THE LAURA + JOHN FRASER COLLECTION
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING
SPONSORED BY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS + SMITH CHARITABLE FOUNDATION


All programs take place at Rockford Art Museum, 711 N. Main St., Rockford 

MOVIE MONDAY FILM SERIES 
HERB + DOROTHY | FEB 19
DOORS OPEN 6:30 PM, FILMS BEGIN AT 7 PM, $5 COVER

This film tells the extraordinary story of the Vogels, a postal clerk and a librarian who built one of the most important art collections in history with very modest means. (2008, 1 hr 27 min)


RAM SONGWRITER SERIES: MALANDRINO
THU, MAR 15
, 6–8 PM, $5 COVER 
Enjoy a live performance by area bossa nova band Malandrino in the stunning setting of the feature exhibition. All ages, music begins at 6:30. 

MOVIE MONDAY FILM SERIES 
MONKEY BUSINESS | MAR 19
DOORS OPEN 6:30 PM, FILMS BEGIN AT 7 PM, $5 COVER 
This documentary explores the untold origin story of Curious George – the lifelong journey of creators Hans and Margret Rey. Presented by RAM in partnership with Discovery Center Museum. (2017, 1 hr 21 min) 

FRASER ARTIST LECTURE
THU, APR 19, 6–7 PM, FREE (DONATIONS APPRECIATED) 
Get an exhibiting artist’s perspective on the feature exhibition with a lively gallery walk led by Rock Valley College professor Lynn Fischer-Carlson.  

MOVIE MONDAY FILM SERIES 
WEST SIDE STORY | APR 23 
DOORS OPEN 6:30 PM, FILMS BEGIN AT 7 PM, $5 COVER 

Celebrate the 100th birthday of composer Leonard Bernstein with some of his most iconic music in the award-winning film, famously inspired by Romeo & Juliet. (1961, 2 hrs 33 min)

RAM OPEN MIC NIGHT 
THU, APR 26, 6–8 PM, $5 COVER
Share your own—or sit back and enjoy—original poetry, storytelling, music, and more at this after-hours event. All ages, performances begin at 6:30.

PANEL WITH LAURA + JOHN FRASER
THU, MAY 3
, 6–7 PM, FREE (DONATIONS APPRECIATED) 
Laura and John Fraser join RAM Curator Carrie Johnson for a memorable conversation about collecting art, curating this collection, their relationship with RAM, and more. 

COFFEE WITH THE CURATOR
FRI, MAY 18
, 10–11 AM, FREE (DONATIONS APPRECIATED)
Get a behind-the-scenes look into the process of curating the feature exhibition with RAM Curator Carrie Johnson before it closes May 28!



THE LAURA + JOHN FRASER COLLECTION
FEB 9–MAY 28, 2018 | ROCKFORD ART MUSEUM
SPONSORED BY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS + SMITH CHARITABLE FOUNDATION


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