American Craft Expo celebrates hand-made art

GLENCOE, Ill. (WLS) -- More than 150 of the country's finest artisans are coming to the Chicago Botanic Garden for the 31st American Craft Exposition.

The expo takes place from Sept. 25 -27. It's the first time the expo will take place at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Featuring hand-crafted jewelry, furniture and art, the ACE gives guests the opportunity to appreciate and purchase stunning works of art, all while support ovarian cancer research at NorthShore University HealthSystem.

Headquartered in Evanston, Ill., NorthShore University HealthSystem includes four hospitals in Evanston, Glenview, Highland Park and Skokie. NorthShore supports teaching and research as the principal teaching affiliate for the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. The NorthShore Research Institute focuses on clinical and translational research.

Debbie Kerr, 2015 Show Chair for the American Craft Exposition joined ABC7 Eyewitness News live from the Chicago Botanic Garden to talk about the event.

The American Craft Exposition
Sept. 25 - 27
Hours: Friday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
The Chicago Botanic Garden (1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Ill., 60022)
Admission: $15


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