First Saturday Evanston Art Events

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First Saturday Evanston Art Events

October 1, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Evanston Made's First Saturday Evanston Art Events

Plan your art-filled Saturday during Evanston Made’s First Saturday Evanston Art Events. Citywide events listed by neighborhood below, use this Google Map to navigate! Share what you see on social media using #evanstonmade #visitevanston


Artist Studio Tours

  • Visit studios across Evanston 12-5p, List of participating artists here


Events by Neighborhood



  • Strange Art Studios, 1711 Darrow, Unit 2, 12-3p


Noyes St.

  • Coffee Lab, 910 Noyes St., 8:30a-5p
  • Art Swap/Costume Swap, Noyes Cultural Art Center, 927 Noyes St., 11a-5p
  • Olivia Hunter Art Exhibit, Noyes Cultural Art Center, 927 Noyes St., 11a-5p

Downtown Evanston 



  • Artem Pop Up Gallery, 1627 Sherman Ave., 11a-6p 
  • Looking101, Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, 40 Arts Circle Drive, 12:30p


Shop Evanston Made Partners

  • Alley Gallery, 1712 Rear 2, Sherman Ave, 10a-4p
  • Ayla’s Originals, 1511 Sherman Ave, 11a-4p


Food & Drink 

  • Table23 Fundraiser at Koi! Koi Evanston’s “Table23” donates 23% of the total check to Evanston Made. Dine in: reserve table23 at one of these times; 4:30p, 6:30p or 8:30p, call (847) 866-6969.


Main Dempster Mile 


Sketch at Sketchbook

  • Free workshop! We’ll gather at Sketchbook Evanston and discover the joys of sketching with a beer in one hand, pencil in the other. Free art materials included. Sketchbook Brewery, 821 Chicago Ave., 1-2:30p



  • Three Perspectives; Ken Avick, Colleen Conley, Clark Ellithorpe, SPACE900, 816 Dempster St., 12-4p  
  • Perspective Fine Art Photography Gallery, 12-6p
  • Trapdoor, 1303 Chicago Ave. 6-9p
  • Evanston Made Members Photography Group Show, 832 Dempster St., Open hours 12-6, Opening reception 4-6p, RSVP
  • Gallery 901, 901 Sherman Ave., 3-5p


Food & Drink

  • Visit Evanston Pour and enjoy delicious small plates, coffee drinks and adult bevvys, mention “First Saturday”! 10% of sales will go to Evanston Made! Art on display by Storm Print City. 528 Dempster St., 7a-9p


Art in Venues

  • Ben Blount Prints, Wine Goddess, 702 Main St., 12-9p
  • Bonnie Katz, Village Farmstand, 810 Dempster, 10a-5p
  • Aidan Dillon, Evanston Pour, 528 Dempster St., 7a-9p


Shop Evanston Made Partners

  • Kombucha Brava, 717 Custer Ave., 10a-3p
  • Nice Lena & Friends, 1235 Chicago Ave., 11a-5p
  • Secret Treasures, 605 Dempster St., 11a-3p


Central Street 


Art on Display

  • Without Words (Abbreviated)” Closing Reception, 3:30-6p. “Susan Beiner: HIVE Expanded” Opening Reception, 3:30-6p.. Evanston Art Center, 1717 Central St., 
  • Liz Martino, Backlot Coffee, 2006 Central St., 7a-5p
  • John Liberty paintings, Gracie’s 1939 Central St., 11a-5p
  • Frolic & Detour, 1909 Central St., 11a-5p
  • The Sari-Sari Shop, 2601 Prairie Ave., 12-3p
  • Aydin Dincer, Prairie Joe’s WEST, 2608 Prairie Ave., 12-5p
  • Weaving Through Time: Textiles as Art, Gallery 1925, 1925 Central St., 12-5p
  • Reclaiming Cultural Treasures, Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, 3001 Central St., 10a-5p
  • Jevoid Simmons, Up from Down Home: The Journey North, Northminster Presbyterian Church, 2515 Central Park Ave., 10a-12p


West Village 



  • Zach Mory curated by Aron Packer Projects, 1100 Florence Gallery, 1100 Florence Ave., 12-5p
  • Beth Adler Studio, 1125 Florence Ave.
  • Xiao Space Gallery, 1522 Greenleaf St., 12-5p
  • Miniatures by Judith Lewin. Millcreek Miniatures, 1127 Florence Ave., 1-4p
  • Deb Bretag, Photography and Janice Fleckman, Mixed Media. 1129 Florence Ave., 12-5p


Art in Front Yards

  • Licky Lab & Alpaca Free Little Art Gallery, 1227 Dewey Ave., all day viewing
  • Terri Michaels, 1512 Crain Street


Shop Evanston Made Partners

  • RetroFit, 1620 Greenleaf St., 12-5p



Join Evanston Made 

Evanston Made is a membership-based 501(c)3 nonprofit arts organization in Evanston, IL. with a mission to connect artists and artisans to art enthusiasts, collectors and new peers in the art world. Membership is open to artists, artisans, makers who make everything from art to clothes to music. We also welcome members who are art lovers and patrons who want to help us carry out our mission. Learn more at

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Perspective Fine Art Photography
1310-1/2B Chicago Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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