Local Art @ EPL: Ernest M. Whiteman III

February 13, 2020

ICONOCLAST: How I Stopped Worrying About “Native American Art” and Just be Northern Arapaho An Exhibition of Ernest M. Whiteman III The exhibit “ICONOCLAST” by Ernest M. Whiteman III will be on display throughout the month of February on the third floor exhibition space. This exhibit explores appropriation and identity within the context of “Native […]


Local Art @ EPL: Lea Basile-Lazarus & Susan Gundlach

January 6, 2020

Responding to Our Days An Exhibition of Art and Poetry Lea Basile-Lazarus Susan Gundlach This exhibit presents responses to specific, individual circumstances as well as to more far-reaching social, political, and ecological issues of our times. A common theme that emerges is the idea of home and its connotations of shelter, roots, belonging, safety, affection […]


The 101 Great Books for Kids (2019 Edition) Is Here!

November 25, 2019

I don’t like to brag, but honestly if you want to find THE best recommended list of books for kids, you needn’t look any further than Evanston Public Library. Oh, Chicago has their list, and New York’s is fine, but I daresay you will never find the level of love and dedication as is evident […]


Undesign the Redline Exhibit

November 5, 2019

An Evanston specific portion of the incredible Undesign the Redline exhibition will be on display on the 3rd floor through the end of the year.  Created by the Designing the WE and Evanston historian and archivist, Dino Robinson, this educational and engaging exhibit invites the viewer to learn more about the historic systematic racism in […]


Local Art @ EPL: Jasmin & Alyssa Hislop

November 6, 2018

We are thrilled to welcome the mother/daughter artist team of Jasmin & Alyssa Hislop as the next to be featured in our ongoing exhibition series Local Art @ EPL. Their exhibit A Nowherian Signature is currently on display on the 3rd floor of EPL’s Main Library where you can catch it through the end of November. The duo […]


Local Art @ EPL: Jamie Lou Thome

October 6, 2018

We are thrilled to welcome artist Jamie Lou Thome as the next to be featured in our ongoing exhibition series Local Art @ EPL. Her exhibit On Stories is currently on display on the 3rd floor of EPL’s Main Library where you can catch it through the end of October. She is a teaching artist and this […]


Local Art @ EPL: Lea Basile-Lazarus & Susan Gundlach

September 10, 2018

We are thrilled to welcome artist Lea Basile-Lazarus and poet Susan Gundlach as the next to be featured in our ongoing exhibition series Local Art @ EPL. Their art and poetry exhibit Reflections: Light and Dark is currently on display on the 2nd floor of EPL’s Main Library where you can catch it through the end of September. […]


Local Art @ EPL: Mo Ulicny

August 11, 2018

We are thrilled to welcome Evanston’s Mo Ulicny as the next featured artist in our ongoing exhibition series Local Art @ EPL. Her exhibit To Thine Own Self Be True is currently on display on the 2nd floor of EPL’s Main Library where you can catch it through the end of August. Inspired by Evanston’s Muse of Fire Theater Company and […]


An Interview with Evanston artist Collin R. McCanna

July 17, 2018

Collin R. McCanna is an Evanston artist who is the latest to be featured in our ongoing exhibition series Local Art @ EPL. His exhibit [TERRA SERENA] is currently on display on the 2nd floor of EPL’s Main Library where you can catch it through August 1st. Featuring a dozen large-scale acrylic paintings that “simplify landscapes to their purest […]


Local Art @ EPL: Collin R. McCanna

July 9, 2018

We are thrilled to welcome Evanston’s Collin R. McCanna as the next featured artist in our ongoing exhibition series Local Art @ EPL. His exhibit [TERRA SERENA] is currently on display on the 2nd floor of EPL’s Main Library where you can catch it through August 1st. Featuring a dozen large-scale acrylic paintings that “simplify landscapes to their purest […]