Evanston Art Center’s 21st Annual Winter Arts & Crafts Expo

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Evanston Art Center’s 21st Annual Winter Arts & Crafts Expo

November 18, 2023 - December 20, 2024


October 2023


The Evanston Art Center is proud to present the 21st annual Winter Arts & Crafts Expo, featuring one-of-a-kind pieces of work by over 150 selected artisans. 


EXHIBITION:                21st Annual Winter Arts & Crafts Expo

DATES:                       November 18th – December 20th, 2023

PREVIEW PARTY:      Friday, November 17th, 6:00-9:00 pm

HOURS:                           9 am-6pm Monday – Thursday, 9am- 5pm Friday, 9am-4pm Saturdays – 

    Sundays (closed Thanksgiving)


The Winter Arts & Crafts Expo includes original, handmade works of jewelry, ceramics, fiber, metal, glass, painting, photography, mixed media, and more. All proceeds from the Expo will benefit the ongoing exhibition, education, and outreach programs at the Art Center. The Winter Expo is also the perfect opportunity for families to shop for everyone on their holiday gift list.


General Shopping- November 18th – December 20th, 2023,  9 am-6pm Monday – Thursday, 9am- 5pm Friday, 9am-4pm Saturdays – Sundays (closed Thanksgiving)


Preview Party – November 17th from 6:00–9:00 pm

Shop before the general public!

Tickets: $40 for early registration and $50 at the door 

Preview Party Tickets


Silent Auction – November 17th to 19th, closes at 4:00 pm

Featuring artworks donated by participating Expo artists


EAC Student Expo December 2nd – December 20th

Handcrafted items made by our very own Art Center students!


Special Events – November 25th

Join us for special treats to celebrate small business Saturday.


Late-er on Central – November 30th

Enjoy shopping on Central Street after 6pm. 


The Winter Expo is free and open to the general public from November 18th – December 20th, 2023


Evanston Art Center, a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization, is dedicated to fostering the appreciation and expression of the arts among diverse audiences. The Art Center offers extensive and innovative instruction in broad areas of artistic endeavor through classes, exhibitions, interactive arts activities, and community outreach initiatives.


Evanston Art Center is located at 1717 Central Street, Evanston, IL. Evanston Art Center Gallery Hours: 9am – 6pm, Monday – Friday; 9am – 4pm, Saturday & Sunday. First and second floor gallery spaces are handicapped accessible. Limited free parking is available.


For more information please visit us online at www.evanstonartcenter.org or contact Emma Rose Gudewicz, Director of Development & Exhibition Manager, at (847) 475-5300. Visit the Evanston Art Center on Facebook: www.facebook.com/evanston.art, follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/#!/evartcenter, or on Instagram: @EvanstonArtCenter.




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