Chicago Architecture Center Family Programs

As a national leader in architecture education, the Chicago Architecture Center (CAC) explores the fundamentals of architecture and design through hands-on experiences for all ages. The CAC offers many of its education programs—and all of its programs for teens—at no cost to participants. 

  • Continue learning about architecture, design, and the world around you while staying safe at home with the CAC's @Home resources.
  • The Newhouse Architecture + Design Competition is an opportunity to showcase the talents of Chicago-area students who create projects that solve real-world problems.
  • Girls Build! Day brings middle school participants together virtually with women changing urban landscapes through green design.
  • Programs emphasize critical thinking through real-world design challenges in the places where people live and learn.

Learn more and see the CAC’s full list of education offerings at architecture.org/learn. Get ready to see the city with new eyes!

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