Exhibits and Special Events

The Chicago Center for Green Technology hosts rotating exhibitions throughout the year. Themes of past exhibits included furniture created by local artisans from wood that was harvested from trees felled by the emerald ash borer, entries from sustainable design competitions, and art created from recycled material. 

For inquiries regarding past and present exhibits, as well as proposals for future exhibits, please contact 312.746.9642 or  greentech@cityofchicago.org.

All exhibitions are free and available for viewing on the 2nd Floor Hallway at the Chicago Center for Green Technology, 445 N. Sacramento Blvd. during regular building hours.

TITLE: Loop Value: The How Much Does It Cost? Shop
DATE: On-going
TIME: Building hours
LOCATION: Chicago Center for Green Technology, 2nd Floor Hallway

In a nation obsessed with acquiring the most stuff at the lowest price, how well do we understand the value of the buildings and products we buy? How do our purchases impact the future of our neighborhoods? Find out how much you really pay for your everyday purchases by checking out the "Loop Value: How Much Does It Cost?" display at CCGT. 

The grocery portion of the Chicago Architecture Foundation's (CAF) downtown exhibit will be on display at CCGT on the second floor. Visit CAF's website to read more about the full exhibit.  It's a shopping trip unlike any you've experienced before.

TITLE: Chicago Climate Action Plan
DATE: On-going
TIME: Building hours
LOCATION: Chicago Center for Green Technology, 2nd Floor Hallway
FEE: Free
The Center’s latest exhibit on the Chicago Climate Action Plan (CCAP) opened on July 31st. Come learn about the five strategies that the City is taking toward reducing our greenhouse gas emissions 25% by 2020.

The Chicago Climate Action Plan, the City’s roadmap to reducing emissions and preparing for a changing climate, comes to life in a series of panels showcasing accomplishments and environmental programs that Chicago organizations and residents are already undertaking.

Originally visited by thousands of visitors at the Field Museum in the summer of 2010, the boards are eager to be seen by fresh eyes. Learn more by visiting the Chicago Climate Action Plan website.
Chicago Center for Green Technology
445 N. Sacramento Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60612
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