Tag: MCA

MCA celebrates 50th with Janelle Monae, a blockbuster exhibition and Chicago A-listers

Takashi Murakami
Some of the biggest names in Chicago’s social scene gathered at the MCA on Saturday, June 3, for Art Edge 50, a gala to kick-off the Museum of Contemporary Art’s 50th anniversary and to open the highly anticipated Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg exhibition. Guests enjoyed an exclusive first look at the... Read more »

MCA's Vernissage: EXPO Chicago's opening night bash

Tony Karman, Michelle Boone, Madeleine Grysntjen and Mac MacLellan.
EXPO CHICAGO and The MCA’s Vernissage welcomed more than 7,000 guests on opening night of this world renowned art fair, now in its 4th year. EXPO CHICAGO presented artwork from 140 leading galleries, representing 16 countries and 47 cities from around the world, and included EXPOSURE—a section that afforded younger galleries the opportunity to participate... Read more »

ArtEdge Gala Raises More Than $1 Million for Museum of Contemporary Art

Co-chairs Liza and Marc Brooks
I’ve been to some pretty thrilling parties in my day, but I can’t remember many in recent memory that delivered as much excitement as this year’s Gala fundraiser for the MCA!   More than 460 guests paid $1000 a piece to enjoy this over-the-top party, artEdge, that included performances by renowned artist Nick Cave and... Read more »
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