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Rockford Area Arts Council's State of the Arts Awards

The Rockford Area Arts Council hosts the 2014 State of the Arts Awards on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, 200 S. Bell School Road, Rockford, IL
 
The Rockford Area Arts Council’s annual fundraiser will honor recipients of the Mayor’s Arts Awards and celebrate achievements in the arts for the past year.  Awards will be given to: Individual Artist/Arts Advocate, Lawrence E. Gloyd Community Impact and Creative Cultural Event. 

Tickets are $40 for RAAC members; $45 for non-members.  Reservation deadline is Friday, September 26th. 


                                              
 


Rockford Area Arts Council's 27th Annual Fall ArtScene


The Rockford Area Arts Council will present the 27th Annual Fall ArtScene on Friday, October 3rd and Saturday, October 4th, 2014!

Fall ArtScene will showcase original works of art at 37 different locations across the Rockford and Rockford metro area from 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday, October 3 and 4 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, October 4 with some galleries offering extended hours until 10 p.m.  Admission is free and it's a great opportunity to purchase artwork!  Enjoy new exhibits and original works of art in varied media of watercolor, acrylic, wood, sculpture, pottery, furniture, jewelry, photography and multi-media.  Meet the Artists, Be Inspired to Buy!


Midway Village Museum's 40th Anniversary Photo Contest ~ Through October 2014

Every photographer is invited to join the museum’s 40th Anniversary Celebration through participation in a first-ever museum photography contest. Winning photographic entries will be published in a museum calendar for 2015. The contest will include both adult and youth entry categories. Entries will also be on display in a temporary museum exhibit opening in November 2014 with a reception to highlight the winning entries.

If you have any questions, please contact Lonna Converso, Director of Marketing, at 815-397-9112, ext. 110 or lonna.converso@midwayvillage.com. She will place your name on a list to be emailed the information packet and the completed details of the contest.

Partnering with the museum is the Rockford Area Arts Council.

For more information or to download the complete packet of details visit www.midwayvillage.com.