Are you looking to visit the Houston Center for Photography? This is an organization about all things photography.

The museum is free and open to the public to enjoy. Please read on to learn everything about this venue.

 

WHAT IS THE PHOTOGRAPHY CENTER?

The center was founded in 1981, and started out as a small gallery for visual artists. It then grew and officially incorporated as a nonprofit organization. 

HCP showcases some of the most impressive works of art all year-round. In addition, they conduct on-site and off-site photography classes throughout the year. 

The classes are taught by some of the most esteemed individuals in the world of photography. How cool is that?

Aside from their impressive gallery, Houston Center for Photography also hosts exhibits throughout the year. Each one focuses on an important topic such as the “2019 Contemporary Practice” and the ongoing exhibit by photographer Farah Al Qasimi

The HCP even offers youth programs, enabling teens to be productive over summer breaks. These programs mostly focus on the topic of photography and how we can incorporate it creatively in our daily lives.

Teens can also collaborate with other high school students from all over Houston over a semester-long photography program.

 

HOUSTON CENTER FOR PHOTOGRAPHY: HOURS & LOCATION

The Houston Center for Photography is free for the public. It’s open at the following hours:

Closed Mondays and Tuesdays

Wednesday–Thursday: 11am–9pm

Friday: 11am–5pm

Saturday–Sunday: 11am–7pm

Note that they are closed on major holidays.

 

HOW TO FIND THE HCP

Finally, the Houston Center for Photography is located at:

1441 West Alabama Houston, Texas 77006. 

 

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