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Evanston Made’s First Saturday Art Events

October 5th, 2024

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 AM on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Plan your art-filled day in Evanston, this Saturday during Evanston Made’s First Saturday Evanston Art Events w this handy Google map http://ow.ly/ylSA50Iuozy 

Visit evanstonmade.org/first-saturday-evanston/ for updated listings and photos of participating hosts, artists

Share what you see on social media using #evanstonmade #collectevanstonart

Downtown Evanston First Saturday Art Events 

Exhibits at Galleries

  • A Site of Struggle: American Art against Anti-Black Violence, Block Museum of Art, Northwestern Campus, 40 Arts Circle Drive, 12-5p
  • Art & Wine Night with ITALA (painter) and James Merriner (photographer), Creative Coworking, 922 Davis St., 4-6p

Open Houses, Studios

  • Open Studio with Kids Create Change, Studio3, 617C Grove St., All Ages, Free, 10a-12p
  • Artist Destinee Adams & Stepping Out on Faith Open House,1632 Orrington, 3-8p

Shop Evanston Made Partners

  • Alley Gallery, 1712 Rear 2, Sherman Ave, 10a-4p
  • Ayla’s Originals, 1511 Sherman Ave, 11a-4p
  • Artem Pop Up Gallery, 1627 Sherman Ave., 11a-6p

Food & Drink

Table23 Fundraiser at Koi! Koi Evanston’s “Table23” donates 23% of the total check to a local non-profit. Dine in: reserve table23 at one of these times; 4:30p, 6:30p or 8:30p, call (847) 866-6969 or Via Resy.com, a percentage of the bill will go to Evanston Made! Be sure to say “table23” and “evanston made”! For takeout phone orders, simply mention to the host “Evanston Made”. For takeout online orders, click on the “Table23 Charity” and pick Evanston Made!

Main Dempster Mile First Saturday Art Events 

Food & Drink

Visit Evanston Pour and enjoy delicious small plates, coffee drinks and adult bevvys, mention “First Saturday”! 10% of sales will go to Evanston Made! 528 Dempster St., 8a-9p

Sketch at Sketchbook

Gather at Sketchbook Evanston and discover the joys of sketching with a beer in one hand, pencil in the other. Free event with free art materials. Guest Artists @paperpawspro and @rk.illustrator will be on hand with sketching tips. Sketchbook Brewery, 821 Chicago Ave., FREE, 1-2:30p

Exhibits at Galleries

  • Nelson Amour. Perspective Photo Gallery, 1310-1/2B Chicago Ave. Opening 5-7p
  • Cameron Zebrun: My Wanderlust. SPACE900, 816 Dempster St.,  12- 9p,  opening 5-9p
  • Nico Pliskin: At Least My Girlfriend’s Mom Likes My Art: A Retrospective. Trapdoor Studio, 1303 Chicago Ave., 6p
  • Connie Gillock Paintings 2012-2022, Open Studio Project’s Gallery 901, 901 Sherman Ave., 1-3p

Art in Venues

  • Ben Blount Prints, Wine Goddess, 702 Main St., 12-9p
  • Mark Cleveland, Masterpiece Framing & Imaging, 712 Main, 10a-5p
  • Bonnie Katz, Village Farmstand, 810 Dempster, 10a-5p
  • Cie Bond, Evanston Pour, 528 Dempster St., 8a-9p

Shop Evanston Made Partners

  • Kombucha Brava, 717 Custer Ave., 10a-3p
  • Modern Vibe, 611 Dempster St., 11a-4p
  • Nice Lena & Friends, 1235 Chicago Ave., 11a-5p
  • Secret Treasures, 605 Dempster St., 11a-3p
  • Stumble & Relish, 1312 Chicago Ave., 11a-5p

Central Street First Saturday Art Events

Exhibits at Galleries

  • Reclaiming Cultural Treasures, Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, 3001 Central St., 10a-5p
  • Expressive Exuberance Group Show, Evanston Art Center, 1717 Central St., 9a – 4p
  • Aydin Dincer, Prairie Joe’s WEST, 2608 Prairie Ave., 12-5p
  • Sacred Spaces: The Works of David D’Arcy, Northminster Presbyterian Church – Tower Gallery, 2515 Central Park Ave., 1-3p

Art in Venues

  • Mark Cleveland, Backlot Coffee, 2006 Central St., 7a-5p
  • John Liberty, Gracie’s 1939 Central Street

Noyes St.

  • Sarah Kaiser, Coffee Lab, 910 Noyes St., 8:30a-6p
  • Socorro Mucino & Jennifer Schuman, Studio #211, 927 Noyes St., 12-5p
  • Bonnie Katz, Studio #219, 927 Noyes St., 12-5p
  • Yanira Collado, Second Floor Gallery, 927 Noyes St., 12-5p

West Village

  • Joanna Kramer, Ware Ceramics Studio, 1400 Greenleaf St., 10a-4p
  • Kollaboration, 1100 Florence Gallery, 1100 Florence Ave., 5-8p
  • Licky Lab & Alpaca Free Little Art Gallery, 1227 Dewey Ave.
  • Mug Madness! Xiao Space Art, 1522 Greenleaf St., 10a-7p

Emerson/Dodge

  • Patrick Duncan Open Studio, 1731 Dodge, 12-5p
  • Strange Art Studios, 1711 Darrow, Unit 2, 12-3p

Ceramic Sales 

  • Midwest Clay Guild Spring Sale, 8124 Lawndale Ave., 12-5
  • Sarah Packer Ceramics Spring Sale, 9220 E Prairie Rd., #310, 11a-5p

 

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