Over the next three months, architects and artists will be at play in Chicago. The inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial — North America’s largest survey of international architecture — is a platform for spatial experiments, mirroring the architectural innovation for which the city is known. This is where the skyscraper got its start, after all. The Biennial will ask what innovations will come next and what will they look like.

The hub of the Biennial action is the Chicago Cultural Center, which will host a plethora of installations. Beyond this, we’ve selected 10 events not to miss, culled from hundreds of exhibits, talks, tours, and performances. If you’re in Chicago between now and 3 January, here’s your check-list.

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