IF REGISTRATION REQUIRED, GO TO ROCKFORDARTMUSEUM.ORG OR CALL (815) 968-2787 UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED. FOR RAM MEMBER DISCOUNT, PLEASE REGISTER BY PHONE.

DWELLINGS
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING
SPONSORED IN PART BY LARSON & DARBY + WOMEN’S ART BOARD

HISTORIC HAUNTED HOME WALKING TOUR
THU, OCT 18
, 6:30–8 PM, ALL AGES
$20 ($18 FOR RAM MEMBERS)
REGISTRATION REQUIRED AT HAUNTEDROCKFORD.COM
Kathi Kresol from Haunted Rockford is thrilled to partner with Rockford Art Museum for this very unique event. We will meet at RAM and then explore the nearby historic neighborhood. Kathi will share the history and the mystery that surrounds certain homes along the way. This is a walking tour so please dress accordingly. TO REGISTER WITH RAM MEMBER DISCOUNT, CALL KATHI AT (815) 871-4239

OPEN MIC NIGHT WITH THE ATROCIOUS POETS
FRI, NOV 16
, 6–8 PM, $5 DONATION
CASH BAR BY PRAIRIE STREET BREWING CO
Listen to or share original poetry, storytelling, music, and more at this after-hours event hosted by the Atrocious Poets. All ages welcome, doors open at 6 pm and performances begin at 6:30.

AN EVENING WITH THE ARTIST: 
SHANA MCCAW + BRENT BUDSBERG
FRI, NOV 30
, 6–8 PM, FREE
CASH BAR BY PRAIRIE STREET BREWING CO
Join Dwellings artists Shana McCaw and Brent Budsberg as they discuss revisiting their work Farmstead. This duo will highlight how they turned the lens inward and reinterpreted their own history as artists.

MUSIC IN THE MUSEUM:
TENTACLES EVERYWHERE
FRI, DEC 7
, 6–8 PM, ALL AGES
$5 COVER (FREE FOR RAM MEMBERS)
CASH BAR BY PRAIRIE STREET BREWING CO
Enjoy a live performance by local folk-driven band Tentacles Everywhere at this after-hours event. All ages welcome, doors open at 6 pm and music begins at 6:30.

COFFEE WITH THE CURATOR 
FRI, DEC 14, 10–11 AM, FREE 
SPONSORED BY ROCKFORD ROASTING COMPANY 
Get a behind-the-scenes look into the process of curating the feature exhibition with RAM Curator Carrie Johnson before it closes January 27! 

CORK + CANVAS: FLUID ART
TUE, DEC 18
, 6–8 PM, AGES 21+
$45 ($40 FOR RAM MEMBERS)
REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Led by Janelle O’Malley of RAM, this Cork + Canvas event is all about fluid art. Participants will explore this abstract style and create their own mesmerizing pieces. Bar provided by Prairie Street Brewing Co. Cost includes supplies, instruction, and two drinks.  

MOVIE MONDAY: GREY GARDENS
MON, JAN 14
, DOORS OPEN 6 PM, FILM BEGINS 6:30
$5 COVER (FREE FOR RAM MEMBERS)
This documentary explores the eccentric lives of Edith and Edie Bouvier Beale, “high society drop outs” and reclusive relatives of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, as the mother-daughter pair thrives in their dilapidated, decaying mansion in East Hampton, New York. (PG, 1975, 1 hr 34 min)


STORYTIME WITH ROCKFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY
SAT, NOV 10
, 10–11:30 AM, FREE
Join the Rockford Public Library at Rockford Art Museum for a storytime event! Parents and kids will enjoy a selection of stories read by RPL with an art activity to follow.

FAMILY ART FUN FRIDAY
FRI, JAN 4
, 10 AM–12 PM, FREE WITH ADMISSION

Enjoy a free art activity in the RAM Art Annex with the price of a $5 Family Friday admission, and create a masterpiece of your own to take home. All ages welcome.

CONTEMPORARY WATERCOLOR
WED, OCT 24
, 6–8 PM, ALL AGES
$45 ($40 FOR RAM MEMBERS)
REGISTRATION REQUIRED
This course will explore contemporary watercolor techniques led by local artist Carmen Turner of MainFraiM. Cost includes supplies and instruction.


BEGINNER DRAWING
SAT, JAN 5
, 10 AM–12 PM, AGES 10+
$25 ($20 FOR RAM MEMBERS)
REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Learn the basics of drawing from RAM Artist-in-Residence Beth Wemmer. Cost includes supplies and instruction.


IF REGISTRATION REQUIRED, GO TO ROCKFORDARTMUSEUM.ORG OR CALL (815) 968-2787 UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED. FOR RAM MEMBER DISCOUNT, PLEASE REGISTER BY PHONE.

DWELLINGS
OCT 12, 2018–JAN 27, 2019
| ROCKFORD ART MUSEUM
SPONSORED IN PART BY LARSON & DARBY + WOMEN’S ART BOARD