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Evanston Plein Air Art Festival & Front Porch Concert Tour

July 15 @ 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

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An event every day that begins at 9:00 AM, repeating until July 17th, 2022

The community is invited to watch Plein Air Artists capture the beauty of Evanston, purchase art and judge works on the final day of the festival.

The festival takes place over 4 days.  Artists participate in “plein air” by painting out-of-doors.

Visit the Google map to track painters. Follow @evanston_made on Instagram and Facebook for locations to see and meet painters, follow #evanstonpleinair

Events: 

  • Saturday, July 16, 9:30 a.m., Space 900, 816 Dempster St., Artist Talk- “Stepping into the light – Getting started in Plein Air” with Evanston Plein Air Festival Director and Plein Air Painters Chicago Co-Chair Mark Cleveland.
  • Saturday, July 16, 9a-4p, Don Yang and Plein Air Painters at Grosse Point Lighthouse, Lighthouse Beach Evanston, 2603 Sheridan Rd.
  • Saturday, July 16, 12-8p, Main-Dempster Mile Plein Air Music Festival & Front Porch Concert Series
    Bring your own blankets, camp chairs, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages
    12:00pm Jutta & the Hi-Dukes at 1224 Hinman Ave.
    1:30pm Metzger Music Studio at 1014 Main Street
    3:00pm Sophia at 1014 Maple Ave
    4pm-8pm The Gingers, Red Heads that Rock! at 600 Main Street Train Station Alley

    Enjoy food and beverages from Firehouse Grill, YoFresh Cafe and The Wine Goddess.

  • Saturday, July 16, 1-5p, Artist Book House Pop Up Shop, Harley Clarke Mansion, Lighthouse Beach Evanston, 2603 Sheridan Rd.
  • Sunday, July 17, 1-3p, Plein Air Artists Exhibit and Art Sale at Fountain Square in Downtown Evanston.
  • Sunday, July 17, 3-5p, Festival Judging, Awards and Artist Reception, at Fountain Square in Downtown Evanston.

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Evanston Made Plein Air Art Festival is sponsored in part by the Evanston Arts Council, Downtown Evanston with Evanston Made. Contact Evanston Plein Air Festival Director and Plein Air Painters Chicago Co-Chair Mark Cleveland at mark.cleveland@comcast.net  or Evanston Made at info@evanstonmade.org

Evanston Made is a membership-based 501(c)3 nonprofit arts organization in Evanston, IL, with a mission to connect artists and artisans to art enthusiasts and also to provide community and professional development to members. Membership is open to artists, artisans, makers, who make everything from art to clothes to music. We also welcome members who are art lovers and patrons, who want to help us carry out our mission. Support our work and make a donation of any amount, evanstonmade.org/donate/ 

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Date:
July 15
Time:
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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https://evanstonmade.org/call-for-artists-evanston-plein-air-festival/

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