Outdoor Dining

Our outdoor restaurants are open Memorial Day through Labor Day, weather permitting.


Museum Café

Lower level in McKinlock Court

Self-service dining with seating in McKinlock Court

Daily, 11:00–4:00
Enjoy summer's warm weather and lengthening days by dining alfresco as the Museum Café extends seating into lovely McKinlock Court. The Museum Café offers a locally sourced menu with a global influence along with a selection of wines, microbrews, and full bar.

Thursday Night Jazz

Thursday evenings in July, 5:00–8:00
Delight in the lush summer beauty of McKinlock Court while enjoying light menu items and listening to some of Chicago’s best jazz musicians.


Terzo Piano

Thursdays, 5:00–8:00
Third level, Modern Wing

Enjoy Terzo Piano's summer menu on the spectacular Bluhm Family Terrace.