Application Deadline: February 15, 2018

Applications will be available November 2017


EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art, returns to historic Navy Pier September 27–30, 2018. Now entering its seventh edition, EXPO CHICAGO hosts leading international exhibitors presented alongside one of the highest quality platforms for global contemporary art and culture.

Applications to EXPO CHICAGO are open to commercial galleries with established exhibition programs. The EXPOSURE section affords galleries established up to eight years the opportunity to participate with special presentations of one to two artists. EXPO PROFILE presents solo booths and focused projects by established international galleries. EXPO Editions + Books showcases editions and multiples, prints, artist books, and more. The Special Exhibitions program offers exhibition space to international institutions and not-for-profit organizations.  

EXPO CHICAGO exhibitors will be chosen by the 2018 Selection Committee. Comprised of a diverse group of leading gallerists, the Selection Comittee will be announced at a later date. 

The EXPOSURE section will be a curated selection and presented alongside 2018 Exhibitors as a core program of the exposition.


For questions about the EXPO CHICAGO application, please contact Jeff Rhodes, or by phone, 312.867.9220.