Talking Back: Chicago Youth Respond

Museum of Contemporary Photography, 600 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605

Talking Back: Chicago Youth Respond

The Talking Back: Chicago Youth Respond exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Photography features works made by teens who participate in Picture Me, an afterschool photography program sponsored by the MoCP at three Chicago high schools: Curie Metropolitan High School, Juarez Community Academy, and Nicolas Senn High School. Co-taught by teams of working artists, this program, which serves approximately 90 students each year, cultivates teens as independent artists who gain a strong technical foundation as they work toward developing their own artistic vision and style through independent projects.  


Join us for an opening reception at the MoCP on April 10, 4:30-6:30pm.

 

Education programs at the MoCP are supported by After School Matters, the Terra Foundation for American Art, and the Lloyd A. Fry Foundation. 


Photo by Edward Ferguson, a Picture Me student  from Benito Juarez Community Academy

Upcoming Events

MoCP Presents: Picture Me Student Exhibition

MoCP Presents: Picture Me Student Exhibition

MoCP Presents: Picture Me Student Exhibition

Mana Contemporary Chicago

May 5-6, 11am-5pm May 7, 12-4pm Now in its fifteenth year, this annual student exhibition features works made by teens who participate in Picture Me, an afterschool ...

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Manifest at MoCP

Manifest at MoCP

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Museum of Contemporary Photography

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Video Playlist: Soheila Azadi

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Museum of Contemporary Photography

Video Playlist is a recurring series of one-night public video screenings guest programmed by artists whose work engages with topics connected to MoCP exhibitions. Soheila ...

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FIRST LOOK: 2016 Fine Print Party

FIRST LOOK: 2016 Fine Print Party

FIRST LOOK: 2016 Fine Print Party

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Artist Talk: Azadeh Akhlaghi

Artist Talk: Azadeh Akhlaghi

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Museum of Contemporary Photography

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Past Events

Opening Reception: Burnt Generation and Midwest Photographers Project - Hossein Fatemi

Opening Reception: Burnt Generation and Midwest Photographers Project - Hossein Fatemi

Opening Reception: Burnt Generation and Midwest Photographers Project - Hossein Fatemi

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Join us for an opening reception for our new exhibitions, Burnt Generation: Contemporary Iranian Photography and Midwest Photographers Project: Hossein Fatemi. At 6 pm, hear ...

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Lecture in Photography: Nadav Kander

Lecture in Photography: Nadav Kander

Lecture in Photography: Nadav Kander

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Nadav Kander travels the globe, documenting sites of environmental degradation and places of mass development. A master at making the bleak sublime, he produces photographs ...

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Lecture in Photography: Mark Sealy

Lecture in Photography: Mark Sealy

Lecture in Photography: Mark Sealy

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Since 1991, Mark Sealy has served as director of Autograph ABP, the Association of Black Photographers, based in Shoreditch, London. He has written for a ...

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Symposium: The Unstable Image

Symposium: The Unstable Image

Symposium: The Unstable Image

Museum of Contemporary Photography

The fading image: Binh Danh, Sylvie Pénichon, and Nadine Wietlisbach Museums work to preserve photographs because they are cultural artifacts, but they are also ...

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MoCP at 40

MoCP at 40

MoCP at 40

Museum of Contemporary Photography

The Museum of Contemporary Photography turns 40 in 2016, so of course a celebratory exhibition is in order. Ours, MoCP at 40, showcases contemporary photographic ...

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