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Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Steps from Michigan Avenue and the historic Water Tower, the MCA highlights today's most innovative and exciting artists. The summer '17 blockbuster Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg is a must-see! While you're there, check out the MCA's highly acclaimed gift store and sculpture garden with views of Lake Michigan. From daily guided tours and artists' talks to family-friendly activities and performances, there's always something happening at MCA Chicago.
    General Facility Details
    • ADA Compliant:
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    • Public Space Wi-Fi Available:
    • Self-Parking Available: On-site
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    Group Amenities
    • Average Visit/Tour Length: 1 to 3 hours
    • Maximum Group Number: 900
  • Facility Meeting Space Details
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    • Complete Buy-out Available:
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    • Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated): 300
    • Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing): 900
    • Max Venue Capacity: 900
    • Private Meeting Space Available:
    • Total Square Footage of Meeting Space: 7811
    Largest Meeting Room Details
    • Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated): 300
    • Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing): 900
    • Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions
      Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until 12/31/2017
      Trained as an architect, Chicago artist Amanda Williams creates work that uses sculpture and photography to respond to changing urban... Read More
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      Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
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      September 16, 2017 - March 4, 2018 Based in Chicago, Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz makes work that explores recent contested... Read More
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      • 10:00 am
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      Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until 1/28/2018
      For the MCA’s 50th anniversary, a major three-part exhibition draws from the MCA’s significant collection to explore the question:... Read More
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      • 10:00 am
      Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
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      July 8, 2017 - January 14, 2018 Woman with a Camera showcases a major gift of 50 photographs from Jack and Sandra Guthman’s collection... Read More
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      Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
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      • 10:00 am
      Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
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      Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until 5/20/2018
      The MCA presents the first major survey of work by groundbreaking, multidisciplinary artist Howardena Pindell. The exhibition spans... Read More
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      Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
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      Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until 10/14/2018
      I Was Raised on the Internet explores how digital technology and networked communication have changed how we see and experience the... Read More
      Hours:
      • 10:00 am
      Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago