The Other Art Fair Chicago

Chicago’s favorite independent artist showcase returns for May 27 – 30, 2020 with a brand new Downtown home in the iconic Skylight at the Chicago Board of Trade Building.

The Other Art Fair presented by Saatchi Art gives you the opportunity to meet a curated selection of over 120 independent artists and browse thousands of pieces to suit every budget under one roof. With prices starting from as little as $150, this is an art fair for everyone. Whether you’re a first-time art buyer, seasoned collector, curator, investor, gallery owner, art lover or anything in between, you are guaranteed to find something to add to (or start!) your collection.

Plus, with unique immersive experiences, live DJ sets, curator tours, live art activations, delicious complimentary Bombay Sapphire cocktails, what more do you need to enjoy a cultural experience in the Central Loop.


Fair Opening Hours

Wednesday May 27, Private View: 5pm-10pm

  • Limited tickets available
  • Private View + 3 day Pass permits unlimited re-entry to all 3 General Opening days (Thursday – Saturday)
  • Complimentary BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® cocktails all night!

Thursday May 28: 5pm-10pm

Friday May 29: 3pm-10pm || Friday Late Evening: 6pm-10pm

Saturday May 30: 11am-8pm


 

FAQs

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email Sasha at sasha@theotherartfair.com

 

What’s the refund policy?

We allow ticket refunds up until a week before the event (May 20, 2020).

 

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

We accept both printed tickets and those displayed on mobile phones.

Is my ticket transferrable?

Yes. If you are unable to attend yourself, or you would like to purchase tickets as a gift, you are most welcome to give your ticket to someone else.

If you are unable to attend on your ticket date you are welcome to use your ticket on any of the other public opening days: Thursday May 28, Friday May 29 and Saturday May 30. Only Private View ticket holders will be permitted entrance to the Private View evening.

Where do I find more information about the fair?

You will find further information about how to get to the fair and opening times on our website at chicago.theotherartfair.com.

Chicago Markets for Makers

Markets for Makers is BACK to Chicago June 26+27 from 11am-5pm! Tickets starting at $8
Located in the historic and spacious Artifact Events, come discover 70+ makers, take photos at our photo walls, check out our DIY stations and fill your free tote with goods from small businesses!
As CDC, local and state regulations are changing daily, we will be keeping up with the latest recommendations. Hosting an event of any kind is a challenge, we appreciate your cooperation in making everyone feel safe!

Masks recommended not required
Temperature checks for all
Hand sanitizing stations
Time-Slot tickets
Enhanced cleaning
Upgraded VIP tickets include access all weekend any time, an upgraded tote and the Saturday Preview Hour from 10am-11am!
Parking can be found all around the building. There are also two metro stops very close to the building!

Handmade Market @ The Empty Bottle

FREE // 21+

HANDMADE MARKET CHICAGO  is a unique event to connect the makers of beautiful things to people who appreciate the unique and handmade.

Shopping! Eating! Drinking! Over 30 artists and vendors! All under ONE ROOF!

Quell your hunger at Bite Café and quench your thirst at The Empty Bottle. Sooo easy. Works for us. 🙂

We look forward to seeing you!

FREE // 21+

HANDMADE MARKET CHICAGO  is a unique event to connect the makers of beautiful things to people who appreciate the unique and handmade.

Shopping! Eating! Drinking! Over 30 artists and vendors! All under ONE ROOF!

Quell your hunger at Bite Café and quench your thirst at The Empty Bottle. Sooo easy. Works for us. 🙂

We look forward to seeing you!

Handmade Market