Chicago Cultural Center
The Chicago Cultural Center
The main hub of the Biennial was the Chicago Cultural Center, a five-story Beaux-Arts building located in the heart of downtown Chicago. Formerly home to the city’s public library, the building now functions as a thriving public institution.
Millennium Park is a prominent public park located on Michigan Avenue, directly across the street from the Chicago Cultural Center. The park is home to the Pritzker Pavilion, designed by Frank Gehry, as well as works by Anish Kapoor and Jaume Plensa.
Stony Island Arts Bank
A new exhibition venue on the South Side of Chicago, Stony Island Arts Bank offers both an international platform for contemporary art and a cultural space for the local community.
Founded in 1956, the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts makes project-based grants to individuals and organizations and produces public programs to foster the development and exchange of diverse and challenging ideas about architecture and its role in the arts, culture.
72 East Randolph
The Biennial extended to Expo 72, located across the street from the Chicago Cultural Center.
Water Tower Gallery
A Biennial exhibition featuring the work of artist Assaf Evron was presented by the City Gallery, located in the Historic Water Tower, a familiar and treasured landmark located along the city’s famed Magnificent Mile.
Illinois Institute of Technology
Biennial Installations, performances, and events took place at the Illinois Institute of Technology, one of Mies van der Rohe’s most significant architectural projects in Chicago.
Chicago Horizon, the winning entry of the Biennial's Lakefront Kiosk Competition, is located on Museum Campus, alongside major cultural institutions such as the Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum, and the Adler Planetarium.