Winter Expo will be held from November 16 to December 19, 2012 at the EAC.
EXHIBITION: 10th Annual Winter Arts & Crafts Expo
DATES: November 17th - December 19, 2012
PREVIEW PARTY: Friday, November 16, 6:00-9:00pm
HOURS: 10am-4pm, Mondays - Saturdays (closed Thanksgiving)
The Arts and crafts offered at the Winter Expo include original, handmade works of jewelry, ceramics, fiber, metal, glass, painting, photography, mixed media, and more. All proceeds from the Expo will benefit the ongoing exhibition, education, and outreach programs at the EAC. The Winter Expo is also the perfect opportunity for families to shop for everyone on their holiday gift list.
It is sponsored by First Bank and Trust, Schaefer''s and Pioneer Press.
Preview Party - November 16th from 6:00&ndash 9:00 pm
Shop before the general public!
Tickets: $30 for early registration and $35 at the door
Silent Auction &ndash November 16th to 18th closes at 4:00 pm
Featuring art works donated by participating Expo artists
In addition to the regularly scheduled Winter Expo dates, the EAC will also host a number of special shopping events:
Girl''s Night Out &ndash Thursday, November 29th from 6:00-9:00pm
Enjoy wine and cheese with friends while shopping for gifts
Jewelry Fest &ndash Saturday, December 1st from 10:00am-4:00pm
&ldquo Shop Your Cause&rdquo Night &ndash Wednesday, December 5th from 6:00-9:00pm
20% of the night&rsquo s profits will be going to participating non-profit organizations
Men&rsquo s Shopping Day &ndash Saturday, December 15th from 10:00am-4:00pm
Featuring free gift wrapping and "helpers" to find the perfect gifts
EAC Student Expo &ndash December 1st to 19th
Handcrafted items made by our very own Art Center students featured in the 2nd floor gallery
FREE Workshops and Events
Art project for kids &ndash Saturday, November 17th from 10:00am-4:00pm
Family Open House &ndash Saturday, November 24th from 10:00am-4:00pm
Quilting Demo &ndash Saturday, November 24th from Noon-4:00pm
Art Projects for Kids &ndash Saturday, December 1 & 15 from 10:00am-4:00pm
A non-profit organization, the Evanston Art Center is dedicated to fostering the appreciation and expression of the arts among diverse audiences. The Art Center offers extensive and innovative instruction in broad areas of artistic endeavor through classes, exhibitions, interactive arts activities, and community outreach initiatives.
The Evanston Art Center is located at 2603 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL. Limited, free parking is available. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday, 10am-9pm Saturday,
10am-4pm Sunday, 1-4pm.