Cosponsored by the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the University of Illinois, Chicago Circle

Sounding resources from three different locations in the Chicago area are transmitted in real-time via 15kc telephone lines to the museum. The sounds from each of these locations are simultaneously received, mixed, and heard at the museum. Students from both SAIC and U of I selected the sites for City-Links.


With the launch of this website, the MCA has created a platform for archiving and publishing images and stories from our 50-year history. Though many pages currently lack descriptions or illustrations, we’re committed to a program of ongoing research that will fill in the blanks over time. If you have information about past MCA Stage events, we’d be delighted to hear from you.


Supported in part by the Illinois Arts Council.