  • February 3, 2015, 7:00PM
  • The Classroom at the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
  • Free and open to the public

First Tuesday slide lectures are held the first Tuesday of every month October through May at 7:00PM


Anchorage Area Events

First Thursday Photo Lunch

No host, no agenda, lunch for anyone interested in photography, first Thursday of each month. Just come.

When and Where

  • February 5, 2015 (Because of the New Year, this has been moved to the second Tuesday of January
  • Alaska Bagel Restaurant, 113 West Northern Lights Blvd., Anchorage


Richard J. Murphy: Narrow Road to the Interior Winter

Solo exhibition by C.W. Sneeden Chair of Journalism and former ADN photo editor, Richard J. Murphy.

When and Where

  • Opening reception: January 2, 2015, 5:30pm-7:30pm
  • The show will be up through January
  • Leah J. Peterson Gallery, Alaska Pacific University
  • Free and open to the public


Jules Tileston: Polar Bears & Wild Horses
Presented by ASONP

Presenting photographs from Kaktovik, Alaska, and Cape Lookout National Seashore and Rachel Carson Estuarine Reserve, North Carolina

When and Where

  • January 13, 2015, 7:00pm
  • The Anchorage Museum at Rasmusson Center
  • Free and open to the public