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Benefits of Working at the MCA

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.

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

Access, Inclusion, and Equity

The MCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. In addition, we aspire to make the MCA community and our environment—staff, audiences, artists, programs, and exhibitions—reflective of the diversity of the city of Chicago and to capture the spirit of access, inclusion, and equity in all we do. If you have any difficulty using our online system or you need an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at: [email protected].

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MCA staff members look around the gallery and listen to a man in the center speaking while pointing to an artwork beyond the edge of the frame. A large-scale painting hangs on the wall in the background.
One of the perks of working at the MCA: curator-led staff tours. Here Chief Curator Michael Darling leads a staff tour of Kerry James Marshall: Mastry
Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago