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Museum of Contemporary Art Careers
Careers - Institution History 
 Thought-Provoking Work
Institution History
Thought-Provoking Work
Since the MCA opened its doors in 1967, the museum has featured the work of many emerging and established artists, including Andy Warhol, Frida Kahlo, Jeff Koons, Doris Salcedo, and Kerry James Marshall. The MCA aspires to engage diverse audiences, foster a sense of community, and encourage discussion about contemporary art and culture.
Careers - What MCA Does 
 MCA 101
What MCA Does
MCA 101
The MCA is an innovative center of contemporary art where visitors experience the work and ideas of living artists and learn about the historical, social, and cultural context of the art of our time. The museum presents exhibitions, performances, and programs that excite and challenge visitors and provide insight into the creative process.
Careers - Institution Perks
 An Innovative Environment
Institution Perks
An Innovative Environment
Working at the MCA allows staff to wander the galleries, join curator-led staff tours of exhibitions, and attend department talks. Staff enjoy discounts at the MCA Store, Café, Stage, and other MCA programs, as well as at many other cultural institutions in Chicago and across the United States.
 
 
"The MCA is far from an ordinary work place. You can attend gallery tours led by curators, volunteer at events unlike anything else happening in the city, and contribute to a culturally significant site in Chicago. "
-Chaz Hearne
Special & Rental Events Coordinator
 
"The MCA is far from an ordinary work place. You can attend gallery tours led by curators, volunteer at events unlike anything else happening in the city, and contribute to a culturally significant site in Chicago. "
 
 
"Working at the MCA gives me a visual treat every day. I'm energized by the creativity of our staff, our artists, and our visitors."
-Gwen Perry Davis
Deputy Director of Development
 
"Working at the MCA gives me a visual treat every day. I'm energized by the creativity of our staff, our artists, and our visitors."