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Janelle Monae wowed crowd at MCA's 50th anniversary gala

Jun 05, 2017 - Chicago Sun-Times

A true Who's Who of Chicago's social, civic and corporate scenes were among the more than 600 guests who gathered Saturday night at the Museum of Contemporary Art - toasting both the museum's 50th birthday and the opening of famed Japanese artist Takashi Murakami's "The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg" exhibition. The exhibit is Murakami's first museum retrospective in North American in 10 years.

Among the notables at the gala, which raised $3 million for MCA future exhibitions, performances an...