The City of Evanston believes that public art connects us emotionally and socially to our neighborhoods and each other. We encourage art that adds to the aesthetics of our community and that embodies inclusion, engagement and interaction.
Artist: Hubertus von der Goltz
The new Evanston Public Arts Map below is currently being updated. You can access the previous map using this link. You can also access the Evanston Mural Arts Project's map of Evanston's Murals here.
The Avenue of the Righteous
The Avenue of the Righteous is a public exhibition dedicated to those who saved and protected Jews during the Holocaust. Names are inscribed on rocks to honor 38 individuals.
Visit the Avenue at Ingraham Park, next to the Evanston Civic Center. Learn more about the project and read the stories of the righteous here.
Photo Credit: Lori Swerdlow
Ten Thousand Ripples
The Ten Thousand Ripples project by Changing Worlds is a city-wide installation of Emerging Buddha sculpture as symbols of peace, understanding, and tolerance. The sculptures, constructed by local artist and peace activist Indira F. Johnson, are 300-pounds made of fiberglass and resin and filled with sand.
Artist: Indira Johnson
Photo Credit: Laura Simmons
‘Art can be around you’: A deeper look at Evanston sculptures’ history and messages The Daily Northwestern, 2022