Spatializing Memory: The Gun Violence Memorial Project
Architecture is not neutral; it hurts or it heals. Hear about projects by Boston-based MASS Design Group that use architecture to draw attention to difficult issues like gun violence, the topic of the firm's major installation at the 2019 Chicago Architecture…
Members Only - Chicago 1969: The Year That Changed Everything (encore lecture)
Take a step back in time to 1969: gas is 35 cents per gallon, the “Chicago Seven” are on trial, the John Hancock Center tops off and architect Mies van der Rohe dies. We’ll review where Chicago was 50 years ago, both architecturally and culturally…
Daytime Talk: Architecture's Role in the History of Photography
Longtime CAC docent Patrick Pyszka will share insights on the interesting intersection of architecture and photography and explain how he sees this tradition continuing today in his job as principal photographer for the City of Chicago.
LEGO® Build Workshop: Chicago Cultural Center
Construct a LEGO® structure with arches, domes and vaults after seeing these architectural elements in-person on a short visit to the Chicago Cultural Center! Come learn about this amazing 1897 landmark and gain inspiration for your own creation.