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Online programs and virtual tours continue while the Center is temporarily closed. Select CAC walking tours have resumed.

Part of CAC@Home, CAC Live online events bring the world of architecture and design to you—wherever you are.

12:00 pm

CAC Live: Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago and the Civil War

Rosehill Cemetery is the final resting place of many individuals involved in the Civil War including political leaders, newspaper editors who shaped public opinion and officers who led brigades.

Price
$8 public, FREE for CAC members, FREE for students
Date
March 10, 2021
Time
12:00 pm
Meet
Zoom Virtual Event (details to come)

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Price
$8 public, FREE for CAC members, FREE for students
Date
March 10, 2021
Time
12:00 pm
Meet
Zoom Virtual Event (details to come)

8:30 am

CAC Live: Design Dialogues: Healthy Buildings and the Workplace

The pandemic puts health and safety in the workplace to the test, with improved airflow and sanitation taking on new urgency. Learn what goes into designing healthy buildings and how these approaches apply to office and residential settings alike.

Price
$12 public, $8 for CAC members
Date
March 16, 2021
Time
8:30 am
Meet
Zoom Virtual Event (details to come)

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Price
$12 public, $8 for CAC members
Date
March 16, 2021
Time
8:30 am
Meet
Zoom Virtual Event (details to come)

12:00 pm

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.

Price
$8 public, FREE for CAC members
Date
March 24, 2021
Time
12:00 pm
Meet
Zoom Virtual Event (details to come)

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Price
$8 public, FREE for CAC members
Date
March 24, 2021
Time
12:00 pm
Meet
Zoom Virtual Event (details to come)

6:00 pm

CAC Live: Vincent Scully Masterclass Series: See Like an Architect

Refine your eye for detail in this special series of programs hosted by notable Chicago designers. Held the first Tuesdays in March, April and May, See Like an Architect examines timeless fundamentals in conceiving and communicating architecture.

Price
Series pass $50, CAC members $40, students $30, Individual masterclasses $20, CAC members $15, students $10
Date
April 6, 2021
Time
6:00 pm
Meet
Zoom Virtual Event (details to come)

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Price
Series pass $50, CAC members $40, students $30, Individual masterclasses $20, CAC members $15, students $10
Date
April 6, 2021
Time
6:00 pm
Meet
Zoom Virtual Event (details to come)

12:00 pm

CAC Live: The (Whole) Story of the 1893 Midway

During the 1893 World’s Fair in Chicago, the Midway Plaisance offered visitors an array of food and fun, ways to visit far-off places, the first-ever Ferris Wheel and other diversions. But the Midway was more than that.

Price
$8 public, FREE for CAC members, FREE for students
Date
April 14, 2021
Time
12:00 pm
Meet
Zoom Virtual Event (details to come)

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Price
$8 public, FREE for CAC members, FREE for students
Date
April 14, 2021
Time
12:00 pm
Meet
Zoom Virtual Event (details to come)

12:00 pm

CAC Live: The Evolution of School Design in Chicago

From historic buildings that escaped the Chicago Fire of 1871 to stunning contemporary designs, explore how Chicago's schools have been adapted for today's needs.

Price
$8 public, FREE for CAC members, FREE for students
Date
April 28, 2021
Time
12:00 pm
Meet
Zoom Virtual Event (details to come)

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Price
$8 public, FREE for CAC members, FREE for students
Date
April 28, 2021
Time
12:00 pm
Meet
Zoom Virtual Event (details to come)

6:00 pm

CAC Live: Vincent Scully Masterclass Series: See Like an Architect

Refine your eye for detail in this special series of programs hosted by notable Chicago designers. Held the first Tuesdays in March, April and May, See Like an Architect examines timeless fundamentals in conceiving and communicating architecture.

Price
Series pass $50, CAC members $40, students $30, Individual masterclasses $20, CAC members $15, students $10
Date
May 4, 2021
Time
6:00 pm
Meet
Zoom Virtual Event (details to come)

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Price
Series pass $50, CAC members $40, students $30, Individual masterclasses $20, CAC members $15, students $10
Date
May 4, 2021
Time
6:00 pm
Meet
Zoom Virtual Event (details to come)

6:00 pm

CAC Live: Architect Talk: Lawrence Scarpa with Planning Commissioner Maurice Cox

Brooks + Scarpa founding principal Lawrence Scarpa explores how design excellence can revolutionize housing for communities in need, in conversation with Maurice Cox, Commissioner of the City of Chicago Department of Planning and Development.

Price
$20 public, $15 CAC members, $10 students
Date
June 3, 2021
Time
6:00 pm
Meet
Zoom Virtual Event (details to come)

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Price
$20 public, $15 CAC members, $10 students
Date
June 3, 2021
Time
6:00 pm
Meet
Zoom Virtual Event (details to come)