Welcome to the Duluth Art Institute Darkroom! The darkroom is located on the 2nd floor of the Duluth Depot (506 West Michigan St, Duluth, MN 55802). It is designed as a community space dedicated to the history and practice of darkroom and alternative process photography, and it operates under the umbrella of the Duluth Art Institute.
Hours: Monday-Saturday 9 am – 7 pm and Sunday 9am – 5pm or by special arrangement.
How to Rent
Membership to the Duluth Art Institute required: $50
$30/month plus $50 deposit for chemicals
$10/day plus $50 deposit for chemicals
Darkroom users are required to bring their own chemicals. A $50 deposit is required with rental. If chemicals are left after rental period is up, they will be disposed of and the deposit will not be returned.
Please note! We are still figuring out how to best operate the DAI Depot Darkroom. If you have suggestions or requests, please let one of the following people know:
Alternative processes manager