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Members’ Preview: Rashid Johnson


Join us for a special preview of Rashid Johnson's first major solo museum exhibition, Message to Our Folks.

MCA Members and special guests enjoy complimentary continental breakfast, a performance by jazz musician Tomeka Reid, and a chance to meet exhibiting artist Rashid Johnson and exhibition curator Julie Rodrigues Widholm. Please RSVP to the preview breakfast by April 6 to [email protected] or 312-397-4040.

Event Details

  • 9–10 am: Complimentary continental breakfast in Puck’s
  • 10:30–11:30 am: Rashid Johnson in conversation with Julie Rodrigues Widholm in the gallery

NOTE: This event is open to the public. Space is limited.

  • 11-3 pm** Family Day activities throughout the museum


Rashid Johnson, Jonathan with Eyes Closed, 1999. Toned silver gelatin print; 21 ½ x 27 ½ in. (54.6 x 69.9 cm). Collection of Paul and Dedrea Gray, Chicago

Photo: Michael Tropea, Chicago


This event is made possible with the additional support of our Host Committee: Dr. Anita Blanchard and Martin H. Nesbitt; Juanita Jordan; Cheryl Mayberry McKissack and Eric McKissack; Mesirow Financial; and the MCA Audience Development and Diversity Committee.