Sunday, April 25, 2010

Art Fairs This Week in Chicago

The 12th annual Chicago Art Open is already in session and continues through May 7. This show features 350 local Chicago artists selected by a jury of Chicago art experts at the River East Arts Center with no charge for admission. On May 2 from 12 - 3pm, there will be a panel discussion: "How to Collect: A Panel of Experts" followed by guided tour of the fair. The Chicago Art Open is sponsored by the Chicago Artists' Coalition. To see samples of featured work click here.

Artropolis, consisting of Art Chicago, NEXT and the International Antiques Fair kicks off this week at the Merchandise Mart. There are various preview events for each show on Thursday, April 29, with the official opening Friday, April 30 at 11am. Our gallery will be featured in Art Chicago, at booth #142.

Art Chicago (12th floor) features emerging and established galleries from around the world who show contemporary and modern art, NEXT (7th floor) explores the interaction "between art its public," and the Antiques Fair (8th floor) brings together over 100 of the finest international antiques dealers.

This is an event not to miss! Each fair will be open from 11am – 7pm on Friday and Saturday, 11am – 6pm on Sunday, and 11am – 4pm on Monday, with the Antiques Fair closing an hour early at 3pm.

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