MoCP After Dark

MoCP

MoCP After Dark

Join us at MoCP After Dark, a new evening event series at the Museum of Contemporary Photography.

  • Meet the author Shantrelle P. Lewis and celebrate the release of her new book Dandy Lion: The Black Dandy and Street Style, based on her blockbuster 2015 exhibition at the MoCP (book will be available for signing and purchase)
  • Dance to a DJ set by Rae Chardonnay, who has been named one of Chicago's best DJs
  • Explore Disruptive Perspectives after hours
  • Have your portrait taken by Lawrence Agyei
  • Don your best dandy attire for the chance to win prizes
  • Sip your way through an open bar, including craft beers by Solemn Oath, wines, small bites by Flacos Tacos, and more
  • Support the MoCP while enjoying an evening out at the museum: all proceeds benefit MoCP's exhibitions, collections and educational programming.

Tickets for the event are $25 for nonmembers, $20 for members, and $15 for students, FREE for Columbia College Chicago Students.

Reserve tickets here.

 

Upcoming Events

Photos at Noon: Approaches to Documentary

Photos at Noon: Approaches to Documentary

Get to know the museum's collection with a series of public print viewings. The MoCP's curator of academic programs and collections will lead a mini-course ...

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Teen Night: CPS Lives

Teen Night: CPS Lives

Chicago teens are invited to engage in creative interactive workshops and reflect on themes of the exhibitions. This event is organized in partnership with CPS ...

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FIRST LOOK: 2019 MoCP Fine Print Party

FIRST LOOK: 2019 MoCP Fine Print Party

Please join the Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP) Museum Council, staff, and artists for a public release of four new prints that will be added ...

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Photos at Noon: Chicago

Photos at Noon: Chicago

Get to know the museum's collection with a series of public print viewings. The MoCP's exectuive director will lead a mini-course on select themes and ...

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Past Events

Tonika Johnson: Folded Map

Tonika Johnson: Folded Map

Tonika Johnson: Folded Map

MoCP

In conjunction with Columbia College Chicago’s Manifest Urban Arts Festival, the MoCP will host Columbia alum Tonika Johnson '03 for a one-day presentation of Folded ...

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Lecture in Photography: Rebecca Senf

Lecture in Photography: Rebecca Senf

Lecture in Photography: Rebecca Senf

Ferguson Hall, 600 S. Michigan Ave

Rebecca Senf is the Chief Curator at the Center for Creative Photography and the Norton Family Curator of Photography, a joint appointment between the Center ...

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Chicago Stories: Unpacking Segregation in Chicago, Then and Now

Chicago Stories: Unpacking Segregation in Chicago, Then and Now

Chicago Stories: Unpacking Segregation in Chicago, Then and Now

Conaway Center, 1104 S. Wabash Ave., 1st floor

Join the MoCP for a panel discussion exploring the segregated history of Chicago neighborhoods, in conjunction with the current exhibition Chicago Stories: Recent works by ...

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Conversation: Dawoud Bey and Gaëlle Morel

Conversation: Dawoud Bey and Gaëlle Morel

Conversation: Dawoud Bey and Gaëlle Morel

Ferguson Hall, 600 S Michigan Ave

Dawoud Bey will engage in a conversation with Gaëlle Morel, Exhibitions Curator at the Ryerson Image Centre, about the links between his Birmingham projects and ...

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Opening Reception

Opening Reception

Opening Reception

MoCP

Join us for the opening reception of Birmingham, Alabama, 1963: Dawoud Bey/Black Star and Chicago Stories: Recent Works by Carlos Javier Ortiz and David Schalliol. ...

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