Older Adult Art Workshops

Join us for a variety of art workshops throughout the year for 55+! All materials will be provided. No cost.


Note: the workshops are the same at both locations.

Questions? Contact Bridget Petrites at bpetrites@cityofevanston.org


February: The Art of the Letter

Amy Daughters will be joining us virtually to teach us how to reconnect in a disconnected world through the forgotten practice of handwriting letters. She brings her wit and humor to show you how you can find deep connections in some of the most unexpected places.

  • Location: Main Library
  • Day & Time: Wednesday, February 28, 11:00am – 12:30pm
  • Register Here

  • Location: Robert Crown Branch Library
  • Day & Time: Thursday, February 29, 11:00am – 12:30pm
  • Register Here

March: Paper Beadmaking

Come get creative with Ruthe from Mather’s Community Initiatives! Making paper beads is a fun and creative way to upcycle old magazines, colorful paper, and junk mail.

  • Location: Robert Crown Branch Library
  • Day & Time: Thursday, March 7, 11:00am – 12:00pm
  • Register Here

  • Location: Main Library
  • Day & Time: Monday, March 11, 11:00am – 12:00pm
  • Register Here

April: coming soon

  • Location: Robert Crown Branch Library
  • Day & Time: 
  • Register Here

  • Location: Main Library
  • Day & Time:
  • Register Here

This art series is funded by an Age Options grant and with additional support by our community partner The Mather Initiative.

Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.

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