This fall, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), in continued celebration of their 50th anniversary, will bring Solange, Chance the Rapper, Vince Staples for conversations in Chicago. The series of star-studded talks and programs for the MCA’s 50th celebration will kick off with Solange Knowles in conversation with writer Britt Julious in September, followed by Vince Staples, and closing out the series will be Chance the Rapper as part of In Sight Out, a conversation series presented in partnership with Pitchfork. The talk, held at the MCA and is moderated by Pitchfork writers and editors, with Solange Knowles taking place on Wednesday, September 13, at 7:30 pm; the talk with Vince Staples takes place on Friday, October 13, at 6 pm; and the talk with Chance the Rapper takes place on Friday, November 17, at 6 pm.
MCA is also hosting Prime Time: Off Rack, an after-hours event that explores the intersection of fashion, music, and contemporary art, featuring a performance by rapper, dancer, and producer Le1f. Fashion collaborative House of Diehl stages their fast-paced, instant couture competition, Style Wars, with Chicago’s most innovative stylists and designers as contestants and judges. Prime Time: Off Rack will take place at the MCA Saturday, September 23, from 7-11 pm.