Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

art museum in Chicago, Illinois, USA

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago is a contemporary art museum near Water Tower Place in downtown Chicago in Cook County, Illinois, United States.

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
(current location since 1996)
Location220 East Chicago Avenue,
Chicago, Illinois 60611-2643
United States
DirectorMadeleine Grynsztejn

The museum, which was created in 1967. It is one of the world's largest contemporary art venues. The museum's collection is made up of thousands of objects of Post-World War II visual art.

The museum is run gallery-style, with individually curated exhibitions throughout the year. Each exhibition may be composed of temporary loans, pieces from their permanent collection, or a combination of the two.[1]


  1. "1996". Museum of Contemporary Art. Retrieved August 26, 2015.[permanent dead link]