The Daily Northwestern

Youth Organizations Umbrella plans move to new headquarters next year

Benjamin Din, Web Editor

April 7, 2015

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local

Youth Organizations Umbrella will relocate its headquarters to a new facility across the street from Evanston Township High School. The local youth development agency is currently working on the design for its new facility,...

Evanston seeks project proposals for Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

April 7, 2015

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local

Evanston announced it is accepting proposals from businesses or organizations to "lease, equip and fully operate" the Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center's recording studio and cafe, the city announced. The recording studio, which in...

Evanston Art Center executive director leaves for position at Newport Art Museum

Tori Latham, City Editor

April 2, 2015

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local

The former executive director of the Evanston Art Center, 2603 Sheridan Road, has been appointed the new executive director of the Newport Art Museum in Newport, Rhode Island, the museum announced Wednesday. Norah Diedrich,...

Evanston100 website recaps city’s 2014 success stories

Billy Kobin, Reporter

February 25, 2015

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local

Evanston100.com, which was unveiled last month at the Evanston Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards night, features 100 Evanston success stories from 2014. Miguel Wong, co-founder of the collaboration space coLab Evanston, and P...

Evanston to hold Open Studios art event

Tori Latham, Assistant City Editor

February 16, 2015

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local

Evanston residents will have the opportunity to view the work of both visual and performing artists Feb. 28, the city announced last week. The Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes St., will host the Open Studios event, w...

Evanston to host state arts conference

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

February 10, 2015

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local

Evanston has won the bid to host a statewide arts conference in September, the city announced Monday in a newsletter. The conference, called One State Together in the Arts, will take place Sept. 27-29 and will have about 350 artists and a...

Black History Month exhibit opens at Noyes Cultural Arts Center

Jee Young Lee, Reporter

February 10, 2015

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local

The Noyes Cultural Arts Center hosted a reception Saturday for a new exhibit celebrating Black History Month that features artwork depicting one family's experience in the 1950s South. The event celebrated the launch of Jevoid...