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Center for Creative Photography

1030 N Olive Rd, University of Arizona campus, Tucson, AZ 85719-0506
+1 520-621-7968
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Nicely displayed exhibit

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Britt B
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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 4 weeks ago
Thedoggiebag
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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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Home to a huge collection of photos and negatives by the world's greatest photographers.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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1030 N Olive Rd, University of Arizona campus, Tucson, AZ 85719-0506
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

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Reviewed 19 February 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

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Reviewed 15 February 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

Thank Mike G
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Reviewed 29 January 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

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Reviewed 22 January 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

Thank Ron S
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

The museum's gallery shows a minuscule part of the Center's archive. I had never heard of one of the original CCP photographers, Harry Callahan, until I visited here. (They had a presentation about his work that featured his wife, who was one of his frequent...More

Thank An0nyMs
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

This place has an extensive collection of photographic art from many artist. It is worth dropping by and spending an hour or two going through their collection. If you like photography then this is a must see. Entrance is free.

Thank Brian S
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

Great variety of photographs displayed at the University of Arizona. Parking in one of the parking garages is your best bet.

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Reviewed 27 April 2017

I had not been to the CCP (Center for Creative Photography) in years, so I decided to take my wife (who had never been.) We spent hours looking at the exhibits, and I could have spent more time. Walk through once, then go back again...More

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logue2016
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Response from Mike G | 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
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21 May 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
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