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Online programs and virtual tours continue while the Center is temporarily closed. Select CAC walking tours resume on February 13.

Enjoy this one-time-only river cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady with commentary from architect Julie Michiels, Associate Director and Interior Design Leader in the Chicago office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Price includes a glass of Champagne and FREE Center admission.

Northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and E. Wacker Dr. Look for the blue awning marking the stairway entrance (112 E. Wacker).

Register by clicking “BUY TICKETS” at the bottom of this page. You will be taken to Ticketmaster, where you will select the 6pm slot to purchase your ticket.

Join us for three, one-time-only CAFC River Cruises with top Chicago architects, whose firms designed buildings you'll see along the water! Please note that on September 10, Julie Michiels will appear in lieu of previously announced Skidmore, Owings & Merrill architect Adam Semel. All architect river cruises depart at 6pm and will sell out. Space is limited, so book today!

CAC members get $10 off the ticket price. To receive this discount, contact the CAC Call Center at 312.922.8687.


Adam Semel

Julie Michiels is an Associate Director and Interior Design Leader in Chicago and helps lead SOM’s interdisciplinary, holistic approach to human-centered design for its global portfolio of interior projects. Julie calls on her extensive experience as an architect, interior designer, and project leader to guide complex project teams focused on developing innovative design solutions tailored to the needs of the client. With a dedicated focus on client service, collaboration, and designing from the inside out, she has been involved in several award-winning projects—diverse in scale, location, and typology—from concept to completion. She holds a Bachelor in Architecture from the Illinois Institute of Technology.

Upcoming An Evening with an Architect: Julie MIchiels Tours

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