Exhibitions

through Dec 31

Seeing is Believing?

21 Feb, 2015 - 31 Dec, 2016

ONGOING EXHIBITION

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

Discover the answers to this question 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.

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through Dec 31

America's Cathedrals: Photography and the National Parks

20 Feb, 2016 - 31 Dec, 2016

Special Micro Exhibition

Coinciding with the centennial anniversary of The National Park Service in 2016, America’s Cathedrals celebrates the important role the visual image has played in the history and creation of our national parks.

Drawn entirely from MOPA's permanent collection, America's Cathedrals features work by Ansel Adams, William Henry Jackson, Carleton Watkins and many more.

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through Feb 5

Animals Among Us: 11th Annual Youth Exhibition

8 Oct, 2016 - 5 Feb, 2017

Inspired by the San Diego Zoo's 100th anniversary, MOPA's 11th Annual Youth Exhibition will focus on the theme of animals.

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through Jan 29

Boundless: A California Invitational

15 Oct, 2016 - 29 Jan, 2017

In October, MOPA will present Boundless: A California Invitational, the third triennial exhibition of contemporary California photographers. The triennial invitational began in 2010 as State of Mind and was followed in 2013 by Staking Claim. These exhibitions showcase the talent and diverse scope of artwork by photographers living within the museum’s home state.

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