Host an Event

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Event Inquiry

Interested in hosting your next event at the MCA? Tell us about your rental needs or schedule a walkthrough by submitting an information request. You can also contact us via email or by phone, 312-397-3872, Monday–Friday, 9 am–5 pm.

For Marisol private dining inquiries, visit marisolchicago.com

Weddings and Social Events

Classy and sophisticated while surrounded by the most famous art of our time, the MCA atrium, terrace, and sculpture garden, which overlook Lake Michigan, are customizable and stunning—the perfect site to design a truly contemporary event. Why settle for ordinary?


Married at the Museum

Wedding planning? Our rentals intern Anna culled together some of her favorite awe-inspiring images and ideas from MCA weddings to help you create your own perfect museum wedding.

Review Links

The Knot Wedding Wire


Corporate or Nonprofit Events and Meetings

Featuring spacious and flexible event spaces, the MCA provides a sophisticated and memorable setting for your company's event. Our unique indoor/outdoor event spaces are the perfect location to impress your guests and inspire creativity among teams. In addition, your guests are just steps away from the MCA collection and special exhibitions, adding an artful twist to your event.

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Want to make your event even more unique? Gain an intimate view of our exhibitions by booking a private tour. Learn about our tour offerings on our Tours page.

The MCA Store offers a wide variety of items by contemporary designers and artists—and at all price points—that your guests will love.




Can't find your answer here? Feel free to contact us via email or by phone, 312-397-3872, Monday–Friday, 9 am–5 pm.


Preferred Hotel Partners

Ritz Carlton
160 East Pearson Street at Water Tower Place
Chicago, IL 60611

Residence Inn
201 East Walton Place
Chicago, IL 60611

MCA Catering

Our food philosophy is simple: make it delicious! We start by sourcing the best local ingredients and work closely with farmers and artisan producers who take as much care for their products as we do for our guests.