Events and Programs

In addition to our ongoing exhibitions and art classes, we offer special fund-raising events, public programs and an artist-in-residence program designed to engage audiences and offer new insights into contemporary art and practice. You will find a listing of these happenings on the agenda below, or you can link to our calendar. For information on other issues and developments regarding the Evanston Art Center, please read our news articles.

"IN FOCUS" LECTURE SERIES: Richard Townsend, The ABCs of Art Collecting

Date: 
Sunday, October 25, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us for a lecture about the ABCs of Art Collecting featuring Richard P. Townsend, President of Townsend Art Advisory LLC. 

This lecture is a part of the ongoing EAC series, "In Focus." "In Focus" features a variety of talks and presentations by ​artists, art professionals, historians and more!

"IN FOCUS" LECTURE SERIES: Angela Tate, That’s What a Song Can Do

Date: 
Sunday, November 8, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Join us for a lecture “That’s What a Song Can Do:” Etta Moten Barnett, Black Chicago, and Performing the  Global Freedom Struggle, featuring Angela Tate, Public Historian and Ph.D student in History at Northwestern University. 

This lecture is a part of the ongoing EAC series, "In Focus." "In Focus" features a variety of talks and presentations by ​artists, art professionals, historians and more!

2020 Winter Arts & Crafts Expo

Date: 
Friday, November 20, 2020 - 9:00am to Sunday, December 20, 2020 - 4:00pm

The Evanston Art Center’s Winter Arts & Crafts Expo is one of the largest and most celebrated craft shows in the Chicago area. The annual Winter Expo features original arts and crafts by over 140 selected artisans, featuring works of jewelry, ceramics, fiber, metal, glass, painting, photography, mixed-media, and more.

"IN FOCUS" LECTURE SERIES: Dan Hill, The Inside Scoop on How We Experience Art

Date: 
Sunday, December 6, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Join us for a virtual lecture about The Inside Scoop on How We Experience Art featuring Dan Hill, President of Sensory Logic, Inc. 

This lecture is a part of the ongoing EAC series, "In Focus." "In Focus" features a variety of talks and presentations by ​artists, art professionals, historians and more!

$100 Gift Certificate

Date: 
Sunday, April 29, 2029 - 1:00pm

To buy a gift certificate, please log in to your EAC account or create a new account. You can create a new account by clicking LOGIN on the top right of the EAC website, and then clicking Create New Account.

After you purchase the gift certificate, you will automatically be emailed a receipt to the address associated with your account. EAC Staff will email you the official certificate. Please make sure to fill out the recipient's name on the certificate. Gift Certificates are valid for one year after purchase.

$100.00

$500 Gift Certificate

Date: 
Sunday, April 29, 2029 - 1:45pm

To buy a gift certificate, please log in to your EAC account or create a new account. You can create a new account by clicking LOGIN on the top right of the EAC website, and then clicking Create New Account.

After you purchase the gift certificate, you will automatically be emailed a receipt to the address associated with your account. EAC Staff will email you the official certificate. Please make sure to fill out the recipient's name on the certificate. Gift Certificates are valid for one year after purchase.

$500.00

$250 Gift Certificate

Date: 
Sunday, April 29, 2029 - 1:45pm

To buy a gift certificate, please log in to your EAC account or create a new account. You can create a new account by clicking LOGIN on the top right of the EAC website, and then clicking Create New Account.

After you purchase the gift certificate, you will automatically be emailed a receipt to the address associated with your account. EAC Staff will email you the official certificate. Please make sure to fill out the recipient's name on the certificate. Gift Certificates are valid for one year after purchase.

$250.00