Inspired by the working process of international architect David Adjaye, this installation in the Ryan Learning Center interactive gallery invites visitors of all ages to discover how architects use building materials like wood, fabric, ceramic tiles, laminates, paint, stone, and plastics to create form and atmosphere. Visitors can arrange material samples and sketches to create a “mood board” (just like the professionals do) and consider how color, texture, and cultural context create a specific feel as well as how materials affect the way we experience architecture inside and out—from personal spaces to museum galleries to buildings in Chicago.
Sponsors This project was funded by a grant from the Efroymson Family Fund.
11 hours 21 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago Support the many fine programs of the museum and discover an interesting array of home décor, jewelry, art reproductions, and more in the Museum Shop’s Gift Catalog.
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14 hours 44 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago Our Instagram Takeover continues throughout the day, as artist Hebru Brantley shares photos from his visit (featuring the iconic Fly Boy!).
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18 hours 24 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago TOMORROW at noon—Join us for an overview lecture of the exhibition America after the Fall: Painting in the 1930s.