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At 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 CAC. 

Recommended Programs

Teen Open Studio - Sep. 26

Join us in the ArcelorMittal Design Studio on Thursdays from 5—7pm during the school year to get feedback and guidance on independent or competition projects. CPS students are eligible for a stipend when they attend eight or more studios.

Price
Free with registration
Date
September 26, 2019
Time
5:00 pm
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

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Price
Free with registration
Date
September 26, 2019
Time
5:00 pm
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

Girls Build! Urban Architecture

How do you take something old and make it new again? Girls ages 11-14 are welcome to explore this question over six weeks by learning about adaptive re-use. In the process, they’ll create renderings and 3D models of their own repurposed structure.

Price
Free upon application review*
Date
September 29, 2019
Time
1:00 pm
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

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Price
Free upon application review*
Date
September 29, 2019
Time
1:00 pm
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

Teen Open Studio - Oct. 3

Join us in the ArcelorMittal Design Studio on Thursdays from 5—7pm during the school year to get feedback and guidance on independent or competition projects. CPS students are eligible for a stipend when they attend eight or more studios.

Price
Free with registration
Date
October 3, 2019
Time
5:00 pm
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

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Price
Free with registration
Date
October 3, 2019
Time
5:00 pm
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

Teen Open Studio - Oct. 10

Join us in the ArcelorMittal Design Studio on Thursdays from 5—7pm during the school year to get feedback and guidance on independent or competition projects. CPS students are eligible for a stipend when they attend eight or more studios.

Price
Free with registration
Date
October 10, 2019
Time
5:00 pm
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

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Price
Free with registration
Date
October 10, 2019
Time
5:00 pm
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

Teen Open Studio - Oct. 17

Join us in the ArcelorMittal Design Studio on Thursdays from 5—7pm during the school year to get feedback and guidance on independent or competition projects. CPS students are eligible for a stipend when they attend eight or more studios.

Price
Free with registration
Date
October 17, 2019
Time
5:00 pm
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

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Price
Free with registration
Date
October 17, 2019
Time
5:00 pm
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

Open House Chicago

The Chicago Architecture Center’s Open House Chicago is a free public festival on October 19 and 20, 2019, that offers behind-the-scenes access to over 250 buildings across Chicago. Explore the hidden gems and architectural treasures of Chicago’s…

Price
Free
Meet
More than 250 sites across the city

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Price
Free
Meet
More than 250 sites across the city

Teen Open Studio - Oct. 24

Join us in the ArcelorMittal Design Studio on Thursdays from 5—7pm during the school year to get feedback and guidance on independent or competition projects. CPS students are eligible for a stipend when they attend eight or more studios.

Price
Free with registration
Date
October 24, 2019
Time
5:00 pm
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

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Price
Free with registration
Date
October 24, 2019
Time
5:00 pm
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

Teen Open Studio - Nov. 7

Join us in the ArcelorMittal Design Studio on Thursdays from 5—7pm during the school year to get feedback and guidance on independent or competition projects. CPS students are eligible for a stipend when they attend eight or more studios.

Price
Free with registration
Date
November 7, 2019
Time
5:00 pm
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

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Price
Free with registration
Date
November 7, 2019
Time
5:00 pm
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

Teen Open Studio - Nov. 14

Join us in the ArcelorMittal Design Studio on Thursdays from 5—7pm during the school year to get feedback and guidance on independent or competition projects. CPS students are eligible for a stipend when they attend eight or more studios.

Price
Free with registration
Date
November 14, 2019
Time
5:00 pm
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

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Price
Free with registration
Date
November 14, 2019
Time
5:00 pm
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

Teen Open Studio - Nov. 21

Join us in the ArcelorMittal Design Studio on Thursdays from 5—7pm during the school year to get feedback and guidance on independent or competition projects. CPS students are eligible for a stipend when they attend eight or more studios.

Price
Free with registration
Date
November 21, 2019
Time
5:00 pm
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

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Price
Free with registration
Date
November 21, 2019
Time
5:00 pm
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

Teen Open Studio - Dec. 5

Join us in the ArcelorMittal Design Studio on Thursdays from 5—7pm during the school year to get feedback and guidance on independent or competition projects. CPS students are eligible for a stipend when they attend eight or more studios.

Price
Free with registration
Date
December 5, 2019
Time
5:00 pm
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

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Price
Free with registration
Date
December 5, 2019
Time
5:00 pm
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

Teen Open Studio - Dec. 12

Join us in the ArcelorMittal Design Studio on Thursdays from 5—7pm during the school year to get feedback and guidance on independent or competition projects. CPS students are eligible for a stipend when they attend eight or more studios.

Price
Free with registration
Date
December 12, 2019
Time
5:00 pm
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio, 111 E. Wacker Dr.

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Price
Free with registration
Date
December 12, 2019
Time
5:00 pm
Meet
ArcelorMittal Design Studio, 111 E. Wacker Dr.