Chicago Architecture Biennial

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 – Jan 5, 2020

Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, Chicago, IL 60602

Citywide Locations

The Chicago Architecture Biennial, the largest architecture and design exhibition in North America, returns for its third edition to run concurrently with the eighth edition of EXPO CHICAGO, positioning the City of Chicago as a world class cultural attraction. The Biennial, which attracted over half a million visitors over the three-month run of its previous edition, takes place in multiple venues across the city, providing both a perspective on the vanguard of architecture today, and the cultural landscape of the city. 

Artistic Director of the 2019 Biennial, Chicago-based curator Yesomi Umolu, will be joined by co-curators Sepake Angiama and Paulo Tavares to develop an innovative and engaging program of exhibitions and installations highlighting the transformative global impact of creativity and innovation across creative fields that affect the way we live, work, and organize society around the world. 


Image: Courtesy of Chicago Architecture Biennial