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A Site of Struggle: American Art against Anti-Black Violence

January 26 - July 10

How has art been used to protest, process, mourn, and memorialize anti-Black violence within the United States? Originating at Northwestern's Block Museum of Art  A Site of Struggle explores how artists have engaged with the reality of anti-Black violence and its accompanying challenges of representation in the United States over a 100…

Four Hands Collaborative

Four Hands Collaborative

May 13 @ 5:00 pm - May 22 @ 5:00 pm

2 Spaces, 1 Block, 2 Weekends 13 artists will participate in the Four Hands Collaborative hosted at 1100 Florence Gallery and Adler Studio, May 13-22. Events Join us for the opening party, Friday, May 13, 5-8p. Come back Sunday, May 22, for an artist panel &…

Avram Eisen Sculpture And Rebecca Hamlin paintings

May 20 @ 1:00 pm - May 25 @ 7:00 pm

Crochetad soft sculptures by Avram and gorgeously rendered fabric details in oil Rebecca May 20th through May 25th Open daily 1 to 7 P, with happy hours daily 5 to 7 PM    

Smittytown Market

May 22 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Support some of your favorite local vendors and shop the Smittytown Market every Sunday at Temperance Beer's Tap Room. Featured Vendors TBD Grab a beer, browse, and buy! This market is hosted every Sunday, 1-5p, in Tap Room to the right of the bar. Click…

evanston made fundraiser

everything must go! a fundraising exhibition by jamie lou thome

May 26 @ 5:00 pm - May 30 @ 8:00 pm

26 may-30 may 2022 at 1100 florence gallery everything must go! features work by evanston artist jamie lou thome, created over the course of many, many years. thome has made a lot of artwork. Some of it has found its way from gallery walls to…

Smittytown Market

May 29 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Support some of your favorite local vendors and shop the Smittytown Market every Sunday at Temperance Beer's Tap Room. Featured Vendors TBD Grab a beer, browse, and buy! This market is hosted every Sunday, 1-5p, in Tap Room to the right of the bar. Click…

Make It Take It: Serving Tray

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Whether turning an ottoman into a coffee table or serving drinks at your backyard party, serving trays are a versatile and useful addition to any home. In this workshop, you will learn basic woodworking skills while constructing a serving tray out of reclaimed wood and…

BIPOC Group Show Indira Freitas Johnson

Evanston Made BIPOC Members Group Show

June 3 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm

The Evanston Made BIPOC Members Group Show at Evanston Art Center features contemporary art works across several mediums. The exhibit will be on display June 3- 30, and will host public programming throughout the month. Curated by Artist and Community Activist Fran Joy, this exhibit…

Robin Carlson Xiao Space Gallery

Enigmatic Waters

June 4 - June 5

Photography by Ethan Aaro Jones, Monika Wulfers, and Robin Carlson   Xiao Space Gallery 1522 Greenleaf Street

First Saturday Evanston Art Events

First Saturday Evanston Art Events

June 4 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

First Saturday Evanston Art Events  invite the community to explore Evanston’s Creative Community. Explore artist studios, see murals, collect Evanston art, see art in unexpected places - all events are free and open to the public! Community partners are invited to host events, click here…

Free Open Studio at Studio 3

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Come hang out with us at Studio 3 for some open studio art making. All ages are welcome! Open Studio at Studio 3 is held monthly on the first Saturday of the month. Kids Create Change strives to provide free programming in an effort to…

Evanston Made Studio Tour

Evanston Made Artist Studio Tour

June 4 @ 12:00 pm - June 5 @ 5:00 pm

Evanston Made Studio Tour on June 4 & 5, Saturday and Sunday, 12-5p RSVP and ATTEND This is a fantastic event to start your Evanston Art Collection! Meet artists in their studio, learn about their practice and shop for art. The Studio Tour Map is…

Studio Tour: Judy Lewin and Amy O. Woodbury

June 4 @ 12:00 pm - June 5 @ 5:00 pm

Mill Creek Miniatures will host several artist's works during Evanston Made's Studio Tour on June 4 & 5, include Amy O. Woodbury and Judy Lewin. Click here for a listing of participating studios.

June Artists’ Talk

June 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us in person for a conversation with mixed media artist, ITALA, and photographer, James Merriner. About this event Sponsored by OnShore Security, this month’s free event features: Husband-and-wife duo, ITALA, painter & mixed media artist, and photographer, James Merriner, as they discuss their backgrounds…

Creative Reuse: Fun with Crystals

June 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Chandelier crystals come in many shapes and sizes and sparkle in the light. Come spend an afternoon creating with reclaimed crystal chandelier parts. We'll turn them into jewelry, sculptures, candle holders, or light catchers. Have other ideas? Bring them along!

Smittytown Market

June 5 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Support some of your favorite local vendors and shop the Smittytown Market every Sunday at Temperance Beer's Tap Room. Featured Vendors TBD Grab a beer, browse, and buy! This market is hosted every Sunday, 1-5p, in Tap Room to the right of the bar. Click…

Reflecting the Times with Dr. Melissa Blount

Reflecting the Times with Dr. Melissa Blount

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Nina Simone asked the question, "How can you be an artist and not reflect the times?" This question appears especially poignant entering enter the third year of a global pandemic as we experience increasing violence against people of color, the trans and queer communities, and…

Mudlark Theater presents Lot 47

June 9 @ 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 pm, repeating until June 12, 2022

Mudlark Theater presents Lot 47, at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, Friday, June 10, Saturday, June 11, Sunday, June 12 and 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12 at 1417 Hinman Ave., Evanston. Plenty of students at Ida B. Wells Middle…

Mudlark Theater presents Lot 47

June 10 @ 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 pm, repeating until June 12, 2022

Mudlark Theater presents Lot 47, at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, Friday, June 10, Saturday, June 11, Sunday, June 12 and 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12 at 1417 Hinman Ave., Evanston. Plenty of students at Ida B. Wells Middle…

2 Day Make It Take It: Mixed Hardwood Cutting Board

June 11 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Everyone needs a cutting board, why not make yours a masterpiece? Take our 2-day workshop to create a beautiful and unique cutting board using reclaimed hardwood cutoffs. You’ll be able to assemble your wood from different types of hardwoods, giving color and dimension to your…

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