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.

 

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