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Mary Richardson

Director of Library and Museum Services

Photo: Nathan Keay © MCA Chicago


Library and Archives/Curatorial



What was the first exhibition/performance you saw at the MCA?

Franz Kline: Black and White 1950–61 and Bruce Nauman: Elliott’s Stones.

What is the first job you held at the MCA?

Coat Check Attendant

What is your favorite MCA memory?

An impossible question. Loni Anderson asking where the dollhouse is . . . Amy Corle making root beer floats to boost staff morale . . . archival discoveries and library camaraderie . . .

Who is your most memorable colleague or artist? Why??

Amy Corle and Dennis O’Shea.

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