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Stephen Murphy at Perspective

Through a New Lens: Works from the World-Wide Mobile Photography Movement

January 6 @ 12:00 pm - January 30 @ 5:00 pm

Through a new lens: Through a New Lens: an exhibition from the worldwide mobile photography movement. Open for viewing Thursday - Saturday, 12-6p, Sunday 12-5p. This show is extended thru Feb. 28, 2022. Perspective Gallery is proud to present "Through A New Lens", an exhibition by…

Small Wonders Group Show at SPACE900 Gallery

January 7 @ 1:00 pm - January 29 @ 5:00 pm

Small Wonders Group Show at SPACE900 Gallery, featuring core members. We are open in January on Fridays and Saturdays from 1 to 5 p 816 Dempster Street, Evanston, IL space900gallery@gmail.com  or call 847-834-1381

Curt’s Cafe Annual Gala

January 11 @ 6:30 pm - September 10 @ 10:00 pm

Curt’s Cafe will host  it’s 10th Annual Gala. Details to follow shortly

Brothers, Sisters, Strangers: Sibling Estrangement and the Road to Reconciliation

January 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

On Tuesday, January 25th at 6:30 PM, The Book Stall hosts an online program with author Fern Schumer Chapman, discussing her new book, Brothers, Sisters, Strangers: Sibling Estrangement and the Road to Reconciliation. She’ll be in conversation with book group leader Judy Levin. Publishers Weekly…

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…

Lincolnomics: How President Lincoln Constructed the Great American Economy—a Conversation with Author John Wasik

January 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

On Thursday, January 27th at 6:30 PM, The Book Stall presents author John F. Wasik discussing his latest book, Lincolnomics: How President Lincoln Constructed the Great American Economy. Mr. Wasik will be in conversation with bookseller Jon Grand. "Exceptionally well written, organized and presented, Lincolnomics…

Elizabeth Catlett

Opening Conversation: A Site of Struggle: American Art against Anti-Black Violence [Online]

January 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

How has art been used to protest, process, mourn, and memorialize anti-Black violence within the United States? Originating at Northwestern University’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…

Painting for People Who Think They Can’t Paint

January 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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weekly on Sundays from 11 AM to 12:15 PM

Looking for a way to express your creative side? Try something new? Get out of your comfort zone? Join Painting for People Who Think They Can't Paint - a 4 week virtual painting class. ​Paint from your own home, and be part of a supportive group…

Lunar New Year Celebration

January 31 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us under the beautiful festooned lights on the 500 block of Dempster January 31st to celebrate Lunar New Year! Watch a lion dance and find a wish envelope while sipping on hot tea and learning about this important holiday celebrated by many cultures around…

Winter Wonderland Evanston Made

Winter Wonderland

February 1 @ 8:00 am - February 28 @ 5:00 pm

Join Evanston Made for a month of art making, community building, fire pits, art in nature at Canal Shores Golf Course during Winter Wonderland this February 1-28, 2022!  Canal Shores Public Golf Course is one of Evanston’s biggest green spaces, accessible by bus, CTA, car…

Art Exhibit: Visible / Invisible. How silence is a tool of violence allowing it to blossom and grow. Juried Exhibit Curated by Indira Johnson, Fran Joy and Lisa Degliantoni February 4 - March 18, 2022 @ Noyes Cultural Arts Center, Second Floor Gallery

Art Exhibit: Visible / Invisible. How silence is a tool of violence

February 4 @ 4:00 pm - March 5 @ 7:00 pm

Art Exhibit: Visible / Invisible. How silence is a tool of violence allowing it to blossom and grow. Juried Exhibit Curated by Indira Johnson, Fran Joy and Lisa Degliantoni February 4 - March 18, 2022 @ Noyes Cultural Arts Center, Second Floor Gallery Multi-disciplinary works…

First Saturday Evanston Art Events

First Saturdays Evanston Art Events

February 5 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

On the First Saturday of the month, Evanston Made invites venues in Evanston to host art openings and events designed to elevate and celebrate Evanston's creative community.

Free Open Studio at Studio 3

February 5 @ 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…

Homing Maps: A Study in Wayfinding by Vanessa Filley

February 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In a time that feels chaotic, confusing and contradictory, finding one’s way can be filled with complicated and challenging decisions. Artist Vanessa Filley’s work over the last two years has turned away from figurative photography and toward a form of energetic way finding. She has…

The American Sector (2020) with filmmaker Courtney Stephens

February 10 @ 7:00 pm

Join us for a screening with filmmaker Courtney Stephens in person at the Block Museum! THE AMERICAN SECTOR (Courtney Stephens, Pacho Velez; 2020; 69 min; DCP) RSVP  Dozens of sections of the iconic wall that separated East and West Berlin from 1961 to 1989 are…

Terra Femme (2021) live documentary-performance with Courtney Stephens

February 11 @ 7:00 pm

Join us for a screening of TERRA FEMME with the filmmaker in person at the Block Museum! TERRA FEMME (Courtney Stephens, 2021, 60 mins, digital screening + live performance) RSVP In this live documentary-performance hybrid, Courtney Stephens investigates the history of women as travel filmmakers…

Valentine Clay Workshop – In-Person

February 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Energize, imprint, and feel the love! We’re having a Valentine Clay Workshop to make bowls with optional heart-themed impressions and shapes. All clay, tools, glazes, and firings are included. All levels appreciated. Plan on getting a little dirty. Projects ready for pick up 3 weeks…

Film screening: The Birdpeople (2004)

February 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

THE BIRDPEOPLE (Michael Gitlin, 2004, 61 min, 16mm) Preceded by Joyce Wieland's short film Birds at Sunrise (1986, 10 min, 16mm) RSVP … “I watch you the way I used to watch movies. I remember you the way I used to remember movies.” Michael Gitlin’s…

Film screening: Wilmington 10 — USA 10,000 (1979)

February 18 @ 7:00 pm

Join us for a free in-person screening at the Block Museum! WILMINGTON 10 -- USA 10,000 (Haile Gerima, 1979, 120 min, 4K digital restoration courtesy the Academy Film Archive) RSVP In 1971, ten civil rights activists, including 24-year-old Rev. Benjamin Chavis of the United Church…

Film screening: Holding Binoculars, Pointing a Camera: A Cinema of Birdwatching

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Join us for a screening with filmmakers in-person at the Block Museum! RSVP "Holding Binoculars, Pointing a Camera" is a program of short films centered on birds and birdwatching practices as vectors of social and personal investigation. With works by Kevin Jerome Everson, Margaret Tait,…

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