The Sculpture Objects Functional Art and Design – better known as SOFA Chicago – is an annual fair presenting quality 3-dimensional art. This important art show has been running continuously since 1993 and attracts around 80 exhibitors each year. With more than 35,000 annual visitors, it truly is a popular event. Exciting art created using brass, wood, glass, clay, steel and wood can be viewed and purchased at SOFA. The event is gallery-led and has evolved into a fair where international dealers, serious collectors and members of the public gather and exchange ideas. Finally, a series of lectures is also part of the programme and awards are presented in several different categories. Chicago hosts some high-quality art fairs as EXPO Chicago or Superfine! Art Fair Chicago.



Festival Hall, Navy Pier
600 East Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
United States

Opening hours

2022: TBA

Entrance Fee

Opening Night VIP Preview: $70
Opening Night VIP Public: $55
Three-day Pass: $35
General Admission: $25
Students: $20
Seniors (65+): $15


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