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 4, 2019

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 it thrives today.   April 4th, 2019 6:00 PM at S.R. Crown Hall, Upper Core 3360 S. State […]

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Mies Birthday Party & Bauhaus Ball

March 28, 2019

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 the modern world. Mies was the last director of […]

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Book Launch – Dirk Denison

January 30, 2019

Dirk Denison, a 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 at S.R. Crown Hall, Upper Core 3360 S. State St. Chicago, Illinois

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Museum Tour

November 7, 2018

The Mies van der Rohe Society will be hosting a private tour  by Dan Whittaker (IIT College of Architecture Ph. D candidate) at the Wrightwood659 Gallery.   More information to follow on Eventbrite.   November 7th, 2018 11:00 hrs, 659 W Wrightwood Ave Chicago, Illinois

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Graceland Cemetery Tour

November 3, 2018

Proferrsor Emeritus Kevin Harrington will be leading a tour of Graceland Cemetary. 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 be the one of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.   November 3rd, 2018 (subject to changes) […]

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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. Among these is S.R. Crown Hall, Alumni Hall, and Carr Chapel. October 13th and 14th, 2018 IIT Mies Campus; 10:00 – 16:00 hrs There will […]

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MCHAP 2018 Award Ceremony

October 10, 2018

The Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP) 2018 Award Ceremony, for its 3rd cycle of the prize (2016-2017). The MCHAP 2018 Award Dinner will include a reception for the exhibition of the seven MCHAP finalist projects, followed by a dinner with presentations of the projects by their architects and clients, remarks by the Jury (Jury […]

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The Art of Architecture – Krueck + Sexton Architects

September 20, 2018

Ron Krueck (B. Arch ’70), Mark Sexton (B. Arch ’80), and Tom Jacobs (Adjunct Faculty) in conversation.   In collaboration with the College of Architecture.   September 20th, 2018 6:00 PM at S.R. Crown Hall, Upper Core 3360 S. State St. Chicago, Illinois

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

July 22, 2018

The Mies 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 Architecture Artist Residency […]

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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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