On Sale. One of a Kind Show and Sale® Chicago announces return to Merchandise Mart December 4-7 2014 as Chicago most unique holiday shopping experience.
More than 600 Juried Artists from Across North America Present Handmade Work for Truly One of a Kind Shopping.
CHICAGO – The 14th annual One of a Kind Show and Sale® Chicago returns to the Merchandise Mart (222 Merchandise Mart Plaza 7th Floor) December 4 – 7 with a new year of unique and skillfully handcrafted goods, offering shoppers thousands of one-of-a-kind holiday gift options. More than 600 juried artists – 200 new at this year’s show – from across North America will showcase their imaginative, handmade creations at this year’s show. The shopping experience will be enhanced with activities throughout the show including: live musical performances, special demonstrations from exhibiting artists, fashion shows featuring artist designed apparel and delicious food at gourmet café spots.
The One of a Kind Show Chicago offers shoppers a refreshing alternative to the traditional retail experience and is the ideal venue to find unique holiday gifts. Beyond purchasing artist- made work, shoppers also have the opportunity to meet each artist and learn about their creative processes, techniques and inspirations.
The One of a Kind Show Chicago features a vast array of media at a wide range of price points, making the show attractive and accessible for a wide range of shoppers. Mediums and categories of work at the show include: accessories, ceramics, fashion, fiber art, furniture, glass, gourmet, holiday, jewelry, kids, metal, mixed media, painting, paper, photography, sculpture and wood. Price points range from $10 to $10,000.
This year, the One of a Kind Show Chicago will feature a Fine Art Gallery on the show floor, a juried exhibition of fine art and sculpture pieces from the show, as well as an expanded Etsy Pavilion, now including 40 Etsy artists who primarily sell their work online through Etsy. The Gourmet Gallery will also grow, providing shoppers with delicious treats from approximately 40 gourmet artists, twice as many as last year’s show.
The One of a Kind Show Chicago will take place Dec. 4 and 5 from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Merchandise Mart, 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza 7th Floor, Chicago, IL 60654. Tickets are $12 for adults, children 12 and under are free. Special ticket packages will be available in September. A portion of all ticket sales will benefit Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital. For tickets or more information, call (800) 677-MART (6278) or visit www.oneofakindshowchicago.com.
About Merchandise Mart:
Vornado Realty Trust | Merchandise Mart, a division of Vornado Realty Trust, is a leading owner and operator of integrated showroom and office buildings, as well as trade show facilities, bringing buyers and sellers together through market events, trade and consumer shows, and conferences each year. We are committed to creating sustainable environments in the properties we manage and the communities we serve. Vornado Realty Trust, based in New York City, is a fully integrated equity real-estate investment trust. Vornado’s common shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange and are traded under the symbol VNO.
One of a Kind website: http://www.oneofakindshowchicago.com/