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Bring the whole family to the CAC to build a Chicago-inspired gingerbread house! Get a mini-tour of our Chicago Gallery and learn about iconic Chicago housing types from an expert. This family-friendly workshop is recommended for ages 5 and up. Space is limited.

December 9, 2018
1:00 pm

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After learning about creative approaches to housing, you’ll get a chance to construct your own gingerbread house and decorate however you like, using a variety of candies and frosting.

  • Houses are intended for decoration and we can't accommodate any dietary restrictions. We apologize for the inconvenience!
  • Tickets may be purchased in advance or on the day of the event at the CAC box office.
  • Ticket price includes entrance to the Chicago Architecture Center on the day of the event.
  • Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.