Chicago 2022



Add on these special extras when completing your conference registration. The schedule allows you to take both tours consecutively if desired.


Chicago’s First Lady Architectural Tour Cruise

Date: Friday, July 1, 2022 at 10 a.m.
Tickets: $65 each person (includes tour and bus transportation to and from hotel).
Location: 112 E. Wacker Drive; Magnificent Mile on the beautiful Chicago Riverwalk

Chicago’s First Lady Cruises is the official cruise line with the Chicago Architecture Foundation and is proud to present the official Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise. Named Chicago’s No. 1 Architecture Tour, the river cruise highlights more than 50 architecturally significant buildings and is led by passionate volunteer docents (guides) from the Chicago Architecture Foundation.

  • Departing from The Magnificent Mile on the beautiful Chicago Riverwalk.
  • Cruise travels all three branches of the Chicago River.
  • The most beautiful and luxurious vessels in Chicago.
  • Open-air, front-row seating and air-conditioned salons.
  • Full-service bar and well-appointed restrooms

Three images of the Art Institute of Chicago. From left to right: side entrance with plants, front of museum, and lion sculpture

Art Institute of Chicago Group Tour - CANCELED*

*This tour has been canceled as of June 1, 2022, by the Art Institute of Chicago. Group tours of any kind (self-guided or conducted by the AI) are unavailable as part of their efforts to reduce the transmission of COVID-19. Attendees who paid for this extra tour will be contacted by NATS for a refund.

Date: Friday, July 1, 2022 at 12:30 p.m.
Tickets: $35
Location: Art Institute of Chicago; 111 S. Michigan Avenue

Meet with our group to enjoy a private tour of the Art Institute of Chicago. The tour will focus on highlights from the museum’s art collection.

Directions from Marriott Magnificent Mile Downtown Hotel to the Art Institute of Chicago.