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Rockford’s Riverfront Museum Park included in capital improvement bill

Staff Report ROCKFORD - Rockford's Riverfront Museum Park will receive state funding to improve its facility. Funding will come from a bill passed last week by the Illinois General Assembly, marking $13.3 million for the  Illinois Arts Council and  $50 million for the Arts Alliance Capital Coalition that will fuel 36 projects dedicated to permanent improvement in cultural infrastructure across the state. Rockford’s Riverfront Museum Park is among the 36 coalition members set to receive…

Greenwich Village Art Fair call for artists open through April 30

Staff Report ROCKFORD -- The Call for Artists to apply to Rockford Art Museum’s 71st Greenwich Village Art Fair remains open through April 30 at Zapplication.org. An annual fundraiser for the museum since 1948, the two-day outdoor event takes place Saturday, Sept. 14 and Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 in the parking lot at Rockford Art Museum, located at 711 North Main Street in downtown Rockford, Illinois. Held on the second Saturday and Sunday after Labor Day, every year—rain or shine—the…