Youth

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The MCA believes in supporting the creative vision of youth under 21 with resources, platforms, and opportunities to build community.

Announcement

The MCA is always free for everyone 18 and under.

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Submit by June 16, 2019.

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Sign up to bring a group of youth to the MCA to see the Virgil Abloh exhibition and take part in a design workshop for free.

Youth-led Events

The MCA is proud to highlight Chicago artists and cultural leaders under 21. The Teen Creative Agency, in partnership with organizations from across Chicago, designs and hosts events. These include deep conversations, performances, and activities; artist-led workshops; an annual Zine Release Party; and 21Minus, the signature annual festival of art and experiences that is created by and for people under 21. There are also monthly public events in the MCA Commons that are led by Chicago youth and free and open to visitors of all ages.

Funding

Generous support is provided by the North Shore Affiliate of the MCA, the Duchossois Family Foundation, Luminarts Cultural Foundation, and Cynthia Hunt and Philip Rudolph.

Free admission for 18 and under is generously provided by Liz and Eric Lefkofsky.