APAG members at the seminar at ICP.
Join APAG! Categories are: General Membership: $100; Seniors: $75; Students: $50.
Platinum Member: $300; Benefactor: $1000 (inquire about benefits)
Senior Memberhip $75
APAG is an organization for people handling private photo collections. It is also for working photographers who have been in the industry and have made a living as a fine art or editorial photographer and are working on their own archives, and for other photo-related professionals in the archive field.
2021 MEETINGS are held every two weeks on FRIDAY AT NOON – 2PM
(Zoom link sent out day before meeting in early afternoon)
January 8 and 22 / February 5 and 19 / March 5 and 19
April 2, 16 and 30 / May 14 and 21 / June 4 and 18 / July 9 and 23
August 13 and 27 / September 10 and 24 / October 8 and 22
November 5 and 19 / December 3 and 17
We are pleased to announce two major grants received in 2020. It is essential funding that enables us to continue our work supporting archives and photographers in all aspects of the industry.
The Andre and Elizabeth Kertesz Foundation
Phillip and Edith Leonian Foundation
APAG Charter Members
Jean Bubley, Esther Bubley Archive
Annie Rothstein Segan, Arthur Rothstein Legacy Project
Benefits of APAG Membership:
DURING THE PANDEMIC
Zoom meetings held every two weeks with presentations from experts in the photography industry. Audio from all meetings is available under the members only section.
Past presentations during 2020:
Jennifer Stoots (appraiser), Laura Paterson (Bonhams), Lisa Hostatler (Eastman Museum), Sean Corcoran (MCNY), Janette Beckman (photographer), Lou Jones (photographer), Chester Higgins (photographer) Lisa Avra (Briscoe Center), Eric Luden (Digital Silver Imaging), Dennis Inch (Archival Methods) and others.
- Meetings 3 times a year at the International Center of Photography (ICP). Notes from meetings sent out to all members.
- APAG Google group: enables you to have discussions with other members.
- Articles posted on Facebook page with up-to-date info about the photo industry.
- Facebook page posts members latest books, exhibits, websites, or other projects.
- Updates to APAG’s Events and News pages, to feature upcoming exhibits, publications, and other items of interest.
- Photo gallery, along with bio and contact info, on our galleries page.
Membership: (APAG West members pay one fee for both National and affiliate membership)
Student member: $50
Affiliate member: $75 (outside NYC tri-state area or seniors)
General member: $100 (in NYC tri-state area or California)
Institution/Foundation: $200 (general membership)
Platinum patron: $300 (general membership and a 1-hour consultation)
Corporate member: $300 (for business organizations, not photographers or archives)
Silver benefactor: $1000 (all meetings, panels, seminars, and a 2-hour consultation)
2021/2022 Memberships run from May 1, 2021 – April 30, 2022
As with some non-profits, we are not able to have a rolling membership
Up to three people per archive or studio are considered one membership.
APAG is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and a fully tax deductible organization.
Please make checks for contributions and membership fees payable to: APAG
Send to Mary Engel – APAG
41 Union Square West, #620
NY, NY 10003
When joining please email us to let us know what category you should be listed under:
Archive, Archivist, Photographer, Foundation, or other related field.
Or join VIA PAYPAL, scroll down for each category.
Payment can also be made via Zelle Quick Pay to: email@example.com