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For Our Neighbors

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Overlooking Lake Michigan to the east and the historic Water Tower to the west, the MCA is located in the heart of Streeterville. Nestled between two neighborhood parks—Seneca and Lake Shore—we are proud to be an asset to our local community, and we care deeply about being a good neighbor. Below is an overview of information and programs that benefit our neighbors.

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WELCOME BACK!

We're thrilled to announce that the MCA is back open! ​Our new hours are Friday through Sunday, 11 am to 6 pm, with the first hour reserved for people with an increased risk. Advance reservations are encouraged and admission is free for a limited time. Learn more about the precautions we are taking on our Safety page.

STAY CONNECTED ONLINE

Want to stay involved with the MCA community while you stay at home? The Commons Online is a singular portal to the museum's online experiences that regularly features new content as the museum translates its programs to the virtual space. Check out engaging at-home art-making activities; virtual programs on Facebook Live, Instagram Live, and Zoom; fan favorites from the MCA's exhibition archives and collection; offerings from the MCA Store; and more.

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An aerial view of the MCA shows the museum in its bustling city surroundings with Lake Michigan in the distance.
Photo: T McDonald Photography @tmcd.chi

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