Art School

View Evanston Art Center's Winter 2020 catalog or Summer 2020 Camps catalog.

 The Evanston Art Center offers visual art classes that are inviting and comfortable, with intimate class sizes and opportunities for one-on-one learning. If you're brand new to art, returning, or a practicing artist, there are classes for your skill level and interests.

Don't hesitate to contact us to learn more and discuss the class that would be a good fit for your needs and schedule.

Scholarships and payment plans are available. Evanston Art Center members receive a discount off of classes.

Winter Adult and Youth Classes: January 6 - March 15, 2020 (10 WEEK TERM)

  • Make-up week March 16 - March 22, 2020

Youth Summer Camps: June 8 - August 21, 2020 (11 WEEK TERM)

Registration & Policy Information

Class registration is now available online! Begin browsing by department below, or search the catalog directly.

Pdf versions of our full Winter catalog, Summer Camps catalog (or registration page only) are also available for print, mail-in and phone-in registrations.

Learn more about our policies regarding refunds, cancellations, financial aid and scholarships, and more.

Department Description
Adult Classes by Department The Evanston Art Center offers art making in the following areas: Digital Media and Photography, Ceramics, Printmaking, Drawing and Painting, Metal Sculpture, Jewelry, Figure Sculpture, and...more
Art Seminars Welcome to the Art Seminars Department! Learn more about art and artists through dialogue and slide lectures, with discussions facilitated by our knowledgeable instructors. Explore matters of the art...more
Artistic Forms Above Images by Ashleigh Pastor Welcome to the Artistic Forms Department! The Artistic Forms department encompasses artistic pursuits that move beyond a “traditional” visual arts class. Experiment...more
Ceramics Above Images by Ashleigh Pastor Welcome to the Ceramics Department! EAC Ceramics will immerse you in high-fired (cone 10) ceramics as you develop a solid understanding of wheel-throwing,...more
Digital / Maker more
Digital Media & Fabrication Welcome to the Digital Media & Fabrication Department! The Maker Lab allows you to explore technologies both old and new. You can develop your own film in the darkroom, learn Photoshop, prepare...more
Drawing & Painting Above Images by Ashleigh Pastor Welcome to the Drawing & Painting Department! EAC offers a variety of styles and media for adults interested in drawing and painting ranging from beginner classes...more
Figure Sculpture Above Images by Ashleigh Pastor Welcome to the Figure Sculpture Department! We provide a space for students of all backgrounds, from novice to professional artist, to share the creative experience...more
Jewelry Above Images by Ashleigh Pastor Welcome to the Jewelry, Metalsmithing & Metal Sculpture Department! From tiny, delicate jewelry and household items to tiaras and sculptural forms, you will be...more
Photography Evanston Art Center membership is not required to enroll in these classes, however EAC members receive a tuition discount. Click here to purchase or renew membership. For information regarding...more
Printmaking Above Image by Ashleigh Pastor Welcome to the Printmaking Department! Our studio offers instruction for everyone from kids to adults of all ages, for beginners and advanced printmakers alike. Learn...more
Spring Break Camps Spring Break Camp: Thursday, January 2 and -Friday, January 3, 2020 Use your imagination and creativity this spring break to bring out the artist in you! Want to help prepare your child for what a...more
Summer Art Camps Ages 12-14 In visual arts camps, students explore skill-building and techniques including proportion, angling, perspective and composition. Elements of art (line, form, shape, value), Principles of Design (...more
Summer Art Camps Ages 4-5 This camp for our youngest art lovers offers an early exposure to artistic materials and youth craft projects. Your little one will become familiar with the foundations of early childhood art-making...more
Summer Art Camps Ages 6-8 Mixed-Media Arts Camp: 9am-12pm (morning camp) Exploring Clay Camp: 12:30pm-3:30pm (afternoon camp) Projects emphasize skill-building, creativity cultivation, arts and visual literacy, text and...more
Summer Art Camps Ages 9-11 In visual arts camps, students explore skill-building and techniques including proportion, angling, perspective and composition. Elements of art (line, form, shape, value), Principles of Design (...more
Summer Classes - Ages 14-18 EAC members receive a $30 course tuition discount. Purchase or renew membership and save! Read about our policies for refunds, cancellations, financial aid, scholarships, and more. more
Summer Classes - Ages 14-18 more
Summer Immersion Classes The design of these week-long classes is similar to a retreat or residency in their in-depth focus on achieving skill levels and finessing projects.  The areas of study involved will be: Drawing and...more
Summer Youth Camps and Classes Fill your summer with creativity, learning and fun ! Don't miss EAC's Summer Camps. At EAC we value creative exploration and cultivation because there are no "right" answers in art! Just different...more
Winter Break Camps more
Winter Youth / Teens Above Images by Ashleigh Pastor Welcome to the Youth Fine Arts (YFA) Department! EAC invites kids and teens to get messy, discover new modes of making, and explore the visual arts. Youth classes...more
Woodworking Welcome to the Woodworking Department! We focus on teaching the “fine art” of woodworking, including safety on all tools; the art of wood joinery; milling and preparing wood for student projects; and...more
Workshops Workshops Don’t have time for a 12-week course? Evanston Art Center’s workshops are short and informative 1, 2 or 3-day experiences that may open a window by introducing a technique new to you, find...more