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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 … [Read 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 … [Read 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 … [Read 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; … [Read 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 for 2014 with the possibility of a “run out” … [Read 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 grant is $12,000 for Operational Support awarded … [Read 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 Rapids area all his life. Brouwer began learning … [Read 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 students entitled, "A Winter Scene" is now showing … [Read 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 evening of great food, dancing & … [Read 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 and will be held on Tues|Weds|Thurs -- all actors … [Read more...]