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Joel Katz – Photo Book presentation 6/9/22

Join us for the book presentation, “And I Said No Lord,” by photographer and writer Joel Katz, who is a participating artist in our group art exhibition, P E O P L E.
Joel will present a pictorial chronicle of his travels through the shifting islands of fear and loss, freedom and deliverance that made up segregated Mississippi during the Freedom Summer of 1964.

Date: Thursday, June 9
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Book presentation (free – open to the public)
7:00 pm – Drinks and Private FRIEDAcommunity Members Dinner
Location: FRIEDA, 320 Walnut Street
Registration: Reservation only. At least 2 days prior to the event.
Book presentation (free – open to the public)
Private FRIEDAcommunity Dinner:
Member’s Contribution: $20 per person (plus tax)
Member’s Guest Contribution: $30 (plus tax)

Please note that drinks and a private dinner for FRIEDAcommunity members and their guests will be served promptly after the book presentation. Drinks between 7:00 pm and 7:30 pm, dinner at 7:30 pm.
Menu will include: potato salad, tabbouleh, mixed green salad, roasted salmon with green goddess dressing, fruit salad and cookies for dessert.

Masking recommended during this event.
Maximum capacity will be in line with guidelines and mandates issued by the relevant local authorities.

*Cancelation policy: Should you need to cancel, you will receive a refund if a replacement is found. FRIEDA may cancel this event for any reason, including a statewide or federal mandate. In this case, you will received a full refund within 2 business days.

Sign Up: If you are interested, please sign up via email. We will contact you by phone to collect payment by credit card.


FRIEDAcommunity asks that selected artists schedule time to engage our community through a workshop, a demonstration, or participation in one of our Community art projects. As a reminder, 100% of the sale proceeds of any artwork during the exhibition go to the artist.

Joel Katz
Joel Katz earned B.F.A. and M.F.A. degrees in graphic design from Yale School of Art. During his long career, he has written or co-written several books; received numerous awards and prizes; participated in countless lectures, workshops, panels, projects, publications, exhibitions and shows; and held faculty positions at a great many colleges and universities. He is president of Joel Katz Design, Philadelphia.

You can find more of Joel’s work at his website.