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THE NEW CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE CENTER OPENS AUG. 31

Located at 111 E. Wacker Dr. at Michigan Avenue, the CAC will be a place to discover the stories and secrets behind Chicago’s magnificent architecture—through exhibits, tours and programs.

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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: Reception at 1000M Sales Gallery

Learn about 1000M—a new residential skyscraper designed by acclaimed architect Helmut Jahn—in the building’s state-of-the-art interactive sales gallery. Enjoy champagne and desserts at this exclusive, members-only reception.

Price
$8 CAF members
Date
June 28, 2018
Time
5:30 pm
Meet
1000M Sales Gallery, 1006 S. Michigan Ave.

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Price
$8 CAF members
Date
June 28, 2018
Time
5:30 pm
Meet
1000M Sales Gallery, 1006 S. Michigan Ave.

Auxiliary Board River Cruise Fundraiser: Rodeo on the River

Get your Western wear ready and join the CAF Auxiliary Board on their annual river cruise fundraiser benefiting CAF’s Teen Academy programs! Guests will enjoy a sunset cruise with world-class architecture, cocktails, delicious small bites and on-board…

Price
$125 per ticket, $1,000 and up for sponsorships
Date
August 7, 2018
Time
6:45 pm
Meet
Aboard Chicago’s Classic Lady, 112 E. Wacker Dr, SE corner of Michigan Ave Bridge and Wacker Dr.

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Price
$125 per ticket, $1,000 and up for sponsorships
Date
August 7, 2018
Time
6:45 pm
Meet
Aboard Chicago’s Classic Lady, 112 E. Wacker Dr, SE corner of Michigan Ave Bridge and Wacker Dr.

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 13, 2018
Time
9:00 am
Meet
More than 200 sites across the city

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Price
Free
Date
October 13, 2018
Time
9:00 am
Meet
More than 200 sites across the city