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First Saturday Evanston Art Events

December 2, 2023

Evanston Made Hosts First Saturday Evanston Art Events

Evanston Made hosts First Saturday Evanston Art Events, a self-guided exploration of Evanston’s Creative Community, featuring art on display at venues across Evanston.  Shop for handmade goods, meet small business owners, enjoy a delicious meal, learn to sketch and make ART Friends!

Join us Saturday, December 2, check for times per location in Evanston. Google Map at RSVP here to receive event updates!



Shop for Art

  • Winter Expo, Evanston Art Center, 1717 Central St., 9a-4p

Art on Exhibit

  • Evanston Art Center, 1717 Central St., 9a-4p
  • StormPrintCity, 2601 Prairie Ave., 12-6p 
  • Aydin Dincer, Prairie Joe’s WEST, 2608 Prairie Ave., 12-5p  

Art in Venues

  • Mark Collins, Backlot Coffee, 2006 Central St., 7a-5p  
  • John Liberty paintings, Gracie’s 1939 Central St., 11a – 5:30p  
  • Gallery 1925, 1925 Central St., 12-5p
  • Jay Ryan, Beer on Central, 1930 Central St., 12 – 10p 
  • Frolic & Detour, Amy O Woodbury paintings, 1909 Central St., 11a-5p 



Open Studios

  • Socorro Mucino, Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes St., Studio 221, 12-5p
  • AMS Ceramics, Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes St., Basement Studio, 12-5p



Holiday Market

  • Evanston Made Holiday Pop-Up Market, 1631 Chicago Ave., 12-8p, INFO
  • Emerging Artist Trunk Show and Member Mixer 3-8p, FREE w RSVP here.

Art on Exhibit

  • Artist Talks with Mike Berns & Robert Shiverts, Creative Coworking, 922 Davis St., 2-4p

Shop for Original Art

  • Alley Gallery, 1712 Rear 2, Sherman Ave, 10a-4p
  • Celebrate Artem Artists! Shop for original art by more than 20 artists! Artem Pop Up Gallery, 1627 Sherman Ave., 11a-6p 

Food & Drink 

  • Table23 Fundraiser at Koi! Koi Evanston’s “Table23” donates 23% of the total check to a local non-profit. Dine in: reserve table23, call (847)866-6969 or, a percentage of the bill will go to Evanston Made! Be sure to say “table23” and “evanston made”!



Art Openings

  • Artful Gifts, 3-day pop up of giftable art for the holidays. SPACE 900 Gallery, 816 Dempster St., 12-5p


  • Perspective Photo Gallery, 1310 Chicago Ave. Gallery hours 12-5p 
  • TremainART, 838 Custer Ave., 8a-3p

Food & Drink

  • Visit Evanston Pour and enjoy delicious small plates, coffee drinks and cocktails, mention “First Saturday”! 10% of sales will go to Evanston Made! 528 Dempster St., 8a-9p. See new works by artist Sam Onche. 

Make Art, Learn Sketching! 

  • Guest Artists will be on hand with sketching tips. FREE. Materials provided! Sketchbook Brewery, 821 Chicago Ave., 1-2:30p, RSVP for FREE (FB here)

Shop our Partners

  • Stumble & Relish, 1312 Chicago Ave., 11a-5p
  • Luna Delgado, 800 Dempster St., 11a-5p
  • Village Farmstand, 810 Dempster, 10a-5p 
  • Sam Onche, Evanston Pour, 528 Dempster St., 8a-9p
  • Richard Grahn, Ten Thousand Villages, 915 Chicago Ave., 10a-6p
  • Ben Blount, Wine Goddess, 702 Main St., 12-9p   
  • Masterpiece Framing + Imaging, 714 Main St., 10a-5p
  • Nice Lena & Friends, 1235 Chicago Ave., 11a-5p
  • Secret Treasures, 605 Dempster St., 11a-3p



Shop for Art

  • Heartwood Holiday Open House, 1818 Dempster St., 12-3p
  • Mill Creek Miniatures, 1127 Florence Ave., 1-4p
  • Fred and Frienemies, pop-up art sale. Xiao Space Gallery, 1522 Greenleaf St., 12-5p
  • Retrofit Boutique, 1620 Greenleaf St., 12p – 5p
  • Smitty Town Market. Temperance Beer Co., 2000 Dempster St., 1-5p

Art in Front Yards

  • Licky Lab & Alpaca Free Little Art Gallery, 1227 Dewey Ave.
  • Terri Michaels, Little Art Gallery, 1512 Crain St.



Shop for Art

  • Handmade Holiday Marketplace. Support local artists and get your holiday shopping all in one place! Art Makers Outpost, 609 South Blvd., 11a-3p



  • Midwest Clay Guild Holiday Sale, 8124 Lawndale Ave., 12-5 pm


December 2, 2023
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