Chicago Architecture: Ten Visions
The Art Institute of Chicago
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Chicago Architecture Ten Visions  
Jeanne Gang
Douglas Garofalo
Ralph Johnson
Ronald Krueck
Eva Maddox
Margaret McCurry
Elva Rubio
Katerina Ruedi Ray
Joe Valerio
Xavier Vendrell
November 26, 2004 - April 3, 2005    



    Xavier Vendrell
    Interior view of Eva Maddox’s space, Future Learning Environment.

    All events are free with museum admission unless otherwise noted.

    Exhibition Overviews
    December 22 at 12:00
    Gallery 100

    February 16 at 12:00
    Gallery 100

    Study Day
    “Chicago Architecture: The Present and the Future”
    Friday, March 11, 10:30–3:30

    Tickets: members, $35; public, $45; students, $25

    A tour of the exhibition is followed by visits to the studios of some of the architects whose work is featured, including Elva Rubio, Eva Maddox, and Ralph Johnson. See the creative processes of some of the most dynamic architects at work in Chicago today. The day also includes lunch at a restaurant to be announced. Limit: 25 people.

    Meet the Architects of Chicago Architecture: Ten Visions
    December 2, 4:30–5:30
    Regenstein Hall

    Free with museum admission

    Meet the architects in the exhibition and hear them describe the themes of their pavilions and explain their installation designs.

    Panel Discussion: “Visions for the Future”
    December 2 at 6:00
    Fullerton Hall

    Tickets: Architecture and Design members, $10; public, $15. Tickets may be purchased at any museum ticket counter.

    Led by Stanley Tigerman, planner of the exhibition with the participation of Daniel Friedman, director of the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Martha Thorne, associate curator of architecture at the Art Institute of Chicago, and the 10 architects of the exhibition

    Lecture: “Intersections: Chicago Architecture Confronts the 21st Century”
    Robert Ivy, architect
    March 10 at 6:00
    Fullerton Hall

    Robert Ivy discusses the work in the exhibition and puts the exhibition into the broader context of ideas and trends currently happening in the “ecosphere.”

    All family programs meet in the Kraft Education Center.

    Story Time
    “If You Build It”
    December 5
    1:00–1:30, all ages
    Hear stories with Sue Black inspired by the exhibition Chicago Architecture: Ten Visions.

    Mini Masters
    “Goin’ Downtown”
    January 8, 15
    10:30–11:30, ages 3–5 with an adult
    See paintings and models of the city, hear stories about buildings, and create your own work of architecture to take home.

    Family Workshop
    “Chicago Architecture: Dioramas”
    January 8, 15
    2:00–3:30, ages 6–12 with an adult
    Visit the exhibition on a tour. Then use poster board and a variety of craft materials to create a three-dimensional diorama of a city of the future.

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