Interior view of Eva Maddox’s space, Future Learning Environment.
All events are free with museum admission unless otherwise noted.
December 22 at 12:00
February 16 at 12:00
“Chicago Architecture: The Present and the Future”
Friday, March 11, 10:303:30
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, 4:305:30
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
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
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.
“If You Build It”
1:001:30, all ages
Hear stories with Sue Black inspired by the exhibition Chicago Architecture: Ten Visions.
January 8, 15
10:3011:30, ages 35 with an adult
See paintings and models of the city, hear stories about buildings, and create your own work of architecture to take home.
“Chicago Architecture: Dioramas”
January 8, 15
2:003:30, ages 612 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.