Happenings

Theatre

The Mies Society is pleased to partner with the Chicago Architecture Biennial to co-present Theater, a site-specific installation and series of performances by the internationally acclaimed Mexico City-based artist Santiago Borja. Debuting in conjunction with the opening of the Biennial, the program will take place in Mies van der Rohe's ...

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Open House Chicago at IIT

On October 17-18, the Mies Society will welcome the public to IIT’s Mies Campus for the 5th annual Open House Chicago. Organized by the Chicago Architecture Foundation, Open House offers behind-the-scenes access to architecturally significant buildings across the city. Visitors are invited to tour Mies van der Rohe’s S. R. ...

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A Lecture by Mels Crouwel

The Mies Society will partner with IIT's College of Architecture to welcome Mels Crouwel, an architect with a personal passion for art and culture and known for paying great attention to functionality and sustainability. His lecture, "The Dutch Way," is part of the Dean's Lecture Series. Mels Crouwel (1953, Amsterdam) ...

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Campus in a Park

The Campus in a Park tour led by Professor Ron Henderson will focus on the contributions of landscape architects Alfred Caldwell, Michael van Valkenburgh, and Peter Schaudt to the Illinois Institute of Technology Mies campus, which was identified by Forbes Magazine as one of "America's Most Beautiful College Campuses" in ...

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Curator-led tour of the Chicago Architecture Biennial

Join the Mies Society on Wednesday, November 18 for a special curator-led tour of the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial. Titled The State of the Art of Architecture, the Biennial takes stock of the extraordinary ways in which architects, artists, designers, planners, activists, and policy makers from around the world are ...

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Exclusive Vinci | Hamp Studio Visit

The Mies Society is pleased to invite its members to an exclusive studio visit at the offices of Vinci | Hamp Architects, Inc. The firm’s principal, College of Architecture alumnus John Vinci (BAC ARCH '60), will be joined by the firm’s partner, Alex Krikhaar (BAC ARCH '91, M ARCH '94), ...

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