Belfast Exposed Photography

Belfast Exposed

Founded in 1983 as a community photography initiative, Belfast Exposed Photography now functions as a gallery for contemporary photography with emphasis on commissioning and publication of new work. It holds a community photography archive and runs an extensive educational outreach network.

The production of socially and politically engaged work and dialogue is the driving force behind all aspects of Belfast Exposed. A policy of project origination and publication, the exhibition, screenings and talks programme and provision of photographic facilities and training all fuel this process.

Belfast Exposed has traditionally focused on the development and exhibition of community photography. Through training it continues to encourage local communities to use photography to record and understand their environment. It has compiled an archive of half a million images, a proportion of which are accessible online.

Venue Type:


Opening hours

Gallery opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday 11am to 5pm

Admission charges


Collection details

Photography, Social History

Belfast Exposed Photography
23 Donegall Street
Co. Antrim
Northern Ireland





028 9023 0965

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.