The City of Evanston, the Evanston Community Foundation and the Evanston Arts Council have been collaborating since last year to gather public input on the arts in Evanston and to generate recommendations for policy, programs and infrastructure.
The collaboration is called “evanstARTs,” and more information on their efforts can be found at www.evanstARTs.org. The group aims to use these recommendations to foster a more dynamic and coordinated climate for the arts in Evanston for artists, the creative economy and the city’s residents.
This cross-community collaboration has generated many recommendations for a “roadmap” for the arts in Evanston. Their findings will be presented to the Evanston City Council at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 18 in Council Chambers, Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave. The public is encouraged to attend this meeting. Those in attendance will get a free “evanstARTs” button.
Disclaimer: I am a member of the Evanston Arts Council and an advocate for the arts. I also love dark chocolate.