EXPO CHICAGO

EXPO CHICAGO, the International Exposition of Contemporary and Modern Art, returns to Navy Pier for its third season. The four-day art event features artwork from more than 140 of the world’s leading galleries representing 17 countries and 43 cities. 


For the week, EXPO CHICAGO joined together with 45 of Chicago’s cultural institutions for a city-wide celebration of art and culture. EXPO ART WEEK runs until Sunday, Sept. 21. Below, Chicago Tonight highlighted a select number of events happening around the city to choose from this weekend. For a full listing, visit expochicago.com.

Friday, Sept.  19

Chicago Artists Coalition presents EDITION CHICAGO
217 N. Carpenter St.
Chicago, IL 60607

From 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, EDITION CHICAGO will showcase cutting edge galleries and non-profit institutions from around the world.

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
1338 W. Lake St.
Melrose Park, IL 60160

From 10:00 am to 8:00 pm, preview and attend an auction of American and European art, modern and contemporary art, and fine prints.

Saturday, Sept.  20

Modern Wing Highlights | The Art Institute of Chicago
111 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60603

From noon to 1:00 pm, the tour highlighting the Modern Wing is free with AIC admission purchase.

glitChicago Roundtable Discussion
2320 W. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622

At 2:30 pm, UIMA’s roundtable discussion will look at glitch art from a historical perspective and ask the question, “Once glitch art is inducted into art history, is it dead?”

Sunday, Sept.  21

Fine Jewelry & Timepieces, Couture & Accessories Auction
900 S. Clinton St.
Chicago, IL 60607

At 10:00 am, this auction will include highlights from the Frances Dittmer Collection.

Lou Conte Dance Studio, Home of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
1147 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60607

The dance studio will be offering free 60-minute trial classes in a variety of techniques from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.