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!

Tugendhat House—the History and Restoration

May 29, 2019

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 • 5:30 p.m. Location:  The Arts Club of Chicago (201 E. Ontario St., Chicago) Cost: $40 (includes reception and program) REGISTER HERE The Mies van der Rohe Society, College of Architecture and Arts Club of Chicago are proud to present this program. Ivo Hammer and Daniela Tugendhat are retired university professors and accomplished […]

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Florence Knoll: Defining Modern

April 3, 2019

The Mies van der Rohe Society  in collaboration with IIT College of Architecture are proud to host Liz Zaczek, from Knoll Inc., for the Florence Knoll: Defining Modern lecture. As a College of Architecture alumna Florence Knoll Bassett (BS Architecture ’41) was the soul, the hand, the creative spirit behind Knoll Inc. This lecture will Highlight Florence […]

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Mies Birthday Party: Bauhaus Descendants

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: A Conversation

April 15, 2019

Join The Mies van der Rohe Society and IIT’s College of Architecture as they welcome Dirk Denison, FAIA — alumnus, director of MCHAP, board member of the Mies van der Rohe Society, architect, and professor at the College of Architecture to converse with Reed Kroloff, a nationally renowned leader in the fields of architecture, urbanism and […]

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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 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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