Museum of Contemporary Photography

Museum of Contemporary Photography

600 S Michigan Ave (Harrison St.), Chicago, IL 60605, United States
Closed until 10:00am (Show more)
  • Mon–Wed, Fri–Sat
    • 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 10:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Sun
    • Noon–5:00 PM
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MoCP is a stimulating and innovative forum for the collection, creation, and examination of contemporary imagemaking. Admission is always free.


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The "Home Truths:Photography and Motherhood" show is in its last days at MoCP - see it now before it closes on July 13!
FYI - Due to the Independence Day holiday, MoCP will be closed on July 4th and 5th, re-opening on July 6th.
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  • "MoCP always does a good job of bringing..." (2 tips)
  • "... by some really great photography" (2 tips)
  • "... unique, interesting exhibits. And its free!!" (2 tips)
  • National Post

    Toronto-based artist Kristan Horton does not consider himself a photographer, but he has won The Grange Prize, Canada’s largest photography prize, and the accompanying $50,000. To Dec. 22. Read more: Read more

    National Post · November 4, 2010
  • Alice Graphix

    Take some time to be inspired by some really great photography

    Alice Graphix · September 25, 2011
  • Michelle R.

    MoCP always does a good job of bringing comprehensive contemporary work to Chicago. Don't forget that the gallery space continues on 2nd and 3rd floors.

    Michelle Roberts · November 28, 2011
  • Zachary L.

    It's free!

    Zachary Long · January 19, 2011
  • Roosevelt Collection

    Small and very unique, interesting exhibits. And its free!!

    Roosevelt Collection · April 12, 2012
  • Joshua

    Check out the book page scans. Don't be fooled...!

    Joshua · August 2, 2011
  • Chris A.

    Great photography!

    Chris Albright · October 26, 2010

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