The Daily Northwestern

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,...

Evanston Art Center finalizes purchase of new location

Ben Schaefer, Reporter

November 4, 2014

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

Following three years of searching and planning, the Evanston Art Center closed a deal Monday on the purchase of a new location. The art center bought the building on 1717 Central St. for $2 million, said Johanna Nyden,...

Art center retracts request for $500K loan from city

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

September 26, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories

The Evanston Art Center withdrew its request Thursday for a $500,000 loan from the city to help fund its move to a new building. The center has obtained the money it needed from another source, city manager Wally Bobkiewicz...