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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

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...

The Evanston Art Center is in the foreground, and the sky is illustrated with yellow-and-pink art supplies.

Evanston Arts Council grants $135,000 of ARPA funds to 23 arts organizations

July 17, 2022

The Evanston Arts Council announced Friday that 23 local arts nonprofits would be awarded funding secured from the National Endowment for the Arts. EAC was one of three Illinois organizations to receive...

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 white and red calendar on a teal background. The calendar has the number “16” and the letters “SUN” written in Black.

The Week Ahead: What’s coming up in Evanston the week of Jan. 16

January 17, 2022

This week, Evanston honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Here’s a list of events and other happenings around town during the week of Jan. 16.    3rd Annual Walk for Warmth Jan....

Two Art Club participants sit beside each other at a table covered with art supplies, creating collages out of paint and words printed on paper.

Art Encounter’s Art Club offers individuals with disabilities space to share their artistic voice

January 11, 2022

Every other week, participants in Art Club meet to work on art projects like clay sculptures, watercolors, and recreations of famous pieces. The program is run by a partnership between Art Encounter,...

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