Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

2018 Eyes of History Gala

June 16, 2018

General Information

2018 Eyes of History GalaThe 2018 Eyes of History Gala will be held on Saturday, June 16 at the Ritz-Carlton in Washington, DC. The annual event honors the best in visual journalism from the winners of the annual Eyes of History contests. Join us as we celebrate the 97th anniversary of the WHNPA!

The black tie gala kicks off at 6:30pm with a Cocktail Reception, followed by Dinner at 8:00pm and drinks and dancing until 1:00am.

Click here to download a pdf of the gala invitation.

Keep Up With the Latest 2018 Eyes of History Gala News

2018 Eyes of History selfieCheck back here for major announcements about the gala. And be sure to like our Facebook page and follow us on twitter and on Instagram for the latest gala information.

Keep an eye out for #whnpagala and #whnpagala2018 for exclusive content including behind the scenes peaks before, during, and after the event.

Ticket Information

Tickets for the gala may be purchased at the following rates:

  • WHNPA Member Ticket: $200
  • Guest Ticket (One Per Member): $200
  • Non-Member Ticket: $290
  • Corporate Table (Seats 12): $3,480
  • Don’t forget to book your hotel rooms at the Ritz Carlton! For reservations for the night of June 16, 2018, call 800-558-9994 and request a reservation for the “White House News Photographers Association Gala Rooms.”

    RSVPs are due by May 25, please. Download the invitation above and mail the reply card to:

    WHNPA Gala Committee
    P.O. Box 7119
    Ben Franklin Station
    Washington DC 20044-7119

    Checks may be made payable to WHNPA. RSVP today; seating is limited and is determined by the postmark date of your completed reply card.

    For more information on this year’s gala, please use the contact form below.


    June 16, 2018
    Event Category:


    Ritz-Carlton Washington
    1150 22nd St NW
    Washington, DC 20037 United States
    (202) 835-0500
    View Venue Website