Past Events and Programs

2019 WINTER ARTS & CRAFTS EXPO

Date: 
Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 9:00am to Saturday, December 21, 2019 - 4:00pm
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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.

 

EVENTS CALENDAR

PREVIEW PARTY

November 15, 6-9pm

Tickets are  $45 at the door

 

SILENT AUCTION

November 16-18, closes at 4pm

 

EAC 90th Anniversary Celebration Brunch

Date: 
Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
 

The Evanston Art Center is celebrating 90 years of bringing the arts to our community. From championing our local creative talents to exhibiting world-renowned artists, we have made it our mission to inspire, provoke, and support. And we’re just getting started!

Join us in this quintessential year in our history as we celebrate the past and envision the future. . Tickets are $90 each.

$90.00

YELP BURSTDAY BASH

Date: 
Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 6:00pm
Yelp's turning 15, and Yelp North Shore is throwing one heck of a burstday party at the Evanston Art Center! Join in the fun Saturday, October 5 from 6-8:30pm* for Truly Yours, North Shore. Showcasing Yelp North Shore's first-ever Yelp community-driven photo exhibit, come embrace the North Shore community with a remarkable evening of art, bites, sips, entertainment, photo opportunities, and so much more. For more information and to RSVP, visit: http://bit.ly/TrulyYoursNSBash.
$10.00

SPECIAL BOOK VIEWING: 8TH INTERNATIONAL ARTIST'S BOOK TRIENNIAL

Date: 
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us at the Evanston Art Center for a special book viewing of our current exhibition, 8th International Artist's Book Triennial: Memento Mori, curated by Kestutis Vasiliunas. At this event, facilitated by exhibiting artist Stephen Murphy, guests will have the opportunity to handle select artist books while wearing protective white gloves. 

This event is FREE and open to the public. 

CLICK HERE to learn more about the exhibition.

Paint & Pinot Networking Nite

Date: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Get creative with EAC Instructor, Kathy Cunningham!

We invite you to learn more about the Evanston Art Center and our volunteer opportunities while enjoying wine and making art. Light refreshments to be served. Tickets are $30 each!

If you want to make art a part of your life, you'll want to be a part of EAC! 

$30.00

CURATOR LECTURE & SPECIAL BOOK VIEWING: 8TH INTERNATIONAL ARTIST'S BOOK TRIENNIAL

Date: 
Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Join us at the Evanston Art Center for a lecture by Kestutis Vasiliunas, Lithuanian curator of the 8th International Artist's Book Triennial. Guests will have the opportunity to handle select artist books while wearing protective white gloves. 

CLICK HERE to learn more about the exhibition.

CENTRAL STREET SIDEWALK SALE

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

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