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Call for Entries – F.A.R.M. Exhibition


For complete details and entry forms - visit: http://www.lowellartsmi.org/#!farm-exhibition/c11tn DEADLINE: May 1, 2014 Postmark deadline for CD’s or email deadline for JPEG images ENTRY FORM An exhibit of artwork exploring the changing role of the modern farm in America: June 4 – August 17, 2014 The LowellArts! Gallery Committee is seeking exciting, innovative, and exceptional artwork on the topic of farming and agriculture. Embracing the area's rural roots, the F.A.R.M. exhibition will be juried and will create a contemporary context for exploring the changing role of the modern … [ Click to Learn More... ]

Help Establish an ARTS CENTER in Rockford!


Help Establish an ARTS CENTER in Rockford - and And You Could WIN A Big Green Egg Grill & Smoker $25 Raffle Tickets Only 200 Tickets for Sale! 100% of all Proceeds Benefit Creative Art Center-Rockford dba Rockford Area Arts Commission BUY TICKETS ONLINE USING PAYPAL Or... purchase your ticket at Herman’s Boy Coffee Ranch, located at 220 Old Northland Dr., Rockford, Michigan Your tickets will be mailed to if ordered through PayPal. Have any questions? Please contact Linda Humbert at LHumbert0202@gmail.com Winner will be chosen 3pm on Saturday, May 3rd at their … [ Click to Learn More... ]

New Exhibit at Diana’s Café Features Photographer Karen Salyer

Photography by Karen Salyer

The rustic brick wall of Diana’s Café on Main Street in downtown Rockford has a new exhibit featuring local photographer Karen Salyer, the owner of Karen J Photography in Belmont. Salyer’s photography encompasses many realms – high school seniors, families, pets and nature. She has also been the league photographer for a traveling soccer team. Her photos have appeared in the Rockford Squire and The Grand Rapids Press. Salyer says, “Photography is therapy for me. I love the energy my portrait sessions bring! Whether it’s people or pets, I love the fun and relationship building that goes into … [ Click to Learn More... ]

It’s Renewal Time for Rogue River Artists!


The Rogue River Artists Association (RRAA) would like to remind folks Membership Renewals are due and payable for 2014. Individual membership is $25.00 Family membership is $40.00 Membership forms are found on the RRAA web site at: www.rogueriverartists.org Payment may be made online; via PayPal; or sent to: Rogue River Artists Association P.O. Box 251 Rockford, MI 49341 Membership Renewals must be made by March 6, 2014 or your name will be dropped from the Membership List! … [ Click to Learn More... ]

Rockford Community Orchestra Seeks Additional Players

Photo by Tom Scott

The Rockford Community Orchestra, made up of players from throughout the West Michigan area, is looking for additional musicians, especially strings, brass and percussion, for the upcoming spring session. Two spring concerts in Rockford are scheduled … [ Click to Learn More... ]

Rockford Area Arts Commission is Awarded Two Grants


Rockford Area Arts Commission is Awarded Two Grants from Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs The Rockford Area Arts Commission has been awarded two grants from the State of Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA). One … [ Click to Learn More... ]

Photographer Bill Brouwer Featured in New Exhibit at Diana’s Café

Exhibit by photographer Bill Brouwer

A new exhibit featuring local photographer Bill Brouwer is now on display on the beautiful brick wall of Diana’s Café on Main Street downtown Rockford. Brouwer has been a Rockford resident for the past 10 years and before that lived in the Grand … [ Click to Learn More... ]

Art in the Community – Two Exhibits to Enjoy!

"A Winter Scene" Exhibit at Family Fare Cafe

As part of an Art in the Community effort to highlight Rockford student works, the Rogue River Artists Association encourages you to enjoy two exhibits currently showing in the Rockford area: A display of works created by Valley View Elementary … [ Click to Learn More... ]

Join Us for the 3rd Annual 2014 Snow Ball Dinner Dance!


Puttin’ On the Ritz! Dinner Dance Fundraiser: Tickets $50 Saturday, February 8, 2014 6 pm - 11pm Thousand Oaks Country Club Join Us for the Biggest, Ritzi-est Event of the Year! The Rockford Area Arts Commission invites you to join us for an … [ Click to Learn More... ]

Auditions for “Gone thru the Window”


Auditions for the Rogue River Community Theatre Company's (RRCTC) Spring 2014 production of "Gone thru the Window" will be held on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 6:30 pm  at the North Rockford Middle School. Practices start the week of Feb 10, 2014 … [ Click to Learn More... ]