Upcoming and Annual Events

Upcoming Events

Customer Appreciation Sale May 14-16

Customer Appreciation Sale May 14-16

We survived a pandemic year and have the opportunity to celebrate 27 years in business thanks to YOU, our amazing customers! We want to thank you for all your support, especially in these last 14 months. Enjoy: 
  • 20% off ALL brands**, including doctor's lines (Metagenics, Pure Encapsulations, Standard Process, Ortho Molecular, and more!)
  • Extended in-store shopping hours on Sunday, May 16th (10 am - 5 pm)
  • Free goodie bags 
  • Chance to win amazing raffle baskets from our top-selling brands! 

Where: Walsh Natural Health | 2116 1/2 Central Street
When: May 14-16
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reVISION

reVISION

This Spring 2021, the Evanston Art Center will host its first ever outdoor immersive art experience focused on creating upcycled and interactive installations for the public to socially engage with and think critically about reducing waste, recycling, and repurposing disposable objects.

100% of the ticket sales from this event will support the Evanston Art Center, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. All sale proceeds benefit the EAC’s exhibition, education, and outreach programs.
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Tickets to reVISION are on sale now!
Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door*. 

Where: Evanston Art Center 1723 Central St, Evanston, IL 60201
When: May 14-16
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Virtual Artist Talk: Johnnie L. Diacon

Virtual Artist Talk: Johnnie L. Diacon

Artist Johnnie Diacon (Muscogee (Creek)) will discuss the installation of his new Trail of Tears Mural, featured at MONAH.

Artist Johnnie Diacon (Muscogee (Creek)) has been working on a three-panel mural installation for the Museum of Native American History (MONAH) that depicts the Trail of Tears. This mural will effectively create a new stop on the National Trail of Tears Association map of destinations at MONAH.
Johnnie will be joined by Charlotte Buchanan-Yale, Director of MONAH. Together they will discuss the scope of the mural and getting it added to the list of stops on the National Trail of Tears Association map of destinations.

Where: Virtual Zoom
When: May 15 5:30pm-6:15pm
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In Person and Virtual Three Part Ayurveda Series w/ Rose Carol

In Person and Virtual Three Part Ayurveda Series w/ Rose Carol

Ayurveda, in Sanskrit, means "The Science of Life."  As a sister science of yoga, it is the world's oldest organized health/healing system with origins in India from over 5,000 years ago.  Rose Carol, Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner and Grief Counselor, shares her deep knowledge in her newly opened center near Heaven Meets Earth Yoga.  
 
Rose will share specifics on herbs to support your immune function and how to stay healthy and well during this time.
 
Workshop OneIntroduction to Ayurveda - Learn about the three Doshas: Vata(air + ether), Pita (fire + water) and Kapha (earth + water) and how they uniquely
manifest in each of us.
 
Workshop Two:  Ayurveda Nutrition - One your have gained an understanding of your constitutional makeup, you will explore foods and supplements that are best for you.
 
Workshop Three: Ayurveda Cooking  Rose will show you how to easily apply these principles to create nourishing foods for a healthy, balanced life.
$40 for individual workshop
$90 early registration for all three; $125 regular

Where: Heaven Meets Earth Yoga 2746 Central Street
When: April 29-May 13
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Wellness Wednesdays at Independence Park

Wellness Wednesdays at Independence Park

Central Street Evanston is excited to announce we will be hosting a new summer series, Wellness Wednesdays! Each week, a local fitness studio will lead a FREE class at Independence Park. Get your body moving and day started off right! Join us at 8am for this free class and learn more about health and wellness on Central Street.

Classes are limited to 15 participants so registration is required!  Eventbrite registration and more information at the link below!

Class Schedule: *subject to change*

June 2: Orangetheory Fitness (Eventbrite)
June 9: Heaven Meets Earth Yoga
June 16: Pilates Central Wellness
June 23: Central Street Yoga (Eventbrite)
June 30: Central Street Yoga (Eventbrite)
July 7: Orangetheory Fitness (Eventbrite)
July 14: Pilates Central Wellness
July 21: TBD
July 28: TBD
August 4: 9Round Fitness
August 11: 9Round Fitness
August 18: TBD
August 25: TBD

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Eventbrite Info

Where: Independence Park
When: June 2 - August 25
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Art Exchange

Art Exchange

Be part of the Evanston Art Center’s ongoing fundraising efforts by donating and buying salvaged art!
 
EVENT DATES:
May 8 - 23, 2021
 
DONATION DROP OFF:
Saturday, May 1: 9am - 4pm
Sunday, May 2: 9am - 4pm
Monday, May 3: 9am - 9pm
Tuesday, May 4: 9am - 9pm
 
ACCEPTED DONATIONS:
Paintings, Prints, Jewelry, Ceramics, and other fine-art pieces.
 
SHOPPING HOURS: May 8 - 23
Monday - Thursday: 9am - 9pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9am - 4pm
 
All sale proceeds benefit the EAC’s exhibition, education, and outreach programs.
 
For more information on how to participate, contact Jen Montojo at jmontojo@evanstonartcenter.org.

Be part of the Evanston Art Center’s ongoing fundraising efforts by donating and buying salvaged art!

Where: Evanston Art Center
When: May 8-23 2021
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Kitchen Sisters Cooking School with Chef Jessica Dawson

Kitchen Sisters Cooking School with Chef Jessica Dawson

May 6, 2021
5 - 7 pm
Virtual Cooking Class
$50 per person
 
Join us for a Virtual cooking class!  You will cook along with Chef Jessica Dawson.
You will be sent a shopping list and zoom link after you register.  You can prep your ingredients before the class and cook along with Chef Jessica Dawson.
 
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Mushroom Thyme Bruschetta 
Ricotta Dumplings with Asparagus and Garlic 
Butter Lettuce with Creamy Buttermilk Dressing
Strawberry Spoon Cake with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream 
 
The EAC partners with schools and non-profits in our community to provide inspiring art education, exhibitions, and expression for all. 

Where: Evanston Art Center (Virtual)
When: May 6, 2021
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Meet the Artist & Artist Talk: Dorothy Graden

Meet the Artist & Artist Talk: Dorothy Graden

The Evanston Art Center is pleased to invite the public to the opening of Dorothy Graden: Liminal Spaces!
The artist will be present during the event.
Registration is required. Sign up via Eventbrite.
Time slots to view the exhibition are as follows:
Sunday, June 13, 2021
  • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
A limited number of visitors will be allowed in the gallery space at the same time.
NOTE: There will be a hybrid in-person / virtual Artist Talk with Dorothy Graden taking place from 2:00pm - 3:00pm. Please register separately for the 2pm Artist Talk.
The safety and security of gallery staff and visitors is essential.
  • ALL visitors are required to wear masks and take their temperature upon entry using provided gloves, and share results with an EAC staff member.
  • Please adhere to 6' social distancing requirements when in the gallery space.



Where: Evanston Art Center 1723 Central St, Evanston, IL 60201
When: June 13, 2021
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Around the World on Central Street

Around the World on Central Street

Visit Central Street this June to experience somewhere new! The businesses along Central Street will be promoting and offering a variety of food, beverage, gifts and services from Around the World. Experience the thrill of traveling from Evanston with our Passport Program which encourages participants to visit different "regions" along Central while getting stamped at each location! Mark your calendars now, more details to follow! 

Where: Central Street Evanston
When: June 18-27
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Annual Events

Around the World on Central Street - June 18-27

Around the World on Central Street - June 18-27

Visit Central Street this June to experience some place new! The businesses along Central Street will be promoting and offering a variety of food, beverage, gifts and services from "Around the World." Experience the thrill of traveling from Evanston through a Passport Program which encourages participants to visit different "regions" along Central while getting stamped at each location. Mark your calendars now - more details to follow!
When: June 18-27, 2021
Wellness Wednesdays at Independence Park

Wellness Wednesdays at Independence Park

Central Street Evanston is organizing a series of fitness and wellness classes offered by fitness studios located on Central Street. The classes will be hosted on Wednesdays at a variety of times. Classes take place at Independence Park unless otherwise noted. Free classes; registration required.
When: Wednesdays (June to August)