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.
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Party space is available from 1:30-3:30pm on Saturdays and Sundays for a maximum of 15 children. If a party goes beyond 15 children, we charge an additional $15 per child. Parties take place in one room only. To use additional rooms at the Art Center you must pay a $100 room rental fee.
The Art Center provides space, art supplies, a teahcer, and a teaching assistant.
Time is divided between art making and celebrating a birthday. Parents supply cake, refreshments, forks, plates, and decorations. A table for these things is in the same room.
NOW THROUGH AUGUST 9
Our New Location: 1717 Central Street, Evanston
Curated by Sergio Gomez, Curator | Gallery Director, 33 Contemporary Gallery, Zhou B Art Center
Hybrid’s Paradise is comprised primarily of works by Chicago based artists and explores dualities, sequences, pairings, and other hybrid structures of organic, mechanical, social, political, spiritual and psychological natures.
August 6, 2015
$20 per person
21+ / Bring valid ID
The Evanston Art Center will be hosting its premier evening event for art discussion, growth, and fun. The first Thursday of each month will feature an art-oriented event - artist talks, films and small exhibitions - geared towards young professionals. We invite artists, scientists, students, adventurers, creatives of all kinds to join us!
Annette Turow and Linda Robinson Gordon have known each other for years and are even in the same Torah study group. But they are now connecting in a new way: through their art.
The exhibition “New Work,” featuring pieces by both Turow and Robinson Gordon, opens Sunday at the Evanston Art Center. It is the first ever joint exhibition between the two Chicago-area artists, whose collaboration, Turow said, was partly inspired by the fact that their recent works express similar attitudes toward the world.
April 12 - 16, 2017
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!
Sculptor and School of the Art Institute of Chicago instructor Judith Brotman, 58, will be in residence at the Evanston Art Center this month. While sculpting is her love, she also developed a passion for another art form she calls public projects. With her latest work as part of the residency, Brotman will incorporate language and text to help create meditations on the power of words and conversations. Her participation in residency is a revival of a program called a reading project that she founded when she injured her hand three years ago and couldn't sculpt.
Evanston Art Center "Museum Perspectives": Peek at Peggy Macnamara Exhibition
28th Annual Spring Benefit & Auction
Stunning. Startling. Thought-provoking. Evanston Art Center's 23rd Evanston + Vicinity Biennial exhibit is all that and more.
More than 400 entries were judged by Lela Hersh, president of Museum and Fine Arts Consulting; Monique Meloche, owner of Monique Meloche Gallery; and Lorelei Stewart, director of Gallery 400 at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
"There was no particular criteria," Hersh said. "Certainly, innovation is always important. Is it something we've seen a lot? Does it seem like they're taking chances?"
Sixty-four pieces were selected.