The MCA relies on your generous support to help us be a leading contemporary art institution. There are many ways that you can contribute.

Where does MCA funding come from?


59% Your Contributions

27% Revenue

14% Endowment

Become an MCA Member


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MCA Members share a commitment to the arts and Chicago’s vibrant cultural landscape. By becoming a member, you gain special access and benefits.

Annual Fund

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Your individual gift to the MCA's Annual Fund is immediate and far-reaching, allowing the MCA to continue presenting innovative exhibitions, performances, and educational programs.

Corporate Giving

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Invest in the future of contemporary art through a corporate or nonprofit membership or by sponsoring one of the museum’s exhibitions or programs.


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Circle-level and Director’s Vision Council members are invited to travel with the MCA. Our international and domestic excursions provide unprecedented opportunities to learn about contemporary art from artists and experts.