14th Annual Winter Arts & Crafts Expo

Evanston Art Center

Nov. 18, 2016, 06:00 pm

1717 Central Street
(847) 475-5300


The Evanston Art Center is proud to present the 14th annual Winter Arts & Crafts Expo, featuring one-of-a-kind pieces of work by over 140 selected artisans.

EXHIBITION: 14th Annual Winter Arts & Crafts Expo
DATES: November 19 – December 21, 2016
PREVIEW PARTY: Friday, November 18, 6:00-9:00pm
HOURS: 10am-9 pm, Monday – Thursday
10am – 4 pm, Friday, Saturday and Sunday (closed Thanksgiving)
MEDIA CONTACT: Ashley Fuller, [email protected] (847) 475-5300

The Winter Arts & Crafts Expo features works by 140 artists and includes original, handmade works of jewelry, ceramics, fiber, metal, glass, painting, photography, mixed media, and more. This year’s Winter Expo will be held at the Evanston Art Center at 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL 60201. All proceeds from the Expo will benefit the ongoing exhibition, education, and outreach programs at the Art Center. The Winter Expo is also the perfect opportunity for families to shop for everyone on their holiday gift list.
Preview Party – November 18th from 6:00–9:00 pm Shop before the general public! Tickets: $35 for early registration and $45 at the door Buy tickets online at www.evanstonartcenter.org

Silent Auction – November 18th-20th closes at 4:00 pm Featuring art works donated by participating Expo artists

The Winter Expo is free and open to the general public from November 19th – December 21st. In addition to the regularly scheduled Winter Expo dates, the EAC will also host a number of special shopping events:

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

Sip n’ Shop – Thursday, December 15th from 6:00-9:00pm -Enjoy wine and cheese with friends while shopping for gifts

The Arts of Life Expo Sale – Saturday, December 10th & 11th 10 am – 4 pm -The Arts of Life is a non-profit organization of people with and without disabilities creating an artistic culture to realize their full potential. We will be featuring and selling their 2-D work.

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

Family Fun Activities: Saturdays: November 19, December 3rd and 17th from 11am-1pm -Bring the whole family for free arts and crafts, cupcake making, & more! Visit us at www.evanstonartcenter.org for a full line-up of activities.

EAC Student Expo – December 3rd to December 21st Handcrafted items made by our very own Art Center students.

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 – 9pm, Friday; Saturday and Sunday, 9am – 4pm. The Art Center is 100% ADA Accessible.

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