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.
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|Opening hours:||Mon–Wed 10am–5pm; Thu 10am–8pm; Fri, Sat 10am–5pm; Sun 12pm-5pm.|
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Assembling documentary photos, portraits and fine art photography, this group exhibition explores the toll that decades of political turmoil have taken on the people of Iran. The images offer a candid look at urban and rural settings within Iran, all...Photography Until Sunday July 10 2016Read more
"Petcoke: Tracing Dirty Energy"
For years, oil refineries have piled petcoke—a fine dust of carbon and toxic heavy metals—on the southeast side of Chicago. This collection of photographs and essays examines the environmental and societal impact of this hazardous waste product while...Photography Thursday July 21 2016 - Sunday October 9 2016Read more
The Museum of Contemporary Photography is a must for all. It's a smaller & more intimate museum with a stellar collection of contemporary photography. The space is always brilliantly curated & the works on display are always well considered. Request a private viewing of their amazing collections that contain works from artist like Barbara Crane to current artist who contribute to their Midwest Photographer Project.