Past Events and Programs

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.

"PERCEPTION PROJECT" SOUND ENSEMBLE CONCERT FEATURING PAUL LORENZ

Date: 
Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Join us at the Evanston Art Center for a reception to celebrate the closing of Linear Stream featuring work by Paul Lorenz.

The reception will include a performance by Perception Project: Paul Lorenz, durations drawing with microphones, Todd Birdsong, found object percussion & strings, Dean Huges, percussion, Douglas Owens, woodwinds and Carl LaMark, digital sampling.

The performance will last 60 - 90 minutes followed by Q&A.

CLICK HERE to learn more about the exhibition.

SIP N' SHOP

Date: 
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

You are invited to join us for a special event to celebrate the Evanston Art Center’s Winter Arts & Crafts EXPO 2018!

CLICK HERE to learn more about the Winter Arts & Crafts Expo.

JEWELRY FEST

Date: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 11:00am to 3:00pm

You are invited to join us for a special event to celebrate the Evanston Art Center’s Winter Arts & Crafts EXPO 2018!

CLICK HERE to learn more about the Winter Arts & Crafts Expo.

2018 WINTER ARTS & CRAFTS EXPO

Date: 
Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 9:00am to Saturday, December 22, 2018 - 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 16th annual 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.

 

EVENTS CALENDAR

PREVIEW PARTY

November 16, 6-9pm

Tickets are $45 at the door

 

SILENT AUCTION

November 16-18, closes at 4pm

 

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