First Saturday Art Events Evanston • June 3

First Saturday Evanston Art Events

First Saturday Evanston Art Events are a self-guided exploration of Evanston’s Creative Community. See art on display at venues across Evanston, shop for handmade goods, meet small business owners, enjoy a delicious meal. 

Spend an artsy Saturday in Evanston, use this Google Map to plan your day! Saturday, June 3, 9a-9p

Make ART • Make New Friends • Collect Evanston ART • Build Community! 






Open Studio

  • Sarita Kamat, Artem Pop Up Gallery, 1627 Sherman Ave., 11a-6p



  • The Heart’s Knowledge: Science and Empathy in the Art of Dario Robleto, Block Museum of Art, Northwestern Campus, 40 Arts Circle Drive, 12:30-1:30p
  • Artists Talk Night featuring art by Itala and Jim Merriner. Creative Coworking, 922 Davis St., 2-4p


Make Art

  • Open Studio with Kids Create Change, Studio3, 617C Grove St., All Ages, Free, 1-3p


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 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”!




Open Studio

  • Dominic Mosca, 1224 Chicago Ave.,101 



  • Two Urban Visions, Howard Hart and Kurt Kramer, Perspective Photo Gallery, 1310 Chicago Ave. 12-6p
  • Verdant Visions, SPACE900, 816 Dempster St., 1-6 pm
  • Flower Power” features artists Melanie Deal, Susan Dickman, Alex Gillinson, Connie Gillock, David Gracie, David Roth, Mardy Sears, David Simpson, and Cynthia Weiss. Open Studio Project, 901 Sherman Ave., 4-6p


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. 


Sketch at Sketchbook

  • Gather at Sketchbook Evanston and discover the joys of sketching with a beer in one hand, pencil in the other. Guest Artist for June, Lisa Haskin, will be on hand with sketching tips. FREE. Materials provided! Sketchbook Brewery, 821 Chicago Ave., 1-2:30p


Art in Venues

  • Ben Blount, Wine Goddess, 702 Main St., 12-9p
  • Cate Barr, Village Farmstand, 810 Dempster, 10a-5p
  • Laurie Kwo, Evanston Pour, 528 Dempster St., 8a-9p
  • Jill Schacter, Ten Thousand Villages, 915 Chicago Ave., 10a-6p
  • The Work of Doug McGoldrick, TremainArt, 838 Custer Ave., 8a - 3p


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
  • Stumble & Relish, 1312 Chicago Ave., 11a-5p
  • Luna Delgado Botanicals, 800 Dempster St., 10a-4p





  • Evanston Made BIPOC Members Group Show, Evanston Art Center, 1717 Central St., First Floor Gallery, 9a - 4p
  • NAACP Black Artists Exhibit, Evanston Art Center, 1717 Central St., Second Floor Gallery, 9a - 4p
  • StormPrintCity, 2601 Prairie Ave., 12-6p
  • Aydin Dincer, Prairie Joe’s WEST, 2608 Prairie Ave., 12-5p


Art in Venues

  • Plein Air Art Group Show, Backlot Coffee, 2006 Central St., 7a-5p
  • John Liberty Paintings Open House, 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
  • Jessica Gertler, Frolic & Detour, 1909 Central St., 3-5 p.m. 




Open Studios

  • Mary Graham, 1209 Lee St. 
  • Joanna Kramer, 1400 Greenleaf St.  
  • Darin Walsh, 1516 Greenleaf St.  
  • Rachael Posnak, 1522 Greenleaf St .
  • Melissa Blount, 1811 Greenwood St.
  • Beth Adler, 1125 Florence Ave.
  • Mardy Sears, 1125 Florence Ave.
  • Judith Lewin, 1127 Florence  
  • Bonnie Katz, 1132 Florence Ave.
  • Julie Rivera, 1618 Dempster St.
  • RetroFit, 1620 Greenleaf St.
  • Nina Weiss, 2113 Greenleaf St., Ste 9 
  • Alice George, 2308 Lee St.
  • David Rubman, 2308 Lee St.
  • Jennifer Turner, 2306 Lee St.
  • Paul Wear, 920 Brown Ave.  



  • Candice Caldwell, Xiao Space Gallery, 1522 Greenleaf St., 10a-4p



  • RetroFit, 1620 Greenleaf St., 12-5p
  • Smitty Town Market. Temperance Beer Co., 2000 Dempster St., 2-7p


Art in Front Yards

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




Open Studios at 927 Noyes St.

  • Zafar Malik, Studio 214 
  • Sarah Kaiser-Amaral, Studio 215 
  • Jill King, Studio 217 
  • Socorro Mucino, Studio 220 
  • Jennifer Presant, Studio 217 
  • Anne Sills & Tracy Burns, Studio B10A


  • Over Time, Works by Zafar Malik curated by Sadia Uqaili, Noyes Cultural Art Center, Gallery One, 927 Noyes St., reception 3-5p
  • Raw Hope by Janet Jaffke, Noyes Cultural Art Center, Noyes Upstairs Gallery, 927 Noyes St., 10a–5p


Art in Business

  • June Print Sale, Coffee Lab, 910 Noyes St., 9a-3p


STRANGE ART STUDIOS • 1711 Darrow Ave., 12-5p

  • Alicja Pulit
  • Brian Petrone
  • Nancy Zwick
  • Jaimie Brunet


First Saturday Art Events are hosted by Evanston Made, a 501(c)3 nonprofit arts organization with the 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,

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