Expert Sofia Maduro to give an illustrated lecture at the April Photo Salon at the Armory Art Center.

Media Contact: Jeanne Martin

Expert Sofia Maduro to give an illustrated lecture at the
April Photo Salon at the Armory Art Center.

West Palm Beach, FL, March 20, 2019. Sofia Maduro will present an illustrated lecture followed by a Q&A at the Armory Art Center’s Photo Salon on April 9, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. The lecture is entitled “The Enlightened Viewer – Learning to Look and See.”  Sofia will talk about the difference between a good photograph and a great one.

Sofia Vollmer Maduro, an internationally recognized art and photography expert and lecturer, who currently serves as Director of Education at the Society of the Four Arts in Palm Beach.  At the Four Arts, Sofia has led field trips to Art Basel, taught workshops on the appreciation of photographic art, and classes on organizing genealogical and photo archives.

In 1993 Sofia founded the Alberto Vollmer Foundation research facility in Caracas, Venezuela, which houses and promotes the study of significant Latin-American archives from the 19th and 20th century economic and art history. She served as a trustee at the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, NY, the world’s foremost museum of photography and film (2012-2018), as well as on boards and advisory committees of numerous cultural organizations in Venezuela, USA, and Europe.  

She is on the curatorial committee of the Photo London Art Fair (2013-present). And, has advised on collections, juried art prizes, organized seminars, curated exhibitions, and published books.


“The Enlightened Viewer – Learning to Look and See.”
What makes a good photograph? What makes a great one?

Photo Salon, Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Armory Art Center, 811 Park Place, West Palm Beach
Media Room
$10 donation at the door
Space is limited so arrive early.


The Armory Art Center’s art school and galleries provide creative opportunities to enhance your life. The Armory has served the community for over 30 years. The mission of the Armory Art Center is to inspire the creation and experience of art and the Armory’s vision is to be the leading community resource for arts education. Serving over 3,000 students annually, the Armory Art Center offers 160 courses per term in six terms throughout the year to students ranging in age from pre-school to retiree. Classes in drawing, painting, photography, jewelry, fiber, ceramics, and sculpture are held in 12 state-of–the-art studios. Twelve exhibitions are hosted annually in three galleries. Exhibitions, lectures, and special events are open to the public. For more information, visit or call (561) 832-1776. The Armory Art Center school admits students of any race, color, national, and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national, and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic, and other school-administered programs.


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