Past Events and Programs

CENTRAL STREET SIDEWALK SALE

Date: 
Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 10:00am to Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 5:00pm

CALL FOR ARTISTS!

The Evanston Art Center invites its members and any EAC students who have taken a class this past year to submit their work to sell during the Sidewalk Sale! 

Requirements

  • You must be an EAC member or have taken an EAC class within the past year to participate in this event.

Reserve a Space (Half of a 6ft Table)

Purchase Individual or 3-Day Slots

THE IMPORTANCE OF ART IN DEMENTIA CARE

Date: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Join us for a documentary viewing of ALZHEIMER’S: A LOVE STORY, a nationally and internationally award winning documentary created by students at the Dodge School of Media Arts, Chapman University, Orange California. This documentary follows the journey of Gregory Maire, a retired architect and interior designer diagnosed with Dementia / Alzheimer’s Disease, and his husband Michael Horvich as they discover the importance of art in Dementia / Alzheimer’s care.

ARTIST TALK & LECTURE: ROBERT D. KLEINSCHMIDT

Date: 
Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Join us at the Evanston Art Center for an artist talk and lecture by Robert D. Kleinschmidt!

Robert D. Kleinschmidt of RDK Design is a native Chicagoan. Rob received his Baccalaureate Degree in Architecture from the University of Illinois, followed by a Master of Science in Architecture from Columbia University along with extensive study in Landscape Architecture while attending Columbia.   A William Kinney Fellows Traveling Fellowship followed, providing a year of study abroad.

PAPER MACHE LETTER MARBLING WORKSHOP WITH BLICK

Date: 
Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

DIY Marbling with Papier Mache Letters

at Blick Art Materials (1755 Maple Ave, Evanston, IL 60201)

Express yourself using Marabu Easy Marble dyes to customize your own Papier Mache Letter. Marbling is fun, easy and trendy -- a process that can be used on virtually any substrate. Workshop includes complimentary Papier Mache Letter of your choice, and access to Marabu Easy Marble dyes. Additional items for marbling can be purchased separately for the ultimate customization. Selection may vary.

All ages welcome.

EAC WINTER OPEN HOUSE

Date: 
Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

 

Join Evanston Art Center as we host an open house! 

 

DEMONSTRATIONS & CRAFTS (1:00 - 3:00pm)

ULTRA SONIC JEWELRY CLEANING with Kathy Cunningham (First Floor, Mixed Media I)

PAPER BEAD MAKING with Georgia Braun (First Floor, Mixed Media I)

 

ON VIEW: 

Loyola AP Show (First Floor Gallery)

 

OPENING RECEPTIONS & ARTIST TALKS (1:00 - 4:00pm):

OPENING RECEPTION: C. STOWE MYERS (1906-1995)

Date: 
Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us at the Evanston Art Center for a reception to celebrate the opening of the C. Stowe Myers (1906-1995): 20th Century American, Artist, Industrial Designer and Photographer.

Charlie Myers will be a short presentation and talk on Saturday, February 16 at 3:00pm in the First Floor Gallery.

CLICK HERE to learn more about the exhibition.

MELODIES ON CANVAS: CONCERT & RECEPTION

Date: 
Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

The Evanston Art Center (EAC) is excited to collaborate with students from the Academy of the Music Institute of Chicago (MIC) to create a series of four musical performances inspired by four pieces of artwork on display in the 2019 EAC Studio Exhibition. Each string quartet will perform in the EAC First Floor Gallery in front of the artwork that inspired the piece.

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