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First Saturday Evanston Art Events

November 5, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

First Saturday Art Events invite you to explore Evanston’s thriving Arts Community! Saturday, November 5, 9a-9p

Plan your art-filled Saturday during Evanston Made’s First Saturday Evanston Art Events w this handy Google Map! Help put Evanston Art on the map, citywide event listings here. Host your own art event, fill out this form here. 

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Events by Neighborhood


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
  • Art & Wine Night: Raissa Bailey & Robert Shiverts. Creative Coworking, 922 Davis St., 4-6p
  • Free Open Art Studio for All Ages! Studio 3, 617C Grove St., Alley Entrance, 12-2pm
  • “Ingat” Exhibition Reception for Artist Abbey Monsalud. Studio 3, 617C Grove St., Alley Entrance, 5-7p

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


  • Glow: Judy Solomon, Sarah Ciampa, Judith Joseph, Lanna Pejovic. SPACE900, 816 Dempster St., 1-6p  
  • William Bridges, “Channeling the Canal”, Opening Reception at the Gallery, 5-7 PM Perspective Fine Art Photography Gallery, 12-6p
  • Trapdoor, 1303 Chicago Ave. 6-9p
  • Shop Evanston Made Holiday Market, 832 Dempster St., 12-5p
  • Studio WIP, 526 Kedzie St., 11a-1p

Food & Drink & ART

  • Visit Evanston Pour to see new paintings on display by Martina Nehrling and enjoy delicious small plates, coffee drinks and adult bevvys. Mention “First Saturday” and 10% of sales will go to help fund Evanston Made programs. 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
  • 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

  • .Evanston Art Center, 1717 Central St., 
  • Diane Bronstein, 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
  • Gallery 1925, 1925 Central St., 12-5p
  • Reclaiming Cultural Treasures, Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, 3001 Central St., 10a-5p
  • Art in Front Yards
    • Day of the Dead Installation by Teresa Parod. Front yard, best at night, 2319 Thayer


West Village 


  • Beth Adler Studio, 1125 Florence Ave.
  • Opening Reception: Like a Weed, Xiao Space Gallery, 1522 Greenleaf St., 12-5p
  • Miniatures by Judith Lewin. Millcreek Miniatures, 1127 Florence Ave., 1-4p
  • Glass Gallery Artist Reception, the Wasteshed Evanston, 1245 Hartrey Ave., 1-4p

Art in Front Yards

  • Licky Lab & Alpaca Free Little Art Gallery, 1227 Dewey Ave., all day viewing

Shop Evanston Made Partners

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

Food & Drink & Shopping

  • SmittyTown Market with local vendors, delicious beer and snacks! Temperance Beer Co. 2000 Dempster St., 2-7p


Noyes St.

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



About Evanston Made

Evanston Made is a 501(c)3 non-profit arts organization, connecting artists and artisans to art enthusiasts and patrons, located in Evanston, IL. EIN# 84-3971750

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