Photography Museum of Lishui is the first professional museum of China that was fully invested and built by the government. Opened on November 18th, 2007. Its completion was listed as the top 10 events of China’s photography in 2007.
Photography Museum of Lishui owns a total construction area of 3,000 square meters, contains extraordinary works of famous photographers from Lishui, and other places both at home and abroad, books and reference materials, photographic historical data, and aged cameras and photos. It launches special photographic exhibitions, showing outstanding works of different types here and from other places; also enables the development history of China’s photography from the viewpoint of China’s Photography history and Lishui photography culture and shows us the results of Lishui photography in the past years. Our museum was rewarded Best Social Participation for Museums of Zhejiang Province in 2012. At Photography Museum of Lishui, we created important brand activities both from China and aboard. And providing a good photographic academic platform for the public and expanding the popularity and influence of Lishui in photography; hold forums, lectures, photographic social gathering, readers communications meetings, etc. Our Museum is playing an active role in spreading photographic culture and inheriting photographic history.