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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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Inspiring Photography Exhibitions, Well-spent Thursday evening

I went there on a pay-what-you-wish Thursday night. There weren't people, which was good. I wish I... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Joyce B
New York City, New York
Excellent Museum for Photography

Went here to see the Magnum Exhibition, was a great space to show the excellent pieces of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
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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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  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
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250 Bowery, New York City, NY 10012-3010
+1 212-857-0000
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank Joyce B
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 26 June 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 24 May 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

Thank Patty F
Reviewed 8 February 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 22 January 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 5 January 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
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This museum is hard to rate since it does not appear to have a permanent exhibition. Fact is, this is not a museum of photography per se. A relatively small space, which is used for temporary exhibitions. The value of the current privacy, public, something...More

1  Thank Dmitri K
Reviewed 15 December 2016

this is one of my favorite museums. they were on 6th ave, but they lost the lease, so they moved to the Bowery. now that neighborhood is in a renaissance (which in some ways is unfortunate -- can never be the same once a Whole...More

Thank jeffrey k
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