© Olivia Parker, Four Pears 1979

Lowell Lecture

Opening-Day Program: In Conversation with Olivia Parker

Date & Time

July 13, 2019 at 11 a.m. - noon


Peabody Essex Museum
161 Essex St. Salem , MA 01970
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Olivia Parker, recognized as one of the foremost still-life photographers of her generation, has had more than one hundred one-person exhibitions in the United States and abroad. Her work is represented in private, corporate, and museum collections, including the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House in Rochester, New York.

Presenting Organization

Peabody Essex Museum


The Arts


Jennifer Evans (jennifer_evans@pem.org, 978-542-1528)

Enjoy this unique opportunity to hear celebrated photographer Olivia Parker discuss her extensive career. Led by PEM Assistant Curator Virginia Myhaver, the conversation will explore Parker’s use of innovative photographic processes and the themes found in her work. Reservations at pem.org/parkertalk Included with admission Made possible by the Lowell Institute