Springfield MA – The Valley Photo Center located on the Upper Level of Tower Square, 1500 Main St. in Springfield will hold a meet the artist reception, photo exhibit, and book launch and signing in on Saturday, October 1, 2022 from 4 to 7 PM for Kimani Worghs and his new book Ascension.
Kimani says, “My first book Ascension will journey through a narration of photographic stories during quarantine, Black Lives Matter, and Faces of Jamaica. Including more work exploring friendship, romance, and escapism.”

September Photo Contest

The deadline to enter is September 30, 2022.  This is a members only on line monthly contest. Entering is FREE for members. The theme for this month is Vacation Photos.

October Photo Contest

The deadline to enter is October 31, 2022. This is a members only on line monthly contest. Entering is FREE for members. The theme for this month is Autumn photos.

Prizes include

  • A free 2023 Membership you can use or gift to a friend
  • A 11x14 Print that will hang in our gallery and go to you at the end of the year.
  • Ribbons for First Place and honorable Mention
  • Display on our Website
  • Instructions on how to enter are sent to new members
  • Join now to enter this and all of our monthly contests


Volunteer Docents Wanted

The Valley Photo Center needs volunteer docents to open and close the gallery Monday through Friday from 11 AM until 2 PM.  Volunteers can enter photographs in our open submission shows for free and get free parking in the Tower Square garage. If you can work as little as a couple hours a day a few days a month please email valleyphotocenter@icloud.com

 Support the Valley Photo Center

We are a Non Profit Corporation - All Donations are Taxt Exemptible.  Please donate to help us provide free exhibits and programs. Our Board and staff are all volunteers and 100% of donations go to support the Valley Photo Center. Just click on the contribute button below to donate .

The Gallery Today

Our new viewing policy during Covid and its aftermath - we've rearranged the gallery so that you can see the most of an exhibit through the large glass windows at any time. We'll post in-person visiting open hours in our calendar and on our Facebook page. You can visit the virtual gallery any time.

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