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‘RAM 100: Rockford Art Museum, 1913-2013’ book to be released at special holiday shopping event Dec. 17

December 12, 2013

RAM's holiday shopping event is Tuesday, Dec. 17.

RAM’s holiday shopping event is Tuesday, Dec. 17.

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The Rockford Art Museum Store, inside the Rockford Art Museum (RAM), 711 N. Main St., Rockford, will host a holiday shopping event from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 17

The event will also include a book release of RAM 100: Rockford Art Museum, 1913-2013. The book will be available for a special price of $38 that day (regular price is $48).

The commemorative book tells the story of the museum and its collections, and includes 140 full-color plates of selected works from the RAM Permanent Collection — many of which are on view in the current exhibition, Through the Ages: 100 Years of RAM (through Jan. 26).

The Dec. 17 event will also include holiday shopping, treats, member shopping discounts and free admission to the art museum.

The following local artists will participate in the holiday shopping event: Savon Blosser, Paul Burkholder, Shari Grace, Karen Vaughn Harding, Drew Helge, Jennifer Mullin Johansson, Pam Kehoe-Peterson, Jeremy Klonicki, Mona Lindvall, Kari McDonald, Sarah Reed-McNamara, Lois Schlueter, Manny Tang, Carmen Turner and Betsy Youngquist.

For more details, contact the museum at (815) 968-2787 or visit www.rockfordartmuseum.org.

Posted Dec. 12, 2013

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