When: Sept. 15-21 2014
Now in its third year, Expo Chicago (9/18-9/21) is a modern-art menagerie that brings together work from more than 140 different galleries from 43 different cities in 17 countries. There are afterparties and panel discussions to be had. Kicking things off is Expo Art Week, a precursor to the main event that places a special emphasis on local galleries, artists, and exhibits.
Price: $20, $30 festival pass