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Youth Circus Classes at Actors Gymnasium (in person and online)

August 31 - December 19

Actors Gymnasium has been helping people fly for 25 years! Experience all things acrobatic in our on- site Circus Arts classes! Each week includes training in the foundations of tumbling, ground skills, and aerial skills. This class is perfect for those interested in training strength,…

Fahrenheit Exhibit: Connie Gillock’s Recent Paintings

September 23 - October 30

Come view this series of paintings about coping with social-isolation during Covid-19. On view through October. Gallery 901, Open Studio Project, open weekdays 12-3 and by appointment

“The We Were Never Alone Project” – A Weaving Workshop for Victims & Survivors of Domestic Violence

September 26 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

"The We Were Never Alone Project" is a free 4-hour weaving workshop for victims and survivors of domestic violence. The workshop (led by textile artist, art educator, and Evanston Made Member, Bryana Bibbs) will be held at Compound Yellow (244 Lake St, Oak Park, IL)…

Swantiques Pop-Up at 518 Main Street

October 3 @ 11:00 am - October 25 @ 6:00 pm

Shop a curated collection of one-of-a-kind antique, vintage and mid-century modern pieces at the Swantiques Pop-Up! Featuring Peak Stuff Vintage, Coucou & Olive and John Liberty Art. October 3 - 25, 2020 518 Main Street Evanston, IL Thursday-Sunday 11 am - 6 pm

2nd Annual Maker’s Market

October 3 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

October 3, from 12-5 pm, Evanston Made presents the Maker's Market, in the Maple Street Garage in Downtown Evanston, $5 entry fee, kids 18 and under free. Artists and artisans will set up shop on the 5th floor of the Maple Street Garage to sell…

First Saturday Evanston Art Events

October 3 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

First Saturday Evanston Art Events, 10-9p, enjoy Evanston's Art Scene at art openings, pop up sales, community art making & more. #collectevanstonart Participating Locations: Fahrenheit Exhibit: Connie Gillock's Recent Paintings, Open Studio Project Gallery 901, 901 Sherman Ave., 12-3p Creative Coworking, 922 Davis St. 1100…

Call for Artists: Winter Expo 2020

October 4

EVENT INFORMATION The Evanston Art Center's Winter Arts & Crafts Expo is one of the largest and most celebrated shows in the Chicago area. The Annual Expo showcases arts and crafts by over 140 selected artisans, featuring original, handmade works of  jewelry, ceramics, fiber, metal,…

Meet The Artist

October 4 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The Evanston Art Center(EAC) is pleased to invite the public to the opening of four exhibitions featuring the work of Jelena Berenc, Chris Hyndman, Carlos Melian and Hiromi Tanaka. The artist will be present during the Meet The Artist event taking place Sunday, October 4,…

Bach Week Festival’s Virtual ‘Bachanalia’ Fundraiser

October 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Evanston, Illinois-based Bach Week Festival's 2020 Bachanalia, its fourth annual fall fundraiser featuring pairings of classical music with wines selected for the occasion by an advanced sommelier, will take place this season as a free, prerecorded online video presentation premiering at 3 p.m. (CDT) on…

Mail Art Show

November 1 - November 15

Description: From staying in touch with friends and family to contacting our representatives to mailing in our ballots, the United States Postal Service plays a vital role in how our voices are heard. This mail art show will explore the idea of expressing yourself through…

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