Museum of Photographic Arts - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
1649 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
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About Museum of Photographic Arts
This is one of the only museums in the country dedicated exclusively to the photographic arts, presenting work by some of the world's most celebrated photographers and cinematographers. Its mission is to inspire, educate and engage the broadest possible audience through the presentation, collection, and preservation of photography, film and video.
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