This weekend, Chicago is home to the 30th annual, fantastic, Art Chicago Show. Don't miss it!
From the official website: "Art Chicago® 2010, the annual international fair of contemporary and modern art, brings together the world’s leading emerging and established galleries. Art Chicago offers curators, collectors, artists and art enthusiasts a comprehensive survey of current and historic work, from cutting-edge to modern masters in a wide variety of media including: painting, photography, drawings, prints, sculpture, video and special installations."
Not to be missed on the 7th floor is NEXT, which showcases "up and comers" in the art world from all around the globe. Take a look at this great article by Lauren Viera from today's Chicago Tribune. The International Antiques Fair is also running, so there's truly something for every one to enjoy.
The show runs Friday April 30 through Monday May 3, hours are 11am 'til 7pm on Fri. & Sat., 'til 6pm on Sun., and 'til 4pm on Mon. Located at the Merchandise Mart, the Mart is bordered by Wells and Orleans Streets on the east and west, and Kinzie Street and the Chicago River on the north and south.