Public programs

While guided tours and other on-site events are on hiatus and many of our public programs have moved online and will continue to be broadcasted on our website and through YouTube or Instagram, the CCA galleries will once again be open as of 10 February, with some new procedures in place to ensure the safety of our visitors and staff members. Reservations are now required.

Our public programs are platforms that can change the way the built environment is conceived of, produced, and understood. For each of our projects, we organize talks and seminars to multiply the number of viewpoints that we can make sense of and explore together, while our workshops and tours introduce what we are thinking and doing in order to initiate discussions and share insights.

We welcome all kinds of groups for guided tours. These visits include an introduction to the CCA’s ideas and approaches, as well as walks through the exhibitions on view. For groups of less than thirty people, tours should be reserved three weeks in advance, but larger groups should please contact us even sooner. The fee is $5 per person and includes admission.

We also create programs and workshops that link to school curricula for young public from ages five to eighteen. These programs question traditional definitions of architecture and include subjects like energy, politics, and health. Currently, we offer the following programs: ABCs of Architecture, To Live Differently, Disco, tomorrow?, and Octobering.

We offer open sessions for university and college groups interested in holding classes, seminars, and/or conversations around a selection of materials from our collection.

Check our calendar for upcoming events, and see our timeline for our past events.

Filippo Romano, photograph from the artist’s book Uncollected at CCA, PH2015:005:046, Canadian Centre for Architecture, gift of the artist.


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