Attend the Gold Coast Art Fair; one of the top 20 festivals in the nation. This is one of the most well attended art festivals in Chicago. “It showcases the work of more than 350 juried artists from around the world with prices ranging $25 to $25,000.”
The Gold Coast Art Fair is heralded as the “Granddaddy of American Art Festivals” and is rated as one of the top 30 shows in the nation by Sunshine Artist magazine. Now celebrating its 58th year, the Gold Coast Art Fair is the third oldest and by far one of the most well attended art festivals in Chicago. The festival proudly returns to Grant Park, Chicago’s premier festival destination! Located within walking distance of the Art Institute of Chicago and Buckingham Fountain, the art festival draws hundreds of thousands art enthusiasts annually! An improved layout makes the festival even more enjoyable for the artists and the loyal art lovers that shop the show year after year.
Approximately 350 of the finest artist from coast to coast and around the world will show, sell and demonstrate their art. Children’s and family activities, live music and food will add to the event. The event will be handicap accessible. The event will be supported by a strong multi-layered marketing program and produced by Amdur Productions, with 30 years of festival production experience
In addition to the juried artists exhibiting, the Gold Coast Art Fair at Grant Park will proudly host 20 emerging artists from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). Nearby attractions including Millennium Park and the Art Institute add to the perfect expedition exploring Chicago and the Gold Coast Art Fair at Grant Park.
WHEN: June 20 & 21, 2014 in Grant Park from 10-6 daily.
There will be live music.
Festival Food from last year included:
|Completely Nuts||Hey Brothers Ice Cream||Maui Wowi|
|Family Affair||Home Run Inn Pizza||A Taste of Chicago Prime|
|Freshly Squeezed||Jose’s Mexicorn|
|Gelato Italiano||Mediterranean Cuisine|
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