General Department Description

Department Hours

Faculty Info

Staff Info

Curriculum Overview & Paths

Aperture Foundation Partnership

Stuart B. Cooper Endowed Chair in Photography

Jan Meyer Traveling Fellowship


Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, MICA's Main Building houses the Office of Admission & Financial Aid, the Office of the President, the Office of the Provost/Academic Affairs, the First Year Experience and Photography departments, as well as studio space for painting and drawing classes. The Main Building includes expansive studio classrooms, a student-run gallery, and darkrooms for photography processing. The photography department is in the basement of the Main Building. Department Hours during breaks vary please check the department hours page for updated information.

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1300 West Mount Royal Avenue

Baltimore, Maryland, 21217


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The Photography Department equipment will be available for curbside check-out this semester, to accommodate health and safety in this time of pandemic. 

Equipment pick-up/drop-off will begin at 9AM on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays, and will end at 3:00PM on those days. Equipment borrowed on Friday will be due back on Monday at the same time as borrowed.

All students must complete the Department Responsibility Form prior to checking out equipment: 

All reservations must be made at least 24-hours prior to pick-up of equipment:!/ 

To pick up reserved equipment, come to the Main Building (1330 W. Mt Royal Ave. - loading zone in front of building), and then call the MICA Photo staff at 410-225-2400.

We are able to offer limited remote printing support for opportunities linked to professional development, such as exhibitions. Please call and discuss with staff to see what is possible.