Upcoming Exhibitions

through Feb 11

Point/Counterpoint: Contemporary Mexican Photography 2000-2015

30 Sep, 2017 - 11 Feb, 2018

Point/Counterpoint features work from contemporary Mexican photographers created from 2000-2015. Presented as part of the Getty's Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative, MOPA brings together nineteen artists whose images explore the political, economic, and social changes of a country that is tied to the past, yet seeking a new future.

Coinciding with Point/Counterpoint, MOPA will host a series of Community Conversations bringing together a unique group of expert voices to speak to themes found in the exhibition. The Conversations will cover a range of themes, including cultural identity, appropriation, abstraction, and the body.

Community Conversation Schedule:

November 16

Politics + Examining the Border


December 14

Abstraction + Appropriation + State of Contemporary Photography


January 18

Otherness + Cultural Identity + The Body


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through Feb 27

12th Annual Juried Youth Exhibition

3 Nov, 2017 - 27 Feb, 2018

Since 2006, MOPA has held an annual juried exhibition showcasing the photographic talents of local youth. Every year, students are encouraged to submit work that responds visually to a particular theme. The winning entries are selected for their creativity and artistic interpretation of that year's topic. 

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