Curatorial Initiatives

Curatorial Initiatives welcome reception at 21c Museum Hotel Chicago, 2022.

EXPO CHICAGO is committed to supporting arts leaders and professionals through educational programs and networking opportunities. The exposition is one of the only art fairs in the United States with dedicated platforms that aim to foster future collaboration and dialogue among local, national and international curators of contemporary art and architecture. 

The Curatorial Initiatives include an expanded, year-round Curatorial Forum program alongside its annual Curatorial Exchange, which together will gather curators from nine countries to discuss shared perspectives, goals and challenges facing the field. The exposition’s robust Curatorial Initiatives support its larger mission to foster the critical international creative dialogues taking place in the Midwest and internationally today.