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||Contact:|
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.|
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"Dandy Lion: (Re)Articulating Black Masculine Identity"
The Museum of Contemporary Photography's latest exhibit explores the concept of the "Black Dandy", a popular culture phenomenon that defies stereotypical understandings of Black masculinity. Made up of photos depicting Black males mixing Victorian-era...Photography Mon April 27th 2015 - Sun July 12th 2015 FreeRead more
"North Korean Perspectives"
North Korea is one of the world's most reclusive nations, a place where the flow of information is strictly controlled by the government. Because of this, there are contrasting views of the state which this exhibition explores by using government imagery...Photography Thu July 23rd 2015 - Sun October 4th 2015 FreeRead more