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The Evanston Community Associates of The Art Institute of Chicago was founded in 1973 and includes members from Evanston, Skokie, Chicago, and other North Shore suburbs. Currently there are 75 members.

The Evanston chapter promotes membership in the Art Institute of Chicago and provides insight to a variety of the visual arts. Educational programs at the Art Institute, tours of local and regional cultural institutions, and views of private collections are frequently featured on the group's calendar of events. All programs are coordinated through the Art Institute of Chicago.

Members reside in the following zip codes: 60201, 60202, 60091, 60643, 60062, 60203, 60093, 60025, 60077, and 60118.

Unless otherwise noted, programs are for Community Associates members only.

(G) Program is for Community Associates members and their guests. 
(M) Program is for Community Associates members only.

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Calendar of Events



Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Milwaukee Art Museum and Bascilica of St. Josaphat

Milwaukee, WI

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Ross Barney Studio, Chinatown Tour, and McCormick Place Station

Chicago, IL

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Guest Artist: Teresita Fernández

Art Institute of Chicago

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Moholy-Nagy: Future Present

Art Institute of Chicago

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Movie Night with Ron Falzone

Evanston Public Library

Tuesday, February 7, 2016

The Edlis-Neeson Collection

Art Institute of Chicago

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Jennifer Pritzker: Restorations

Monroe Building and Emil Bach House

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Celebrating Art and Music

Art Institute of Chicago

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Crab Tree Farm

Lake Bluff, IL

Tuesday, June 1, 2017

Science and the Secret Lives of Paintings

Art Institute of Chicago