Our staff cares about contemporary culture and works hard to bring it to our audiences. You don't have to be an artist or an art history major—just dedicated and open minded.

We have many types of jobs for a variety of skills sets and interests. Explore our job openings below or find out more about other ways to get involved: internships and volunteering.


Photo: Nathan Keay © MCA Chicago

Benefits of working at the MCA

Working for a contemporary art museum means witnessing history in the making, and we want to make sure that as a staff member you get involved. Some of the perks of working at the MCA include: opportunities to attend curator-led staff tours; working with living artists; free admission to special events; access to our onsite library; discounts in our café and award-winning store; and staff-price tickets to MCA Stage performances; as well as admission to many other cultural institutions across the United States.

In addition, the MCA provides a generous benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance; free life, AD&D, short term and long term disability insurance; individual and MCA provided retirement savings plans; reduced-rate parking; and pre-tax transportation programs.

The MCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at: [email protected].