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13th Annual International Peeps Art Exhibition on Display at Racine Art Museum

The 13th Annual International Peeps Art Exhibition is currently on display at the Racine Art Museum (RAM) located in Downtown Racine at 441 Main St. The collection returns after years of popular attraction and showcases unique art inspired by Peeps®. 207 artists from across the country participated in this year’s show and have created 162 […]

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RPL Celebrates National Library Week April 4-10; Includes Deals With Library Card, Free Parking

RACINE – The Racine Public Library (RPL), 75 7th St., celebrates National Library Week all this week (April 4-10) with a library card promotion and free parking. For seven days, starting Monday, anyone with a valid RPL library card can receive special discounts and deals at these area businesses: Blue BearBonifide NutritionCulver’s (21st Street)Dew EstheticsDimple’s […]

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The Community Buzz: What’s Up With Local Nonprofits

For a full look at what local nonprofits are up to, check out our nonprofit community feed here. Here’s a snapshot of the things you’ll find among our local nonprofits: November is National Family Caregivers Month. Known as the “invisible workforce,” caregivers are constantly on the job without much recognition or thanks. According to AARP, 64% […]

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Racine and Vicinity Show 2021 Award Winners Announced

On June 15, 2021, Racine Art Museum’s (RAM’s) Wustum Museum of Fine Arts continued a longstanding Racine tradition with a twist—this year’s opening reception and awards presentation for Racine and Vicinity Show were virtual. Racine Art Museum Exhibitions  This juried exhibition—the latest in the museum’s longest-running exhibition series—showcases work from artists residing throughout Racine, Kenosha, […]

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State Grants Awarded to 9 County Cultural Organizations

RACINE COUNTY – Nine Racine County organizations are among 385 cultural organizations across the state to be awarded COVID-19 Cultural Organization Grants. The $15 million in grants, announced by Gov. Tony Evers, will provide critical funds to assist cultural nonprofit organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is administered by the Wisconsin Department of […]

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CALL FOR ARTISTS: RAM 11th Annual International PEEPS Art Competition

Within the pristine white walls of an award-winning contemporary art museum, Racine Art Museum (RAM) presents the RAM 11th Annual International PEEPS Art Competition, open April 2–19, 2020. This popular, untraditional exhibition showcases fluffy, sugar-coated marshmallow PEEPS® created by hundreds of artists from around the country. Artists of all ages are invited to welcome spring […]

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Ceramic, Fiber, And Regional Art Showcased In Upcoming Racine Art Museum Exhibition

Open January 26 through August 30, 2020, at the Racine Art Museum (RAM), Open Storage: RAM Showcases Ceramic, Fiber, and Regional Archives features the work of 12 artists in RAM’s collection, arranged as a series of artist solo showcases. Historically, collection-building for museums has gone on behind-the-scenes. In the last decade, more institutions have offered transparency […]

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Racine Author, Photographer, and Frank Lloyd Wright Advocate Mark Hertzberg Honored with Wright Spirit Award 2019

Racine photographer and author, Mark Hertzberg, recently received one of the seven prestigious 2019 Wright Spirit Awards. The nationally-nominated honors were presented on Saturday, October 5, 2019, at a gala dinner in Los Angeles. The Wright Spirit Awards were established in 1991 by the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy to honor individuals and organizations who […]

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50th Anniversary of Landmark Touring Exhibition OBJECTS: USA Commemorated at Racine Art Museum

Racine Art Museum (RAM) is honored to present OBJECTS REDUX: 50 Years After OBJECTS: USA Defined American Craft, a commemoration and exploration of OBJECTS: USA, a landmark exhibition that traveled across the country and overseas beginning in 1969. This exhibition is set to open September 21, 2019 and will be on display through January 5, 2020. This fall, […]

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Get the Picture: The Arthur P. Haas Wisconsin Photography Collection

Hosted by the Racine Art Museum (RAM) at RAM’s Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Get the Picture: The Arthur P. Haas Wisconsin Photography Collection showcases 40 works from the ongoing juried photography competition, Wisconsin Photography. This represents just a sample of over 100 pieces that RAM has been able to acquire since the exhibition’s inception in 1979. This show […]

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Racine Art Museum Revitalizes Current Exhibitions

Two six-month long exhibitions at the Racine Art Museum (RAM) have recently been transformed, with new works exchanged for those that had been on display for about three months. Represent: Exploring Portraits from RAM’s Collection and From Nature: Contemporary Artists and Organic Materials both included artworks made of light-sensitive materials that needed to be switched out after a certain […]