Magda Keaney in conversation

People sitting in an auditorium.

22 March 2024, 19.00-20.00

The Ondaatje Wing Theatre / Online livestream

Onsite £15 (£12 Members / concessions)
Online £8 (£6 Members / concessions)

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Ticket sales for the livestream close 2.5 hours before the event start time.

Join Magda Keaney, curator of Francesca Woodman and Julia Margaret Cameron: Portraits to Dream In, as she introduces the exhibition and wider themes, exploring the work of these two leading photographers, working 100 years apart.

In this event, hear how the exhibition showcases new ways to look at the Francesca Woodman and Julia Margaret Cameron’s work, exploring shared themes of self-portraiture and identity, the conjuring of a dream space, mythology, nature and femininity.

About this event:
This event will take place at the National Portrait Gallery and will also be livestreamed to watch online. Select 'Book now' to buy tickets either to attend in person or to watch the livestream online.

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Black-and-white portrait of Magda Keaney with her arms crossed and wearing a dark dress
Magda Keaney © Mark Mohell


Magdalene Keaney is Curator of Francesca Woodman and Julia Margaret Cameron: Portraits to Dream In. She was formerly Senior Curator of Photographs at the National Portrait Gallery, where she curated numerous displays and exhibitions and led the Photographs team toward the major 'Inspiring People' re-display. She is currently a Curator at the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra.