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AURAL ARCHITECTURE Listening is the Other Half of How We Know Elks National Memorial, 2750 N Lakeview Ave, Chicago, IL 60614 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, October 19 and 20, the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology (MSAE) and NONop Open Opera Works…

Hush City Soundwalk, September 15 in Chicago

Join us on Sunday, September 15 at 10:00 AM at PO Box Collective for free, public guided soundwalk to map and evaluate quiet places in the city, led by Eric Leonardson, professor in Sound at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and founder…

MSAE Summer Soundwalks 2019

MSAE Summer Soundwalks 2019


Midwest Society of Acoustic Ecology is happy to announce its fourth annual series with the Chicago Park District’s Night Out In the Parks program.

Break away from your daily routine. Renew your sense of place through mindfulness walks and listening in the parks.

Join your neighbors in Soundwalks led by faculty and alumni from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and fellow teaching artists for a unique outdoor experience for all ages.

Presented by Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Night Out In the Parks brings arts and culture to over 500 parks across the city, free and open for public participation.

View the full list of events on our calendar.