The Learning Center Classes

Collecting Photography: How To Grow Your Art Collection Via Auctions

Lot 43 – Delilah Montoya, Station #10: Jesus is Stripped; Lot 2 – Jean Karotkin, Poppies III; Lot 37 – Adam Neese, Rainbow Over Sky Blue; Lot 50 – Lois Greenfield, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company; Lot 14 – Keith Carter, Footpath; Lot 9 – Lori Nix and Kathleen Gerber, Vacuum Showroom; Lot 26 – Gay Block, Zofia Baniecka, Poland/Staten Island.  

Houston Center for Photography is pleased to present an online workshop Collecting Photography: How to Grow Your Art Collection Via Auctions, in conjunction with celebrating our 40th Anniversary and 2021 Print Auction. Our annual print auction is our biggest fundraiser allows us to continue to provide you and our community with exciting exhibitions, new educational initiatives, free community programs, and spotlight artists who push the medium forward. In this workshop, Auctioneer Sarah Krueger, Head of Department, Photographs at Phillips New York, will discuss the ins and outs of collecting photography – featuring lots from our 2021 Print Auction.  

For more information on the 2021 Print Auction, please check out our auction page here.

This event is free and open to the public, but you must register in advance for the Zoom event.  Capacity is limited, and a waitlist will be created if necessary.  To virtually attend, please register below. Upon registering, you will receive a link to the Zoom meeting to join through a computer or smartphone. For more information about accessing the zoom meeting, click here.

Register for the Collecting Photography Workshop

The 2021 Print Auction exhibition will be on view by appointment only. Registration for appointments will open on January 22.

For more questions about the virtual program, please contact: samuel@hcponline.org

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note audio, video, and other information sent during this Zoom session may be recorded. By joining this session, you automatically consent to such recordings. If you do not consent to be recorded, please turn off your video sharing within the application or consider not joining the session.



Thursday, January 28:
6:00 pm-7:00 pm (CST)
7:00 pm-8:00 pm (EST)

What to Bring to Class

Access to a computer with an internet connection


Sarah Krueger


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    Friday, January 22, 2021
  • 2021 Print Auction Exhibition In-Person Opening
    On view: January 22, 2021 – February 12, 2021
  • Virtual Tour of 2021 Print Auction Exhibition
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    The Virtual Tour of the Print Auction Exhibition with curatorial legend Anne Wilkes Tucker is available to our Sponsor-level holders.
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  • 2021 Virtual Print Auction
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