Coffee with the Curator Nov. 15 at RAM

The newest installment of the popular programming series “Coffee with the Curator” takes place 10–11 AM on Friday, November 15, at Rockford Art Museum (RAM), 711 N. Main St., Rockford. Get a behind-the-scenes look into the process of creating the museum’s new exhibition Bold Abstractions with RAM Executive Director/Curator Carrie Johnson. Free admission, and free coffee provided by Rockford Roasting Company.

Coffee with the Curator is part of the exhibition-related educational programming for Bold Abstractions: Paintings from the Thoma Collection.
Support for this major exhibition and its related programming—including free daily admission to RAM every day, for everyone, throughout the exhibition—is provided by the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation, and partially supported by a Partners in Excellence grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency. The exhibition is on view through January 26, 2020 at RAM.

About the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation: Founded in 2014 and based in Chicago and Santa Fe, the Thoma Foundation recognizes the power of the arts to challenge and shift perceptions, spark creativity and connect people across cultures. Learn more at

About Rockford Art Museum: Founded in 1913, Rockford Art Museum exists to help make life in Rockford better through a permanent art collection, frequent art exhibitions, and lifelong art education. RAM is located inside the Riverfront Museum Park building at 711 North Main Street in downtown Rockford, Illinois. Connect with us on Facebook @rockfordartmuseum and Instagram , and go behind the scenes with us on our free mobile app. Learn more at