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Museum of Photographic Arts

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Museum of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
Venue Type: Museum

Neighborhood:
san diego



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> CURRENT EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
October 11th - February 1st, 2015 We Are Family: Ninth Annual Youth Exhibition
 
October 11th - February 8th, 2015 Collective Restraint: Four Decades of Czech Photography
Emila Medkova, Vilém Reichmann, Jaroslav Rossler, Josef Sudek
 
October 11th - February 8th, 2015 Home New Visions: Art & Invention in the 19th Century
james anderson, Édouard Baldus, Félix Bonfils, Samuel Bourne, Francis Frith, William Henry Jackson, Eadweard Muybridge, William Henry Fox Talbot, Carleton Watkins
 
> UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
Feb, 2015 7 billion Others
 
Feb, 2015 Paula
Hendrik Kerstens
 
> QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.mopa.org
OPEN HOURS:  
Tues-Sun 10-5 / Summer Hours: Thursday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm, Memorial Day - Labor Day
PHONE:  
619-239-7559
FAX:  
619-238-8777
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DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Museum of Photographic Arts is to inspire, educate and engage the broadest possible audience through the presentation, collection, and preservation of photography, film and video.

Since its founding in 1983, the Museum of Photographic Arts (MoPA) has been devoted to collecting, conserving and exhibiting the entire spectrum of the photographic medium. The Museum’s endeavors consistently address cultural, historical and social issues through its exhibitions and public programs.

The Museum of Photographic Arts is accredited by the American Association of Museums and is a member-supported, private, non-profit institution. Additional support for museum programs is provided in part by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture, the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation, theCounty of San Diego Community Enhancement Fund, the San Diego Foundation, theLegler Benbough Foundation, the MetLife Foundation, the James Irvine Foundation, the Institute for Museum and Library Services and the National Endowment for the Arts.

 


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