The Chicago Architecture Biennial (CAB) is a three month long architecture and design exhibition offering many free events, lectures, tours, exhibits and more city-wide.
When: September 16, 2017-January 7, 2018. All events are free and open to the public.
There are fifteen lectures in the City and suburbs. Following are all the lectures downtown. Search the calendar for all lectures here.
Chicago Cultural Center lectures 78 E. Washington
Making History—Frank Lloyd Wright at the Global Crossroads: Chicago/Tokyo/NYC/LA Lecture/Panel, November 16, 2017, 6:00 pm–7:30 pm.
Discusses the global design practice of Frank Lloyd Wright and it’s role in “making history.”
BP Student Design Prize Lecture/Panel,December 13, 2017, 6:00 pm–8:00 pm Preston Bradley Hall
Chicago students ages 13–18 enter a design competition with prizes awarded at this event.
Art Institute of Chicago lectures 230 S. Columbus
Reflections on Make New History with Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee Lecture/Panel, November 15, 2017, 6:30 pm–8:00 pm Rubloff Auditorium.
Artistic Directors of 2017 CAB speak on the trajectory of their artistic vision of “Make New History.”
Lecture: Tadao Ando Lecture/Panel, December 11, 2017, 6:30 pm–8:00 pm Art Institute of Chicago – Rubloff Auditorium
Mr. Ando will reflect on his life’s work and discuss current projects.