Founded in 1976, the Museum of Contemporary Photography collaborates with artists and photographers to present exhibitions of analog and digital images. Columbia College frequently presents works from its collection or commissions photographers to develop exhibits that display the capabilities of visual art.
Museum of Contemporary Photography
|Venue name:||Museum of Contemporary Photography|
600 S Michigan Ave
|Cross street:||at Harrison St|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Wed 10am–5pm; Thu 10am–8pm; Fri, Sat 10am–5pm; Sun 12pm-5pm.|
|Transport:||El stop: Red to Harrison. Bus: 1, 3, 4, 26, 28, 147.|
"Michael Schmelling: Your Blues"
Over the past 18 months, local photographer Michael Schmelling has explored Chicago's DIY music scene, taking pictures of house parties and small clubs. The work on display in Your Blues is drawn from these photographs, addressing the connection between...Photography Until Sun December 21st 2014 FreeREAD MORE600 S Michigan Ave Chicago Chicago
Exploring the connection between identity and place, What Remains features artworks made by artists who are physically displaced from their home or community. The photos build on the theme of isolation and separation, forming imagined realities perpetuated...Mon January 26th 2015 - Sun March 22nd 2015 FreeREAD MORE600 S Michigan Ave Chicago Chicago
"You and Me"
German artists Oliver Sieber and Katja Stuke visited Chicago in 2013 and became interested in tracking down their former housekeeper, who fled to the city after facing deportation in Germany. You and Me includes pictures taken in Chicago, Germany and...Mon January 26th 2015 - Sun March 22nd 2015 FreeREAD MORE600 S Michigan Ave Chicago Chicago