Evanston Made closes next week

Evanston Made is ending next week, but not without a plethora of events for you to peruse the fabulous art in this month-long event. The organizers are making sure you still have opportunities to visit the venues you may have missed earlier this month.

On Wednesday, June 26, the filmmakers of SIDE/Lot will be at the Evanston Art Center from 7:15 to 8:15 pm. The SIDE/Lot Curators and Artists will host another viewing followed by a discussion of their moving pictures and artist collaborations. Click to RSVP

This second annual experimental video showcase features film submissions of experimental and short-form videos created by video makers who live or work in Evanston as part of Evanston Made. Evanston Art Center is located at 1717 Central Street.


The next night, we will host the Sip ‘n Shop for your last minute purchases at the Evanston Made Pop Up Shop. Enjoy a night of art, shopping, adult beverages, artisans and community at the annual Evanston Made Pop Up Shop Sip ‘n Shop Sale, Thursday, June 27, 6-8 p.m. at the Evanston Art Center. You can RSVP for that free event here

Select items will be on sale, and some creatives will be there to share more about their work. Located in the lobby of the Evanston Art Center, 1717 Central Street, the pop up features works for sale by Evanston Creatives and will close on June 30.

The final event will be the Evanston Made Closing Party on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 6 PM to 9 PM. This event will be held at the warehouse art installation on 942 Pitner Avenue in Evanston.

Boundary Issues brings together a wide range of works and art installations by a dozen contemporary artists.

Within this warehouse exhibition are found-object installations, kinetic sculpture, fiber art, ambient video projection from a renovated delivery truck, and more.

Curated by Evanston Made instigator Lisa Degliantoni, the exhibiting artists are: Ben Blount, Melissa Blount, Joey Garfield, Ellen Greene, Vanessa Filley, Dave Ford, Dustin Harris, Mat Rappaport, David Rubman, Anne Hayden Stevens, Erin Hayden, Jeff Robinson.

This event is free, open to the public. Please bring a beverage or snack to share. Invite your planet via Evenbrite.

This art installation is full of visceral art, and I enjoyed every part of the show on my first pass-through.

Having the artists there to explain their process further will definitely aid in appreciating the messages each installation conveys.

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