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Museum of Contemporary Art


220 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago IL 60611

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Coronavirus update: The MCA has reopened for events under 50 people, with renewed AV/tech support to reach your event audiences who cannot travel. For more information and updates, call our rentals department directly at (312) 280-2660.

One of Chicago’s most sophisticated sites. Guests can sip champagne while strolling through the sculpture garden and terrace overlooking Lake Michigan or listen to music while viewing some of the world’s most celebrated art. Special Features: City and Lake views, valet parking, customized menus. Room Capacities: Museum (Banq. 350, Recpt. 1,000); Theater (Mtg. 300); Multipurpose Room (Mtg. 100, Banq. 50, Recpt. 100).

Health and Safety

Masks Required-Guest

Masks Required-Staff

CDC Recommended Cleaning Procedures

Hand Wash/Sanitizer Stations

Social Distancing Guidelines Enforced

Reduced Occupancy/Occupancy Limits

Average Visit/Tour Length1 to 3 hours

Maximum Group Number900

Student Group Friendly

Special Interest Tours Offered

Public Space Wi-Fi Available

ADA Compliant

Self-Parking AvailableOn-site


Military Discount

Preferred Catering Providers

Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing)900

Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated)300

In-house/Exclusive Caterer(s)

Complete Buy-out Available

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing)900

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated)300

Total Square Footage of Meeting Space7811

Max Venue Capacity900

Private Meeting Space Available


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