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International Center of Photography Museum

250 Bowery, New York City, NY 10012-3010
+1 212-857-0000
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Small and engaging

Current exhibit is of works produced by the Magnum photo agency. The exhibit was very high quality... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
michaelrM5717MD
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Granville, Ohio, United States
A brilliant smaller museum

I love photography so when we visited New York this museum was on the top of our list to visit. It... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Willow M
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The International Center of Photography (ICP) is the world's leading institution dedicated to photography and visual culture. Through our exhibitions, school, public programs, and community outreach, we offer an open forum for dialogue about the role images play in our culture. Since our founding, we have presented more than 700 exhibitions and offered thousands of classes, providing instruction at every level. ICP is a center where photographers and artists, students, and scholars can create and interpret the world of the image.
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250 Bowery, New York City, NY 10012-3010
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Current exhibit is of works produced by the Magnum photo agency. The exhibit was very high quality. The museum is small so it isn't overwhelming. A couple of hours will be well spent.

Thank michaelrM5717MD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love photography so when we visited New York this museum was on the top of our list to visit. It did not disappoint, I loved all the exhibitions very inspiring.

1  Thank Willow M
Reviewed August 14, 2017

I went there on a pay-what-you-wish Thursday night. There weren't people, which was good. I wish I got there earlier. The center may appear to be small but I didn't get to savor all the pieces when they closed it. The visit was kind of...More

1  Thank Joyce B
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

Went here to see the Magnum Exhibition, was a great space to show the excellent pieces of photography in an open setting

Thank Michael-James_Lee
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

This exhibition celebrates 70 anniversary of Magnum the renowned photo agency. Interesting exhibition not so much for the art displayed but rather The topics it covers. Part 1 human rights and wrongs following ww2 magnum photographers defended the concept of universality Part 2 an inventory...More

Thank gl0betr0tterny
Reviewed June 25, 2017

Although we enjoyed the exhibitions, we were surprised at how small this center is. By the name alone we expected something much larger and grander. The space is painted white and well laid out. There are lifts and stairs between floors and clean rest rooms....More

Thank Reconnoiterer
Reviewed May 24, 2017

I really enjoyed my visit to the ICP Museum. The exhibits were thought-provoking and very well done. I will say that it's probably not for everyone, however. The topics were very serious, as the exhibits I experienced ranged from global warming to refugees to transgender....More

1  Thank Patty F
Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

This is not truly a photography exhibit in the artistic sense more like a political display and also there's no standing exhibition so things change regularly. Best to check what your going to see before you pay to go in.

1  Thank orrdin
Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

So we set out with the trusty guide book that sent us up near the MoMa which is totally the wrong direction so we headed for the school who gave us the actual address. It's only two floors but very thought-provoking stuff. The exhibition we...More

Thank Scifibooknut
Reviewed January 4, 2017

We went with three teenagers, some of which were not exited to go... but the exhibit was engaging for them. They even thanked us for taking them there, haha. We were there for about less than two hours. The exhibit does not have only photographs...More

1  Thank mprp3k
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