Every Tuesday, year-round, Illinois residents enjoy free admission from 10 am–9 pm.On any other day of the week, other than Mondays when we are closed, our suggested admission is for adults and for students, seniors over 65, and teachers. Suggested admission means that you pay what you can; no one is turned away.Museum visitors must have their parking tickets validated at the Admission desk, Box Office, or coat check to receive a discount.MCA Members receive a discount on standard parking rates; non-members receive a discount.For more information on admission, check out our Visit page; for information on the benefits of becoming member, visit our Membership page.Starting June 1, the MCA is raising its suggested prices by a small amount.
For extra insight into our exhibitions, we offer free daily docent tours: Tuesday at 1 and 2 pm; Wed–Fri at 1pm; and Sat– Sun at noon, 1, 2, and 3 pm.Our parking garage is located behind the museum with an entrance on East Chicago Avenue.For parking information and prices, visit our Directions and Parking page.Contemporary art is a loose designation for art made since the 1960s.It encompasses many strains in global art practice including movements such as minimalism, conceptual art, feminist art, video art, performance art, and new media.
For performances, all MCA Stage ticket buyers enjoy $12 MCA garage parking, with validation, for up to 6 hours on the date of show.* *This is for MCA Stage performances only.