Many art museums have
photography collections. To find information about museums around the country and the world, consult these resources:
Art Museums Collecting Fine Art Photography: http://art-support.com/museums.htm
America's Art Museums: A Traveler's Guide to Great Collections Large and Small. Suzanne Loebl. New
York: Norton, 2002. (N510 L58 2002 ART/ARCH REF)
Art Across America: A Comprehensive Guide to American Art Museums and Exhibition Galleries. John J.
Russell and Thomas S. Spencer, ed. Monkton, Md.: Friar's Lantern, 2000. (N510 A78 2000 ART/ARCH REF)
Art on Campus: The College Art Association's Official Guide to American College and University Art
Museums and Exhibition Galleries. John J. Russell and Thomas S. Spencer, ed. Monkton, Md.: Friar's
Lantern, Inc., 2000. (N510 A784 2000 ART/ARCH REF)
International Directory of Arts. (N50 I6 ART/ARCH REF) Volume 1 lists art museums and public galleries
worldwide. Volume 2 lists private galleries.
Museums of the World. Munchen; New York: K.G. Saur, 2000. (AM1 M76 2000 NEWMAN REF; 1992 ed.
The Official Museum Directory. Washington, D.C.: American Association of Museums (annual). (AM10 A2 O4
On Exhibit: Art Lover's Travel Guide to American Museums 2002. Judith Swirsky. New York: Abbeville
Press, 2001. (N510 S95 2002 ART/ARCH REF)
Photography Collections Online - George Eastman House: http://ftp.geh.org/
Virtual Library – Museums, United States: http://www.museumca.org/usa/states.html
Virtual Library – Museums, International Listing: http://icom.museum/vlmp/
Specific Photography Collections Nationally (selected list)
George Eastman House, Museum of Photography and Film: http://www.eastmanhouse.org/ A major
research center, archives, museum and education center that promotes photography and film on an international
scope. Location: 900 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607; ph 585.271.3361
International Center of Photography: http://www.icp.org In addition to a renowned museum of photography,
the ICP also houses a school of photography that offers a plethora of workshops, lectures and seminars as well
as certificate programs in photography (analog and digital) techniques, history and theory. Gallery location: 1133
Avenue of the Americas @ 43rd St., New York, NY 10036; ph 212.857.0000. School location: 1114 Ave of the
Americas @ 43rd St., New York, NY 10036; ph 212.857.0001.
Museum of Contemporary Photography: http://www.mocp.org/
Location: Columbia College Chicago, 600 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60605; ph 312.344.7104.
Museum of Photographic Arts (MoPA): http://www.mopa.org/ Location: 1649 El Prado, San Diego CA 92101
MuseumStuff.com: http://www.museumstuff.com/museums/types/photography/ Offers a mega-listing of
photography museums, historical societies and arts organizations.