Category Archives: Community Events

NEED A COUPLE MORE: Give back with CIC! Volunteer Opportunity at Inspiration Cafe

Are you looking for a way to get involved in your community and make a direct impact on the lives of those around you? Come volunteer at Inspiration Cafe with the Community Interface Committee on Thursday, October 26! Inspiration Cafe provides restaurant-style meals … Continue reading

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Volunteer for INOMA’s Project Pipeline summer camp

PROJECT PIPELINE CAMP is a process driven architecture camp for Chicago students in grades 6th – 8th. Students will be introduced to the concepts, professionals, and opportunities that make up the design profession. Students will work individually and collaboratively to … Continue reading

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March 11: Tour Habitat for Humanity’s West Pullman Development

AIA Chicago’s Community Interface Committee is teaming up with Habitat for Humanity Chicago to host a tour of HFH’s community development efforts in West Pullman on Saturday, March 11. The tour will highlight the West Pullman neighborhood’s assets and initiatives and … Continue reading

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March 2: Art in Urgent Times with Rick Lowe

The National Public Housing Museum is excited to partner with UIC’s Social Justice Initiative, the Illinois Humanities, and the College of Architecture, Design and the Arts at UIC for an evening with MacArthur “genius” Rick Lowe and Chicago-based artists Isis Ferguson and … Continue reading

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Place Lab – Public Convening on Ethical Redevelopment – June 22, 2-5pm

What does ethical redevelopment in Chicago look like to you? Join Place Lab’s first convening on the subject to hear and participate in the discussion Wednesday, June 22 from 2-5pm at Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago, 915 E 60th … Continue reading

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RFQ – ArtHouse, Gary IN

Request for Qualifications: Public Art Commissions at ArtHouse, Gary, IN ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen (arthousegary.com) Deadline: January 11, 2016 ArtHouse Artistic Director Theaster Gates and project leadership seek qualifications from artists and designers interested in creating temporary, original, site-responsive public … Continue reading

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A+DEN Pre-Conference Workshop – Nov. 4

As a follow-up to the information posted earlier this week on the Design Matters Conference, we wanted to add that November 4 will be the Architecture + Design Education Network (A+DEN) Pre-Conference Workshop. This day-long workshop will bring together a diverse … Continue reading

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Design Matters Conference Nov. 4-6

Hello CIC blog followers! For those of you who are active in organizations that work to promote public dialogue about architecture and urban design, the 2015 Design Matters Conference may be of interest to you. The conference, presented by the … Continue reading

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Female Volunteers Needed for Youth + Architecture Event Oct. 29

AIA Chicago has partnered with the Art Institute of Chicago and Chicago Public Schools (CPS) for a youth and architecture event called Green Cities Green Schools Balancing Ecologies at the Sullivan Galleries at the School of the Art Institute (SAIC). Approximately … Continue reading

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Chicago Public Library Chinatown Library Hard Hat Tour

Join AIA Chicago, the CIC and the Design KC for a tour of the Chicago Public Library (CPL) Chinatown Library, led by the Owner, Design and Construction team: design architect Brian Lee, FAIA, SOM; architect of record Jim Mark, Wight & … Continue reading

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