This page lists events that are open to the public and are free unless otherwise noted. If you are an architect seeking additional credit-bearing education classes, please visit AIA Philadelphia's events page by clicking here.

Events Calendar

Our online calendar is currently undergoing renovation.
In the meantime, please check out our full slate of events on our Facebook Events page.

Ongoing Events

Emergence of a Modern Metropolis walking tour

Tours depart and tickets available from the AIA Bookstore, located at the front of the Center for Architecture

Warm Season (April - October): Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays @ 2pm

Cold Season (November - March): Saturdays only @ 2pm

$15 Adults, $5 Children under 12

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Experience the transformation of Philadelphia from an engine of industry to a 21st century capital of business and culture. Featuring the architecture and urban design of the city, the Center for Architecture's walking tour will introduce you to the Modern Metropolis of Philadelphia. The tour explores Philadelphia's diverse range of architecture from the 1870s to the present, discovering the social, economic, and political forces that shaped the modern cityscape.

Design Advocacy Group Monthly Meetings

First Thursday of every month

8 to 10 a.m.

The Design Advocacy Group of Philadelphia is a volunteer organization whose more than 1,300 members come from a broad spectrum of disciplines and share an interest in design, development, and planning. DAG’s mission is to encourage public discussion about design and to advocate for design excellence.