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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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Racine Art Museum Moves To A Virtual Experience

In response to the current health situation caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19), Racine Art Museum (RAM) is creating opportunities for would-be museum visitors to engage with art from the comfort of their home. RAM Executive Director and Curator of Collections, Bruce W. Pepich, is taking to the internet to introduce twenty women artists in the […]

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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 […]

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Racine Art Museum Congratulates the 10th Anniversary PEEPS Art Exhibition Award Winners

PRESS RELEASE Jeffrey Zimmer, RacinePeeps at the MuseumWood, canvas, paper, paint, string, and found objectsPhotography: Jon Bolton, Racine On Thursday, April 11, an untraditional exhibition showcasing fluffy, sugarcoated marshmallow PEEPS® began its tenth year within the award-winning contemporary architecture of the Racine Art Museum. Open through April 28, the RAM 10th Annual International PEEPS Art Exhibition features 165 […]

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RAM new exhibit is a treasure trove of artwork

There’s a new exhibit at the Racine Art Museum (RAM) that focuses on jewelry and metalwork. Open from January 27 through August 4, 2019, it features select archive artists from RAM’s collection. Identified in 2013 as having the largest contemporary craft collection in the U.S., RAM is a treasure trove for artwork. Unlike some other […]

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Racine Art Museum: An Inside Look at Portraits

Coming soon to the Racine Art Museum (RAM) is an exhibit that focuses on portraits and what they communicate. Open from Jan. 20 to Sept. 1, this exhibit will feature pieces that are considered an investigation of character, circumstance, and abstract concepts. A portrait could be defined as a painting, drawing, or photograph that illustrates […]

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