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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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Two New Shows in Racine Art Museum’s Fall Exhibition Series

Beginning Sunday, October 20, Racine Art Museum (RAM) visitors will experience two new contemporary craft exhibitions: OBJECTS REDUX: Studio Craft in Context, 1960-1985 and OBJECTS REDUX: Small-Scale Studio Craft of the 1950s and 1960s. These shows—both on display through February 2, 2020—are the last of the four concurrent exhibitions to open in RAM’s fall exhibition series, OBJECTS REDUX. Drawn primarily […]

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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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Evinrude gift boosts RAM program for memory-impaired adults

Sturtevant-based Evinrude Outboard Motors has announced a $5,000 donation to the Racine Art Museum, which will help support the museum’s SPARK! Art Programs at its Downtown Racine and Wustum Museum campuses. The Racine Art Museum is one of 10 Midwest institutions originally chosen to develop cultural programming for memory-impaired adults. Launched in 2010, SPARK! is a free […]