For Youth + Families

Youth Exhibition

Each year, MOPA presents a juried exhibition showcasing the creative photographic talents of youth artists. Learn more.


Submit to the 2017 Exhibition Online!


2016 Youth Exhibition Artwork Pick Up:

All printed photos will be available for pick up during the specified time frame. Artwork may be picked up by the student artist, parent, or teacher. Artwork pick up is not available for video submissions. For questions, contact

Pick Up Dates*: Saturday, February 18 - Sunday, February 26 (Except Monday, Feb. 20- MOPA will be closed)

Pick Up Times: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm (Exceptions: MOPA will be closed Monday, Feb. 20 and will close at 3:00 pm on Sunday, Feb. 26)

Pick Up Location: Musuem of Photographic Arts, Front Desk: 1649 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101

*After the final pick up date has passed, MOPA will dispose of any remaining artwork or it may become property of the museum.





















Summer Camps

Learn about photography, video, animation, and much more with creative professional artists at MOPA!  Camps are great for all levels of expereince and explore storytelling, image making, and idea sharing.

Preview our 2017 program!


Registration opens March 1st!

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