EXPO CHICAGO, the international exposition of contemporary and modern
art, today announced the ninth edition of EXPO ART WEEK, April 4 – 10, 2022. With the
exposition as its centerpiece (April 7 – 10), EXPO ART WEEK — presented in conjunction
with Choose Chicago, the city’s tourism and marketing organization and Chicago’s
Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) — highlights the vast cultural
opportunities Chicago offers collectors, dealers, art enthusiasts and visitors through
select aligned programming, including museum exhibitions, gallery openings and more.
As part of EXPO ART WEEK, Art After Hours invites EXPO CHICAGO visitors and Chicago
community members to visit exhibitions at participating galleries during extended hours
on Friday, April 8 from 6:00 – 9:00pm.
EXPO ART WEEK alignment highlights include The Peninsula Chicago’s historic
presentation of groundbreaking AFRICOBRA artists, a preview of Nick Cave’s new
projection for Art on theMART, the group exhibition Skin in the Game at 400 N. Peoria
and Barely Fair, the international miniature art fair from artist-run space Julius Caesar.
Notable Southside openings and events taking place during EXPO ART WEEK include
curatorial remarks at The Renaissance Society for the exhibition Meriem Bennani: Life on
the CAPS, a performance by renowned Blues musician Katherine Davis and others on the
occasion of Bob Thompson: This House Is Mine at The Smart Museum and a guided tour
of Art at the David Rubenstein Forum, a new program showcasing works from the
collection of University of Chicago Trustee Kenneth C. Griffin in tandem with historical
documents from the collection of David M. Rubenstein.