Museum of Contemporary ArtOctober 4th, 2011
Host, Elysabeth Alfano, speaks with Chief Curator of Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, Michael Darling. Join them as they stroll through the current exhibition, “Pandora’s Box: Joseph Cornell Unlocks the MCA Collection”, and discuss some of the greatest artists in the MCA collection, Robert Rauschenberg and Andy Warhol. In addition, Mr. Darling talks about the importance of the museum in creating a community free to ask questions, and some tips for the beginning collector.
“Pandora’s Box: Joseph Cornell Unlocks the MCA Collection” is open to the public though October 16, 2011 and “Motor Cocktail” is up through October 30, 2011.
One of the nation’s largest facilities devoted to the art of our time, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) offers exhibitions of the most thought-provoking art created since 1945. The MCA documents contemporary visual culture through painting, sculpture, photography, video and film, and performance. Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, the MCA boasts a gift store, bookstore, restaurant, 300-seat theater, and a terraced sculpture garden with a great view of Lake Michigan.