Octagon exhibits and events

Join us at The Octagon for our upcoming exhibits and special events.

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CODAawards 10th Anniversary
April 2023 – January 2024

The 10th anniversary exhibition for the internationally acclaimed CODAawards celebrates the projects that most successfully integrate commissioned art into interior, architectural, or public spaces. Commissioned Art Matters – and the CODAawards program honors the individuals and the teams whose collective imaginations create the public and private spaces that inspire us every day.

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I Was Here

I Was Here is an art installation commemorating the lives of the enslaved people who built and worked at The Octagon. This is a part of The Octagon’s initiative to reveal the role enslaved craftspeople played in creating the architectural canon nationally.

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Host an exhibit or event

Are you interested in hosting a special event at The Octagon? Learn more about our space rental options >

If you’re interested in hosting an exhibit at The Octagon, please download our exhibit proposal form and send to AmandaFerrario@architectsfoundation.org.

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