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Currently, the CAC Box Office, Design Store and exhibit galleries are open Thursday-Monday from 10am–5pm. Stay tuned for more updates.

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. 

Virtual City Walks: International Edition

Travel abroad—no passport required—beginning January 30, 2021, through six programs produced in partnership by the Association of Architecture Organizations and AAO members in Boston, Chicago, Copenhagen, Los Angeles, New York City and Prague.

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CAC Live: Chicago’s Moveable Bridges

Chicago is home to more moveable bridges than any other city in the country, keeping all sides of the city connected despite waterways that cut across them. Explore how these marvels of engineering helped shape the Chicago we know today.

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Celebrating 50 Years of CAC Docents

Join us as we commemorate 50 years of the CAC Docent program. Enjoy reflections from a panel of docents as they revisit memorable chapters and look towards the future.

Price
$8 public, FREE for CAC members
Date
May 26, 2021
Time
12:00 pm

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Date
May 26, 2021
Time
12:00 pm

Japan to Chicago: Architectural Connections

Architecture in Chicago has long drawn influence from Japan. Trace the connections beginning with parallels to Japanese architectural tradition found in Frank Lloyd Wright’s work and continuing on to Japanese architects practicing in Chicago today.

Price
$8 public, FREE for CAC members
Date
June 9, 2021
Time
12:00 pm

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Date
June 9, 2021
Time
12:00 pm