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© Courtesy of EXPO CHICAGO

Navy Pier
600 E. Grand Avenue
60611 Chicago
September 13th, 2017 - September 17th, 2017
Opening: September 13th, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Michigan Ave/Downtown


EXPO CHICAGO/2017, The International Exposition of Contemporary and Modern Art, is presented by Art Expositions, LLC at Navy Pier’s Festival Hall, hosting more than 135 leading International exhibitors presented alongside one of the highest quality platforms for global contemporary art and culture. Now in its sixth year as a leading international art fair, EXPO CHICAGO (September 13–17, 2017) offers diverse programming including /DialoguesIN/SITUIN/SITU OutsideEXPO VIDEO, the Curatorial Forum, the Art Critics ForumSpecial Exhibitions, and OVERRIDE | A Billboard Project. In addition, EXPOCHICAGO continues to publish THE SEEN, Chicago's International Journal of Contemporary & Modern Art. Under the leadership of President and Director Tony Karman, EXPO CHICAGO draws upon the city’s rich history as a vibrant international cultural destination, while highlighting the region’s contemporary arts community and inspiring its collector base. In 2017, EXPO CHICAGO and the Chicago Architecture Biennial (September 16–January 7, 2018) will align, establishing the city as a preeminent destination for global contemporary art and architecture, intersecting across a wide variety of programs including panels, international residencies, exhibitions and citywide events. In addition, EXPO CHICAGO partners with thePalais de Tokyo in Paris and the Institut français for its first U.S. satellite exhibition to kick off EXPOCHICAGO (September 12) at the Roundhouse at the DuSable Museum of African American History.
Vernissage, the opening night preview benefiting the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, takes placeWednesday, Sept 136–9 p.m. General Admission to the exposition is Thursday, Sept. 14–Sunday, Sept. 17(for hours please visit Tickets to the exposition will go on sale in June 2017. Northern Trust is the Presenting Sponsor of EXPO CHICAGO. For more information about EXPO CHICAGO andEXPO ART WEEK (Monday, Sept. 11–Sunday, Sept. 17), visit



EXPO CHICAGO hosts leading international exhibitors presented alongside one of the highest quality platforms for global contemporary art and culture. Exhibitors include internationally recognized galleries, emerging galleries included in the Exposure section, regional, national, and international non-profit institutions and museums a part of Special Exhibitions as well as highlighted presentations of artists' works through EXPO CHICAGO's rigorous and challenging programming.

Hours and Location


Wednesday, September 13           6:00pm-9:00pm
A benefit for the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, presented by the MCA Women's Board

Purchase Vernissage Tickets Here 


General Admission

Thursday, September 14 
Friday, September 15     
Saturday, September 16
Sunday, September 17 
Purchase EXPO CHICAGO Tickets Here





EXPO CHICAGO is located at Chicago's historic Navy Pier in the Festival Hall | 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago IL 60611

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