Noble Art Tours offers focused tours of the Chicago Architecture Biennial hub and neighborhood anchor sites and also the opportunity to view the Biennial in combination with EXPO CHICAGO and other key art and design sites through Beyond the Biennial Tours. Make any Chicago Architecture Biennial tour a VIP tour, including behind-the scenes experiences with Biennial leaders and architects, at an additional cost. For VIP tours, larger groups and any special requests, please contact Cynthia Noble.

For additional information on locations offered please see site descriptions.

 
 

1-Hour Biennial Walking Tour
1 hour  /  $250  /  includes admission for up to 6 people
1 hour  /  $300  /  includes admission for up to 25 people
Select one of the following Biennial anchor sites:
> Chicago Cultural Center (Biennial hub)
> Art Institute of Chicago
> Chicago Architecture Foundation
> Museum of Contemporary Art
> Graham Foundation
> DePaul Art Museum

2-Hour Biennial Walking Tour
2 hours  /  $450  /  includes admission for up to 6 people
2 hours  /  $600  /  includes admission for up to 25 people
Select two of the following Biennial anchor sites:
> Chicago Cultural Center (Biennial hub)
> Art Institute of Chicago
> Chicago Architecture Foundation 

4-Hour Biennial Tour
4 hours  /  $1050  /  includes admission for up to 6 people + transportation
Select four of the following Biennial anchor sites:
> Chicago Cultural Center (Biennial hub)
> Art Institute of Chicago
> Chicago Architecture Foundation
> Museum of Contemporary Art
> Graham Foundation
> DePaul Art Museum

6-Hour Biennial Tour
6 hours  /  $1500  /  includes admission for up to 6 people + transportation
Select five of the following Biennial anchor sites:
> Chicago Cultural Center (Biennial hub)
> Art Institute of Chicago
> Chicago Architecture Foundation
> Museum of Contemporary Art
> Graham Foundation
> DePaul Art Museum
> DuSable Museum of African American History
> Hyde Park Art Center
> National Museum of Mexican Art
> National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture
> Beverly Arts Center

2-Day Biennial Tour
2 days  /  $3000  /  includes admission for up to 6 people + transportation
Select ten of the following Biennial anchor sites:
> Chicago Cultural Center (Biennial hub)
> Art Institute of Chicago
> Chicago Architecture Foundation
> Museum of Contemporary Art
> Graham Foundation
> DePaul Art Museum
> DuSable Museum of African American History
> Hyde Park Art Center
> National Museum of Mexican Art
> National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture
> Beverly Arts Center

BEYOND THE BIENNIAL TOURS
Add one or more of the following not-to-miss architectural experiences in and around Chicago. BEYOND THE BIENNIAL tours may be reserved separately without the purchase of a Biennial Tour. Unless otherwise noted, Beyond the Biennial tours include transportation from/to the Chicago Cultural Center, which is the hub of the Chicago Architecture Biennial.

EXPO CHICAGO at Navy Pier (available September 13-17 only)
1 hour  /  $225  /  includes admission for up to 10 people 
1 hour  /  $300  /  includes admission for up to 25 people 

Palais de Tokyo Exhibition at the Burnham and Root-designed Roundhouse
1 hour  /  $300  /  includes admission + transportation for up to 6 people 

> Public Sculpture and Architecture walking tour
1 hour  /  $250  /  includes admission for up to 6 people 

Frank Lloyd Wright Robie House in Hyde Park
1 hour  /  $425  /  includes admission + transportation for up to 6 people 

> Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio in Oak Park
1 hour  /  $425  /  includes admission + transportation for up to 6 people 

> Mies van der Rohe’s Crown Hall at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)
1 hour  /  $425  /  includes admission + transportation for up to 6 people 

> Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House in Plano, Illinois
4 hours*  /  $1125  /  includes admission + transportation for up to 6 people 
*Tour duration 1 hour, travel time approximately 90 minutes each way from/to Chicago

> Milwaukee Art Museum by Saarinen and Calatrava
6 hours*  /  $1125  /  includes admission + transportation for up to 6 people 
*Tour duration 2 hours, travel time approximately 2 hours each way from/to Chicago

> Frank Lloyd Wright’s S.C. Johnson Wax Company, Racine, Wisconsin
4 hours*  /  $1125  /  includes admission + transportation for up to 6 people 
*Tour duration 1 hour, travel time approximately 90 minutes each way from/to Chicago

> Art Institute of Chicago
1 hour  /  $250  /  includes admission for up to 6 people 
no transportation required from Chicago Cultural Center Biennial hub

Museum of Contemporary Art
1 hour  /  $250  /  includes admission for up to 6 people 
transportation available by request from the Chicago Cultural Center Biennial hub.