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Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)

Suggested admission is $15 for adults, $8 for students, teachers, and seniors, and free for youth 18 and under. IL residents are free on Tuesdays. As a Blue Star Museum, we are free for members of the military and police and fire departments and veterans.
Tuesday 10 a.m.–9 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m.–9 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Monday closed

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)

The MCA is an innovative and compelling center of contemporary art where the public can experience the work and ideas of living artists, and understand the historical, social, and cultural context of the art of our time.

The museum boldly interweaves exhibitions, performances, collections, and educational programs to excite, challenge, and illuminate our visitors and offer insight into the creative process.

The MCA engages diverse audiences and creates a sense of community by providing a place to contemplate and discuss contemporary art and culture and issues of our day.

  • OCT 1, 2019–MAR 8, 2020

    Museum of Contemporary Art

    Mika Rottenberg: Easypieces

    Exhibition
  • FEB 29–MAY 10, 2020

    Museum of Contemporary Art

    Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago

    Exhibition
  • MAR 6, 2020, 7:00 pm

    Museum of Contemporary Art

    Music Talk: Meshell Ndegeocello with Staceyann Chin

    Performance Talk
  • MAR 10, 2020, 6:00 pm

    Museum of Contemporary Art

    Dialogue Forum: Not your parents’ migration story with Kiran Deol, Jordan Nassar, and Kenyatta Hinkle

    Talk
  • MAR 17–JUL 26, 2020

    Museum of Contemporary Art

    Chicago Works: Deborah Stratman

    Exhibition
  • APR 3–AUG 24, 2020

    Museum of Contemporary Art

    Christina Quarles

    Exhibition