Jul
20
Fri
The Rockford Midwestern Biennial @ Rockford Art Museum
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The 2018 Rockford Midwestern is the 75th presentation of Rockford Art Museum’s juried exhibition, which began in 1913 as an annual showcase of local artists, then expanded eligibility and was known as the Stateline Vicinity Show through 1998. Now a biennial show that surveys new work by contemporary artists across the Midwest, the competition is open to original artwork in any medium created since the last biennial by residents of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, or Wisconsin. Gallerist Aron Packer serves as this year’s juror. The last biennial featured 85 works by 78 artists selected from more than 600 submissions; painter Jeanne Ludeke received the 2016 Dean Alan Olson Purchase Award. Concurrent exhibits include the third annual Art in Bloom, a three-day event showcasing interpretive installations of floral and other organic material by local designers, inspired by select artwork juried into the feature exhibition.

Open daily from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursdays from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Jul
21
Sat
The Rockford Midwestern Biennial @ Rockford Art Museum
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The 2018 Rockford Midwestern is the 75th presentation of Rockford Art Museum’s juried exhibition, which began in 1913 as an annual showcase of local artists, then expanded eligibility and was known as the Stateline Vicinity Show through 1998. Now a biennial show that surveys new work by contemporary artists across the Midwest, the competition is open to original artwork in any medium created since the last biennial by residents of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, or Wisconsin. Gallerist Aron Packer serves as this year’s juror. The last biennial featured 85 works by 78 artists selected from more than 600 submissions; painter Jeanne Ludeke received the 2016 Dean Alan Olson Purchase Award. Concurrent exhibits include the third annual Art in Bloom, a three-day event showcasing interpretive installations of floral and other organic material by local designers, inspired by select artwork juried into the feature exhibition.

Open daily from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursdays from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Jul
22
Sun
The Rockford Midwestern Biennial @ Rockford Art Museum
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The 2018 Rockford Midwestern is the 75th presentation of Rockford Art Museum’s juried exhibition, which began in 1913 as an annual showcase of local artists, then expanded eligibility and was known as the Stateline Vicinity Show through 1998. Now a biennial show that surveys new work by contemporary artists across the Midwest, the competition is open to original artwork in any medium created since the last biennial by residents of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, or Wisconsin. Gallerist Aron Packer serves as this year’s juror. The last biennial featured 85 works by 78 artists selected from more than 600 submissions; painter Jeanne Ludeke received the 2016 Dean Alan Olson Purchase Award. Concurrent exhibits include the third annual Art in Bloom, a three-day event showcasing interpretive installations of floral and other organic material by local designers, inspired by select artwork juried into the feature exhibition.

Open daily from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursdays from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Jul
23
Mon
The Rockford Midwestern Biennial @ Rockford Art Museum
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The 2018 Rockford Midwestern is the 75th presentation of Rockford Art Museum’s juried exhibition, which began in 1913 as an annual showcase of local artists, then expanded eligibility and was known as the Stateline Vicinity Show through 1998. Now a biennial show that surveys new work by contemporary artists across the Midwest, the competition is open to original artwork in any medium created since the last biennial by residents of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, or Wisconsin. Gallerist Aron Packer serves as this year’s juror. The last biennial featured 85 works by 78 artists selected from more than 600 submissions; painter Jeanne Ludeke received the 2016 Dean Alan Olson Purchase Award. Concurrent exhibits include the third annual Art in Bloom, a three-day event showcasing interpretive installations of floral and other organic material by local designers, inspired by select artwork juried into the feature exhibition.

Open daily from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursdays from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Plein Air on the Rock @ Rockford Art Museum
Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join RAM Artist-In-Residence Carmen Turner of MainFraiM for an evening of sketching along the Rock River.  Participants will capture the beauty of downtown Rockford in a relaxed atmosphere in this outdoor spin on RAM’s Cork + Canvas series.  Cost includes supplies, instruction, and wine.  REGISTER BY JULY 17 AT ROCKFORDARTMUSEUM.ORG or call 815-968-2787.

Jul
24
Tue
The Rockford Midwestern Biennial @ Rockford Art Museum
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The 2018 Rockford Midwestern is the 75th presentation of Rockford Art Museum’s juried exhibition, which began in 1913 as an annual showcase of local artists, then expanded eligibility and was known as the Stateline Vicinity Show through 1998. Now a biennial show that surveys new work by contemporary artists across the Midwest, the competition is open to original artwork in any medium created since the last biennial by residents of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, or Wisconsin. Gallerist Aron Packer serves as this year’s juror. The last biennial featured 85 works by 78 artists selected from more than 600 submissions; painter Jeanne Ludeke received the 2016 Dean Alan Olson Purchase Award. Concurrent exhibits include the third annual Art in Bloom, a three-day event showcasing interpretive installations of floral and other organic material by local designers, inspired by select artwork juried into the feature exhibition.

Open daily from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursdays from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Jul
25
Wed
The Rockford Midwestern Biennial @ Rockford Art Museum
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The 2018 Rockford Midwestern is the 75th presentation of Rockford Art Museum’s juried exhibition, which began in 1913 as an annual showcase of local artists, then expanded eligibility and was known as the Stateline Vicinity Show through 1998. Now a biennial show that surveys new work by contemporary artists across the Midwest, the competition is open to original artwork in any medium created since the last biennial by residents of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, or Wisconsin. Gallerist Aron Packer serves as this year’s juror. The last biennial featured 85 works by 78 artists selected from more than 600 submissions; painter Jeanne Ludeke received the 2016 Dean Alan Olson Purchase Award. Concurrent exhibits include the third annual Art in Bloom, a three-day event showcasing interpretive installations of floral and other organic material by local designers, inspired by select artwork juried into the feature exhibition.

Open daily from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursdays from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Jul
26
Thu
The Rockford Midwestern Biennial @ Rockford Art Museum
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

The 2018 Rockford Midwestern is the 75th presentation of Rockford Art Museum’s juried exhibition, which began in 1913 as an annual showcase of local artists, then expanded eligibility and was known as the Stateline Vicinity Show through 1998. Now a biennial show that surveys new work by contemporary artists across the Midwest, the competition is open to original artwork in any medium created since the last biennial by residents of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, or Wisconsin. Gallerist Aron Packer serves as this year’s juror. The last biennial featured 85 works by 78 artists selected from more than 600 submissions; painter Jeanne Ludeke received the 2016 Dean Alan Olson Purchase Award. Concurrent exhibits include the third annual Art in Bloom, a three-day event showcasing interpretive installations of floral and other organic material by local designers, inspired by select artwork juried into the feature exhibition.

Open daily from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursdays from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Jul
27
Fri
Terttu Uibopuu: E.S.E. (East South East) @ Rockford Art Museum
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Features 25 photographs by Estonian artist Terttu Uibopuu that reveal people and places in Estonia, New York, and Rockford that embody a quiet resilience in the face of daily adversity amidst long-term recovery from political occupation, natural disaster, or recession – and offer a glimpse into a world where perseverance is commonplace.  Closing reception October 26-27, 2018.

Open daily from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursdays from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

The Rockford Midwestern Biennial @ Rockford Art Museum
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The 2018 Rockford Midwestern is the 75th presentation of Rockford Art Museum’s juried exhibition, which began in 1913 as an annual showcase of local artists, then expanded eligibility and was known as the Stateline Vicinity Show through 1998. Now a biennial show that surveys new work by contemporary artists across the Midwest, the competition is open to original artwork in any medium created since the last biennial by residents of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, or Wisconsin. Gallerist Aron Packer serves as this year’s juror. The last biennial featured 85 works by 78 artists selected from more than 600 submissions; painter Jeanne Ludeke received the 2016 Dean Alan Olson Purchase Award. Concurrent exhibits include the third annual Art in Bloom, a three-day event showcasing interpretive installations of floral and other organic material by local designers, inspired by select artwork juried into the feature exhibition.

Open daily from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursdays from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.