Upcoming Exhibitions

through Feb 11

Point/Counterpoint: Contemporary Mexican Photography 2000-2015

30 Sep, 2017 - 11 Feb, 2018

Point/Counterpoint features work from contemporary Mexican photographers created from 2000-2015. Presented as part of the Getty's Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative, MOPA brings together nineteen artists whose images explore the political, economic, and social changes of a country that is tied to the past, yet seeking a new future.

Coinciding with Point/Counterpoint, MOPA will host a series of Community Conversations bringing together a unique group of expert voices to speak to themes found in the exhibition. The Conversations will cover a range of themes, including cultural identity, appropriation, abstraction, and the body.

Community Conversation Schedule:

November 16

Politics + Examining the Border


December 14

Abstraction + Appropriation + State of Contemporary Photography


January 18

Otherness + Cultural Identity + The Body


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through Feb 4

12th Annual Juried Youth Exhibition

3 Nov, 2017 - 4 Feb, 2018

Since 2006, MOPA has held an annual juried exhibition showcasing the photographic talents of local youth. Every year, students are encouraged to submit work that responds visually to a particular theme. The winning entries are selected for their creativity and artistic interpretation of that year's topic. MOPA is looking for students who creatively interpret the theme "boundaries" in photography or video for the 12th Annual Juried Youth Exhibition! 

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