Established : 1981
Address : 1441 W Alabama St, Houston, TX 77006, United States
Timings : 11:00 am to 7:00 pm (Wednesday- Thursday, Saturday- Sunday), 11:00 am to 5:00 pm (Friday), Monday- Tuesday closed
Admission Fee : None
Closed On : Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Day, New Year’s Eve and Day
Parking Options : Free parking lot in front of the centre, side streets of West Alabama
Exhibitions : Togethering, Keeper of the Hearth, Views from Levy Park, Tools of Revolution: Fashion Photography and Activism, Hue and Saturate, Farah Al Qasimi etc.
Education : Certificate programs, Youth programs, Portfolio reviews and private lessons, Master classes, Scholarship programs
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Opened in the year 1981, the Houston Center for Photography is a major fine art organization that specialises in photography. Though it started out small, the Center has become quite popular owing to its numerous permanent and rotating exhibitions and displays which feature diverse work by different artists.
Workshops, presentations, publications and educational programs are used to teach people about the art of photography; there are over a hundred classes and workshops which are suitable for all age groups. Classes on film and photography are taught at the Learning Center and students get to interact with industry experts through lectures and demonstrations. Furthermore, they are organised in different settings such as the Center’s critique room, off-site artist studios, facilities owned by partner organisations and the digital darkroom.