Evanston Art Center Call for Artists: WINTER ARTS & CRAFTS EXPO 2016

Evanston Art Center

Entry Deadline: Sep. 28

1717 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 475-5300


The Evanston Art Center is proud to present the 14th annual Winter Arts & Crafts
Expo. The Expo is a juried event featuring one-of-a-kind pieces of work by over 100 selected artists. The application to apply for the Winter Expo is now open!

EVENT: 14th Annual Winter Arts & Crafts Expo
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016
EVENT DATES: Nov 19 – Dec 21, 2016
EVENT LOCATION: Evanston Art Center, 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL 60201
ENTRY FEE: A $30 non-refundable application fee entitles artists to submit a maximum of four (4) images. Please do not include booth images.

The arts and crafts offered at the annual Winter Expo include original works of jewelry, ceramics, fiber, metal, glass, painting, photography, mixed media, and more. All proceeds from the Expo will benefit artists and the ongoing exhibition, education, and outreach programs at the EAC. The month-long event is the perfect opportunity to prepare for holiday gifts! For more information and to submit your application, visit https://evanstonartcenter.org/winterexpo.


Preview Party – Friday, November 18th from 6-9pm
Tickets $35 advance, $45 at the door

Silent Auction – November 18th to 20th closes at 4:00 pm
Featuring artworks donated by participating Expo artists

General Shopping: Nov 19th – Dec 21st
9am-9pm, Mondays – Thursdays
9am-4pm Fridays – Sundays (closed Thanksgiving and Saturday, November 26)

In addition to the regularly scheduled Winter Expo dates, the EAC will also host a:

Jewelry Fest – Saturday, December 3rd from 10:00am-4:00pm

Girl’s Night Out – Thursday, December 15th from 6:00-9:00pm
Enjoy wine and cheese with friends while shopping for gifts!

Men’s Shopping Day – Saturday, December 17th from 10:00am-4:00pm
Featuring free gift-wrapping and “helpers” to find the perfect gifts!

Family Fun Activities
Saturdays 11am-1pm
November 19
December 3, 10 & 17

Evanston Art Center, a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization, 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.

Evanston Art Center is located at 1717 Central Street, Evanston, IL. Evanston Art Center Gallery Hours: 9am – 9pm, Monday – Thursday; 9am – 5pm, Friday; 9am – 4pm, Saturday & Sunday. First and second floor gallery spaces are handicapped accessible. Limited free parking is available.

For more information, please visit us online at www.evanstonartcenter.org or contact Gabrielle Burrage, Manager of External Affairs, at (847) 475-5300 or [email protected]. Visit the Evanston Art Center on Facebook: www.facebook.com/evanston.art, follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/#!/evartcenter, or on Instagram: @EvanstonArtCenter.

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