Ten Thousand Ripples Emerging Buddha Sculptures
Do you know why there are Buddha sculptures in and around Evanston? Local artist and peace activist Indira Johnson collaborated with Changing Worlds on the Ten Thousand Ripples project to bring these beautiful sculptures to Evanston and Chicago neighborhoods.
Check out the updated map of sculptures for your next scavenger hunt, city walk, or bike ride. Photos and location descriptions included!
Evanston ASPA Heritage Month
In 2021, Mayor Steve Hagerty proclaimed the month of May Asian, South Asian, Pacific Islander Heritage Month in Evanston, IL. That Spring, the Kitchen Table Stories Project collaborated with the City of Evanston, local organizations and Evanstonians to uplift ASPA artists, businesses, community leaders and members in its first annual Evanston Asian, South Asian, Pacific Islander American Heritage Arts Festival, later called the Umbrella Arts Festival. Photos to the right are from the 2021 and 2022 festivals and you can learn more here.
Evanston ASPA puts together a calendar of events for the month of May. You can check out this year's calendar here!