Thursday, October 28th, 2021
6:30 PM

Join President Lincoln’s Cottage for the next installment in our virtual series Scholar Sessions, created for (and free to) our members. This month, we’ll be hosting Baltimore School for The Art photography teacher and award-winning photojournalist J.M. Giordano for a lively discussion on paranormal photography, Mary Lincoln, and her relationship with William Mumler, the father of ghost photography.


This event is free for our members. Become a member of Team Lincoln today to receive this and other exclusive benefits like discounted tours, museum shop purchases, and access to special events and programs.  For questions on membership or the members-only code email

Scholar Bio:

J.M. Giordano is an award-winning photojournalist based in Baltimore and co-host of the photojournalism podcast 10 Frames Per Second. His book We Used to Live At Night chronicles 25 years of the city at night. His work has been featured on NPR, ProPublica, Al-Jazeera, GQ, Architectural Digest, Taste, The Observer New Review Sunday Magazine, The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Daily Mail, Washington Post, The Baltimore City Paper, i-D Magazine, Discovery Channel Inc., and Rolling Stone. His work from the Struggle series is in the permanent collections at the Reginald Lewis Museum. In 2015 he was short-listed for the National Gallery’s Outwin Boochever Portrait Prize and his international photographs covering the collapse of the steel industry are the subject of a solo show at the Museum of Industry in Baltimore.