Lecture in Photography: Carrie Mae Weems

Stage Two, 618 S Michigan Ave, Chicago IL, 60605

Lecture in Photography: Carrie Mae Weems

Carrie Mae Weems has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions at major national and international museums including the Whitney Museum, the Museum of Modern Art and Guggenheim Museum in New York. In 2013 Weems received both the MacArthur “Genius” Grant and the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award. She is represented in public and private collections worldwide, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the Museum of Modern Art, NY and Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.

 

Presented in conjunction with the Columbia College Chicago Photography Department and Filter Photo Festival. Sponsored by Hahnemühle FineArt.

 

Carrie Mae Weems, The Edge of Time - Ancient Rome from Roaming, 2006. 

Upcoming Events

Reading and Discussion: Meena Alexander

Reading and Discussion: Meena Alexander

Reading and Discussion: Meena Alexander

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Acclaimed poet, scholar, and writer Meena Alexander will read from and discuss her work. Alexander was raised in both India and Sudan. Themes of displacement, ...

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Lectures in Photography: Britt Salvesen

Lectures in Photography: Britt Salvesen

Lectures in Photography: Britt Salvesen

Stage Two

Since 2009, Britt Salvesen has served as the Department Head and Curator of the Wallis Annenberg Department of Photography, and the Department Head and Curator ...

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DARKROOM

DARKROOM

DARKROOM

A Private Club

MoCP 2015 Benefit Auction 5:30 – 6:30pm Reception honoring Barbara Crane with the Silver Camera Award 6:30 – 8:30pm Benefit Auction and Party You're invited to join the MoCP ...

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Video Playlist: An Ordinary Instant

Video Playlist: An Ordinary Instant

Video Playlist: An Ordinary Instant

Museum of Contemporary Photography

The imagination not only acts as an escape from the real world, it can also open new possibilities of experience. As a powerful force ...

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Film Screening: The Bridges of Sarajevo (2014)

Film Screening: The Bridges of Sarajevo (2014)

Film Screening: The Bridges of Sarajevo (2014)

Goethe-Institut Chicago

Thirteen European directors explore the theme of Sarajevo; what this city has represented in European history over the past hundred years, and what Sarajevo stands ...

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Lectures in Photography: Jeffrey Hoone

Lectures in Photography: Jeffrey Hoone

Lectures in Photography: Jeffrey Hoone

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Jeffrey Hoone has served as the Executive Director of Light Work since 1982. Housed in the Robert B. Menschel Media Center at Syracuse University, Light ...

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Past Events

Gallery Talk and Opening Reception: What Remains and You and Me

Gallery Talk and Opening Reception: What Remains and You and Me

Gallery Talk and Opening Reception: What Remains and You and Me

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Join us for a gallery talk and opening reception in honor of the What Remains and You and Me exhibitions. Exhibiting artists Barbara ...

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Studio Visit to Mana Contemporary

Studio Visit to Mana Contemporary

Studio Visit to Mana Contemporary

Mana Contemporary

Friends of the MoCP at the Silver Level and up are invited to attend a private studio visit to meet with artists Matt Siber and ...

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MoCP Holiday Book Sale

MoCP Holiday Book Sale

MoCP Holiday Book Sale

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Receive up to 50% off of MoCP's publications at our annual Holiday Book Sale. All proceeds will go toward supporting the museum's exhibitions, public ...

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Michael Schmelling: Your Blues

Michael Schmelling: Your Blues

Michael Schmelling: Your Blues

Museum of Contemporary Photography

During an eighteen month-long commission in his hometown of Chicago, Schmelling explored the musical landscape of the region. The artist has immersed himself headlong into ...

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Michael L. Abramson: Pulse of the Night

Michael L. Abramson: Pulse of the Night

Michael L. Abramson: Pulse of the Night

Library

This exhibition presents images from Michael L. Abramson’s (1948-2011) South Side Series documenting the pulsing scene of black night clubs on Chicago’s South Side in ...

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