There From Here:  Photographing History in the 21st Century with Samantha Appleton

Feb 25 1:00 pm

2017 Winter Education Series

Samantha Appleton is an award-winning photojournalist whose work has taken her to the four corners of the earth, including the White House as one of the four staff photographers for the first Obama administration.

Samantha Appleton is a photographer concentrating on historic trends. Her work strives to show that quiet, subtle moments make up the complicated components of large news stories. The bulk of her career has covered many of the most tumultuous, man-made events of the past decade. Primary stories have included conflict in Iraq, Afghanistan and Lebanon, social issues in Africa, and immigration in the US. She has won numerous awards including Pictures of the Year, World Press Master Class, American Photography and Camera Arts. She was most recently an Official White House Photographer for the Obama administration during the first term. In addition to her photography, she is currently working on a non-fiction book project on Iraq.

All Owls Head Transportation Museum Winter Education Series programs are free to the public (suggested donation $10). They begin at 1:00 p.m. on their respective dates. Visitors wishing to view the Museum before or after attending a Winter Education Series Program will be charged standard museum admission of $14 for adults and $10 for visitors over 65. Museum admission is always free to youth under 18 as well as retired and active duty military (Uniformed Services ID required). To find out more about any Winter Education Series program please contact Curator and Education Director Ethan Yankura at


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