Past Events and Programs

A LECTURE ON MURAL CONSERVATION

Date: 
Saturday, April 22, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

EAC is partnering with Restoration Division to offer a unique set of lectures and events that are free and open to the public! Restoration Division specializes in conservation work on all media, including paintings, artworks on paper, photographs, documents, Asian screens and scrolls, objects, frames, murals, icons and textiles. Come by to learn different parts of the restoration process, as well as consult with conservation professionals on ways to restore your own artwork!

 

Saturday, April 22, 2017

2-3PM

EAC OPEN HOUSE

Date: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017 -
12:00pm to 3:00pm

Join Evanston Art Center as we host an open house on Saturday, April 15 from 12-3pm!

Demonstrations and studio visits

  • Jewelry-Making Demonstration with Leslie Perrino
  • Intaglio Printmaking Demonstration with Duffy O’Connor
  • Simply Henna (Mehendi) Demonstration with Lakshmi Kamath

The Art of Woodworking                                                                                          

SPRING ARTS & CRAFTS EXPO 2017

Date: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 4:00pm

April 12 - 16, 2017

Opening event:
Wednesday, April 12, 6-8pm

Join us for an evening of wine and shopping!

Expo open Thursday – Sunday, 10am – 4pm

Stop in and shop a selection of arts and crafts by 20 artists working in ceramics, fiber, jewelry, painting, and photography. Come celebrate Spring and find one-of-a-kind gifts for all of your upcoming occasions!

OPEN HOUSE

Date: 
Saturday, February 25, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Evanston Art Center Open House

Saturday, February 25

12-3pm

Join Evanston Art Center as we host an open house on Saturday, February 25 from 12-3pm!

-Bring the family and participate in interactive art-making activities

-Tour the building and visit active demonstrations in Woodworking, the Maker Lab, Flower Arranging, and other departments

Artist Talk & Luncheon

Date: 
Thursday, February 23, 2017 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Join us for a luncheon and artist talk with photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales to learn about her artistic process and background.

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AN ANTIQUES ROADSHOW-STYLE EVENT

Date: 
Saturday, January 7, 2017 -
11:00am to 2:00pm

EAC is partnering with Restoration Division to offer a unique set of lectures and events that are free and open to the public! Restoration Division specializes in conservation work on all media, including paintings, artworks on paper, photographs, documents, Asian screens and scrolls, objects, frames, murals, icons and textiles. Come by to learn different parts of the restoration process, as well as consult with conservation professionals on ways to restore your own artwork!

 

Saturday, January 7, 2017

10AM-1PM

EAC OPEN HOUSE

Date: 
Saturday, December 17, 2016 -
12:00pm to 3:00pm

Bring the family and join Evanston Art Center as we host an open house on Saturday, December 17 between 11am-2pm!

 

· Tour the building and visit active demonstrations led by teaching artists in painting, ceramics, jewelry, and more

· Visit our Maker Lab for the Design Your Own Keychain workshop, where you’ll jump right into 3D printing and laser cutting to make take-away keychains and learn about digital fabrication. Workshop will take place from 1-4pm with a suggested $10 donation. Sign up at the front desk.

A LECTURE ON PAPER CONSERVATION

Date: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

EAC is partnering with Restoration Division to offer a unique set of lectures and events that are free and open to the public! Restoration Division specializes in conservation work on all media, including paintings, artworks on paper, photographs, documents, Asian screens and scrolls, objects, frames, murals, icons and textiles. Come by to learn different parts of the restoration process, as well as consult with conservation professionals on ways to restore your own artwork!

 

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

6-7PM

2016 WINTER ARTS & CRAFTS EXPO

Date: 
Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 1:00am to Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 1:00am

 

2016 WINTER ARTS & CRAFTS EXPO

 
The Evanston Art Center’s Winter Arts & Crafts Expo is one of the largest and most celebrated craft shows in the Chicago area. The 14th annual Expo features original arts and crafts by over 100 selected artisans, featuring works of jewelry, ceramics, fiber, metal, glass, painting, photography, mixed-media, and more.

 

EVENTS CALENDAR

PREVIEW PARTY

November 18, 6-9pm

A LECTURE ON PAINTING & FRAME CONSERVATION

Date: 
Thursday, November 17, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

EAC is partnering with Restoration Division to offer a unique set of lectures and events that are free and open to the public! Restoration Division specializes in conservation work on all media, including paintings, artworks on paper, photographs, documents, Asian screens and scrolls, objects, frames, murals, icons and textiles. Come by to learn different parts of the restoration process, as well as consult with conservation professionals on ways to restore your own artwork!

 

Thursday, November 17, 2016

6-7PM

NATURALLY DRAWN

Date: 
Sunday, October 2, 2016 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

 

Sunday, October 2, 2016

1:00pm - 3:00pm

As part of her show at the Evanston Art Center, local artist (and Artist-in-Residence at the Field Museum) Peggy Macnamara will guide participants through close looking and sketching of natural specimens.

 

This event is free and open to the general public!

 

ART AFTER FIVE - CRAB TREE FARM

Date: 
Saturday, August 6, 2016 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

RSVP by August 3, 2016

Limit: 40 people

EAC Members $30

 

Art After Five will make a return to visit Crab Tree Farm to view a wonderful collection of American and English decorative arts and furniture. Crab Tree Farm, an estate once owned by William McCormick Blair, is a working farm with a number of period and newly restored buildings. The owner’s collections of American and English Arts and Crafts era furnishings and decorative objects include an impressive collection of Gustav Stickley furniture.

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