Museum of Contemporary Art
With gay marriage now the law across the state of Illinois, Governor Quinn has appeared at the Chicago wedding of two men who have been a couple for five decades.
Art plus food, cocktails, chocolates or music equals a fun or romantic date when couples look beyond the obvious.
When looking for quality photographic galleries with artwork that allows imaginations to roam, these great Chicago locales come highly recommended.
The next three weeks kick off spring break for hundreds of thousands of students all over the Chicago area. So on Thursday, the Wright family, like many families in the area, is looking for something to do, without spending a lot of money.
Plans for a major redesign at Navy Pier are moving forward, and over the next couple of days, teams of architects will present their plans.
Dancers usually perform works by outside choreographers, but at Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, company members create dances for each other. The dancers of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Hubbard Street 2 (a training company for six dancers between the ages of 18 and 25) stepped up to the challenge, and the results are on view during the danc(e)volve: New Works Festival, held January 19 to 22 and January 26 to 29 at the Museum of Contemporary Art.
The Museum of Contemporary Art recently overhauled its 10-year-old 12 x 12: New Artists/New Work program, transforming the idea into Chicago Works, which will feature art by notable local artists. Kicking off the promising new series is Scott Reeder, a professor of painting and drawing at the School of the Art Institute…
Visiting Chicago’s museums is an enriching experience, but it can be prohibitively expensive. Most area museums schedule free days each year, and Illinois residents can take advantage of extra discounts. Read on for a round up of free days for the rest of 2011 – now you’ll know where to go the next time you have an unexpected day off.
In Ann Toebbe’s new show in the Museum of Contemporary Art’s UBS 12 × 12: New Artists/New Work gallery, she depicts interior spaces that she recreates from memories. The works, large-scale cut paper collages, are on display through October 23. Toebbe recently talked to CBSChicago.com about her art work and artistic process…
If you’ve walked past the Museum of Contemporary Art at all in the past two months, you’ve probably done a double take at the giant bone with a yellow telephone attached to it towering over you on the sidewalk. PhoneBone is just one of the sculptures by artist Mark Handforth on display outside the MCA…
We use maps to help us get places, explore geography or find the nearest place to eat. For artist Mark Bradford, maps are so much more than that – they’re the basis for his striking artwork and the way in which he tells wholly compelling stories.
Located just off the Magnificent Mile, the Museum of Contemporary Art, MCA, is home to some of the most beautiful exhibitions of our time, from paintings and sculptures, to photography, film and performances.