The MCA’s support groups provide opportunities for members and donors to become more involved with the museum and the contemporary art scene. These groups connect the MCA community through special events and other unique opportunities.

Women’s Board

The Women’s Board provides vital support for the museum's vision through advocacy, education, and fundraising.


Emerge is an MCA Circle Donor affinity group of art enthusiasts, collectors, and art patrons interested in furthering the MCA's mission by hosting events and adding to the MCA collection.


The MCA’s newest affinity group, Enact, gives longtime performance fans and newcomers alike the opportunity to meet artists, discuss groundbreaking directions with leading curators, and sponsor key artists.

MCA Affiliates

Current MCA Members are invited to attend art-filled excursions in the area with one of the museum's three affiliate groups: North Side, North Shore, and West Suburban.

Circle Donors

Circle Donors are among the museum’s most dedicated contributors and gain special access to the museum, including private curator tours and Circle Previews—premier opportunities to see major exhibitions before anyone else.

Director’s Vision Council

Comprised of committed donors who further the mission of the MCA, DVC members experience exclusive tours, private collection visits, and travel opportunities alongside the Pritzker Director.