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Photography Book Launch | “Making a Scene!”

Saturday, February 25, 2023

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This panel discussion celebrates the release of Making a Scene! How Visionary Individuals Created an International Photography Scene in Houston, Texas. The new book by Xavia Karner documents the social history of “who did what and when” to create an international photography scene in the once seemingly unlikely city of Houston.


Xavia Karner, sociology professor, University of Houston
Anne Wilkes Tucker, curator emerita, MFAH
Wendy Watriss, founding director, FotoFest

Introduction by Malcolm Daniel, the Gus and Lyndall Wortham, Curator of Photography, MFAH

Plan Your Visit
This program is included with general admission. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis in Lynn Wyatt Theater. On Saturdays, the MFAH is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Book Launch
Wyatt Theater, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, 5500 Main Street, Houston, TX 77004

Department of Sociology