The Chicago Architecture Biennial focuses on a “deeper engagement with the local community” in “The Available City.”
This fall brings the return of the Chicago Architecture Biennial, an exposition of activities, tours, and exhibitions all over the city that highlight the power of architecture and the ways in which Chicagoans inhabit the spaces of the city. Although looking at skyscrapers and touring old houses are always edifying and fun ways to check […]
In 2019, Theatre Y presented The Camino Project, an engaging five-hour miniature pilgrimage through Bucktown and Humboldt Park featuring experiential pieces intermingling dance, theater, and performance art. The adventure culminated in a group meal with audience members and actors breaking bread. It was a delightful experience and an ambitious endeavor having actors guiding guests through […]
Artist Adela Goldbard draws from Mexican traditions to address issues in the neighborhood today.
This fall has plenty to offer from spaces big (Navy Pier) and small (Pilsen’s Baby Blue Gallery).
This year may end the unstoppable homage to dead white men and narratives that neglect how architecture has victimized communities of color.
Writer-photographer Lee Bey’s new book Southern Exposure showcases architectural masterworks on the typically neglected south and west sides.
The Berlin-based documentary filmmaker hopes to rescue a building in danger of destruction.
The museum, slated to open on the west side in 2018, gives audiences a taste of its curatorial approach at Archeworks
You’ll need as much assistance as the CAB provides to fully experience the Cultural Center show.
Wicker Park Bucktown Fall Dinner Crawl, the Chicago Architecture Biennial’s “Sight Six,” and more happenings from September 25-28
Shen Wei at the Auditorium Theater, Dia de los Muertos celebration at the National Museum of Mexican Art, and more happenings from September 22-24
Frank Lloyd Wright building tours and more happenings September 15-17
Chicago Architecture Biennial Aside from the main exhibition taking place at the Cultural Center, this year’s biennial boasts a number of smaller satellite shows, including new “anchor sites” in various neighborhoods; “Past Forward: Architecture and Design at the Art Institute,” an installation devoted to the museum’s collection; and many related productions at smaller galleries. Read […]
The current edition of the festival poses two possible directions its organizers can take.