Conference 2020 Registration

Registration for the ACASA Triennial Symposium of African Art, Chicago, June 16-21, 2020. Registration includes admission to the symposium, coffee or tea and light refreshments twice daily, and one ticket to the Dinner and Dance party on Saturday night. 


Tuesday, June 16 – Conference Registration opens on the 8th floor of the DePaul Center (1 E. Jackson Blvd.)

Wednesday, June 17 – Museum Day & cocktail reception at the Art Institute of Chicago (111 S. Michigan Ave.) Separate Registration Required

Thursday-Sunday, 8am-5pm, June 18 – Conference panels on the 8th floor of the DePaul Center (1 E. Jackson Blvd.)

Thursday evening, June 18 – Evening Reception at the Block Museum, Northwestern University

Friday evening, June 19 – Awards ceremony and keynote lecture by Koyo Kouoh, Executive Director and Chief Curator of Zeitz MOCA and awards ceremony at the Art Institute of Chicago (111 S. Michigan Ave.)

Saturday, June 20, 5-9pm – Dinner and Dance Party in the DePaul Student Center, Lincoln Park Campus (2250 N. Sheffield Ave., Rm. 120 A&B)

How to register:

Members can sign in and register by clicking here.

Residents of Africa and the Caribbean are encouraged to register for a complimentary membership and register for the conference here.

Non-members can become a member by clicking here, or register for the event with the rates below by clicking here.

Register for Museum day on Wendesday, June 17th by first registering for the conference, then using the link sent in your confirmation email. *Due to space limitations, Museum Day registration is limited to the first 200 respondents. A waitlist will be generated thereafter.

Membership Type Pre-Registration
(Ends May 16th)
On-Site Registration Daily Registration
Members $200.00 $225.00 $50.00
Non-Members $250.00 $275.00 $75.00
Students/Retired $100.00 $175.00 $30.00

Call For Panels and Round Table Proposals

Details regarding submissions for Panels and Round Table Proposals can be found here.

Hotels with Discounted Rates for ACASA Members

Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Avenue
Palmer House, 17 E. Monroe St.
Congress Plaza Hotel, 520 S. Michigan Avenue
Inexpensive accommodations will also be available in shared dormitory rooms at De Paul University, 525 S. State St. More information regarding these accommodations will be available in December.