Evanston Made is a 501(c)3 non-profit arts organization, connecting artists and artisans to art enthusiasts and patrons, located in Evanston, IL. EIN# 84-3971750

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Where: 832 Dempster St. at Elmwood
December Hours: Wednesdays 12 - 6p • Thursdays 12 - 7p • Fridays 12 - 7p • Saturdays 12 - 7p • Sundays 12 - 5p

First Saturdays Evanston

Citywide Art Parties hosted monthly on The First Saturday, invite you to experience Evanston's thriving Art Scene.


Community Calendar

Plan art-filled weekends or list and promote events on the Evanston Made Community Calendar.


Group Shows 2022-2023

Evanston Made's Annual Group Shows undergo massive redesign, with exhibits across Evanston.

  • June -BIPOC Show at Evanston Art Center
  • September -Painting & Drawing Show/Pop-up 832 Dempster
  • October -Photography Show/Pop-up 832 Dempster
  • Nov-Dec -Holiday Market Show/Popup 832 Dempster
  • January -3D & Fiber Show/Popup 832  Dempster
  • February -Prints & Printmaking Show/Popup 832 Dempster


Shop Evanston Made

Shop online all year round! Browse, Buy and Be Delighted with original art, handmade goods and more.  FREE deliveries in Evanston or shipping outside Evanston.

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Maker's Markets

Shop for handmade goods at Maker's Markets on October 2, 12-5p, in the Maple Ave. Parking Garage in Downtown Evanston.

October 2nd is the final market for 2022.


Studio Tours

Evanston Made Open Studio Tour is a self-guided tour of our artist member's studios throughout Evanston, October 1 & 2, Saturday and Sunday 12-5p.

Donate to Evanston Made!

Evanston Made is a 501(c)3 nonprofit arts organization with a mission to connect Evanston Artists and Creatives to the World! Your donations are needed to support our free public programming and artist professional development and arts advocacy work.

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Plein Air Art Festival

We had a blast at our 1st Annual Evanston Plein Air Festival.  7/14-17/2022

Event Info

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Missed out this year and want to participate in 2023? Click below!


Members Events

Engage with hundreds of artists, patrons and community members at programs and events for Evanston Made members.


Equity & Inclusion

We believe that Evanston Made should meet and exceed The 15 Percent Pledge to have 15% of our members be Black, Brown, Indigenous People of Color. We have work to do.

Full Statement here.

Member's Portfolio Page

Meet our members and see their work!

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The Evanston Made Blog

Stay current and read our blog for upcoming events, breaking art news and  initiatives.

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Evanston Made has memberships for individuals, partner businesses and art loving patrons. Click to join!



Although Covid-19 inspired us to begin The Interview Project, we love getting to know our members better and helping YOU get to know them better!

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Professional Development

This series offers expert advice on different aspects of the working artist's life like "Instagram for Artist who don't Love Instagram". Free for members.


Curatorial Services

Backlot Coffee on Central Street is just one of many locations in Evanston we activate with our member's art.

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