through Oct 29

Seeing is Believing?

21 Feb, 2015 - 29 Oct, 2017


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 May 16

Ansel Adams: What Majestic Word

7 Jan, 2017 - 16 May, 2017

Special Micro Exhibition

Ansel Adams: What Majestic Word features a portfolio of prints organized in memory of Adams’ dear friend, Russell Varian. Varian was a scientist and dedicated conservationist. Each of these 15 photographs aims to capture the sensual environments that Varian adored and the natural geometry that sparked his scientific curiosity.

Ansel Adams: What Majestic Word features a portfolio of works generously on loan from Sally and Einar Gall.

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through May 23

Prix Pictet: Disorder

4 Feb, 2017 - 23 May, 2017

The Prix Pictet prize highlights important social and environmental issues through the use of photography. In its sixth cycle, 12 artists examine the disorder they see in the world. The exhibition Prix Pictet: Disorder brings global attention to a range of concerns from mass production to the effects of war to natural disasters. 

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through May 16

India and the Picturesque

11 Feb, 2017 - 16 May, 2017

Selected from the Museum of Photographic Arts’ collection of 150 19th century images of India, this exhibition highlights the rich photographic legacy that was created over two decades from 1860–1880. With images made by Samuel Bourne, John Edward Saché, Edmund David Lyon, Indian photographer Nathulall, and others, the people, places, and landscapes of India were brought to life for viewers of the day.

India and the Picturesque features work from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim collection.

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