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Shop Evanston Made Holiday Market

This November & December, Evanston Made is hosting “Shop Evanston Made Holiday Market" at the former Urban Outfitters location at 921 Church Street in Downtown Evanston.

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First Saturdays Evanston

Evanston Made hosts a citywide Art Party every month on The First Saturday of the month! Visit art galleries, artist studios, stores and more to experience Evanston's thriving Art Scene.

Check our FSE page for updates.

Maker's Markets

Sell and Shop handmade goods at Maker's Markets, May - October, in the Maple Ave. Parking Garage in Downtown Evanston. Hosted on the First Saturday of each month, 12-5p.

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The Studio Tour is Back!

Join us this October 2 and 3, 12-5 p, for the 2021 Evanston Made Studio Tour. Visit artist studios in garages, coach houses, attics and more!

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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 contribution supports our mission by funding programming designed to help artists show and sell their work.

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Evanston Made Group Show

Evanston Made's Annual Group Show featured over 175 pieces of art! Missed it? Visit the preview page, scroll through art and reach out to info@evanstonmade.org to Start your Evanston Art Collection!

Exhibit preview here.

Closing Party Photo Album here.

Community Calendar

List your event on the Evanston Made Community Calendar. ANYONE can enter an Evanston-based event. Any and all events including art, dance, book signings, poetry readings, trunk shows, writing, theatre, music.

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Shop Evanston Made

We have a brand new shop on the Shopify platform! It's called Shop Evanston Made with a new look, new logo, new products, new everything! Just in time for holiday shopping!

Visit Shop Evanston Made!

Member's Portfolio Page

Every member artist gets a free portfolio page on the website. They can load up to 15 images. They can load their resume, bio, artist statement and any contact links they would want the public to have.

 

Professional Development

Our Professional Development Workshop series offer expert advice on different aspects of the working artist's life. Past workshops include "Instagram for Artist who don't Love Instagram" and "Photographing Your Work".

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!

In this section you will find links to videos on YouTube as well as written interviews created by talented volunteers.

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.

Winter Wonderland at Canal Shores!

This monthlong celebration of winter at the Canal Shores Golf Course was a huge success! Click for the photo gallery.

Art for the Earth

Gather those twigs in your yard!  Create a rock mandala!  Fashion a wind chime from sticks! Evanston Made is inviting the public to create a natural outdoor art experience throughout the city from. April 1-30!

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FEATURED EVENTS

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September 2021

Art Workshops at ETHS!

September 11 @ 10:00 am - December 18 @ 5:00 pm
Evanston Township High School, 1600 Dodge Ave.
Evanston, 60201 United States
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Open Studio Project is coming to Evanston Township High School (ETHS) this fall! We are supporting student's with social-emotional learning. We will be hosting structured art groups on Mondays after-school & Saturdays (at Wildkit Academy). We also will have lots of open studio times in…

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November 2021

Shop Evanston Made Holiday Market

November 6 @ 12:00 pm - December 19 @ 7:00 pm
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Shop Evanston Made Holiday Market

This holiday season, the Shop Evanston Made Holiday Market is open for Nov. 6 - Dec. 19, Wed. - Sat. 12-7p, Sun. 11a-5p at 921 Church St. in Downtown Evanston. Thanks to GW Properties, Evanston Made has been gifted a vacant retail space this holiday…

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Shop Evanston Made Holiday Market

November 7 @ 12:00 pm - December 20 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating indefinitely

Shop Evanston Made Holiday Market

This holiday season, the Shop Evanston Made Holiday Market is open for Nov. 6 - Dec. 19, Wed. - Sat. 12-7p, Sun. 11a-5p at 921 Church St. in Downtown Evanston. Thanks to GW Properties, Evanston Made has been gifted a vacant retail space this holiday…

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Shop Evanston Made Holiday Market

November 8 @ 12:00 pm - December 21 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating indefinitely

Shop Evanston Made Holiday Market

This holiday season, the Shop Evanston Made Holiday Market is open for Nov. 6 - Dec. 19, Wed. - Sat. 12-7p, Sun. 11a-5p at 921 Church St. in Downtown Evanston. Thanks to GW Properties, Evanston Made has been gifted a vacant retail space this holiday…

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December 2021

First Saturday Evanston Art Events Dec. 4

December 4
921 Church Street, 921 Church Street
Evanston, IL United States
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First Saturday Evanston Art Events, Dec. 4, invite the community to explore Evanston’s Creative Community. Use this handy Google Map to plan your art-filled day! Fill in this form if you’re hosting an event and we’ll add to the promotions. Shop Evanston Made Holiday Market…

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Evanston’s Holiday Extravaganza

December 4 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
921 Church Street, 921 Church Street
Evanston, IL United States
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Free

Created by Her Rising Initiative, this event is OPEN to all!!! Join us for delicious desserts catered from small bakeries around the area, bring friends and family to our fun-filled ornament decorating stations, design one and bring it home.. The Evanston Made building is bursting…

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A Special Holiday Jamming Jean Concert with Corky Siegel & Lynne Jordan!

December 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Harmonica legend Corky Siegel and star vocalist Lynne Jordan are back Dec. 10 with brand new music and a virtual holiday show you won’t want to miss! The LSCF is proud to bring you this online music spectacular with three recorded sets with Siegel and…

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Art Films @ 921

December 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
921 Church Street, 921 Church Street
Evanston, IL United States
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Evanston Made Art Films

Fridays in December, we’re screening art films at the Shop Evanston Made Holiday Market in Downtown Evanston. Art Films @ 921 Schedule will be announced on Wednesdays in the newsletter and on Instagram @evanston_made Fridays in December, we’re super excited to be working with a…

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Evanston Art Center, In Focus Lecture Series: Chicago Architecture Center

December 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Evanston Art Center, 1717 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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Free

On Sunday, December 12 at 2pm, join us for a virtual lecture with Chicago Architecture Center Docents, Donna Gabanski and Joan Winstein.  This lecture is a part of the ongoing EAC series, "In Focus." "In Focus" features a variety of talks and presentations by ​artists, art professionals, historians and more!…

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Sip and Sketch with Shruti

December 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
921 Church Street, 921 Church Street
Evanston, IL United States
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$20

Join Evanston artist Shruti Vijay for a fun Urban Sketching Workshop at Shop Evanston Made Holiday Market. This workshop is perfect for beginners that would introduce you to basics of Urban sketching techniques and guide you through creating compelling colorful sketches. The 13,000 square feet…

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December 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
921 Church Street, 921 Church Street
Evanston, IL United States
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Evanston Made Art Films

Fridays in December, we’re screening art films at the Shop Evanston Made Holiday Market in Downtown Evanston. Art Films @ 921 Schedule will be announced on Wednesdays in the newsletter and on Instagram @evanston_made Fridays in December, we’re super excited to be working with a…

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Donate $50 or more to Evanston Made to receive Ben Blount's poster as a gift of gratitude for supporting our mission - Connecting Evanston Arts and Artists to the Public. Click here for more.

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