SOFA Chicago

GAS at SOFA Chicago

Every fall Chicago hosts the critically acclaimed Sculpture Objects & Functional Art Fair, more commonly known as SOFA Chicago. The 2017 expo will be held November 2-5, 2017 at Navy Pier's Festival Hall, where masterworks from top international galleries and dealers from numerous countries will exhibit. An opening night preview will be held Thursday, November 2.

In addition to the main gallery installations, SOFA hosts a Partner Pavilion, where participating not-for-profits have tables and provide information about their organization. Visit the Glass Art Society table to receive membership information, look at print outs of our online newsletter GASnews, pick up the pre-conference brochure for the upcoming conference, browse sample past issues of our annual Journaland join or renew your Glass Art Society Membership at a discount!

Visit other glass-related organizations usually represented, such as GLASS Quarterly magazine, the International Society of Glass Beadmakers, and the Corning Museum of Glass's Hot Glass Roadshow unit, which offers glassblowing demonstrations for visitors.

For those wishing to join or renew their membership with the Glass Art Society, special membership discounts are offered. Available only to those who join/renew on site.


Volunteer for GAS!

Current Members are able to sign up for a 2-hour volunteer slot in exchange for a one-day complimentary admission ticket to SOFA. Only 10 tickets available. Please click HERE to pick a shift or email for more information.

The Glass Art Society reserves the right to deny applications for Technical Display, advertising participation, GAS membership or the conference from anyone for any reason.