Museum of Contemporary Photography

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Chicago, Illinois | United States

About the Museum

The Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP) was founded in 1976 by Columbia College Chicago. It is the most prominent photography gallery in the Midwest, with a collection that features notable works by modern and contemporary figures including Ansel Adams, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Dorothea Lange and Irving Penn. The museum also hosts the Midwest Photographers Project (MPP), a rotating collection of portfolios from photographers from surrounding states, and its exhibition programme gives notable support to emerging photographers.

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