Posts in category "Events"

Explore Virtual Practices to Make New History during the Chicago Architecture Biennial

An after-work session sponsored by the AIA Trust and the American Institute of Architects Practice Management Knowledge Community (AIA PMKC) will be held on November 9th at the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial, focusing how technology is impacting architectural practice—with an emphasis on how “virtual practice” is gaining popularity among various types of practitioners. The session... Read more »

ICONIC ACTOR SIR PATRICK STEWART TO BE HONORED AT 53RD CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Renowned Performer will be Awarded the Gold Hugo Career Achievement Award at the Festival. The 53rd Chicago International Film Festival, presented by Cinema/Chicago, announced today that film and theater legend Sir Patrick Stewart will be honored with the Gold Hugo Career Achievement Award. The award will be presented on October 25, 2017 at a special... Read more »

Filipino Americans Tackle Issue Of ‘Educational Downward Mobility’ And Select College Scholarship Winners At Gala Ball

Nicole Reyes knows what it’s like to search for money to pay for college. For years she’s filled out financial aid forms—an arduous process that she says frustrates most students and parents. “There was no warning or guidance from counselors and teachers,” says Reyes, “about navigating the complexity and difficulty of the application process.” Reyes... Read more »
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Site-Specific Project Presented in Collaboration with the Chicago Architecture Biennial and Navy Pier

CHICAGO – EXPO CHICAGO, the International Exposition of Modern & Contemporary Art, in partnership with Navy Pier, Chicago’s mission-driven cultural district and the Chicago Architecture Biennial, will present the highly-anticipated collaboration between renowned contemporary artist Nick Cave and internationally-acclaimed architect and MacArthur Fellow Jeanne Gang for Here Hear Chicago, a new work that incorporates art,... Read more »

High-Performing Materials featured at NeoCon show

This week, 50,000 design professionals are gathering in Chicago to see the latest products and prototypes at NeoCon. NeoCon offers an inside look at new trends transforming commercial design, such as enhancements in the offices of the future and the benefits of wellness-focused designs. As architects and interior designers imagine and create sleek, modern buildings... Read more »

The Future of Retail Design is Sweet

More than 800 companies exhibited both real candy and eye candy in the 2017 Sweets & Snacks Expo held on May 23rd through the 25th at Chicago’s McCormick Place. The annual show is hosted by the National Confectioners Association who featured candy and snack products in an array of eye-catching displays and technology innovations. “The... Read more »
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Chicago, site of new TV sitcom to watch in 2017

“Chop Chop TV Show” is a hysterical, completely “American” themed sitcom, uniquely casted, and representing the perfection of millennial life – inclusive of race, culture and gender identities. The show launched through Chicago cable networks Comcast, XFinity, WOW, and RCN at Channel CBL25 on December 22, 2016 and can be viewed subsequently every Thursday evenings at... Read more »

CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE BIENNIAL ANNOUNCES: The Appointment of Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee of the Architecture Firm Johnston Marklee as Artistic Directors of the 2017 Edition; the Appointment of Todd Palmer as Executive Director; Leadership Gifts From SC Johnson and BP 2017 Biennial; Dates and Alignment With Expo Chicago

CHICAGO (September 21, 2016) — The Chicago Architecture Biennial (CAB) and Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today new leadership, funding, and dates for the second edition of the Biennial, to take place September 16—December 31, 2017. Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee of the Los Angeles—based firm Johnston Marklee, which participated in the inaugural Biennial, have been... Read more »

Expo Chicago Announces Official Partnership With Palais De Tokyo in Paris and the Institut Français for “hors Les Murs” Project in Chicago to Align With 2017 Edition

EXPO CHICAGO and Palais de Tokyo with the Institut Français, In Partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States, To Present Groundbreaking Exhibition as an Official Satellite Program to the 2017 Edition of the Exposition Aligning with the Chicago Architectural Biennial CHICAGO— EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary &... Read more »
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Physics Slam and Public Lecture

Physics Slam and Public Lecture
The structures of the natural and built environment are subject to forces and loads that can affect how they are designed. Whether you’re an architect or a fan of science (no need to be a scientist), then this event is for you! Come see five particle physicists from around the world put on a show... Read more »