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Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)

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Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)
220 East Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
Venue Type: Museum

Neighborhood:
michigan ave/downtown



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> CURRENT EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
April 12th - August 3rd Retrospective
Isa Genzken
 
January 25th - May 18th Solo Show
William J. O’Brien
 
October 12th, 2013 - August 17th MCA DNA: ALEXANDER CALDER
Alexander Calder
 
September 21st, 2013 - June 15th DNA: Warhol and Marisol
Marisol, Andy Warhol
 
> QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.mcachicago.org/
EMAIL:  
EBird@mcachicago.org
OPEN HOURS:  
Closed Mondays Tue 10 am–8 pm ; Wed–Sun 10 am–5 pm
PHONE:  
312.280.2660
OTHER PHONE:  
312.397.4010 (box office)
FAX:  
312.397.4095
GALLERY TYPE:  
Contemporary
COST:  
General Admission $12 Students with ID and Senior Citizens $ 7 Free admission on Tuesdays
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DESCRIPTION

About the MCA

One of the nation's largest facilities devoted to the art of our time, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) offers exhibitions of the most thought-provoking art created since 1945. The MCA documents contemporary visual culture through painting, sculpture, photography, video and film, and performance. Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, the MCA boasts a gift store, bookstore, restaurant, 300-seat theater, and a terraced sculpture garden with a great view of Lake Michigan.

Mission Statement
The mission of the MCA is to be an innovative and compelling center of contemporary art where the public can directly 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 to provide insight into the creative process.

The MCA aspires to engage a broad and diverse audience, create a sense of community and be a place for contemplation, stimulation, and discussion about contemporary art and culture.


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