Corporate Giving

Corporations provide vital support to the MCA through their investment in our education programs, events, exhibitions, and performances. In return for their investment, corporations receive recognition, invitations to exclusive events, discounts, complimentary admission tickets, and more. Gifts to education programs, exhibitions, and performances are 100% tax deductible.

Contact Information

  • To become a corporate partner, contact:
  • Corporate Relations
  • 312-397-4008


The MCA's annual Corporate Art Award honors corporations for their philanthropic support of arts education in Chicago. The event provides opportunities for corporate sponsorship and raises funds for MCA education programs each year. Corporate Art Award recipient, BMO Harris Bank, May 9, 2016

Photo: Kristen Norman for Jeremy Lawson Photography © MCA Chicago

Special events provide exclusive opportunities for corporate sponsors, individual donors, and members to talk with artists whose work is on view, such as Kerry James Marshall, pictured above. Kerry James Marshall: Mastry Members' Preview, Apr 21, 2016

Photo: Jeremy Lawson Photography © MCA Chicago

Corporate sponsors and individual donors enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres before previewing Kerry James Marshall: Mastry, April 21, 2016. The MCA hosts exclusive previews for each major exhibition for sponsors and individual donors

Photo: Jeremy Lawson Photography © MCA Chicago

MCA Talks inspire sold-out audiences, like this one that features musician and Portlandia star Carrie Brownstein on November 30, 2015

Photo: Nathan Keay © MCA Chicago

Wildly popular after-hours events like Prime Time, shown above, feature leading DJs, artists, and performers in front of sold-out crowds. The past three Prime Time events sold out to a maximum capacity of 1,500 people. Prime Time: Vibes, Oct 2, 2015

Photo: Nathan Keay © MCA Chicago

Family Days provide specially designed activities that foster interaction and creative collaboration for children and families. Family Day, May 10, 2014

Photo: Joshua Longbrake © MCA Chicago

Corporations provide critical support to exhibitions, which enables the MCA to host major shows, like David Bowie Is

© MCA Chicago

Thank you for your generous support

The MCA is honored to recognize its corporate partners who advance the MCA’s mission and social impact through their generous philanthropy.

  • Alliant
  • Amsted Industries Foundation
  • Ariel Investments
  • Bank of America
  • Bloomberg Philanthropies
  • Christie’s
  • Citi Private Bank
  • Culinaire
  • Discover Financial Services
  • DLA Piper
  • The Edgewater Funds
  • European Painting & Decorating Co.
  • Forest Capital Management
  • Front Barnett Associates LLC
  • GCG Financial
  • GCM Grosvenor
  • Goldman, Sachs, and Co.
  • Hindman Auctions
  • Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architects
  • Illinois Tool Works
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • Liberty Specialty Markets
  • Masterpiece International, Ltd.
  • Norcon, Inc.
  • Northern Trust
  • Peoples Gas Community Fund
  • Phillips
  • Reyes Holdings, LLC
  • Sahara Enterprises, Inc.
  • Securitas
  • Shure Incorporated
  • Sotheby’s
  • Terry Dowd, Inc.
  • Tiffany & Co.
  • United Healthcare
  • The Whitehall Hotel
  • William Blair & Company


  • As of June 2021

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