Chicago Architecture Center

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Due to restrictions on public gatherings designed to limit the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), the Chicago Architecture Center has suspended most activities and will reschedule Gala 2020 for a later date, to be announced. We have made this difficult decision in support of the State of Illinois and the City of Chicago’s efforts to encourage social distancing. We are assessing the situation daily and revising our plans weekly. Click here to learn more about the CAC’s response to COVID-19.

We appreciate your patience, understanding and continued commitment to the CAC, and look forward to reconvening our generous supporters as soon as possible.

Should you have any questions of Chicago Architecture Center in the meantime, please feel free to reach out via email to Brittany Barnes at

Formerly known as the Chicago Architecture Foundation, the Chicago Architecture Center is a nonprofit cultural organization with tours, exhibitions, programs and events for all ages. Our mission is to inspire people to discover why design matters. As an education leader in architecture and design, CAC offers tours, programs, exhibitions, field trips, curricula and online tools that are part of a dynamic learning journey for all ages. Proceeds from CAC’s tours and store, as well as grants, sponsorships and donations, support this educational mission.

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