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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Max Sansing is cutting a red ribbon standing in front of his mural that depicts two faces looking out at a grayish blue sky. Two people stand on each side of Max Sansing holding the red ribbon.

Evanston Mural Arts Program paints the town, unveiling two new murals

September 21, 2022

The Evanston Mural Arts Program has unveiled two new murals. Situated at the new senior living development Trulee Evanston, a mural by Molly Zakrajsek depicts an abstract night garden and another work...

Evanston Mural Arts Program uplifts community through art

August 3, 2022

Launched in 2017, the Evanston Mural Arts Program aims to make art available to everyone. The program partners with community organizations, schools and businesses to transform walls into works of art....

The Evanston Arts Center building with an illustrated background featuring multicolored pops and art supplies.

Evanston Arts Council releases 2022 Cultural Fund Grant recipients

June 27, 2022

The Evanston Arts Council will fund 20 local artists, art organizations and community art groups, awarding $70,000 in grants.  The Cultural Fund Grant recipients range from Claudia Renteria, who works...

An aerial shot of Evanston with a photoshopped pink sky.

Soaring hummingbirds and bright flowers: Art Encounter helps plan for a mural in the Custer Oasis

May 20, 2022

Under the train tracks on Main Street and along Custer Avenue, the walls are cracked, dry and covered in weeds. Local business owners Diana Hamann and Eric Young said they’ve been trying to cover the...

A statue of a white Buddha head emerging from the ground.

‘Art can be around you’: A deeper look at Evanston sculptures’ history and messages

May 12, 2022

In Dawes Park, a Buddha head sculpture emerges from the ground. To creator Indira Freitas Johnson the piece is meant to exude a sense of beauty and peacefulness that can be enjoyed by passersby. ...

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