Check out the Free Days at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art if you are looking for things to do in Chicago. Why not check out the Museum of Contemporary Art, a “Top 10” Chicago attraction, that is free to everyone on Tuesdays? They have free tours, where you can join an MCA Volunteer Guide for a tour of the museum’s exhibitions and collection. All tours last forty-five minutes and meet in the second-floor lobby (Tuesday at 1,2 and 6pm), They also host free live jazz concerts every Tuesday in the summer during “Tuesdays on the Terrace”. (click at bottom for more info) The summertime music starts at 5:30pm every Tuesday. so come early to this “Top 10” Chicago attraction and visit the galleries and then stick around for constructive entertainment accompanied by a glass of wine or a cup of Joe and a tasty snack from Puck’s Cafe.
A different, internationally-themed dinner buffet prepared by Wolfgang Puck Catering is served each week, with dishes created using fresh locally-grown produce from the MCA Farmer’s Market. For a more casual evening, guests may bring their own blanket or rent an MCA lawn chair ($5 each). Summer favorites such as hamburgers, hotdogs, and lighter fare may be purchased from the outdoor grill along with cold beverages, wine, and seasonal cocktails.
Reservations are recommended at 312.397.4034. Outside food and beverages are not allowed in the sculpture garden. In case of rain, the event takes place in Puck’s Café.
Every Tuesday the MCA is free all day and open until 8 pm.
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago
Chicago, IL 60611