Time Out says
The Museum of Contemporary Art houses one of the largest collections of contemporary works in the nation and frequently hosts major touring exhibits, displaying work by the likes of Doris Salcedo, Simon Starling and Daniel Clowes. The museum's regular Chicago Works series presents works by local artists, showcasing rising talent and hosting workshops and discussion. The museum recently opened an adventurous new in-house restaurant, Marisol, helmed by Lula Cafe chef Jason Hammel.
Posted: Thursday, January 11, 2018
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E Chicago Ave
at Mies van der Rohe Way
Tue 10am–8pm; Wed–Sun 10am–5pm
El stop: Red to Chicago. Bus: 3, 10, 26, 66.
$12 suggested admission, seniors and students $7, kids under 12 free. Tuesdays free for Illinois residents
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