Current Exhibits:

“The Finishing Touch: Evanston Accessorized”

May 1, 2017 – December 2017

“The Finishing Touch” Evanston Accessorized!

Have you given much thought to what accessories you consider essential to your look today? What would you have chosen in 1960, 1900, 1860? This new exhibit, featuring fashion accessories from men, women, and children of all ages, tastes, and styles, will show how accessory items have evolved through time, both in style and use.  Get more details by clicking here.


Permanent Exhibits:

Milestones and Memories


Fountain Square, 1932

EHCs permanent exhibit of Evanston history features an overview of the community’s history from its beginnings to today. This wonderful interactive exhibit uses artifacts and archival materials from EHCs collection to tell the story of the community and some of the amazing people who called Evanston home.

Visit the second floor of the Dawes House to see this exhibit during our open hours, Thursday-Sunday from 1-4 p.m.