Book Club - Mies van der Rohe: A Critical Biography
Historian and visiting lecturer Paul Steinbrecher will lead this two-part book club (September 17 and 24, 2018) around Franz Schulze’s revised and expanded biography of Modernist pioneer Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
Members Only: Extended hours at the CAC - Sept. 14
Make your Friday night great! From 5-8pm, CAC Members will get a unique opportunity to have the Center all to themselves! This after-hours event includes access to all the exhibits, including Building Tall and the Chicago City Model Experience.
Members Only: Architecture Essentials - Sept. 13
Chicago is synonymous with architecture and Chicagoans—especially CAC members—love to share their knowledge of architecture with family and friends. Come learn fun architecture facts you can share again and again at this members-only event.
Auxiliary Board River Cruise Fundraiser: Rodeo on the River
Get your Western wear ready and join the CAC Auxiliary Board on their annual river cruise fundraiser benefiting CAC’s Teen Academy programs! Guests will enjoy a sunset cruise with world-class architecture, cocktails, delicious small bites and on-board…
Living with Water: Designing for Wetter Weather and Cleaner Rivers
Water is key to a thriving Chicago. Join us for a panel discussion to hear diverse perspectives on how good design can help us better co-exist with water in the future.
Guest Lecture: Sagrada Familia in the Making
Additional time just added! The Basilica de la Sagrada Família in Barcelona is one of the world's great buildings. Hear noted engineer Tristram Carfrae explain how architect Antoni Gaudi’s masterpiece—under construction since 1882—will be completed…
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Armour Institute
Get a rare glimpse inside the Armour Institute, a towering red brick building on the Illinois Institute of Technology’s campus. Enjoy an exclusive tour of the former classroom and administrative spaces with a developer and an architect before the historic…
Members Only Screening and Discussion: "10 That Changed America"
Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the popular PBS series "10 That Changed America" at the WTTW Chicago studio. Host Geoffrey Baer will share highlights from his whirlwind tour of America's architectural treasures.
Architect Talk: Heatherwick Studio on Making Soulful Places
Driven by the motivation to design soulful and interesting places for a complex world, Heatherwick Studio has many inventive works to its name. Join us for a presentation with architect Mat Cash, Group Leader at the internationally renowned firm.