Tuesday's on the Terrace at MCA

Enjoy live jazz music by the Alexis Lombre Quartet, alfresco dining, and cocktails on the Terrace at the Museum of Contemporary Art.

Tuesday's on the Terrace feature Chicago jazz musicians providing evening entertainment on the terrace at the MCA. The performances take place from 5:30-8 pm and are hosted by Al Carter-Bey and Richton Guy Thomas from WDCB 90.0 FM.

Open seating is available on the terrace or the sculpture garden lawn. Grilled items and cold beverages will be available at the outdoor cafe for everyone.

If you're looking for full al fresco dining experience enjoy a buffet featuring a changing menu of themed dishes using fresh, locally grown produce from the MCA Farmers Market.

*Reservations Recommended*

Bonus! Every Tuesday is Community Free day for Illinois residents as well as extended museum hours. 

Tuesday's on the Terrace at MCA

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  • Sunday Closed

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