WHAT WE DO

Shop Evanston Made Holiday Market

This November & December, Evanston Made is hosting “Shop Evanston Made Holiday Market" at the former Urban Outfitters location at 921 Church Street in Downtown Evanston.

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Members Info.

First Saturdays Evanston

Evanston Made hosts a citywide Art Party every month on The First Saturday of the month! Visit art galleries, artist studios, stores and more to experience Evanston's thriving Art Scene.

Check our FSE page for updates.

Maker's Markets

Sell and Shop handmade goods at Maker's Markets, May - October, in the Maple Ave. Parking Garage in Downtown Evanston. Hosted on the First Saturday of each month, 12-5p.

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The Studio Tour is Back!

Join us this October 2 and 3, 12-5 p, for the 2021 Evanston Made Studio Tour. Visit artist studios in garages, coach houses, attics and more!

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Donate to Evanston Made!

Evanston Made is a 501(c)3 nonprofit arts organization with a mission to connect Evanston Artists and Creatives to the World!

Your contribution supports our mission by funding programming designed to help artists show and sell their work.

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Evanston Made Group Show

Evanston Made's Annual Group Show featured over 175 pieces of art! Missed it? Visit the preview page, scroll through art and reach out to info@evanstonmade.org to Start your Evanston Art Collection!

Exhibit preview here.

Closing Party Photo Album here.

Community Calendar

List your event on the Evanston Made Community Calendar. ANYONE can enter an Evanston-based event. Any and all events including art, dance, book signings, poetry readings, trunk shows, writing, theatre, music.

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Shop Evanston Made

We have a brand new shop on the Shopify platform! It's called Shop Evanston Made with a new look, new logo, new products, new everything! Just in time for holiday shopping!

Visit Shop Evanston Made!

Member's Portfolio Page

Every member artist gets a free portfolio page on the website. They can load up to 15 images. They can load their resume, bio, artist statement and any contact links they would want the public to have.

 

Professional Development

Our Professional Development Workshop series offer expert advice on different aspects of the working artist's life. Past workshops include "Instagram for Artist who don't Love Instagram" and "Photographing Your Work".

Interviews

Although Covid-19 inspired us to begin The Interview Project, we love getting to know our members better and helping YOU get to know them better!

In this section you will find links to videos on YouTube as well as written interviews created by talented volunteers.

Equity & Inclusion

We believe that Evanston Made should meet and exceed The 15 Percent Pledge to have 15% of our members be Black, Brown, Indigenous People of Color. We have work to do.

Full Statement here.

Winter Wonderland at Canal Shores!

This monthlong celebration of winter at the Canal Shores Golf Course was a huge success! Click for the photo gallery.

Art for the Earth

Gather those twigs in your yard!  Create a rock mandala!  Fashion a wind chime from sticks! Evanston Made is inviting the public to create a natural outdoor art experience throughout the city from. April 1-30!

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FEATURED EVENTS

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October 2021

Mudlark Theater After School Classes

October 21, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - January 22, 2022 @ 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

Mudlark Theater is offering after school classes on site or ages 10-17. Classes begin September 14, 2021. Classes include: Creative Improv (Ages 7-9), Thursdays, 4:30pm-5:30pm, Sept 16 – Dec 16, 2021 Play Lab (Ages 8-11), Mondays & Wednesdays, 4:30pm-6pm, October 18th –December 15th, Sketch Comedy…

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Mudlark Theater After School Classes

October 25, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - January 26, 2022 @ 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

Mudlark Theater is offering after school classes on site or ages 10-17. Classes begin September 14, 2021. Classes include: Creative Improv (Ages 7-9), Thursdays, 4:30pm-5:30pm, Sept 16 – Dec 16, 2021 Play Lab (Ages 8-11), Mondays & Wednesdays, 4:30pm-6pm, October 18th –December 15th, Sketch Comedy…

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Mudlark Theater After School Classes

October 27, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - January 28, 2022 @ 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

Mudlark Theater is offering after school classes on site or ages 10-17. Classes begin September 14, 2021. Classes include: Creative Improv (Ages 7-9), Thursdays, 4:30pm-5:30pm, Sept 16 – Dec 16, 2021 Play Lab (Ages 8-11), Mondays & Wednesdays, 4:30pm-6pm, October 18th –December 15th, Sketch Comedy…

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Artists Book House presents A House, Haunted

October 27 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, happening 21 times

Free
Artists Book House

The spirits are stirring. The nights are growing longer. The Harley Clarke Mansion is buzzing with phantasmic vibrations. This October, prepare yourself for a few Tricks and plenty of Treats as Artists Book House resurrects its Halloween fundraiser A House, Haunted.  We’ve been toiling till…

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Mudlark Theater After School Classes

October 28, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - January 29, 2022 @ 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

Mudlark Theater is offering after school classes on site or ages 10-17. Classes begin September 14, 2021. Classes include: Creative Improv (Ages 7-9), Thursdays, 4:30pm-5:30pm, Sept 16 – Dec 16, 2021 Play Lab (Ages 8-11), Mondays & Wednesdays, 4:30pm-6pm, October 18th –December 15th, Sketch Comedy…

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Artists Book House presents A House, Haunted

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, happening 21 times

Free
Artists Book House

The spirits are stirring. The nights are growing longer. The Harley Clarke Mansion is buzzing with phantasmic vibrations. This October, prepare yourself for a few Tricks and plenty of Treats as Artists Book House resurrects its Halloween fundraiser A House, Haunted.  We’ve been toiling till…

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Artists Book House presents A House, Haunted

October 29 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, happening 21 times

Free
Artists Book House

The spirits are stirring. The nights are growing longer. The Harley Clarke Mansion is buzzing with phantasmic vibrations. This October, prepare yourself for a few Tricks and plenty of Treats as Artists Book House resurrects its Halloween fundraiser A House, Haunted.  We’ve been toiling till…

Find out more »

Artists Book House presents A House, Haunted

October 30 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, happening 21 times

Free
Artists Book House

The spirits are stirring. The nights are growing longer. The Harley Clarke Mansion is buzzing with phantasmic vibrations. This October, prepare yourself for a few Tricks and plenty of Treats as Artists Book House resurrects its Halloween fundraiser A House, Haunted.  We’ve been toiling till…

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Painting for People Who Think They Can’t Paint

October 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until November 7, 2021

Zoom, pre-register at https://us02web.zoom.us/.../reg.../WN_pFZG6EkaT36SGaCGC-q6JA + Google Map
$6 – $150

Do you want to paint, but don’t know how to start, what supplies to get, and are anxious about being in a room with other people who might be “better” than you?  If that sounds like you, join Janis Post Painting for People Who Think…

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Fundraiser and Reception w Artist Yeefah Thurman

October 31 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1100 Florence, 1100 Florence Ave.
Evanston, IL 60202 United States
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Artist Yeefah Thurman

Multi-media artist Yeefah Thurman will discuss her latest artwork, What You See/What We See. 1100 Florence Gallery, 10/31, 1-3p About this event "What You See/What We See" by artist Yeefah Thurman is part of Terrain Biennial, showcasing front yard art installations. See map for Terrain…

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Artists Book House presents A House, Haunted

October 31 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, happening 21 times

Free
Artists Book House

The spirits are stirring. The nights are growing longer. The Harley Clarke Mansion is buzzing with phantasmic vibrations. This October, prepare yourself for a few Tricks and plenty of Treats as Artists Book House resurrects its Halloween fundraiser A House, Haunted.  We’ve been toiling till…

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November 2021

Mudlark Theater After School Classes

November 1, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - February 2, 2022 @ 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

Mudlark Theater is offering after school classes on site or ages 10-17. Classes begin September 14, 2021. Classes include: Creative Improv (Ages 7-9), Thursdays, 4:30pm-5:30pm, Sept 16 – Dec 16, 2021 Play Lab (Ages 8-11), Mondays & Wednesdays, 4:30pm-6pm, October 18th –December 15th, Sketch Comedy…

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Artists Book House presents A House, Haunted

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, happening 21 times

Free
Artists Book House

The spirits are stirring. The nights are growing longer. The Harley Clarke Mansion is buzzing with phantasmic vibrations. This October, prepare yourself for a few Tricks and plenty of Treats as Artists Book House resurrects its Halloween fundraiser A House, Haunted.  We’ve been toiling till…

Find out more »

Mudlark Theater After School Classes

November 3, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - February 4, 2022 @ 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

Mudlark Theater is offering after school classes on site or ages 10-17. Classes begin September 14, 2021. Classes include: Creative Improv (Ages 7-9), Thursdays, 4:30pm-5:30pm, Sept 16 – Dec 16, 2021 Play Lab (Ages 8-11), Mondays & Wednesdays, 4:30pm-6pm, October 18th –December 15th, Sketch Comedy…

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Mudlark Theater After School Classes

November 4, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - February 5, 2022 @ 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

Mudlark Theater is offering after school classes on site or ages 10-17. Classes begin September 14, 2021. Classes include: Creative Improv (Ages 7-9), Thursdays, 4:30pm-5:30pm, Sept 16 – Dec 16, 2021 Play Lab (Ages 8-11), Mondays & Wednesdays, 4:30pm-6pm, October 18th –December 15th, Sketch Comedy…

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Painting for People Who Think They Can’t Paint

November 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until November 7, 2021

Zoom, pre-register at https://us02web.zoom.us/.../reg.../WN_pFZG6EkaT36SGaCGC-q6JA + Google Map
$6 – $150

Do you want to paint, but don’t know how to start, what supplies to get, and are anxious about being in a room with other people who might be “better” than you?  If that sounds like you, join Janis Post Painting for People Who Think…

Find out more »

Mudlark Theater After School Classes

November 8, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - February 9, 2022 @ 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

Mudlark Theater is offering after school classes on site or ages 10-17. Classes begin September 14, 2021. Classes include: Creative Improv (Ages 7-9), Thursdays, 4:30pm-5:30pm, Sept 16 – Dec 16, 2021 Play Lab (Ages 8-11), Mondays & Wednesdays, 4:30pm-6pm, October 18th –December 15th, Sketch Comedy…

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Mudlark Theater After School Classes

November 10, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - February 11, 2022 @ 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

Mudlark Theater is offering after school classes on site or ages 10-17. Classes begin September 14, 2021. Classes include: Creative Improv (Ages 7-9), Thursdays, 4:30pm-5:30pm, Sept 16 – Dec 16, 2021 Play Lab (Ages 8-11), Mondays & Wednesdays, 4:30pm-6pm, October 18th –December 15th, Sketch Comedy…

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Mudlark Theater After School Classes

November 11, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - February 12, 2022 @ 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

Mudlark Theater is offering after school classes on site or ages 10-17. Classes begin September 14, 2021. Classes include: Creative Improv (Ages 7-9), Thursdays, 4:30pm-5:30pm, Sept 16 – Dec 16, 2021 Play Lab (Ages 8-11), Mondays & Wednesdays, 4:30pm-6pm, October 18th –December 15th, Sketch Comedy…

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Poetry Reading at the Gallery and Photography by the P2 Collective

November 11 @ 7:00 pm
Perspective Fine Art Photography, 1310-1/2B Chicago Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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free

POETRY AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY THE P2 COLLECTIVE According to Merriam-Webster ekphrasis is defined as a literary description of or commentary on a visual work of art. In practice the description or commentary does not have to be one-sided. A visual work of art can also…

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