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Plan your art-filled weekend at the Artist Studio Tour and First Saturday Evanston Art Events.

First Saturdays Evanston

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

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Studio Tours

June 4 & 5 and this fall, October 1 & 2, join us for Evanston Made's signature event, the Artist Studio Tour. Sign up to participate as a host or patron.


Group Shows

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


Members Events

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


Maker's Markets

Sell/Shop handmade goods at Maker's Markets, August 7 & October 2, in the Maple Ave. Parking Garage in Downtown Evanston.


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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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.

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Community Calendar

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


Member's Portfolio Page

Meet our members and see their work!

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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!

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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.

Winter Wonderland at Canal Shores!

Join us for a monthlong celebration of art and winter at the Canal Shores Golf Course!

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Evanston Made

Evanston Made is a membership-based 501(c)3 nonprofit arts organization in Evanston, IL. with a mission to connect artists and artisans to art enthusiasts and also to provide community and professional development to our members to further their careers. Membership is open to artists, artisans, makers who make everything from art to clothes to music. We also welcome members who are art lovers and patrons who want to help us carry out our mission. EIN# 84-3971750

Art for the Earth

Evanston Made is invites the public to create a natural outdoor art experience, citywide, April 1-30!

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