Art museum for free

I went to Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art today. It’s only free on Tuesdays. Today being Thursday, you’re supposed to pay. When you pay, you get a little metal button to wear. It’s not a pin, but a clip-on button, so they can fall off kinda easily.

When walking up to the MCA, I always scope out the sidewalks and curbs for any fallen buttons that let me get into the museum for free. In fact, a lot of my time in the museum is spent looking for these buttons. It’s like a fun game. You can walk around without the buttons and the guards don’t say anything. It’s more for the treasure hunt challenge.

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laura k.
laura k.
19 years ago

so do you ever actually find any and get in with them?

Tom Saaristo
19 years ago

as a long-time member of the mca. i’m glad to know that my paid membership is allowing you to sneak into the museum with your squeeky shoes on the non-free days. see you at the next opening

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