Rockford Art Museum offers remaining ‘HE & SHE’ events

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Rockford Art Museum’s (RAM) acclaimed glass exhibition “HE & SHE: Vallien and Hydman-Vallien” was named the 2007 Mayor’s Arts Award winner for the most Creative Cultural Event of the year at an awards ceremony at Coronado Theatre June 7.

The awards are a collaborative effort by the Rockford Area Arts Council and the Office of the Mayor.

“Rockford Art Museum is thrilled and honored to receive this award,” said RAM Executive Director Linda Dennis, “and it is truly a testimony to the incredible effort put forth by so many people to make this landmark exhibition possible.”

RAM has won the competitive award in the same category four times since the awards began in 1989, including nods for

“The Rockford Community Exhibition Series: Screw City & 2020 Visions” (2005), “An Inside View: Highlights from the Howard University Collection” (2003), and “Fundamental Soul: The Hager Gift of Self-Taught African American Art” (1996).

“HE & SHE” remains on display through Sunday, July 8.

Remaining “HE & SHE” programs include the following:

Saturday June 16, 9-10:30 a.m., “My Family in Stained Glass” (ages 4-12, plus parent); $15 includes one child, $5 each additional child ($12 RAM members includes one child, $3 each additional child).

Saturday June 30, 10-11:30 a.m., “Bring Textiles to a Whole New Level” (ages 4-12); $12 ($8 RAM members).

All programs are taught at Rockford Art Museum, 711 N. Main St., Rockford. Space is limited, and early registration is required. To register, contact RAM Education Coordinator Stacey Sauer at (815) 972-2874 or For more info, log on to

from the June 13-19, 2007, issue

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