The Sculpture Objects Functional Art and Design – known as SOFA – is an annual fair presenting quality 3-dimensional art. This important fair has been running continuously since 1993 and attracts 80 exhibitors with 35,000 visitors passing through the doors each year. 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. A series of lectures is part of the programme and awards are presented in several different categories.



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

Opening hours

29 October: 5pm – 9pm
30-31 October: 11am – 7pm
(10pm – 11pm: VIP hour)
1 November: 12pm – 6pm

Entrance Fee

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


Decorative art

Art Periods


SOFA Chicago © Navy Pier

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