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1441 West Alabama
Houston, TX 77006

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Welcome!   Please join us!  We are an organization dedicated to the art of photography, and we have something for you!  Visit our free gallery to see an artist exhibit of the most contemporary photography today. Take a class or attend a workshop -- We offer 300 classes and workshops for all levels, taught by professionals in the field.   

Become a member and join our community of photo enthusiasts – in the studio and around town, our members are participating and supporting an art form that they love! Visit Houston Center for Photography.    We’d love to see you!

HCP's Mission

HCP's mission is to increase society's understanding and appreciation of photography and its evolving role in contemporary culture. HCP strives to encourage artists, build audiences, stimulate dialogue, and promote inquiry about photography and related media through education, exhibitions, publications, fellowship programs, and community collaboration.

Visitor Info

HCP is located in the heart of Houston's Museum District at:
1441 W. Alabama
Houston, TX 77006

Click Here for a Map to our location.

HCP galleries are free and open to the public. Donations are appreciated.

Gallery Hours
Wednesday and Thursday: 11am - 9pm
Friday: 11am - 5pm
Saturday and Sunday: 11am - 7pm

HCP's galleries are closed Mondays & Tuesdays, during gallery installation, Thanksgiving Day, the Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day through New Year's Day and during all banking holidays.

Group Tours
Guided tours of HCP's exhibitons are available for schools and large groups during Gallery Hours. Contact us at to set up an appointment.

Visitors with Disabilities
HCP is wheelchair accessible.

HCP has a free parking lot located in front of the building. Parking is also available on the side streets off of West Alabama.

General Inquiries
HCP General Information Line: 713-529-4755
For inquiries via email, please write to

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Houston Public Transportation
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