Corporate Giving


Corporations provide vital support to the MCA through their investment in our education programs, events, exhibitions, and performances. In return for their investment, corporations receive recognition, invitations to exclusive events, discounts, complimentary admission tickets, and more. Gifts to education programs, exhibitions, and performances are 100% tax deductible.

Contact Information

To become a corporate partner, contact:
Corporate Relations

If you'd like to request a donation from the MCA, please use this form.


The MCA’s annual Corporate Art Award honors corporations for their philanthropic support of arts education in Chicago. The event provides opportunities for corporate sponsorship and raises funds for MCA education programs each year. Corporate Art Award recipient, BMO Harris Bank, May 9, 2016
Photo: Kristen Norman for Jeremy Lawson Photography, © MCA Chicago
Special events provide exclusive opportunities for corporate sponsors, individual donors, and members to talk with artists whose work is on view, such as Kerry James Marshall, pictured above. Kerry James Marshall: Mastry Members’ Preview, Apr 21, 2016
Photo: Jeremy Lawson Photography, © MCA Chicago
Corporate sponsors and individual donors enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres before previewing Kerry James Marshall: Mastry, April 21, 2016. The MCA hosts exclusive previews for each major exhibition for sponsors and individual donors
Photo: Jeremy Lawson Photography, © MCA Chicago
MCA Talks inspire sold-out audiences, like this one that features musician and Portlandia star Carrie Brownstein on November 30, 2015
Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Wildly popular after-hours events like Prime Time, shown above, feature leading DJs, artists, and performers in front of sold-out crowds. The past three Prime Time events sold out to a maximum capacity of 1,500 people. Prime Time: Vibes, Oct 2, 2015
Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
Family Days provide specially designed activities that foster interaction and creative collaboration for children and families. Family Day, May 10, 2014
Photo: Joshua Longbrake, © MCA Chicago
Corporations provide critical support to exhibitions, which enables the MCA to host major shows, like David Bowie Is
© MCA Chicago

Thank you for your generous support

The MCA is honored to recognize its corporate partners who advance the MCA’s mission and social impact through their generous philanthropy.

Amsted Industries Foundation
Ariel Investments
Bank of America
Bloomberg Philanthropies
Citi Private Bank
Discover Financial Services
DLA Piper
The Edgewater Funds
European Painting & Decorating Co.
Forest Capital Management
Front Barnett Associates LLC
GCG Financial
GCM Grosvenor
Goldman, Sachs, and Co.
Hindman Auctions
Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architects
Illinois Tool Works
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Liberty Specialty Markets
Masterpiece International, Ltd.
Norcon, Inc.
Northern Trust
Peoples Gas Community Fund
Reyes Holdings, LLC
Sahara Enterprises, Inc.
Shure Incorporated
Terry Dowd, Inc.
Tiffany & Co.
United Healthcare
The Whitehall Hotel
William Blair & Company

As of June 2021
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