From art + design fairs to seasonal fall fests, we’re recommending our picks for what to check out in Chicago, New York and Los Angeles right now. 

SOFA Art + Design Fair, Navy Pier in Chicago 
This gallery-presented art fair dedicated to sculpture, objects, functional art and design returns to Navy Pier for the 23rd year.  From November 4-6, over 75 galleries display museum-quality works and a unique plethora of objects. Explore all three days of the fair for only $20 per person.  . 

Union Square Autumn Fair, Broadway at 23rd Street in New York City
Immerse yourself in a true New York experience at the Union Square Autumn Fair, happening on Saturday, November 12.  Since 1997, the annual fair includes over 500 American and International merchants, restaurants, arts, crafts and antique exhibitors. Grab an authentic New York bite from one of the city’s essential eateries while taking in a series of local jam bands. 

LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd. in Los Angeles 
For a flashier experience, view the recent exhibit Beyond Bling at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).  The exhibit, open until February 5, 2017, showcases an extraordinary assemblage of contemporary studio jewelry from the US, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, including over 50 pieces from collector Lois Boardman.  

 

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