For three weeks, the Museum transforms into a holiday playground for children of all ages. View old and contemporary toys and colorful carnival banners in our upper gallery; create your own modular environment in the lower gallery. Theater, dance, puppetry, mime, and magic performers are scheduled daily throughout the festival, as well as films and concerts (schedule follows).

Chicago Children's Choir, seasonal music

Amundsen Senior Choir, seasonal music

Sinai City-Wide Choir, Not by Might—Not by Power, a concert of Chanukah music

Kenwood Advanced Acappella Choir, seasonal music

The Tudor Singers, English Renaissance music

Morgan Park Acappella Choir, seasonal music

Kelly Mixed Choir, seasonal music

The Roosevelt University Concert Choir and Orchestra, Vivaldi's Gloria

Farragut Mixed Choir, seasonal music

Holy Name Cathedral Choir, seasonal music


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 are 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.