The RAM Art Annex is a multipurpose educational space used for classes, meetings and exhibits. Great location and free access to the Art Annex exhibits have given increased exposure to audiences visiting Riverfront Museum Park.

Recent exhibits have included work by Jesus Abraham Correa VII, Lisa Gray, Corey Hagberg, Ryan Lape, Mario Kaya Martinez, Sarah Reed McNamara, Manny Tang / Chinacat 663, Valerie Olafson, members of Rockford Photo Club and Rockford Art Guild, and more.

RAM Reference Library RAM Art Annex has reference books available for public use, free of charge. Library materials may not circulate outside of the Art Annex. Tracing from or writing on library materials is not permitted. Laptops may be used in the Art Annex. (Internet connections may not be available.)

The RAM Art Annex Rentals Located on the main floor, directly across from the museum store and galleries, the RAM Art Annex is the perfect space for meetings, workshops, and small gatherings. The Art Annex can seat up to 50 people. For more information or to inquire about discounted fees for RAM members, please call (815) 968-2787.

Have a Birthday Bash in the RAM Art Annex!


Birthday party guests will enjoy time at Rockford Art Museum. Complete with an I Spy prize game in the galleries, followed by an art activity and celebration in the Art Annex!

Available Days + Times Saturdays | 10:30 am–12:30 pm OR 2–4 pm Sundays | 2–4 pm

Themes Royal Celebration / Paint like Picasso / Comic Strip Creators / A Sea Monster Adventure / Couture Creations Printmaking (custom theme) / Model Magic (custom theme)

Set-up can begin 30 minutes prior to start of party. Guests include adults present at party. Families are responsible for providing the cake, refreshments and decorations. Please note: There are no refrigerators or freezers available.

For more information contact RAM Education Coordinator Rich Hacker at (815) 972-2874 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..