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The Modern Ball

December 10, 2016
Modern Wing—Enter at 159 E. Monroe Street, the West Box
Festive Attire

The primary fundraising occasion for the Architecture & Design Society, this year's event recognizes the achievements of Holly Hunt, with honorary co-chairs Chris Kennedy and Andrew Cogan. All proceeds of this biennial celebration support new acquisitions, exhibitions, lectures, and the general operations of the society.

For Modern Ball tickets, submit a request by e-mail to or call (312) 443-3631.

Ticket Prices

Each table seats up to ten guests for complete dinner service, which includes wine pairings and cocktails. Those who purchase a table by November 28 will be recognized in the program and, if purchased before October 20, in the official invitation. Ticket purchasers, table purchasers, and their guests receive a one-year membership to the Architecture & Design Society. Benefits include free admission to all lectures and access to special events with premier Chicago architects and designers. Please note that Society membership requires a museum membership which can be purchased here.

Table Category

Benefactor $25,000
Patron $10,000
Sponsor $5,000

Individual Seats


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