First Saturday Evanston

First Saturdays Evanston Art Events

Look for the heart sticker above in the window of galleries and other spaces in town.

When you see it you know that the establishment participates in First Saturdays Evanston Art Events.

On the First Saturday of the month galleries in Evanston plan their art openings. And other food/beverage/retail and non traditional venues plan their special events to take place on First Saturday as well.

Check back here often to see updated listings of all the art events taking place in Evanston every month. Then plan your visit!

If you're planning an art event, send your information to

Link to FSE map of events.

First Saturday Art Events for July 3, 2021

Eventbrite First Saturday Art Event Tickets

Explore Evanston’s Creative Community w this handy Google Map and plan your art-filled day 

Maker's Market
•Maker's Market, 1800 Maple Ave. Parking Garage (aka Movie Theatre Parking Garage). Shop FREE! Click to preview vendors! 12 -5p

Art Exhibits and Openings
•TreMain Art, 838 Custer Ave., 8a - 3p
•Dorothy Graden: Liminal Spaces and Studio Exhibition: Students of Sarah Kaiser-Amaral. Evanston Art Center, 1717 Central St., 9a - 4p
•”Summertime”, Members Group Exhibit: Todd Anderson, Ken Avick, Colleen Conley, Clark Ellithorpe, Joanna Pinsky, Judith Roston Freilich, Beth Shadur, Judy Solomon, SPACE900, 816 Dempster St., 1-5p
•Village Farmstand, 810 Dempster St., 10a-3p
•Gallery 901, Open Studio Project, 901 Sherman Ave., 3-5p
• Perspective Gallery, 1310-1/2B Chicago Ave., 12-6p
•Backlot Coffee, 2006 Central St., 7a-5p
•WARE Ceramics, 1040 Wesley Ave., 10a-4p
•Art & Wine Night: ITALA: The Last Picture Show, Farewell Venice, Farewell Art. Venezia Addio, Arte Addio, Creative Coworking, 922 Davis St., 5-7p
- Terri Michaels at Brothers K, 500 Main St, 7a-7p

Open Studios
•Peter Kime, 1400 Greenleaf St., 3:30-6p
•Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes St. 60201. 12 to 5p. Socorro Mucino, Printmaker, Candice Johnson, Illustrator/Mural. Studio 220. Sarah Kaiser, Maggie Weiss Textile Artist. Yancey Hughes, Photographer. Jill King, Mixed Media Sculptor
•Darrow Street Artist Studios, 1711 Darrow St., Unite #2, 12-3p

•Kombucha Brava, orders can be made online,, 717 Custer Ave., 10a-3p
•Artem Pop Up Gallery, 1627 Sherman Ave., 11a-6p
•Stumble & Relish, 1312 Chicago Ave., 11a-5p
•Nice Lena & Friends, 1235 Chicago Ave., 11a-5p
•RetroFit Grand Opening Party, 1620 Greenleaf St., 6-9p

Free Little Art Gallery
•Licky Lab & Alpaca Gallery, 1127 Dewey Ave.

Art Under Glass
•David Roberts, School Room Gallery, 1321 Emerson Ave.


First Saturday Art Events are designed to help Evanston Made carry out our mission to connect Evanston creatives to the public through programming and events. Your donation helps make events like this possible, free and open to the public. Donate here, any amount helps,