Chicago Tours

The Symposium is known for its uniquely crafted tours, and Chicago is one of the best places in the world to see some great modernism, so register for a tour or two and explore the crossroads of modern America. 

Tours range from $35-$100. At this time, you must be registered for the Chicago Symposium to sign up for tours. Individual tour tickets will be made available to those not registered for the Symposium four weeks prior to the event. 

Click on each event for details about individual tours. View the Schedule at a Glance for an overview of the entire Symposium schedule, including tours. 

Wednesday Tours


Chicago Symposium guests are encourage to tour the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio located in Oak Park before our opening keynote and reception at Unity Temple.

Thursday Tours


All Thursday tours begin at 1:30 in the afternoon, following morning lectures and lunch. Thursday tours leave from IIT Campus, the same location as the morning lectures.

Friday Tours


All Friday tours begin at 1:30 in the afternoon, EXCEPT the Saarinen + Netsch tour, which begins at 2 pm. The tours will follow morning lectures and lunch and will leave from the UIC Campus, the same location as the morning lectures. 
 

Saturday Morning Tours


All tours begin and end from the same downtown location. There is an hour break from 1 pm - 2 pm between the morning and afternoon tours for lunch on your own.  

Saturday Afternoon Tours


All tours begin and end from the same downtown location. There is an hour break from 1 pm - 2 pm between the morning and afternoon tours for lunch on your own.  

Saturday Full-day Tour


All tours begin and end from the same downtown location. Boxed lunch will be provided on this full-day tour.