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Kortman ornaments small pieces of local art

DOWNTOWN — J.R. Kortman Center for Design introduced two new ornaments to its Rockford Landmark Ornament Collection for 2017: the historic YMCA Log Lodge and a special edition of the Coronado Performing Arts Center, celebrating the…

Unique glass perspectives at Kortman holiday exhibit

DOWNTOWN — Chicago artist Alex Krueger and Rockford artist Drew Helge approach the medium of glass from two entirely different perspectives, both bringing their fresh, exciting, and unique sensibilities to art glass works to a new Kortman…

30th Annual Fall ArtScene this weekend

ROCKFORD — Rockford Area Arts Council presents its 30th Annual Fall ArtScene, this Friday and Saturday. Fall ArtScene will showcase original works of art at over 35 different locations across the Rockford and the Rockford metro area from…

Burpee inspiration for Roosevelt students

Students from Roosevelt Alternative High School have been engaged in a yearlong project that uses art to teach the scientific ideas behind human sustainability. After an inspiring tour of the Burpee Natural History Museum, that group of…

Spring ArtScene returns to Rockford

Rockford embraces its artistic roots this weekend as the 15th Annual Spring ArtScene moves into town. ArtScene features works from a wide variety of techniques spread throughout more than 30 locations across the city. The annual event,…