Chicago Architecture Biennial

Friday, November 15

2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Chicago Architecture Biennial


Staying in Chicago after Upswell? See exhibitions, performances, films and talks at the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial and explore how architecture shapes our communities, cities and environment.

As the largest exhibition of contemporary art, architecture, and design in North America, the third edition of the Biennial features over 80 contributors from more than 20 countries. More than 50 sites and 100 organizations across Chicago will partner with the Biennial, serving as host venues and producing independent exhibitions and programs throughout the neighborhoods.

Guided Exhibition Tours

Free one-hour tours departing from the Welcome Center are offered every week for the duration of the Biennial. Guides will provide a brief overview of the main exhibition at the Chicago Cultural Center and highlight the galleries on the first, second, and fourth floors.

Wednesday & Thursday: 5pm – 6pm
Friday & Saturday: 11am – 12pm


Location: Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington, Chicago, IL 60602)
Hours: Monday through Friday 10am – 7pm; Saturday & Sunday 10am – 5pm
Admission: Free and open to the public; no tickets required

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