JULIE HEFFERNAN + SHELLY MOSMAN
SPONSORED BY DEAN ALAN OLSON FOUNDATION, ANNE + DAVID BOCCIGNONE, WOMEN’S ART BOARD
COFFEE WITH THE CURATOR
FRI, JUL 12, 10—11 AM, FREE
COFFEE PROVIDED BY ROCKFORD ROASTING COMPANY
Get a behind-the-scenes look into the process of curating the feature exhibition with RAM Curator Carrie Johnson.
CORK + CANVAS: PAINTING WITH BOB
TUE, JUL 23, 6–8 PM, AGES 21+
$45/CLASS ($40 FOR RAM MEMBERS)
To register for this Cork + Canvas, click here
Join Rockford Art Museum for this Ross-inspired installment of our Cork + Canvas paint-and-sip series. Participants will create a painting with Bob while enjoying drinks from Prairie Street Brewing Co. Cost includes two drinks and art supplies.
MUSIC IN THE MUSEUM:
QUILT CLUB + SUNDAY CRUISE
THU, AUG 15, 6–8 PM, ALL AGES
$5 COVER (FREE FOR RAM MEMBERS)
CASH BAR BY PRAIRIE STREET BREWING CO
Enjoy a live performance by local bands Quilt Club and Sunday Cruise at this after-hours event. All ages welcome, doors open at 6 PM, music begins at 6:30.
FAMILY ART FUN DAY
JUN 14, JUN 21, JUL 5, JUL 19, JUL 26
AUG 2, AUG 9, AUG 16, AUG 23, AUG 30
10 AM–12 PM, FREE WITH ADMISSION
Enjoy a free art activity in the RAM Art Annex with the price of a $5 Family Day admission, and create a masterpiece of your own to take home. All ages welcome.
STORYTIME WITH ROCKFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY
SAT, JUN 15, JUL 20, AUG 17, SEP 21
10 AM–12 PM, FREE
Join the Rockford Public Library at RAM for storytime in the galleries followed by an art activity!
PLEIN AIR CLASSES
SAT, JUN 1, JUN 15, JUL 6, JUL 20, AUG 3, AUG 17
10 AM–12 PM, $25/CLASS ($20 FOR RAM MEMBERS)
To register for Plein Air classes, click here
Local artist Zach Kolbe leads this two-hour plein air series along the Rock River. Paint scenes from the Rockford Riverwalk and the Riverfront Museum Park campus, home of Rockford Art Museum. Students provide their own paint and canvas. Supply list at rockfordartmuseum.org. Limited supply box rentals available, $15 per class. Space limited.
FIGURE DRAWING CLASSES
THU, JUN 13, JUL 25, AUG 29, SEP 26
6–8 PM, $15/CLASS
To register for Figure Drawing classes, click here
Led by local artist Ian Morrison. Cost includes instruction, model and paper. Supply list at rockfordartmuseum.org. Limited supply box rentals available, $5 per class. Space limited.
STUDIO ARTIST CLASSES
FALL SESSION 1, SEP 3–OCT 22
CHOOSE: TUE OR THU, 10 AM–12 PM OR 1–3 PM
$75 ($70 FOR RAM MEMBERS)
REGISTRATION REQUIRED NO LATER THAN AUG 30
To register for Studio Artist classes, click here
Led by local artist Jasmina Jovanovic, these classes offer adults a chance to create in a collective studio space with individual instruction for all levels of experience. Students may work in any media and must provide their own materials. Registration required at rockfordartmuseum.org no later than AUG 30; late registration and cancellations will incur fee. Space limited.