Premier Membership



As a Premier Member you receive more opportunities to get involved with the MCA on a deeper level. Free admission for additional guests as well as more guest passes allows you to share your passion for contemporary art with more people. Plus, reciprocal privileges at more than 100 museums across the country, with more than 20 just in California and New York, gives you greater access to art throughout North America.

Members at the preview of Take your time: Olafur Eliasson, Apr 29, 2009. Photo: © MCA Chicago.

Become a member at the Premier Friend level


(Fully tax deductible)

Benefits include:

  • Free admission for you and up to three guests
  • Reciprocal privileges at more than 100 museums across North America, including the Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago.
  • Complimentary Individual gift membership ($70 value)
  • Donor recognition in the MCA Annual Report
  • Free yearlong subscription to Dwell magazine
  • Invitations to all Members’ Previews of major exhibitions
  • Six free one-time-use guest passes for your friends ($72 value)
  • Member tote bag
  • All Individual-level benefits, including: invitations to shop during Members’ Double Discount Days; up to 20% off tickets to MCA Stage performances and lectures and an additional 10% when you purchase MCA Stage Packages tickets to multiple performances; a 10% discount in the MCA Store; discounts on MCA dining; a subscription to the MCA Magazine, published and mailed to members three times a year; $5 discount on parking

Become a member at the Premier Contributor level


(All but $20 is tax deductible)

Includes all Friend-level benefits, plus:

  • A private tour of an MCA exhibition

Become a member at the Premier Associate level


(All but $40 is tax deductible)

Includes all Contributor-level benefits plus:

  • An invitation to a Circle Donor exhibition preview

Become a member at the Premier Advocate level


(All but $40 is tax deductible)

Includes all Associate-level benefits, plus:

  • An invitation to an exclusive Circle Donor curator-led tour