2011 Show Hours:
Friday, April 29: 11am - 7pm
Saturday, April 30: 11am - 7pm
Sunday, May 1: 11am - 6pm
Monday, May 2: 11am - 4pm
Art Chicago Tickets
Tickets are valid for Art Chicago, NEXT and the Merchandise Mart International Antiques Fair.
Adults: $20 daily or $25 multi-day pass
Seniors, Students or Groups: $15 multi-day pass
Children 12 and under are free.
Art Chicago | NEXT
A floorwide exhibition of exemplary works surveying contemporary and vintage photography culled from galleries exhibiting in both Art Chicago and NEXT. Throughout the fair, Focus Photography works will be indicated by an explanatory plaque.
Art Chicago | NEXT
An exhibition of top MFA students from some of the country's most influential graduate art programs, New Insight is curated by Susanne Ghez, director of The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago. A platform for new talent and innovative ideas, New Insight provides the opportunity to view work by some of the brightest young minds working in diverse graduate programs across the country.
The work of 18 students from 10 institutions will be exhibited in the 2011 edition of New Insight.
California College of the Arts | Katherine Nichols Carnegie Mellon University | James Southard City University of New York | Genesis Belanger and Irgin Sena Cranbrook Academy of Art | Martha Mysko Maryland Institute College of Art | John Andrew McNeil Rhode Island School of Design | Katie Bell, Jennifer Cawley, Michael Mergen, and Elizabeth Suellentrop San Francisco Art Institute | Oren Lukatz and Rebekah Miller School of the Art Institute of Chicago | Antonia Gurovska University of California at Los Angeles | Jonathan Apgar and Roxy Farhat Yale | Gideon Barnett, Nancy Lupo, and Soyoung Park
An exhibition of large sculptures and installations throughout The Merchandise Mart on the First Floor and outside of the building. In partnership with Chicago Sculpture International, the project highlights the work of John Aducci, Nicole Beck, Guy Bellaver, Michael Brown, Leslie Bruning, Bob Emser, Dusty Folwarczny, Ron Gard, Ted Garner, Mike Helbing, Suzanne Horwitz, Terry Karpowicz, Evan Lewis, Ruth Migdal, Bruce Niemi, Christine Rojek, Tom Scarff, Eric Steele, Fisher Stoltz, John Suave, Eric Stephenson, Barry Tinsley, Jason Verbeek, and Mike Young.
NEXT galleries feature the work of emerging artists in an exhibition in a non-traditional setting inclusive of large scale sculptures and installations throughout the 12th Floor, all unencumbered by the traditional booth format.