International Photography Exhibition at the Museum of Gloucester

See incredible art from 60 world-renowned photographers as the International Photography Exhibition 163 comes to the Museum of Gloucester.

By Chloe Gorman  |  Published
The International Photography Exhibition returns to the Museum of Gloucester from January to June 2023, featuring work including 'The Death of Actaeon' © Li Yushi.

The longest-running photography exhibition in the world returns to Gloucester in 2023, as the Museum of Gloucester hosts the International Photography Exhibition 163.

The second exhibition in its three-year partnership with The Royal Photographic Society, IPE 163 will be at the Museum of Gloucester from Saturday 28 January until Sunday 4 June 2023.

Spanning a wide variety of photographic techniques, including portraiture, landscapes and documentary, this year's themes explore identity, cultural heritage, gender politics, mental health and the human condition, with many works showing the personal impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The exhibition also showcases experimental techniques and under-represented communities, with the aim of inspiring conversation and reimagining the way we interpret the world. 

Visitors can take in 105 works from 60 internationally-acclaimed photographic artists, anonymously selected from a record-breaking 3,944 submissions from 114 countries. 

Highlights include ‘Unperson – Portraits of North Korean Defectors’ from the winner of the IPE 163 award, French-Polish photographer Tim Franco; and 'Men Don't Cry' from the winner of the Under 30s award, South Korean photographer KyeongJun Yang. 

Admission costs £4.95 for adults, £2.95 for those aged 18 to 25 with under 18s able to visit for free.


International Photography Exhibition 163


Saturday 28 January to Sunday 4 June 2023


The Museum of Gloucester is open from 10am to 4pm Tuesday to Saturday and 11am to 3pm Sunday.


Admission costs £4.95 for adults, £2.95 for those aged 18 to 25 and under 18s are free.


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