Fountain Art Fair Comes to Chicago Today
Fountain Art Fair's upcoming EXPO Chicago satellite showcase is set to make a strong impact on Chicago's art fair weekend. This weekend's September 20 - 22 fair, hosted at Mana Contemporary, will feature not only progressive programming by artists, galleries and independent projects, but also a long list of influential partners and performances. Advance tickets are now available here and offer fair goers access to the Friday and Saturday evening festivities.
Fountain looks forward to welcoming exhibitors from Chicago and beyond to our extended family during EXPO Weekend. Featured exhibitors include ARCH ENEMY ARTS, PHILADELPHIA | ASAN GALLERY, SEOUL | CINQUNQUATRE, MONTREAL | FATHERLESS, ROCKFORD | FROZEN CHARLOTTE PRESS, CHICAGO | GALERIE F, CHICAGO | GENTLEMAN'S GAME & BOB CLYATT, NEW YORK | JAY SHELLS, NEW YORK | JOHALLA PROJECTS, CHICAGO | MAXWELL COLETTE GALLERY, CHICAGO | PACKER SCHOPF GALLERY, CHICAGO | PAMELA STAKER, CHICAGO | S&J PROJECTS, NEW YORK | THE INDIGO PROJECT, CHICAGO | VERTICAL GALLERY, CHICAGO
Fountain will further its reputation for thrilling late-night performances and the best after-hours fair action with a headlining performance by ADULT. on Saturday night. With an opening night reception VIP preview to benefit the Detroit Institute of Arts on Friday and ADULT. playing on Saturday, Fountain Chicago 2013 promises to be an exhibition to remember. Stay tuned for more lineup announcements for Friday and Saturday night's events, along with special programming details from Art Nerd and others!! READ MORE
ART NERD CHICAGO LAUNCH
We're coming to the windy city to party and promote Fountain Chicago!
Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 10pm
Gallery Bar Chicago
738 N. Clark Street, River North
First 50 inside receive an Art Nerd Chicago Tote full of Arty Swag from our friends like Kenny Scharf, Tara McPherson, Ray Geary, Jon Burgerman, Gordon Holden & Jud Bergeron!
Guest List receives Free KOVAL Distillery Drink tickets
$8 KOVAL Liquor coktail drink specials
This is it! Our super fun Art Nerd Chicago launch party during the Fountain and EXPO art fair weekend! We're excited to be partnered up with The ACME Hotel Company, Gallery Bar Chicago, KOVAL Distillery, and Fountain Chicago on the official launch of our latest and greatest city guide: Art Nerd Chicago! *Art Nerd Members receive VIP access to launch party!
New membership program to bring Art Nerds together around the world!
As if being an Art Nerd weren't enough, now you can take your obsession to the next level, by joining your friends as a Founding Art Nerd!! (insert PBS telethon memory here) By becoming a member you're not only helping us keep on keeping on, but also get access to a bunch of special goodies, starting with our sweet Art Nerd tote full of fun arty swag. (If you were at our epic launch party, you know they were snatched up rather quickly!) Members will get arty surprises in the mail (like artist prints, buttons and multiples), as well as be entered into a members-only drawing for original art and prints to add to your collection.
Plus, you know how much I like arty parties, so members will get invites to special happy hours, studio visits (we have some amazing ones you won't wanna miss lined up) and get discounts to partner events. READ MORE or BUY NOW!