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

Wabash Arts Corridor Crawl at MoCP

Wabash Arts Corridor Crawl at MoCP 10/20

The WAC Crawl is a multidisciplinary art walk uniting the college with our South Loop neighbors. This open house event gives MoCP a chance to introduce our...

Video Playlist

Video Playlist 12/6 6pm

Video Playlist is a recurring series of one night public video screenings programmed in response to MoCP exhibitions. For Disruptive Perspectives, Video...

Book Signing Party

Book Signing Party 12/7 5pm

Join us for a special celebration of photo books, just in time for the holiday season. Photographers Jason Reblando, Julie Weber, Natalie Krick, Jay Wolke,...

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Bethany Brownholtz

Bethany Brownholtz posted a photo 9/13/2017

Sandraneta Marsh Adams

Sandraneta Marsh Adams left a positive review 5/12/2016

Absolutely fantastic, way to go Columbia

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!

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Museum of Contemporary Photography posted a photo 4/24/2014

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Museum of Contemporary Photography posted a photo 5/8/2012

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