Cultivate offers a variety of community events in Evanston IL.

Cultivate Urban Rainforest & Gallery is more than a beautiful place to shop for great plants and art. It’s also a place to hang out, meet with a group, or join a workshop or activity. It’s a locally owned shop where you can also get involved with like-minded individuals and meet new groups of friends with your same interests. As part of our selection of community events in Evanston, we offer Terrarium Making classes, and  for kids and adults. Cultivate art openings our open to the community at large. We also have, concerts, poetry readings and a growing list of events. Scroll down to see the latest events on the calendar.

Private Terrarium Classes and Rentals

Because Cultivate is dedicated to being a local resource and go-to spot for community events in Evanston, we also offer our beautiful space for your own private event. We’ve already hosted birthday parties and baby showers. Please inquire about renting Cultivate for your private event. And come check our beautiful space while attending one of our community events, listed below!


 

Upcoming Events & Classes

From Rainforest Medicine in Guatemala to Urban Gardens for Wellness in Medellin, Columbia: A Female Ethnobotanist's Journey @ Cultivate Urban Rainforest & Gallery | Evanston | Illinois | United States
Join us as ethnobotanist and Evanston native Joanna Michel, PhD takes us on a journey from studying Mayan medicine for women’s health in the tropical rain forests of Guatemala, to the role of urban gardens[...]
Sep 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Terrarium Workshop (Always BYOB!) @ Cultivate Urban Rainforest & Gallery | Evanston | Illinois | United States
Spark a brand-new passion: Learn how to design, build, and care for your very own terrarium. Do you get to take your new terrarium home with you? You betcha! Not only do you get to learn how to create[...]
Sep 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Terrarium Workshop (Always BYOB!) @ Cultivate Urban Rainforest & Gallery | Evanston | Illinois | United States
Spark a brand-new passion: Learn how to design, build, and care for your very own terrarium. Do you get to take your new terrarium home with you? You betcha! Not only do you get to learn how to create[...]
Opening Reception: Organic Expressionism Works by Shar Coulson @ Cultivate Urban Rainforest & Gallery | Evanston | Illinois | United States
I am influenced by the interconnection between humanity and nature. The organic qualities of my work stem from my love and respect for nature and its mysterious repetition of line and form. Working from my[...]
Oct 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Terrarium Workshop (Always BYOB!) @ Cultivate Urban Rainforest & Gallery | Evanston | Illinois | United States
Spark a brand-new passion: Learn how to design, build, and care for your very own terrarium. Do you get to take your new terrarium home with you? You betcha! Not only do you get to learn how to create[...]
Cultivate Mindfulness: Meditation & Plant Care @ Cultivate Urban Rainforest & Gallery | Evanston | Illinois | United States
Cultivate Mindfulness: Meditation & Plant Care Join us for this collaboration with Cultivate Urban Rainforest owner Louise Rosenberg & Meditation teacher Paula Lopez.  Paula will lead us in mindfullness meditation in a comfortable emviorment using[...]
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Gallery Talk by Painter Shar Coulson @ Cultivate Urban Rainforest & Gallery | Evanston | Illinois | United States
Join us for a talk and reception with painter Shar Coulson. Artist Statement I am influenced by the interconnection between humanity and nature. The organic qualities of my work stem from my love and respect[...]
Oct 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Terrarium Workshop (Always BYOB!) @ Cultivate Urban Rainforest & Gallery | Evanston | Illinois | United States
Spark a brand-new passion: Learn how to design, build, and care for your very own terrarium. Do you get to take your new terrarium home with you? You betcha! Not only do you get to learn how to create[...]
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Terrarium Workshop (Always BYOB!) @ Cultivate Urban Rainforest & Gallery | Evanston | Illinois | United States
Spark a brand-new passion: Learn how to design, build, and care for your very own terrarium. Do you get to take your new terrarium home with you? You betcha! Not only do you get to learn how to create[...]