Bringing over 300 artists and makers together under one roof, the 4th annual One of a Kind Spring Show® returns to The Mart, 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, April 26 – 28, 2019. Featuring a variety of exceptional work from independent artists from across North America and beyond, the One of a Kind Spring Show will also host exciting fashion runway shows, live music, a gourmet market, and more throughout the weekend.
During the One of a Kind Spring Show, shoppers will have the opportunity to meet and engage with participating artists to learn about them, their creative process and their work. From accessories, bath & body, ceramics, fashion, fiber art, furniture, glass and gourmet goods, to home goods, jewelry, kids, metal, mixed media, paintings, paper, pet products, photography, sculpture and wood, there is a category of art, gifts, or goods for everyone. Shoppers can also enjoy the Emerging Market section, which highlights about 20 up-and-coming artists and makers, new to the show.
“We are extremely excited to be bringing back the One of a Kind Spring Show for the fourth year. After a long Chicago winter, our annual show is a great opportunity for shoppers to get out of the house and explore the many offerings the spring show provides,” said Lisa Simonian, Vice President of Marketing, at The Mart. “The spring show has grown with amazing traction, and our shoppers have come to trust that the experience will be entirely unique year to year.”
“In addition to exceptional entertainment such as daily fashion shows and live performances by local musicians, our Emerging Market section brings in new talent each year, which is something returning shoppers especially enjoy and appreciate,” said Aida Sarvan, Marketing Director of One of a Kind Show. “The show is an incredible vessel for artists to connect with the local community, and for shoppers to find truly unique items that they will cherish for years to come.”
The One of a Kind Show will be open 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Friday, April 26; 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Saturday, April 27; and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday, April 28. Tickets are $12 per adult and provide entry for all three days. Special ticket packages and offers are available. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit http://www.oneofakindshowchicago.com.