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Overview

Located just steps from the Magnificent Mile and Chicago’s historic Water Tower, the Museum of Contemporary Art provides an artful backdrop for corporate entertaining, dramatic cocktail receptions, elegant weddings and multimedia presentations. The cool, quiet distinction of the museum offers versatile indoor and outdoor spaces accommodating anywhere from 15 to 1,200 guests. One of the nation’s largest facilities devoted to the art of our time, the modern, spacious landscape of the Museum of Contemporary Art features exclusive catering services from one of our nation’s leading chefs: Wolfgang Puck. This ideal pairing creates an extraordinary setting in which extraordinary events take place in the heart of Chicago.




Event Spaces

MCA MAIN FLOOR, KERN TERRACE AND SCULPTURE GARDEN

Featuring spacious and flexible event spaces, the MCA provides a memorable setting for memorable events. Welcome your guests on the MCA’s dramatic plaza and treat them to panoramic views of Chicago’s skyline from the majestic Kovler Atrium. Extending toward Lake Michigan, the MCA’s Kern Terrace provides stunning views of the shoreline and the MCA Sculpture Garden. Create your own unique indoor/outdoor environment by tenting the terrace, Sculpture Garden, or both for seated dinners, gala receptions, wedding ceremonies or multimedia presentations. Adding an artful twist to your event, your guests will be only steps away from the MCA Collection galleries and special exhibitions.

CAPACITY: 1,200 Reception; 300 Seated



MCA THEATER

The state-of-the-art MCA Theater is the perfect location for annual meetings, award ceremonies, product launches and film premieres. The 300-seat theater features elegant oak-paneled walls and tiered seating which ensures that each of your guests will be treated to the best seat in the house.

CAPACITY: 300 Seated



KANTER MEETING CENTER

The perfect complement to the adjacent MCA Theater and the Robert B. and Beatrice C. Mayer Education Center lobby, the Kanter Meeting Center is specifically designed to host smaller groups for a variety of events. From casual business meetings to formal multimedia presentations, the versatile space perfectly accommodates your next professional event.

CAPACITY: 100 Reception; 60 Seated



MCA WAREHOUSE

The newly renovated MCA Warehouse offers an extraordinary and modern space for your next event. From sophisticated black-tie dinners and out-of-the-ordinary parties to elegant weddings and corporate meetings, the limits of the versatile space are bound only by imagination. Located at 1747 West Hubbard St., the warehouse features 19,000 square feet of flexible event space, two levels with unique architectural details, impressive downtown views, day and evening event opportunities and reasonable rental fees.

CAPACITY: 400 Reception; 400 Seated



PUCK'S AT THE MCA

Seasonal lunch and brunch artfully presented overlooking the terrace and sculpture garden. Find hours, directions, and details for PUCK's at the MCA.



Capacities

Square Footage Reception Seated Conference Theater
MCA MAIN FLOOR, KERN TERRACE AND SCULPTURE GARDEN 1,200 300
MCA THEATER 300
KANTER MEETING CENTER 100 60
MCA WAREHOUSE 400 400
PUCK'S AT THE MCA

Raves & Reviews

2011 Wedding

"Dustin, the food and service was spot on! We got tons and tons of compliments on the food and how great the service was. Could not have been better!" - client

2011

Thank You 2011

"Dustin, I wanted to thank you as well for everything. The food was unreal. The space was unreal. The service was flawless. Everything was perfect! Everyone we spoke to said they have NEVER been to a nicer wedding. I can’t thank you enough ... You are VERY good at your job ... and hope to run into you around the city." - client

2011

Thank You 2011

THANK YOU!! So much to all of you for all of your hard work and all of your time spent on our wedding!! We were SOO happy with how everything turned out and could not have been more pleased. Dustin, the food and service was spot on! We got tons and tons of compliments on the food and how great the service was. Could not have been better!

2011

Weddings

Plan Your Dream Wedding at the MCA Chicago with Wolfgang Puck Catering!

A wedding is a tradition that never goes out of style. There are both big decisions and little details to attend to. Let Wolfgang Puck Catering Chicago guide you from designing a delicious menu to personalizing every detail of your unique celebration. We'll work with you to create a custom wedding menu inspired by your unique love story. All menus will follow Wolfgang Puck's philosophy of using only the freshest, seasonal ingredients. Seated, buffet, small plates and globally inspired specialty stations: it's your style! And because you've entrusted your special day to Wolfgang Puck, the cuisine will be unparalleled, the service impeccable, and the memories unforgettable!

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Wolfgang Puck Catering is available for all types of celebrations, including: engagement party, bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, day-after, commitment ceremony, anniversary and vow renewal.

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Museum of Contemporary Art
220 E. Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
P:312-397-4031