The Rockford Area Arts Council supports, promotes, and develops the arts for everyone in our Northern Illinois region.


The Rockford Area Arts Council will present the 16th Annual Spring ArtScene on April 13 and April 14, 2018!

Spring ArtScene will showcase works of art at 38 differenct locations across the Rockford and the Rockford metro area from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 13 and 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 14, 2018 with some locations offering extended hours until 10 p.m.  Admission is free and it's a great opportunity to purchase artwork!  ArtScene provides a unique opportunity for all kinds of people to get together, meet great artists and see many different types of art at one time in a festive, casual, cool and fun environment.

Enjoy new exhibits and original works of art in varied media of watercolor, acrylic, wood, sculpture, pottery, furniture, jewelry, photography and multi-media.  ArtScene has something for everyone, including the chance to meet new friends - nearly 10,000 people attend ArtScene each year.

Meet the Artists, Be Inspired to Buy!

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