CBS Chicago: [VIDEO] Chicago To Steal Dubai’s Title As Home Of World’s Largest Digital Art Show

October 9, 2018
This article originally appeared in CBS Chicago

Chicago will gain exposure this weekend with the new designation as the home to the world’s largest permanent digital art installation.

The display, “Art on theMART,” will transform the Merchandise Mart’s sprawling beige façade overlooking Wacker Drive at the Riverwalk into a vibrant display of colors with longevity that will span decades.

About 10,000 people are expected to fill Wacker drive Saturday night when it closes to traffic between Wells and Orleans streets starting at 6:30 p.m.

The crowd will witness a historic moment in Chicago’s art scene.

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By Will Chase