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MCA Members share a commitment to the arts and Chicago’s vibrant cultural landscape. By becoming a member, you gain special access and benefits.

Annual Fund

Your individual gift to the MCA's Annual Fund is immediate and far-reaching, allowing the MCA to continue presenting innovative exhibitions, performances, and educational programs.

Institutional giving

Invest in the future of contemporary art through a corporate or nonprofit membership or by sponsoring one of the museum’s exhibitions or programs.


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Members of MCA support groups gain special access to museum exhibitions and events and become more involved with the museum and Chicago's contemporary art scene.


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Circle-level and Director’s Vision Council members are invited to travel with the MCA. Our international and domestic excursions provide unprecedented opportunities to learn about contemporary art from artists and experts.

Venue rental

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The MCA can accommodate events of all kinds and sizes—elegant weddings, dramatic cocktail receptions, and corporate entertaining or meetings.

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