January 16th, 2020

Pictures: Worth 1,000 Words

A Panel Discussion with David Carson, Christian Gooden, J. B. Forbes and Dan Donovan, Moderated by Patty Wente

Thursday, January 16, 2020, 6:30 – 7:30pm
at the Missouri History Museum
5700 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63112


How does a picture capture a story, and what parts of a story does it not tell? Join a panel of local photographers for a discussion about the strengths and limitations of photography as a storytelling device and the role of the photographer as the storyteller.


David CarsonSt. Louis Post-Dispatch staff photographer
Dan Donovan, commercial photographer
J.B. ForbesSt. Louis Post-Dispatch chief photographer
Christian GoodenSt. Louis Post-Dispatch staff photographer

Moderator: Patricia Wente, CEO and president of the International Photography Hall of Fame

Sign language interpretation will be provided at this program.

Parking: Complimentary

Admission: Free. No RSVP Required

Presented with the St. Louis Press Club and the International Photography Hall of Fame

Image Credit: © David Carson, St. Louis Post-Dispatch