Museum of Contemporary Photography

600 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605

Museum of Contemporary Photography

The Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP) is the only museum in the Midwest with an exclusive commitment to the medium of photography. By presenting projects and exhibitions that embrace a wide range of contemporary aesthetics and technologies, the Museum strives to communicate the value and significance of photographic images as expressions of human thought, imagination, and creativity.

Place Type

Museum, Gallery




Monday-Saturday: 10am - 5pm, Thursday: 10am - 8pm, Sunday: 12pm - 5pm


Upcoming Events

Panel Discussion: Representations of Motherhood

Panel Discussion: Representations of Motherhood 6pm 5/8

MoCP Curator and Associate Director Karen Irvine will moderate a discussion with exhibiting artists Ana Casas Broda and Katie Murray, and art historian...

Mother's Day at MoCP

Mother's Day at MoCP 12pm 5/11

Enjoy tea and cookies as you view the exhibition Home Truths: Photography and Motherhood. MoCP docents will be on hand to speak about the exhibition and a...

Video Playlist: Curated by Jennifer Reeder

Video Playlist: Curated by Jennifer Reeder 6pm 5/19

Video playlist is a reoccurring series of one-night public video screenings guest curated by artists whose practice engages with topics connected to MoCP...

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