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American Craft Exposition

Friday – Sunday, September 21 – 23, 2018

10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday
Tickets go on sale mid-August

Benefit Preview
Thursday, September 20, 2018
6 – 9 p.m.

Passionate about the arts? This one’s for you.

This highly competitive juried show and sale of fine craft features one-of-a-kind handcrafted artwork and luxury collections from the country's leading craftspeople.

Tête-à-tête with the artists

Meet some of the country’s top artists—along with selected emerging artists—in 12 media, including jewelry, ceramics, metal, glass, leather, and baskets.

Be among the first
Peruse and purchase unique works of art before the exposition opens to the public. Enjoy an elegant evening with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and an exclusive sneak peek at the Benefit Preview Party.

Support the cause

Proceeds support increased access to psychiatric services at NorthShore University HealthSystem through the creation of a Psychiatric Urgent Care Program and the implementation of a collaborative care model for providing mental health services to families. The show is presented by the Auxiliary of NorthShore University HealthSystem

You can’t beat the setting

Take a break from the show and check out the early fall colors on 385 acres at the Garden: gold katsura trees, garnet chrysanthemums, burgundy smoke tree, purple-copper eastern ninebark, and more.

The Greenhouses are closed during the ACE show.
For safety reasons, strollers are not permitted in the show.

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