Spring ArtScene 2022 April 22 – 23

ArtScene, a biannual gallery walk, is hosted by the Arts Council, featuring new and established artists of the Rockford Region. Visitors to ArtScene are welcome at any of the venues listed—there is no admission fee and all are welcome. All participating venues are adhering to the current Winnebago County Health Department COVID-guidelines.

ArtScene offers a wide variety of art to appreciate and purchase including jewelry, paintings, sculpture, prints, photography, quilts/fiber art, and more! Artists are available for conversation—sharing the approach and inspiration for their work. Select venues have food and beverages available for their visitors, at no cost, and most surrounding restaurants and shops are open for your enjoyment.

Spring ArtScene’s kickoff will begin with the Poetry Prelude, 4 p.m., at Rockford City Hall, on April 22nd.

Spring ArtScene 2022 is April 22 and 23—5-9 p.m. on Friday night and 4-9 p.m. on Saturday night. All venues will have maps/artist listings for visitors.

Any questions or concerns, please reach out to the Arts Council at



For more information, including a list of artists and/or descriptions of their show, please click the corresponding venue number on the interactive map.


Venue locations include:

1. 304 Main 304 N Main St  ADA Accessible
Art Guild of Rockford and Friends

2. 317 Art Collective 317 Market St   ADA Accessible
Comorbidity: An Inspiration

3. Abreo 515 E State St

4. Bennie’s Cleaners 126 N 1st St   ADA Accessible

5. Future Studios 317 W Jefferson  ADA Accessible

6. GEM: Gather, Engage, Make 406 E State St  ADA Accessible
Maximalist Tendencies

7. Here 727 1st Ave  ADA Accessible

8. Heritage Museum Park 1129 S Main St  ADA Accessible

9. Inscape Collective 201 7th St  ADA Accessible

10. Irish Rose Gallery 519 E State St  ADA Accessible
“Ethereality” An Abstract Photography Show

11. J.R. Kortman Center for Design 107 N Main St  ADA Accessible

12. Katie’s Cup 502 7th St  ADA Accessible
Express-O Yourself: A Celebration of Community Through Art

13. Meridian Building 323 N Second St  ADA Accessible

14. Nordic Cultural Center 327 S 3rd St  ADA Accessible
New Art – Creating Traditions, In honor of Dave Akerlund

15. Oak Street Health 301 E State St  ADA Accessible
Senior Vibes

16. Octane Rkfd 124 N Main St  ADA Accessible

17. Rockford City Hall 425 E State St  ADA Accessible
Poetry Prelude at 4PM Friday

18. Rockford Maker Space 203 N Church St  ADA Accessible
Rockford Maker Space Open House

19. Rockford Roasting Company 206 N Main St  ADA Accessible
The Grow Show

20. Rockford Roasting Company 416 S Main St  ADA Accessible

21. Subversive Cycling Company 327 W Jefferson St Ste B  ADA Accessible

22. TEST SITE 213 N 3rd St

23. The Bubble Hive 412 E State St  ADA Accessible

24. The McPherson 1210 Buchanan St  ADA Accessible
Grand Opening Weekend

25. The Milk House Art Show 121 S Madison St  ADA Accessible
Rockford Lutheran Jr/Sr High School Artworks

26. Veterans Memorial Hall 211 N Main St  ADA Accessible
Veterans Healing through the Arts

27. Ameriprise Financial 6870 Rote Rd Ste 102  ADA Accessible

28. Art de Triumph 905 Ridgewood Rd  ADA Accessible
Cityscapes from Around the World

29. Calm Company 1404 N Main St Ste 3
Almost Perfect: An Analysis of the Visceral and the Tangible

30. Chuck Senties Productions
Caricatures by Chuck

31. Meta Beauty Collective 2209 E State St  ADA Accessible
Make Art, Not War

32. Rooted 1408 N Main St  ADA Accessible
Youth Today, Gone Tomorrow

33. Santosha Yoga Studio 2211 E State St

34. The Arc/CFNIL 946 N 2nd St  ADA Accessible

35. Visitor Center for Frank Lloyd Wright’s Laurent House 4627 Spring Brook Rd
ADA Accessible – please see interactive map for parking and tour information.

36. Fraim & Mortar 2430 S Main St
Fraim & Mortar Folx Commandeer a Mansion

Deborah Newton Legacy Locations:
2. 317 Art Collective
27. Ameriprise Financial
4. Bennie’s Cleaners
11. JR Kortman Gallery
35. Visitor Center for Frank Lloyd Wright’s Laurent House

ArtScene signs created by