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Family Day

Free For Families
people stand waiting at a desk with typewriters

Family members wait to receive a poem written for them by Poems While You Wait

Enjoy free admission while taking part in workshops and performances all designed and led by Chicago artists.

Artist-Led Projects

Ask For A Poem
Receive a typewritten poem on a theme of your choosing from poets with Poems While You Wait from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Move To The Art
Engage in movement activities with Teaching Artists from Hubbard Street Dance Chicago inspired by the current exhibitions at the MCA
Upcycled Art
Create artwork out of recycled materials connected to the Andrea Bowers' exhibition with Chicago artist Miriam Bahena-Cardona Bisby