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At the Chicago Architecture Center, 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 the CAC. 

Recommended Programs

Roger Brown and Miesian Metropolitanism

Midcentury art and architecture are too often studied separately. In the case of Roger Brown and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the cultural influences and societal undercurrents acting on these great Chicago Modernists brought their work closer together.

Price
$15 public, $7 CAC Members
Date
August 11, 2022
Time
6:00 pm
Meet
Hybrid: In Person & Zoom

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Price
$15 public, $7 CAC Members
Date
August 11, 2022
Time
6:00 pm
Meet
Hybrid: In Person & Zoom

Healy & Millet: Chicago's Art Glass All-Stars

After meeting in Paris, portraitist George Healy and stained glass artist Louis Millet came to Chicago to start their interior design business. Their artistry won them national acclaim and the attention of Louis Sullivan. This is their story.

Price
$15 public, FREE for CAC members
Date
August 24, 2022
Time
12:00 pm
Meet
Zoom Virtual Event (details to come)

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Price
$15 public, FREE for CAC members
Date
August 24, 2022
Time
12:00 pm
Meet
Zoom Virtual Event (details to come)

Architecture in Watercolors

Come explore architecture through watercolors. Join sculpture artist and educator Paul Neumann in a family workshop where art and architecture meet.

Price
$7 public, FREE for CAC members
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Chicago Architecture Center

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Price
$7 public, FREE for CAC members
Duration
1.5 Hours
Meet
Chicago Architecture Center

Chicago on the Silver Screen: Running Scared

The Chicago Architecture Center teams up with Cinema Chatham in Chatham for a special screening of Running Scared.

Price
$15 public, $13 CAC members
Date
October 9, 2022
Time
4:30 pm
Meet
Cinema Chatham

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Price
$15 public, $13 CAC members
Date
October 9, 2022
Time
4:30 pm
Meet
Cinema Chatham

Chicago on the Silver Screen: North by Northwest

The Chicago Architecture Center teams up with Music Box Theatre in Lakeview for a special screening of North by Northwest.

Price
$15 public, $13 CAC members
Date
November 6, 2022
Time
4:30 pm
Meet
Music Box Theatre

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Price
$15 public, $13 CAC members
Date
November 6, 2022
Time
4:30 pm
Meet
Music Box Theatre