Very colorful, interesting exhibits in a lovely building. It was an enjoyable, quirky experience for a minimal cost.
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I went on a Tuesday, because it's free for Illinois residents. I went in the summer, so the Farmer's Market was in front of the Museum. Two great things before I ever went in !!! The exhibits were diverse, interesting and well curated. One easy...More
Be aware that parts of the museum are under construction. The exhibit Takeshita Murakami, the Artist, the Octopus is a must see. It is really well done and you will enjoy learning about this artist and his works. Before leaving, be sure and visit the...More
I'm not a fan of contemporary art but I visited with my artistic friend and we had a great time (not sure if that was due to the museum or the company :-)). The museum seems to be well curated and there were lots of...More
My partner and I are really into contemporary art and really enjoyed our visit to the MCA. We paid $9 admission at the Murakami exhibition was still being installed. We are from the UK where a lot of galleries are free but this seemed reasonable...More
Beautiful place. Admission is free for locals on Tuesdays. There are discounts so check the website. I happened to go when there was the Murakami exhibit. It was pretty awesome. There was also a free concert on the back patio on Tuesdays usually. Refreshments were...More
I loved the exhibit so much that I walked through it twice, and just could not believe what I was seeing. I did not want to leave...but had to catch a plane back to San Francisco. I headed straight to the museum gift store, and...More
WE went to the Muakami exhibition and were wowed by the docent's tour. Our docent Ray, was one of the most knowledgeable and entertaining docents I've encountered at an art museum. The Murakami exhibition was outstanding, and the insight of his works were explained in...More
The museum is located near the Water Tower Place on the north side of Chicago. Its collection includes Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, Cindy Sherman, and Alexander Calder.
If you are visiting Chicago in the next several months DO NOT miss Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg Exhibit at our Museum of Contemporary Art! Jun 6–Sep 24, 2017. Murakami will stun your senses with vibrant colors and whimsical characters. Takashi's work...More