Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago

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  • I'm judging the current exhibition. There was an installation of a room that was terrific. The photos were, I thought, childish, immature and shallow explorations of sexually. I'm willing to wager ten...  more »
  • This museum is located in a University setting, so I don't know if it is student work or not, but it was a very derivative. The only slightly interesting area was more about the written matter accompa...  more »
  • I enjoyed this museum which featured the photos of several photographers. Although the museum is free, they encourage you to leave a donation of $5 which was well worth it. The exhibit had photographs...  more »
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  • Enjoyed my visit. It's was fun to check out different styles of photography
  • Free (donation suggested) gallery, visited an amazing exhibit centered around gender issues. A perfect respite for getting out of the cold after visiting Grant Park.
  • Very sad experience. It was my partner's birthday, and they are a photography student. We are only in Chicago for a few days. Surprised them with a trip to this museum, which was listed as being open until 5pm. We walked in the pouring rain to get there, just for the door to be locked. A young woman opened it and said it would reopen on Thursday because it's closed for a new exhibit. We leave Wednesday morning. We explained that we were visiting and that it was my partner's birthday and they still said they couldn't do anything to allow us entry. Although I understand that they need to renovate sometimes, we were extremely disappointed given it said it would be open online.
  • It's was much smaller than I expected so I couldn't kill time so much
  • This place is not known well enough. A few nice galleries that are constantly changing. Often features local themed photographs
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