An Evening with David Plowden: Closing Reception for Heartland: The Plains and the Prairie exhibit.

Library, 624 S Michigan, Chicago, IL 60605

 An Evening with David Plowden: Closing Reception for Heartland: The Plains and the Prairie exhibit.

The Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago and the Columbia College Chicago Library present  An Evening with David Plowden: Closing Reception for Heartland: The Plains and the Prairie  exhibit.

David Plowden’s work spans over fifty years.  He has authored more than twenty photography books, including The American Barn, Vanishing Point: Fifty Years of Photography and Requiem for Steam. Plowden’s photographs can be found in the permanent collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Beinecke Library at Yale University, the Center for Creative Photography, the Library of Congress, and the Smithsonian Institution.

The reception begins at 5:30pm, followed by a talk by David Plowden at 6:00pm.  He will be signing copies of his latest work, Heartland: The Plains and the Prairie at 7:00pm.  Copies will be available for sale at the event.
 

 

Upcoming Events

Lecture in Photography: Teju Cole - Writing and Thinking Photography

Lecture in Photography: Teju Cole - Writing and Thinking Photography

Go Down Moses curator Teju Cole will give a public lecture about his various photographic practices. Drawing on his experiences as a photographer, critic, teacher, ...

Read more

Lectures in Photography: Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa

Lectures in Photography: Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa

Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa is a photographer, writer, and editor of The Great Leap Sideways. He has a BA in philosophy and French from Oxford University (UK) ...

Read more

Honors Program: Day of the Dead Social

Honors Program: Day of the Dead Social

Join fellow Columbia College Chicago Honors students at the Day of the Dead social. Get together for art, food, and the honors community. Register here: honorsmocp.eventbrite.com ...

Read more

MoCP After Dark

MoCP After Dark

Join the MoCP Museum Council, artists, and friends of the museum for an after-hours party at MoCP After Dark. Against the backdrop of Third Realm, ...

Read more

Photos at Noon: Contemporary Photography in China and Beyond

Photos at Noon: Contemporary Photography in China and Beyond

Get to know the museum’s collection with this ongoing series of public print viewings. Drop in to learn about some of the museum’s best works ...

Read more

Teen Night

Teen Night

Chicago teens are invited to engage in creative interactive workshops and reflect on themes of the exhibition Third Realm. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/teen-night-tickets-71410122599 ...

Read more

Lecture in Photography: Larry Fink

Lecture in Photography: Larry Fink

Working as a professional photographer for over fifty-five years, Larry Fink has had one-man shows at New York's Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney ...

Read more

Holiday Photo Book Bazaar

Holiday Photo Book Bazaar

Join us for a special celebration of photography books. Photographers of note, along with local publishers Skylark Editions and Candor Arts, will be at the ...

Read more
Past Events

Eighth Blackbird

Eighth Blackbird

Eighth Blackbird

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Join the Chicago-based, four-time Grammy-winning ensemble Eighth Blackbird for a special performance at the MoCP. Experience a musical journey through the museum as the ensemble ...

Read more

Photos at Noon: Viewer's Choice

Photos at Noon: Viewer's Choice

Photos at Noon: Viewer's Choice

MoCP

Get to know the museum’s collection with a series of public print viewings led by MoCP’s curator of academic programs and collections. Drop in to ...

Read more

Photos at Noon: Recent Acquisitions

Photos at Noon: Recent Acquisitions

Photos at Noon: Recent Acquisitions

MoCP

Get to know the museum’s collection with a series of public print viewings led by MoCP’s curator of academic programs and collections. Drop in to ...

Read more

Teen Night

Teen Night

Teen Night

MoCP

Chicago teens are invited to participate in teen-led workshops and more! Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mocp-teen-night-tickets-64384604084 ...

Read more