EXPO CHICAGO, 2023. Photo by Justin Barbin.

Entering its eleventh year as a leading international art fair, EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary and Modern Art will host 170 leading international exhibitors at EXPO CHICAGO 2024 in Navy Pier's Festival Hall, presented alongside one of the highest quality platforms for global contemporary art and culture. The exposition draws upon the city’s rich history as a vibrant international cultural destination, while engaging the region’s contemporary art community and collector base. The 2024 edition of EXPO CHICAGO will present various programs and events throughout Chicago during EXPO ART WEEK (April 8–14, 2024).

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VIP Preview

Thursday, April 11 | 12:00noon – 9:00pm
By Invitation Only. Invited VIP guests are asked to check their VIP invitation for entry time.


Opening Night of EXPO CHICAGO

Thursday, April 11 | 6:00–9:00pm   
Limited Availability

Admission to Opening Night at EXPO CHICAGO grants ticketholders exclusive first-look access alongside premier offerings and benefits. General admission tickets for EXPO CHICAGO are not valid for Opening Night.   


General Admission

Friday, April 12 | 11:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday, April 13 | 11:00am – 7:00pm
Sunday, April 14 | 11:00am – 6:00pm



Opening Night Ticket | Early Bird $150 (*$175)
Single-Day Admission | Early Bird $30 (*$45)
Three-Day Admission | $70
Guided Tour (add on) | $30
Art Encounter Tour: International Highlights (add on) | $40
Single-Day + Guided Tour | $70
Single-Day + Art Encounter Tour: International Highlights | $80

Student/Senior Single Day Discount Admission (available on-site only)

*Full price

Only debit/credit cards will be accepted for payment on-site. No cash. 

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Discounted admission for groups of 10+ are available to purchase online. If your school or organization is tax exempt, please contact EXPO CHICAGO at 312.867.9220 for more details on how to purchase.


Student & Senior Discount

For seniors (60+) and current students, $10 off single admission tickets are available when purchased on-site. This discount is only redeemable when purchasing tickets on-site. Students, please bring a copy of your student I.D. Children 12 and under are free with purchase of ticket.



We are pleased to offer guided tours of EXPO CHICAGO, led by museum educators and other arts professionals. Guided tours will orient visitors to the fair's layout and highlight our 2024 exhibitors, top artists and artworks, and provide information about site-specific commissioned artworks situated throughout EXPO CHICAGO. Tours are 60 minutes in duration, and take place on Friday April 12 at 1:00pm and 3:00pm, Saturday April 13 at 1:00pm and 3:00pm, and Sunday April 14 at 1:00pm. Booking information will be available when tickets go on sale. 

In addition, EXPO CHICAGO is pleased to partner with Art Encounter. Discover the latest ideas in contemporary art from around the world with Art Encounter's International Highlights tour. Join us as we explore work by leading artists from Europe, Asia, South America, and Africa as well as New York and Los Angeles. Art Encounter’s Artistic Director Joanna Pinsky will lead in-depth, dynamic group conversations about the artists' diverse approaches to subject matter, materials, and technique. We will also discuss the increasing influence of international expositions on global art world trends. This extended tour will be 90 minutes in duration. Learn more about Art Encounter.



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