Museum of Contemporary Photography

600 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605

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




Mon–Sat: 10 am–5 pm<br>Thur: 10 am–8 pm; Sun: 12 pm–5 pm


Upcoming Events

Manifest at MoCP

Manifest at MoCP 5/13 10:00am

Free and open to the public, Manifest, a campus-wide graduation celebration, is now in its 16th year. Stop by the Museum of Contemporary Photography to see...

Video Playlist: Soheila Azadi

Video Playlist: Soheila Azadi 5/18 6:00pm

Video Playlist is a recurring series of one-night public video screenings guest programmed by artists whose work engages with topics connected to MoCP...

Artist Talk: Azadeh Akhlaghi

Artist Talk: Azadeh Akhlaghi 6/30 6:00pm

Exhibiting artist Azadeh Akhlaghi will discuss her work, which focuses on high-profile deaths from Iran’s recent history. Akhlaghi received an MA in computer...

Recent Events

MoCP at 40 4/10/2016

MoCP at 40 4/9/2016

MoCP at 40 4/8/2016

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Roge Ramos

Roge Ramos left a positive review 5/14/2015

Well, I went out to take some time for photo booth then I took an art & craft event to paint my bear in blue. Fun!

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