Founded by Columbia College Chicago in 1976, the museum collaborates with mid-career and emerging artists and photographers for the collection, creation, and examination of contemporary image making in both the camera and digital traditions.
The museum houses a 10,000+ collection focusing on photography of the 20th century to the present, as well as the Midwest Photographers Project featuring Midwestern photographer's and artist's portfolios of works.
Commemorating the children killed or injured in the 1963 attack on a Birmingham African-American Church
Photocollages comment upon mass media portrayals of gender, sexuality, race and politics
Examines the parallels between Arnold’s work and 21st-century photocollage
Images find beauty and strength in the face of collective trauma