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Chicago City Model Experience

The Chicago City Model Experience is the star attraction in the Chicago Gallery, featuring more than 4,000 buildings and interactive elements that tell amazing stories of the city.

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Chicago Gallery

Learn how Chicago became the “city of architecture,” explore the stories of five evolving neighborhoods, see Chicago’s residential architecture, discover architects who shaped the city and view new up-and-coming projects in this unique gallery.

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Housing for a Changing Nation

Americans are changing—and so are our housing needs. Housing for a Changing Nation explores how developments in American society and experience, including shifts in demographics, the economy and the environment, are forcing us to reexamine the concept…

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Energy Revolution

Energy Revolution demonstrates how we can actively respond to the climate crisis by transforming our use of energy in the built environment. The exhibition highlights the ways individuals, corporations and city leaders can work toward a carbon-free future…

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Intimate Views: Watercolors Along the Chicago River

The Chicago River is an integral part of our city’s history, identity and vitality. This new exhibition presents the river as it is experienced in the everyday by local architects and artists who know it best.

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