Press Office Event

Tune in for a Conversation with Photographer Hal Fischer and Curator Erin O'Toole

Released: April 20, 2020 · Download (683 KB PDF)


Tune in to SFMOMA’s YouTube channel and watch photographer Hal Fischer in conversation with Erin O’Toole, Baker Street Foundation Associate Curator of Photography at SFMOMA, on Thursday, April 23. They will dive into stories behind the images in Thought Pieces: 1970s Photographs by Lew Thomas, Donna-Lee Phillips, and Hal Fischer, taking us back to 1970s San Francisco when an experimental style of photography emerged.


While the galleries remain temporarily closed due to COVID-19, SFMOMA is offering new ways to stay connected online and #MuseumFromHome. In addition to remote events, SFMOMA’s website features digital content including screenings, artist interviews, podcast episodes, teacher resources, essays and more.


Thursday, April 23, 2020, 6 p.m. PDT


SFMOMA’s YouTube


For more information, watch SFMOMA’s artist interview with Hal Fischer online here. Fischer talks about documenting his community in San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood in the 1970s, and describes the genesis and impact of his landmark series Gay Semiotics.

Clara Hatcher Baruth 415.357.4177 chatcher@sfmoma.org