Archive for Art
- District 65 – Join Us for Upcoming Community Cafes! (English/Spanish)
- D65 PTA Council – Navigating Real Life Diversity (English/Spanish)
- District 65 – Sign up for the SafeStop Mobile App!
- Bessie Rhodes – Chinese New Year Celebration
- Second Baptist Church – African American Educator Awards
- Evanston Township High School – Jazz Fest
- Oakton Community College – Spring and Summer 2017 Youth STEM Programs
- The Justin Wynn Fund – The Justin Wynn Leadership Academy 3-on-3 Tournament
- Music Institute of Chicago – Woodwind and Brass Master Classes at MIC (middle school students)
- The Actors Gymnasium – Winter II Youth Brochure 2016-2017
- Evanston Baseball Softball Association – Registration
- The Musical Offering – Music Stars Summer Camp
- Skokie Park District – Skatium Hockey
- The Salvation Army Evanston – Summer Day Camp
- Evanston Jr. Badminton Club – Spring Badminton Competition and Classes
- Girls Play Sports – GPS Bowling Tournament
- Girls Play Sports – GPS Badminton Tournament
- Girls Play Sports – GPS Festival
- Girls Play Sports – GPS Summer Camp
Join in this fun evening of creating portraits of our finest furry friends with special guest artist, Theo Hall. Theo is the artist currently exhibiting her work in the Nest at Gather through the support of the Visibilty Arts program at Search Inc. You will be inspired to make art, explore possibilities and finish a unique portrait of your favorite animal in the style of Theo’s canvas paintings. All materials included but please bring a photo of your pet or favorite animal to inspire your making.
Sunday, February 12, 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Fee: $35 per person. Space is limited.
Please RSVP by calling 847-859-2312.
Gather for the Holidays
Gingerbread House Decorating
Monday, December 12th, 5:30-6:30pm
Don’t miss this holiday favorite with your little one! Come create a sweet centerpiece for your home. Cost $35 for one adult & one child. We only have 3 spots left. Please register by calling 847-859-2312 to save your space today.
Annual Holiday Party
Saturday, December 17th, 9:30am-noon
Join us for a musical petting zoo and concert by students and faculty of etc. Music School. Enjoy festive holiday snacks, creative play, create a special art project to gift to a loved one and take home a gift bag for your little one. $25 event ticket includes admission for three individuals (children or adults). $10 for each additional family member (siblings under 9 months are free). Space is limited so please call 847-859-2312 or follow the link to register.
Another #BigDrawEvanston event:
Make your mark at MetaMedia by visiting open house-style tinkering stations:
* Scribbling Machines: Tinker with a smorgasbord of motors and batteries to create drawing robots that scribble across the canvas.
* Creative Coding: Learn how to make art with code using BeetleBlocks and TurtleArt. Patterns can be sent to 3d printers for fabrication.
* Spin Art: Play with color and motion with our homemade soon art machine.
DATE & TIME
Friday, October 14, 2016 | 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Open to Families
Art & Adventure-style class when Evanston School District 65 has half days! Encourage exploration in an open, playful atmosphere with traditional plus new & unexpected art materials. Champion your child’s artistic path & nurture creativity through curiosity & discovery. Materials and snacks provided. Taught by Jan Ellenstein, who has been making art fun for children for the last 30 years! Children under 6 must be accompanied by parent or caregiver. Per session: $25 member/$28 non-member; $25 each additional sibling.
- Oct 12 2016 – 1:30pm to 2:45pm
- Nov 9 2016 – 1:30pm to 2:45pm
- Dec 7 2016 – 1:30pm to 2:45pm
Register at openstudioproject.org or call 847.475.0390
Open Studio Project
60202 Evanston , IL
S.T.E.A.M. Workshops start next week!
Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math
Wondering what to do on District 65 school improvement half-days? This workshop series is a fun, hands-on way to engage with STEM concepts with an added arts component. We will explore a variety of exciting topics at the different workshops including local ecosystems, light absorption and color, electrical circuits and more! You won’t want to miss this opportunity to get out of the house and learn more about the world around you.
4th-8th graders. On School Improvement Days. At Kamen Fieldhouse (1111 South Blvd.)
KID’S PAINTING CLASS
Join us for a morning of fun at Maggiano’s Old Orchard!
Shari Pontillo from Twisted Fiber Studio will be helping your children create 2 mason jar projects including a vase and a luminar. ALL materials will be provided.
Saturday, August 27th
9:00 am to 11:00 am
Parents must be present throughout the entire event.
Pricing includes: mason jar projects, art supplies, Maggiano’s breakfast buffet, tax & gratuity
4999 Old Orchard Center – Space A28
Skokie, IL 60077
About the teacher:
Lisa Lieb, art teacher, is a graduate of The Art Institute of Chicago and The University of Chicago.
Lisa has taught an award-winning art program for students from pre-K-8th grade at Chicago Public Schools for 20 years. She offers private classes and birthday party group art activities.
***FOR AGES 7 – 12***
Join Bottle & Bottega for a week long Artistic Adventure as we create Little Artists! Led by a professional art instructor; the program is created to foster a warm, super fun and nurturing atmosphere to bring out your child’s Inner Artist.
At Bottle & Bottega, we practice all art forms, so each day will feature 2 take home projects that will include various creative mediums including:
Painting on Canvas – Varying sizes using acrylic paint
Mosaics – Create a mosaic on canvas!
Glass Lantern Painting – Catch fireflies or add a tea light and gift to Grandma!
Art Words – Personalized initials on 6×6 canvases secured as a diptych or triptych!
Tape Masking – Tape. Paint. Pull. WOW. Repeat!
Mixed Media – Craft layers of paper images, tissue paper and paint. Children will be requested to bring some materials from home – copies of photos, favorite book pages, etc. Super fun and personal!
Monday – Friday:
8:45 am : Drop Off
9:00 am – 11:00 am : Art Project 1
11:00 am – 11:15 am : Break
11:15 am – 12:15 pm : Art Project 2
12:15 am – 1:00 pm : BYO Lunch
1:00 pm : Pick Up
Bring your lunch. Limited seats to ensure all kids get individual attention. Minimum Age recommendation 7 years of age.
Register for just one or more days or for a FULL WEEK and SAVE!
Once you register we will reach out to you to fill out a standard waiver.
No Food Allergy Restrictions.
GUEST CANCELLATION POLICY (DAILY CAMP ONLY):
Refund: 48 hours or more prior to start of session
Credit: 24 – 48 hours prior to start of session
No Refund Or Credit: Less than 24 hours prior to session
CAMP CANCELLATION POLICY (DAILY CAMP ONLY):
We require a minimum number of kids to run the daily camp. We will cancel 24 hours prior to the start of the session. A full refund will be provided if the camp is canceled.
We look forward to being part of your child’s artistic journey!
Date/Time: Tue, 8/16/2016, 8:45 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Evanston Studio – 1016 Davis St, Evanston, IL 60201
Fall Kid’s Classes are now open for online enrollment. Learn to sew or knit in a creative studio. Classes for kids ages 8-16. Small class size, hands-on instruction, loads of great fabric, yarn and projects including pattern sewing for teens and tweens, yarn dying and quilting!
MakerKids in the Parks! Week of July 18: origami!
Monday, July 18, 2 pm – 4 pm, Robert Crown
Tuesday, July 19, 2 pm – 4 pm, Fleetwood-Jourdain
Wednesday, July 20, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm, Mason Park
Thursday, July 21, 11:30 – 1:30 pm, James Park
Come visit Evanston’s parks the week of July 18th for a fun drop-in MakerKids science activity using folded paper. Kids & students of all ages welcome.
Register for the Summer Reading Program at the park or check in to record your points and win prizes. Attending a library program, even in the park, also nets you a point on your summer reading log. Come learn something fun while enjoying the great weather. See you there!
Don’t miss the weeks of July 25 (Bubbles!), August 1 (Engineering Challenge) and August 8 (CD wind spinner) all coming up on the same schedule!
Register today for Bottega Kids Camp from Bottle & Bottega Evanston! At Bottle & Bottega, children are creatively engaged and have fun painting on canvas, creating mosaics, mixed media, tape masking, glass painting and more! Kids will take home two art projects each day.
They’ll be hosting two weeks of camp August 5 – 12 and 15 – 19, 8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Sign your 7 – 12 year olds up for daily or weekly sessions.
Spaces will be limited.
Check out the complete offering here: http://bit.ly/
Evanston Youth Artists, Crafters and Makers ages 13 to 21:
Sell your work!
The City of Evanston Parks Recreation and Community Service summer youth program presents:
The GOALED Gallery at the Lake Shore Arts Festival, August 6th and 7th from 11 am to 6pm
- Be a part of Evanston’s premiere Fine Art Fair!
- Youth meet with award winning artists to discuss entrepreneurship and professionalism.
- You are responsible for selling your own artwork throughout the fair.
- All work must be produced by You.
If selected, You will receive a small area to display and sell your work in a city sponsored tent. There is no vendor fee for you and we will not demand any commission on your sales.
To apply, send photos and contact information to culturalarts@cityofevanston.
June 29, July 27, August 31- 3:30-7pm
Support local artists with unique products right here in Evanston. Shop for one of a kind jewelry, paper creations, toys and more! Along with our weekly Farmers’ Market, artists and crafters will set up shop on these days to share their work. Click here to learn more!