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First Saturday Evanston Art Events

October 7

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, October 7, check for times per location in Evanston. Google Map at RSVP here to receive event updates!

Artist Open Studio

  • Click here for citywide listings of open studios, 12-5p


Art on Exhibit

  • On exhibit: Adriana Poterahs, Mardy Sears. 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

  • 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, 1909 Central St., 11a-5p 



Make Art

  • Sign Making for Reproductive Rights at Studio 3, 617C Grove St., 1-3p

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 iStren: 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

  • My Downward Gaze, photography by Bob Tanner. Perspective Photo Gallery, 1310 Chicago Ave. Gallery hours 12-5p. Opening reception 5-8p
  • 4 person gallery show “Enigmatic Visions”. SPACE 900 Gallery, 816 Dempster St., 12-4p



  • 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 Beth Adler. 

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., 9a-3p
  • Village Farmstand, 810 Dempster, 10a-5p 
  • Beth Adler, Evanston Pour, 528 Dempster St., 8a-9p
  • 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



Art Openings

  • Evanston Made Studio Tour Group Show. 1100 Florence Gallery. 1100 Florence Ave., Gallery hours 12-5p

Shop for Art

  • Ella Kovacs – Lifestyle & Travel Photography – pop-up inside Retrofit Boutique with Maya Kalabic Art, 1620 Greenleaf St. Boutique Opening Hours 12p – 7p. Art Soirée 5-7p
  • 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.



Open Studios

  • Tour artist studios at Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes St., 12-5p.



1100 Florence
1100 Florence Ave.
Evanston, IL 60202 United States
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