Events

The Mies van der Rohe Society coordinates a range of programs and activities with the goal of providing a variety of events that have an appeal to a diverse audience. Please join us at one of our upcoming activities!

Knoll Lecture

April 3, 2019

The Mies van der Rohe Society is proud to host the Knoll Lecture. IIT College of Architecture alumn Florence Knoll Bassett (BS Architecture ’41), the soul, the hand, the creative spirit behind Knoll. She pioneered the art and science of modern space planning. A retrospective presentation of Knoll, recollections of Knoll and the company as […]

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Mies Birthday Party

March 28, 2019

The Mies van der Rohe Society welcomes everyone as we celebrate and remember the 133rd birthday of one of the greatest architects of the 20th Century as well as the 100th anniversary of the foundation of The Bauhaus. The Bauhaus is legendary school of design, art, crafts, and architecture that changed the way we viewed […]

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Dirk Denison 10 Houses Book Launch

January 30, 2019

Dirk Denison, member of The Mies van der Rohe Society Board of Advisors and MCHAP Director, will introduce his book to the public. January 30th, 2019 6:00 PM S. R. Crown Hall, Upper Core 3360 S. State St. (map link) Chicago, Illinois

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Wrightwood659 Tour

November 7, 2018

The Mies van der Rohe Society will be hosting a private tour by Daniel Whittaker (IIT College of Architecture Ph.D.) at the Wrightwood659 Gallery. Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 11:00 AM Admission: $50.00 RSVP: Register Online rsvpevents@iit.edu Wrightwood659 659 W Wrightwood Ave. Chicago, Illinois The Mies van der Rohe Society appreciates your generosity. Proceeds from this event […]

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Graceland Cemetery Tour

November 3, 2018

Lewis College and The Mies van der Rohe Society welcomes you to our Graceland Cemetery Tour. Professor Emeritus Kevin Harrington will be leading a tour of Graceland Cemetery. Within the tour we will pay a respectful visit to tombstones and architectural features which have artistic and historical value. Among the tombstones in our tour will […]

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Open House Chicago 2018

October 13, 2018

The Chicago Architecture Foundation and The Mies van der Rohe Society are happy to announce that several Illinois Institute of Technology Mies Campus buildings will host the event this year. Visitors are invited to tour Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s S.R. Crown Hall, Robert F. Carr Memorial Chapel of St. Savior with a walk past […]

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Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize Symposium & Award Dinner

October 10, 2018

  The authors and clients of the MCHAP 2018 finalist projects will be celebrated at an event at S. R. Crown Hall on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, where the jury will name the winner and engage in a direct dialogue about what qualities make for the most innovative and impactful contemporary architecture in the Americas. The Mies Crown Hall Americas […]

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The Art of Architecture – Krueck + Sexton Architects

September 20, 2018

  IIT College of Architecture, the Mies van der Rohe Society, and the Illinois Tech Alumni Association invite you to join us for a conversation with Ron Krueck (BAC ’70), Mark Sexton (BAC ’80), and Tom Jacobs (adjunct faculty) as they discuss the evolution of their work—rooted in their early training and teaching at IIT College of Architecture. The result has […]

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Barbara Kasten, a month-long residency at S. R. Crown Hall

July 22, 2018

The Mies van der Rohe Society hosted a conversation between Artist Barbara Kasten (Bortolami, New York) and curator Alex Klein on July 22. Kasten was in residence at S.R. Crown Hall at the IIT College of Architecture throughout the month of July. Barbara looked at Crown Hall through yet another lens this month for the […]

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Conversation with Barbara Kasten at IIT Architecture

July 22, 2018

Sunday July 22, 2018 | 2pm S. R. Crown Hall 3360 S State St Chicago, IL 60616 The Mies van der Rohe Society, IIT Architecture and Bortolami Gallery welcome Chicago-based artist Barbara Kasten for a month-long residency at S. R. Crown Hall. Kasten will activate Mies van der Rohe’s iconic space with new sculptural constructions […]

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Mies’ McCormick House Revealed: New Views

June 16, 2018

As a member of the Mies van der Rohe Society, please join us at the Elmhurst Art Museum on Saturday, June 16, 2018 for a very special event. If you are not yet a member of the Mies van der Rohe Society, you can join and receive a free gift at this informative event! Scott […]

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