(ICP) The International Center of Photography
1133 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036
“The International Center of Photography is a museum, a school and a center for photographers and photography. ICP’s mission is to present photography’s vital and central place in contemporary culture, and to lead in interpretation issues central to its development.
ICP celebrates photography’s diversity in many roles: as an agent of social change, a medium of aesthetic expression, a tool for scientific or historical research, and a repository for personal experience and memory. Like the changing photographic medium itself, ICP’s mission is expanding to encompass the new electronic imaging media which will shape the twenty-first century just as photography did the twentieth.”
Also on hand at ICP is:
‘Its library which houses over 8,000 volumes on all aspects of photography, over 7,000 biographical files and some 10,000 back issues of photography and art magazines.
Education programs; Family programs; Outreach programs and workshops for young people, students, schools, community centers and more.
On hand at this locale exist as well, lectures and special events.