International Center of Photography

International Center of Photography

Art Gallery, General College & University, and College & University · Theater District
1133 Avenue of the Americas (btwn 43rd & 44th St.), New York, NY 10036, United States
Closed until 10:00 AM (Show more)
  • Tue–Thu, Sat–Sun
    • 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 10:00 AM–8:00 PM
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)

The International Center of Photography (ICP) is dedicated to photography that has a vital place in our culture as it reflects and influences social change.


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    AFAR Media
    "regular rotation of carefully curated photography exhibits"(2 Tips)
    Michael S.
    "... cardholders get free admission the first weekend of each month."(2 Tips)
    "Love Gideon Mendel's work about floods"(2 Tips)
    "discounts from the shop"(2 Tips)
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  • Steven F.

    Steven Fustolo favourite !

    Steven Fustolo · 1 week ago
  • Mariana P.

    Best place to study photography in NYC.

    Mariana Pantalena · August 10
  • Chrissy K.

    awesome, beautiful

    Chrissy Kapp · January 28
  • Carlos A.

    Sebastian Salgado / Genesis

    Carlos ANCHETA · December 31, 2014
  • Sinem Eylem A.

    It's not a museum, but instead an art gallery full of photojournalistic exhibitions of photographers around the world. Would go again!

    Sinem Eylem Arslan · December 9, 2014
  • Andréia T.

    Exposição Gênesis do Sebastião Salgado!! <3 <3

    Andréia Takaishi · November 21, 2014
  • Alberto L.

    Genesis, la exposición de fotografía en blanco y negro. Es la obra de Sebastián Salgado y muestra paisajes e indígenas de diversos lugares: Papúa, Siberia, Madagascar, Galápagos etc.

    Alberto Luna · November 1, 2014
  • Roberto T.

    Los viernes por la tarde la entrada es gratis (aportación voluntaria)

    Roberto Torres · August 22, 2014
  • Jimmy K.

    You can't take pictures of the pictures... but you can take pictures of the captions, look the photos up on Google, and take pictures of your screen.

    Jimmy Kastner · August 22, 2014
  • AFAR Media

    The museum features a regular rotation of carefully curated photography exhibits focusing on historic as well as contemporary artists. Read more

    AFAR Media · August 12, 2014
  • Bill G.

    The Caio Reisewitz exhibition is really well curated. Well worth a visit.

    Bill Glover · July 9, 2014
  • Dave

    If you like pretentious photography then this is the place for you. What's even more annoying than the majority of uninspiring photography is the ridiculous texts that describe the work.

    Dave · June 17, 2014
  • Gayatri N.

    Capa in color

    Gayatri Nair · April 4, 2014
  • Sabbir A.

    Inspired by exhibition

    Sabbir Ashraf · February 23, 2014
  • Sorin S.

    Nul. Art cliché/stéréotypée.

    Sorin Sylvie 🇫🇷 · December 19, 2013
  • Daron Y.

    Too far from being an "international" center of photography. Small collection. Simply disappointed. It's just a tiny gallery not even a museum.

    Daron Yondem · December 7, 2013
  • Paul d.

    A really good photography gallery where you'd least expect to find one.

    Paul de Gregorio · November 16, 2013
  • Arturo A.

    Beautiful place, the Zoe Strauss exhibit is powerful

    Arturo Abundes · November 7, 2013
  • Konrad S.

    Fridays 5-8 p.m. = entry AT voluntary admission

    Konrad S · October 25, 2013
  • Alisssss

    Splendide fotografie!

    Alisssss · October 8, 2013
  • Jenna Cheong-ah L.

    Donation fee friday after 5pm

    Jenna Cheong-ah Lee · September 8, 2013
  • Feng Z.

    Free admission for Bloomberg employees and up to 3 accompanying guests.

    Feng Zhou · August 14, 2013
  • Lesley K.

    photog inspo-central in very chic setting.

    Lesley K · August 13, 2013
  • Lesley K.

    Not a big space, but the exhibits are really well curated. A wonderful place to go for a photog pick-me-up or a revive.

    Lesley K · August 6, 2013
  • Edwin D.

    expensive way to go to the rest room

    Edwin Davis · July 28, 2013
  • Todd W.

    The cafe downstairs offers a selection of photobooks, mostly self-published, to peruse at leisure.

    Todd Walker · July 12, 2013
  • Haim B.

    Nice place but not worth 14$ ! Come on Friday 5-8pm & pay as u want.

    Haim B · July 5, 2013
  • Teachers College S.

    As you enter the museum, enlarged photographs hang in the windows, distinguishing the building from its plain office-building neighbors. If photography is your genre of choice, this place has it all.

  • Kelley

    Love Gideon Mendel's work about floods

    Kelley · June 26, 2013
  • June L.

    The Gideon Mendel exhibit is very touching.

    June Lin · May 23, 2013
  • Dmitry L.

    Piece of crap!!

    Dmitry Lukashev · May 19, 2013
  • Cako

    Vishniac exhibition, wow, awesome!

    Cako · January 24, 2013
  • The New Yorker

    Vince Aletti on "Rise and Fall of Apartheid": "'s the photographers who were on the front lines who give this show its great strength. Their work has lost none of its power or fury." Nov 12, 2012 Read more

    The New Yorker · November 8, 2012
  • Dani D.

    ICP offers pay as you wish admission on Fridays, 5 - 8pm.

    Dani Dowrich · November 1, 2012
  • Eli Rebecca F.

    I really like this place. I highly recommend it. Great pictures, cool store(where they sell Lomography cameras) and if you have a student ID you get in for 10 dollars.

    Eli Rebecca Foss · October 23, 2012
  • Alayna D.

    This place may be one of my fav spots in NYC. They have great exhibits! The book store has great stuff and you can order anything on-line you see in there.

    Alayna Duffel · August 5, 2012
  • Emmanuel N.

    The Weegee exhibition is really cool!

    Emmanuel Nataf · July 24, 2012
  • MyCityWay

    If you want to see this museum for cheap, visit every Friday from 5 PM - 8 PM and donate what you can for admission.

    MyCityWay · April 10, 2012
  • Francesca D.

    Murder is my business, very interesting work

    Francesca DeFranchis · February 26, 2012
  • MetroFocus

    Pay what you wish Fridays from 5 – 8 p.m. at the premier museum and school devoted exclusively to photography – past, present and future! Check out MetroFocus for other museum discounts in NYC. Read more

    MetroFocus · January 18, 2012
  • @tdavidson

    Become a Member and get exclusive access to Member-Only events, annual Member-Only ICP school classes, discounts from the shop, and more. Support great photography.

    @tdavidson · January 13, 2012

    THIRTEEN members receive 2-for-1 admission the premier museum and school devoted exclusively to photography – past, present and future! Read more

    THIRTEEN · December 13, 2011
  • The Corcoran Group

    This amazing center will re-kindle your love affair with photography – the exhibits are amazing and the classes are amazing. Come on Friday Nights for Free Admission.

    The Corcoran Group · December 12, 2011
  • Jude H.

    Elliott Erwitt. Genius.

    Jude H. · August 19, 2011
  • Andy D.

    great for photo buffs and admirers Read more

    Andy D · August 8, 2011
  • juan felipe r.

    Las exposiciones casi siempre valen la pena Read more

    juan felipe rubio · June 20, 2011
  • Senencito

    Very hypocritical that im told I can't take photographs while looking at a photo of someone taking a photo of people watching a photo in a museum. The irony of this moment was golden.

    Senencito · June 19, 2011
  • Diego R.

    This center is often overlooked by visitors, though their excellent photography exhibits. When visiting Times Square, head over to 6th avenue and check it out. Read more

    Diego Rufo · March 31, 2011
  • @sloane

    Credentialed press get in for free.

    @sloane · December 17, 2010
  • The New Yorker

    “All the history of the twentieth century will be in photographs—more than in words,” the museum’s founder told Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis for her 1975 Talk of the Town piece. Read more

    The New Yorker · October 19, 2010

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