LGBTQ – Intro to Darkroom


This course is open to anyone interested in learning about printing in the darkroom, using Black & White film, with the focus on supporting Queer identities, as well as giving students the platform to pursue their own direction & self expression. Students will work creating and developing their projects, and will learn to photograph using black & white film, developing film, as well as printing in the darkroom, while learning the essential key darkroom skills, in order to enhance their photographs. Included will be lectures and engaging discussions showcasing other Queer artists/photographers and their works. Students will learn how to compose an Artist Statement, and the class will have group discussions/critiques.

*Prerequisite: Students will need to supply their own 35mm, or 120mm camera & film, and photo paper. We will have a final group exhibition/reception of work made in class.

Anyone interested in our Scholarship Program may contact: Lillian Bautista: 415-831-2717.

Dates: Mondays and Tuesday, July 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th

Times: 5:30pm – 9:00pm

Fee: $100.00

Location: HMPC Darkroom

*Last day to register is one week prior to the start of class.

Paula Lycan

Paula Lycan


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Monday: Closed
Tue-Thur: 3pm-10pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 10am-6pm
Sunday: 11am-6pm

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Gallery Hours:

Monday: Closed
Tue-Thur: 3pm-9:30pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 10am-5:30pm
Sunday: 11am-5:30pm


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