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Museum of Contemporary Art

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220 E. Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60614


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Museum of Contemporary Art | Museum/Attraction Review | Chicago | Frommers.com - expert review
The MCA claims to be the largest contemporary art museum in the country, emphasizing experimentation in a variety of media -- painting, sculpture, photography, video and film, dance, music, and performance. But much of the space seems to be taken up...

a solid museum, but not my favorite in l.a. - user review
MOCA focuses on the period of art that im most interested in (late 19th century and beyond) so its a little surprising that its not really my favorite museum in th...

Museum of Contemporary Art - user review
While most people believe the Art Institute of Chicago is the city''s best art museum, some feel the MCA is a more cutting-edge establishment with a certain urban-slanted attitude that may be just right for Chicago. Designed by the German architect Josef Paul Kleihues, it opened on June 21, 1996, as...

Museum of Contemporary Art - expert review
A group of art patrons who felt the great Art Institute was unresponsive to modern work founded the MCA in 1967, and it's remained a renegade art museum ever since. It doesn't have any permanent exhibits; even the works from its collection are constantly rotating. This gives it a feeling of freshnes...

Museum of Contemporary Art - user review
A day at the Museum of Contemporary Art is sure to please any art enthusiast. Compared to the Art Institute this museum is quite a bit smaller and much more manageable. The large open galleries allow the viewer to walk leisurely from piece to piece. The two large galleries on the first floor are oft...

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) - expert review
The MOCA's permanent collection of American and European art from 1940 to the present divides itself between two spaces: the linear red-sandstone building at California Plaza and the Geffen Contemporary, in nearby Little Tokyo. Likewise, its exhibitions are split between the established and the cutt...

A mixed bag with lots of potential - user review
The MCA in Chicago has an absolutely amazing collection. I say that because you might not see any of it - so much space is given over to temporary shows (many of which are excellent and to...

For saturdays! - user review
It took us about 45 minutes to find parking on a sunday afternoon... it seemed larger than it really was but the atmosphere was very drawing.... there was music, expert kids on the...

Museum of Contemporary Art/Denver | Museum/Attraction Review | Denver | Frommers.com - expert review
Rotating avant-garde exhibitions by numerous local and national artists are the main attraction at this downtown museum. Temporary exhibits in the two floors of exhibition space rotate every 5 months. The museum will likely be moving to a new LoD...

America's largest contemporary art museum at work - user review
Ive been to the MCA Chicago a dozen times perhaps and nearly every time its been worth the time I took to get there. The building is quite new has liberal space for tra...

Culture in River City - user review
The Museum of Contemporary Art is a small treasure located in downtown Fort Collins. The museum is housed in a historic former post office, and occupies two floors. The work shown...

Museum of Contemporary Art - Denver, MCA - expert review
The Museum of Contemporary Art/Denver (MCA) is an innovative forum for the contemporary art that inspires and challenges all audiences and creates understanding and dialog about the art of our time. HOURS VITAL INFO: Best suited for all ages You can expect to spend under 2 hours when visiting our lo...

Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) - user review
If you like modern art or just looking for a nice way to spend the afternoon, the MOCA is worth a trip. When we went, we saw an exhibition my Gabriel Orozco, whose work involved a wide range of art media like photography, industrial elements, sculpture, video, and drawing. I'm not really an expert o...

Great Showcase of Comtemporary Art - user review
The musuem is has an excellent display of contemporary art from some of the most known and unknown artists in the world. It is a must for any tourist who is in chicago because the ...

Museum of Contemporary Art on Centerstage Chicago - Museum of Contemporary Art : 220 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, (312) 280-2660, Gallery, Restaurant,Theatre,Travel & Tourism, American (Modern), Architecture,Artists' Books,Contemporary,Early 20th Century,Edi
Designed by architect Josef Paul Kleihues, claustrophobia has no place in the airy space. The extensive granite front steps are a wonderful place to sit while waiting for friends; they front a plaza that host a can't-miss farmers market come summertime. And that's not all events-wise. The first Frid...

Museum of Contemporary Art - Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art - MCA Chicago
The main floor of the MCA features a Wolfgang Puck restaurant called Puck's. It's a bright and airy room overlooking Lake Shore Park with glimpses of Lake Michigan in the distance. The menu is reliable and creative, and an express counter offers to-go...

Charity Navigator Rating - Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) strives to be an innovative and compelling center of contemporary art where the public can directly experience the work and ideas of living artists, and understand the historical, social, and cultural context of the art of our time. One of the nation's largest fa...

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