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Center for Creative Photography

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Nicely displayed exhibit

John P Schaefer Center For Creative Photography is currently hosting Ansel Adams "Performing the... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2018
Britt B
Tucson, Arizona
Free Museum on U of A Campus

We visited during a really nice Ansel Adams and a really creative/collaborative Wyatt exhibit. We... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2018
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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Home to a huge collection of photos and negatives by the world's greatest photographers.
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1030 N Olive Rd, University of Arizona campus, Tucson, AZ 85719-0506
+1 520-621-7968
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We knew we couldn't get here and have more than an hour for viewing the works by such giants as Adams, Weston and Avedon; it is a terrific show and it can be viewed in an hour - parking is not so easy but Google...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank westchicago
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited with 2 grandparents, 2 parents, and 2 teenagers. The gallery was featuring works from Richard Avedon that were fantastic! They revealed so much about the photographer, culture, and the viewer too. There was a good number of them on display and the cost...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank teachcolorado
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

The museum of creative photography is a real Tucson gem. One only needs an hour as it’s small, but there are always great exhibits. All they ask is for a donation and one is transported in time and place, viewing the ever changing exhibits. It’s...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bari R
Reviewed April 24, 2018

This is a must see for aspiring and experienced photographers. I had not realised that Ansel Adams was one of the fathers/founders of creative photography. The works are inspiring and stimulating. I also appreciated access to other materials within the gallery that were not on...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Brian S
Reviewed March 25, 2018

John P Schaefer Center For Creative Photography is currently hosting Ansel Adams "Performing the Print" and Mark Klett Collaborations with other photographers i.e Byron Wolfe and Gordon Bushaw among others. The Ansel Adams exhibit is small but tastefully displayed. For additional research you have access...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Britt B
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

We visited during a really nice Ansel Adams and a really creative/collaborative Wyatt exhibit. We highly recommend a visit!

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 18, 2018

As soon as we heard that there would be an Ansel Adams exhibition at this center, we made it a point to attend the opening. Adams co-founded the center and the full archives of his work rest here, but a show devoted to him doesn't...More

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank Rumples
Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

The current exhibit features work by Mark Klett (in collaboration with a number of other partners) which is well worth seeing. Much of it involves rephotographing previous scenes. Also a new exhibit of work by Ansel Adams will be up though May of 2018. There...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank mgerhardt
Reviewed January 29, 2018

This is located on the grounds of the U of A in Tucson. The smaller exhibit is one by the photographer Mark Klett done in collaboration with another person. This was well worth the price of admission (0.00) and I would suggest taking your time...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank dbeaum1222
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

We visited the Center for Creative Photography to see their exhibits of professional quality photos. The gallery was showing a set of photos that compared recent pics of the West with historic shots. Notes described dates, locations and methods along with significance. A class group...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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April 6, 2018|
Response from mgerhardt | Reviewed this property |
Never tried it but I think so. At the museum they are open to showing the collection and they are tech savy
Fritzi R
May 20, 2017|
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Response from brices123 | Reviewed this property |
You might want to bring you own. There is no parking right out front of the Center, you have to park a little bit away and walk. The Center is closed on Mondays, but you can give them a call Tuesday morning before you go and... More