The New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) is now accepting applications for NADA Chicago, to take place September 24–27, 2020 at the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel.

The fair will take place throughout three floors of the iconic Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, with a selection of galleries in the hotel’s historic Stagg Court and Tank Room spaces, a takeover of 13 hotel rooms on the fourth floor, and a dedicated space for talks and performances in the Drawing Room on the second floor. The landmark hotel is located across from Chicago cultural landmarks Millennium Park and the Art Institute of Chicago.

NADA Chicago further exemplifies NADA’s expanded commitment to year-round programming and producing alternatives for galleries to exhibit artwork in new settings.


The application is open to both members and non-members; shared-room or booth applications are encouraged. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 3, 2020.

Exhibition Space

0052 09 copy

NADA Chicago offers a range of exhibition space options in booths and hotel rooms at the historic Chicago Athletic Association Hotel. The available sizes are listed below:

Exhibition Space (Booths)

  • 10 x 10 ft. (100 sq. ft.)
  • 10 x 20 ft. (200 sq. ft.)
  • Shared 10 x 20 ft. (200 sq. ft.)

Exhibition Space (Hotel Rooms)

  • Classic hotel room (~300 sq. ft.)
  • Shared classic hotel room (~300 sq. ft.)
  • Hotel room suite (~425 sq. ft.)
  • Shared hotel room suite (~425 sq. ft.)
  • Two-bedroom hotel room suite (~1,005 sq. ft.)
    (May be shared at no additional fee)

About the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel

Located on Chicago’s famed Michigan Avenue across from iconic Millennium Park in the city’s Loop District, the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel combines its storied legacy as one of the nation’s most revered social clubs with modern day sophistication.  The historic building’s transformation into a 240-room boutique hotel is a result of a visionary partnership among international hotel management company Two Roads Hospitality, AJ Capital Partners, Geolo Capital, Agman Partners, Chicago-based Hartshorne PlunkardArchitecture, and the award-winning design firm Roman and Williams Building and Interiors.

The Chicago Athletic Association Hotel features 17,000 square feet of stunning event space with sweeping views of Lake Michigan, elegantly-appointed guest rooms – including 23 uniquely-designed suites – an interactive game room and multiple innovative culinary experiences. The food and beverage outlets include a rooftop bar with captivating views of the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park, restaurant concepts by Chicago-based Land & Sea Dept., and Shake Shack.