Facts and Figures


The MCA collects a vast amount of data that tell the story of our exhibitions, programs, events, and community. This section presents a selection of those facts and figures. New visualizations will appear regularly.

The most popular day to visit

It's no surprise that Tuesday, our free day, is the most popular day to visit the MCA.

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As of Nov 11, 2015

Members’ savings in the store

Members receive a 10% discount year-round in the MCA Store. Their savings really add up!

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A blue-and-white pie chart depicts three categories of MCA Store purchases.
From July 1, 2014–June 30, 2015

CPS students taking free tours

Each year, thousands of students from nearly 150 CPS schools engage with contemporary art through our free, artist-led tours.

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From 2012–15

Number of web pages

With weekly blog posts, additions to the collection, and an ever-evolving community, watch this number rise as our website continues to grow.

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A blue horizontal bar graph with fourteen categories is labeled with the number of pages per section of the MCA website.
As of Nov 11, 2015

Works that are titled Untitled

Lack of a title shouldn't be seen as a failure of creativity on the part of an artist: many artists title their works Untitled to encourage viewers to draw their own conclusions.

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As of Nov 2015

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