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Start enjoying your membership benefits today! Become a member or call 312.922.8687 with questions. 

All members receive:

  • Invitations to exclusive Members-Only events
  • Exclusive Open House Chicago members benefits
  • Discounts on all premier walking tours, bus tours and public events
  • Special parking discount (4 hours for $15) the LAZ garage at 111 E. Wacker Dr.
  • 10% off at the Chicago Architecture Center Store
  • Subscription to digital mini-magazine, CAC@Home

Membership Levels

Individual
  • FREE Admission to the Chicago Architecture Center
  • FREE standard walking tours
  • Open House Chicago exclusive member benefits
  • River Cruise/Bus Tour Annual Benefit (one-time benefit per year)*
Dual
  • FREE Admission to the Chicago Architecture Center
  • FREE standard walking tours
  • Open House Chicago exclusive member benefits
  • Includes up to four children under 18
  • Buy-two-tickets-get-two-FREE on the Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady or select CAC bus tours
Friends & Family
  • FREE Admission to the Chicago Architecture Center
  • FREE standard walking tours
  • Open House Chicago exclusive member benefits
  • Includes up to four children under 18
  • Buy-two-tickets-get-two-FREE on the Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady or select CAC bus tours
  • Discounts to CAC Spring/Summer Camps
Deco
  • FREE Admission to the Chicago Architecture Center
  • FREE walking tours
  • Open House Chicago exclusive member benefits
  • Includes up to four children under 18
  • Buy-two-tickets-get-two-FREE on the Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady or select CAC bus tours
  • Discounts to CAC Spring/Summer Camps
  • 4 complimentary walking tour passes for guests
  • Recognition in the Chicago Architecture Center's Annual Report
  • Invitations to exhibition openings and other donor-only opportunities
Beaux Arts
  • FREE Admission to the Chicago Architecture Center
  • FREE walking tours
  • Open House Chicago exclusive member benefits
  • Includes up to four children under 18
  • Buy-two-tickets-get-two-FREE on the Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady or select CAC bus tours
  • Discounts to CAC Spring/Summer Camps
  • 4 complimentary walking tour passes for guests
  • Recognition in the Chicago Architecture Center's Annual Report
  • Invitations to exhibition openings and other donor-only opportunities
  • Two complimentary tickets to a members-only event
  • Two complimentary tickets to a Behind-the-Scenes evens
 
Burnham Society
  • FREE Admission to the Chicago Architecture Center
  • FREE walking tours
  • Open House Chicago exclusive member benefits
  • Includes up to four children under 18
  • Buy-two-tickets-get-two-FREE on the Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady or select CAC bus tours
  • Two free tickets each year on the Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady.
  • Discounts to CAC Spring/Summer Camps
  • 4 complimentary walking tour passes for guests
  • Recognition in the Chicago Architecture Center's Annual Report
  • Invitations to exhibition openings and other donor-only opportunities
  • Two complimentary tickets to a members-only event
  • Two complimentary tickets to a Behind-the-Scenes event
  • Personal Concierge Service to schedule your tour requests
  • Complimentary personal shopper in the Chicago Architecture Center store all year
  • Invitations to exclusive Burnham Society events, including tours and lectures not available to the public
  • 1 private docent-led Architecture Conversations tour for 4 people
Chicago Architecture Center
Member Benefits
Individual

$80^
Dual

$110^
Friends & Family
$180^
Deco

$300
Beaux Arts
$550
Burnham Society
$1,500
Burnham Society Leader
$2,500
Burnham Society Benefactor
$5,000
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General Benefits
  • FREE Admission to the Chicago Architecture Center
  • FREE standard walking tours
  • Open House Chicago exclusive member benefits
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Includes up to four children under 18  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
River Cruise/Bus Tour Annual Benefit (one-time benefit per year)*
Buy-one-ticket-get-one-FREE on the Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady or select CAC bus tours
 
             
Buy-two-tickets-get-two-FREE on the Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady or select CAC bus tours  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Discounts to CAC Spring/Summer Camps    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Free premier walking tours      
 
 
 
 
 
Exhibition opening invitiations      
 
 
 
 
 
One FREE “My Social Circle” tour for up to six guests      
 
 
 
 
 
4 complimentary walking tour passes for guests      
 
 
 
 
 
Invitations to Donor-only events      
 
 
 
 
 
Invitations to exclusive Burnham Society behind-the-scenes events          
 
 
 
Two free tickets each year on the Chicago Architecture Foundation Center River Cruise aboard Chicago's First Lady          
 
 
 
Invitation to CAC Trustee Tour during Open House Chicago            
 
 
Private exhibition tour with a curator            
 
 
Invitation to VIP President Update              
 
Curate your own tour with a docent expert              
 
* BOGO benefit has limited availability on Saturdays (noon and 1pm departures only) and cannot be used on Twilight departures (any departures later than 5pm).
^ Seniors (age 65+), Students (with valid ID), and Educators (with valid ID) are eligible for a 15% discount by calling our call center at 312.922.8687 or visiting our Box Office in person.