Loyal Opposition: The Protest Photos of George Hickey

Overview

See the powerful work of self-taught Washington Photojournalist George Hickey, who recently donated a substantial body of prints and negatives to Washington State Historical Society. Hickey's protest photographs have appeared in The Stranger, Seattle PI, Real Changes, and other notable publications. By placing himself on the front lines, Hickey captured compelling moments with dramatic results. The exhibition of approximately 80 photographs will explore the WTO protests that took place in Seattle in the late 1990s to protest about animal rights, gay pride, and anti-war sentiments. The photographs will be accompanied by protest-related objects from the Society's collections. Join Hickey for a free gallery talk on Thursday, November 16 at 5:30 PM; hear about his experiences as a freelance photographer and the journalistic thrill when that "decisive moment" presents itself. The exhibition will be on view through Sunday December 3, 2017.

  • Saturday, Sep. 30, 2017
  • Location: 1911 Pacific Ave, Washington State History Museum, WA
  • Phone: (253) 272-3500
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Price: General Admission $12
Loyal Opposition: The Protest Photos of George Hickey