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Looking for art and artists in Evanston? First Saturday Evanston Art Events on September 3rd are listed on the map, but so are studios, galleries and other art spots and many are open all month.

Shop Evanston Made is Popping Up in Real Life!

We've found a new space to create a gallery and pop-up store to share, show and sell our member's work. Remember 921 Church last holiday? Same concept, new space, new art!

Shop Evanston Made in Real Life

An Evanston Made pop-up gallery full of member art to see, share and collect!  Every month will feature a new group of art and artists and a full schedule of 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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Maker's Markets

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

October 2nd is our final market for 2022.

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Community Calendar

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

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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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Plein Air Art Festival

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

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

 

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

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Members Events

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

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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.

Full Statement here.

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! Your donations are needed to support our free public programming and artist professional development and arts advocacy 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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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.

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Membership

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

 

Interviews

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.

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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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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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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

Shop Evanston Made Holiday Market

Evanston Made hosted “Shop Evanston Made Holiday Market" at the former Urban Outfitters location at 921 Church Street in Downtown Evanston.

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