Your support makes all the difference at the MCA.

Contributions from art-lovers like you make up the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago’s largest source of funding. This chart shows how MCA Chicago depends on your membership dues and annual fund support:

Where does MCA funding come from?


Thank you.

Last year, your support created FREE opportunities for:

  • 11,300 students ages 6–18 to participate in artist-led tours of the MCA
  • 6,500 parents and children to enjoy 8 Family Days
  • 55,000 Illinois residents to experience the MCA on 51 free days

Each dollar the MCA receives helps the museum create and sustain exciting and innovative programming designed to engage, educate, and surprise its audiences. Here’s how:

Where does MCA funding go?


There are many ways to support the MCA.

The MCA is grateful to its supporters for helping the museum become one of Chicago’s leading cultural institutions. Whether you are a fellow Chicagoan, student, a representative of a corporation, or a visitor to Chicago, there are many ways to become part of the MCA community.

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