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United States Premiere of 7 billion Others at MOPA

Wednesday, February 4 - Part of the GoodPlanet Foundation and supported by BNP Paribas since its origin, 7 billion Others continues its world tour to encounter, share and meet the inhabitants of this wide planet. In its U.S. premiere, 7 billion Others will be on display at the Museum of Photographic Arts from Feb. 21 - Sept. 13, 2015. Read more

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Featured Exhibition

Did you know that some early photographs were known as the “mirror with a memory”?

That the first photograph of the moon was made more than 160 years ago?

Discover the answers to these questions and more in MOPA’s new gallery where you’ll explore the origins of photography, and its impact on how we view the world around us and ourselves.