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

Opening Reception: Stateless: Views of Global Migration

Opening Reception: Stateless: Views of Global Migration

Join the MoCP for an opening reception for the exhibition Stateless: Views of Global Migration. ...

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Symposium

Symposium

This half-day event will feature exhibiting artists, activists, writers, and scholars who are engaged in issues surrounding refugee rights, global migration, and resettlement practices. Examining ...

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Lecture in Photography: Shimon Attie

Lecture in Photography: Shimon Attie

Artist Shimon Attie will present and discuss a selection of his projects across space and time. The presentation will touch briefly on early works, such ...

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MoCP Teen Summit

MoCP Teen Summit

Chicago teens are invited to reflect, engage, share, and create, in this multidisciplinary creative workshop exploring issues relating to the exhibition Stateless: Views of Global ...

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Photos at Noon: Global Migration

Photos at Noon: Global Migration

Get to know the museum's collection with this public print viewing led by the MoCP's curator of academic programs and collections. Drop in to learn ...

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Lecture in Photography: Lalla Essaydi

Lecture in Photography: Lalla Essaydi

Lalla Essaydi is a Moroccan photographer and painter who now lives and works in the USA. Essaydi appropriates the distorted lens of Orientalism to document ...

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DARKROOM

DARKROOM

DARKROOM | 28 FEBRUARY 2019 VIP RECEPTION | 5:30 – 6:30 PM VENUE SIX10 | 610 S. MICHIGAN AVE. BENEFIT AUCTION + PARTY | 6:30 – 9:00 PM VENUE ...

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Film Screening: A Sharp Light That Shines

Film Screening: A Sharp Light That Shines

A Sharp Light That Shines features a selection of short narrative and experimental documentary films from filmmakers exploring global migration from their varied backgrounds and ...

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Curatorial Tour

Curatorial Tour

Join exhibition curator and MoCP executive director Natasha Egan for a special tour of Stateless: Views of Global Migration. ...

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Past Events

Holiday Photo Book Bazaar

Holiday Photo Book Bazaar

Holiday Photo Book Bazaar

Join us for a special celebration of photography books. Local photographers of note including Barbara Diener, Jess T. Dugan, Dave Jordano, Laura Letinsky, Cecil McDonald, ...

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Lecture in Photography: Barbara Kasten

Lecture in Photography: Barbara Kasten

Lecture in Photography: Barbara Kasten

Ferguson Hall

Barbara Kasten is known for photographs that transform architecture into formal abstract compositions using lighting, color gels, and mirrors. Originally from Chicago, Kasten is the ...

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