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At Chicago Architecture Foundation, our programs and events help you think differently about the places we live, work and play. Get behind-the-scenes access to the city's architectural treasures. Practice your design skills while you play with your family. Participate in expert-led discussions about the latest urban design issues. With these offerings and so many more to choose from, we guarantee there’s something inspiring and fun for you at CAF. 

Recommended Programs

Members Only Travel Program: San Diego, California

Join CAF as we explore San Diego's rich architecture from Spanish Colonial and Victorian buildings to Modern masterpieces such as the Salk Institute. The Pacific coast is calling you!

Price
$1,550 per member (based on double occupancy) , $2,045 per member (single occupancy)
Date
February 22, 2017
Time
1:00 pm
Meet
San Diego, California

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Price
$1,550 per member (based on double occupancy) , $2,045 per member (single occupancy)
Date
February 22, 2017
Time
1:00 pm
Meet
San Diego, California

Donor Travel Program: Bentonville, Arkansas

Join CAF for a curated trip to Bentonville, Arkansas. We'll visit the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art (including a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed house) and the Thorncrown Chapel. Lodging will be at the trendy 21c Museum Hotel. Travelers may add an…

Price
$1,679 per member (based on double occupancy)*, $2,129 per member (single occupancy)*
Date
April 22, 2017
Time
5:00 pm
Meet
21c Museum Hotel, 200 NE A St, Bentonville, Arkansas, 72712

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Price
$1,679 per member (based on double occupancy)*, $2,129 per member (single occupancy)*
Date
April 22, 2017
Time
5:00 pm
Meet
21c Museum Hotel, 200 NE A St, Bentonville, Arkansas, 72712

Members Only: "Aladdin" Reception

Join us and take in the mystical world of Aladdin! We’ll start with a presentation from a member of the Aladdin production team who will discuss sets, costumes and more. After the presentation, enjoy the Cadillac Palace Suite for a reception before…

Price
$198 CAF Members
Meet
Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph St.

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Price
$198 CAF Members
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Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph St.

Open House Chicago

The Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Open House Chicago is a free public festival on October 14 and 15, 2017, that offers behind-the-scenes access to 150 buildings across Chicago. Explore the hidden gems and architectural treasures of Chicago’s diverse…

Price
Free
Date
October 14, 2017
Time
9:00 am
Meet
More than 200 sites across the city

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Price
Free
Date
October 14, 2017
Time
9:00 am
Meet
More than 200 sites across the city