Time Out says
The International Exposition of Contemporary and Modern Art (better known as EXPO Chicago) returns to Navy Pier, hosting more than 100 of the world's prominent contemporary galleries. You’ll see towering installations, sprawling canvases, intriguing sculptures and more cutting-edge art at this annual gathering, which features work by artists from around the globe. EXPO Chicago also presents conversations with artists public art installations and more ways to immerse yourself in the creative spirit of the event. If you simply can't wait to experience it all, snag a ticket to the Vernissage night (September 19) for a preview of all the cool stuff on display.