Highlighting the vast cultural opportunities that Chicago offers collectors, dealers, art enthusiasts and visitors, EXPO CHICAGO—in conjunction with Choose Chicago, the city’s tourism and marketing organization and Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE)—presents EXPO ART WEEK, September 16–22, 2019. With the exposition as its centerpiece, EXPO ART WEEK annually partners with the city’s most prestigious institutions to feature select aligned programming, including museum exhibitions, gallery openings, and more.


Clara Porset. Butaque, about 1955–56. Colección familia Gálvez Guzzy/Casa Gálvez. Photo by Rodrigo Chapa, courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago.

The Art Institute of Chicago

In a Cloud, in a Wall, in a Chair: Six Modernists in Mexico at Midcentury

Christien Meindertsma: Everything Connects

Weaving beyond the Bauhaus

The Sullivan Galleries at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

The Sullivan Galleries at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Envisioning Justice

Re: Working Labor

Faculty Projects

New Work

Image courtesy of the Arts Club of Chicago

The Arts Club of Chicago

Abraham Cruzvillegas: The Ballad of Etc.

Hugo Rivera-Scott, Pop América, 1968. Collage on cardboard, 30 x 21.5 inches (76.5 x 54.5 cm). Courtesy of the artist. © Hugo Rivera-Scott.

Block Museum of Art

Pop América, 1965–1975

Julia Fish, Threshold, SouthEast – Two [ spectrum : orange with grey ], 2010–2011, 2014. Courtesy of the artist.

DePaul Art Museum

Julia Fish: bound by spectrum

Remember where you are

Architectural Annotations: Scores, Plans, and Drawings

Yinka Shonibare CBE (British/Nigerian, b. 1962) Big Boy, 2002. Wax-printed cotton fabric, fiberglass. The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Susan and Lewis Manilow, 2004.759. Photograph at the Driehaus Museum by Michael Tropea, 2019.

The Richard H. Driehaus Museum

A Tale of Today: Yinka Shonibare CBE

Eternal Light: The Sacred Stained-Glass Windows of Louis Comfort Tiffany

Tony Phillips, The Space Between, 1993, Oil on canvas, 48 x 58 in., Artist Collection

Elmhurst Art Museum

What Came After: Figurative Painting in Chicago 1978-98

The McCormick House – Past, Present, Future

Hyde Park Art Center, Ground Floor

Hyde Park Art Center

The Tokyo Show: Black and Brown are Beautiful

Intersectional Touch: Center Program 2019 Final Exhibition

Ashley M. Freeby: Plots & Hems

Justin Duerr (American, b. 1976) Surrender to Survival, 2018. Pen/marker on paper, 19 ½ x 25 ½ in. Courtesy of the artist 

Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art

Jerry's Map

Justin Duerr: Surrender to Survival

Off-White™ c/o Virgil Abloh, Spring/Summer 2018, Look 11; courtesy of Off-White™ c/o Virgil Abloh. Photo: Fabien Montique

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

Can You Hear Me Now?

Chicago Works: Assaf Evron

Ellen Berkenblit

Fragments of a Crucifixtion

Prisoner of Love

Virgil Abloh: Firgures of Speech

LaToya Ruby Frazier, "Eugene (Red) Adams, Eugene Jr. (Andy) Adams, Bill Adams and Dan Adams, The Last Cruze," 2019. Courtesy of the artist and Gavin Brown’sEnterprise New York|Rome

The Renaissance Society

LaToya Ruby Frazier: The Last Cruze

Samson Young, Photographic still from Houses of Tomorrow, 2019, Video and sound installation. Image courtesy of the artist. Photos by Jonathan Loïc Rogers.

Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago

Samson Young: Silver Moon or Golden Star, Which Will You Buy Of Me?

Tara Donovan: Fieldwork

Image courtesy of the Rebuild Foundation.

Stony Island Arts Bank

Rebuild Foundation Archival Collection

Image courtesy of the artist, Cleveland Dean.

Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art

Blue Collar