Past Events and Programs

Art Talk: Mechtild Widrich

Thursday, March 10, 2016 -
7:30pm to 8:30pm

Join us Thursday March 10th, 6:30-7:30pm for a dialogue with Professor, Art Historian, and Author Mechtild Widrich as she discusses her 2014 book Performative Monuments: The Rematerialisation of Public Art. Manchester University Press, series: "Rethinking Art's Histories, 2014

Performative Monuments: The Rematerialization of Public Art

Sheila Oettinger - A Life Making Sculpture in Clay - Opening Reception

Saturday, February 13, 2016 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Opening Reception

Saturday February 13, 2016  1-4 pm


Show Runs February 8-22, 2016

Benefit for the Evanston Art Center

Silent Auction


Gallery Hours

Monday - Thursday: 9 am - 9 pm

Friday: 9 am - 5 pm

Saturday and Sunday: 9 am - 4 pm


Galleries are handicapped accessible.
Exhibitions are free and open to the public.

Community Discussion on King, Race, and the Arts

Saturday, January 16, 2016 -
2:30pm to 3:30pm

Saturday January 16

Fleetwood Jourdain Theater, Insight Arts, Evanston Art Center, Making Evanston Equal Together (MEET), and Black Lives Matter Chicago welcome the Evanston community to discuss King's work then and now, issues of race in the arts, and other topical cultural issues. Join us at Fleetwood Jourdain Community Center after the annual Martin Luther King Day celebration.


Faculty Exhibition Opening Reception

Sunday, January 10, 2016 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm

JANUARY 10 - FEBRUARY 20, 2016


The Evanston Art Center is proud to present the 2016 Faculty Exhibition. This exhibition demonstrates the talents of over 30 Evanston Art Center faculty members comprised of a dedicated group of teaching artists working in a wide array of mediums. Artwork from each EAC department is showcased including ceramics, digital and 3D arts, drawing, painting, fiber, figure sculpture, jewelry, photography, and printmaking. 



Saturday, January 9, 2016 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm

12-4 PM

Join Evanston Art Center and E2 Apartments this Saturday as we partner to exhibit the work of artists Sarah Kaiser, Wendy Miller, Didier Nolet, Robert Porazinski, and Nina Weiss. The exhibit will be free and open to the public on Saturday, January 9 from 12-4 pm at E2 Apartments, located at 1890 Maple Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201 in the 4th floor lounge. 

Verena Brassel

Saturday, November 21, 2015 - 1:00am to Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 1:00am

Expressions From Ancient RootsA Spiritual Journey
November 21 – December 20

Opening Reception:
Saturday, November 21, 2015, 1–4pm

Works From Around Our State

Sunday, September 20, 2015 - 12:00am to Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 1:00am

September 20 – November 11

Universities from around Illinois have selected two faculty members and two students to represent their school in this exhibition, Works From Around Our State, which is designed to showcase Illinois artists. This exhibition will be a unique opportunity to see the collected and varying works of artists from the southern, central and northern part of the state, as well as to come together as a state-wide community in support of the arts.