Rockford Art Museum names winner of naming contest

Rockford Art Museum’s steel horse sculpture, donated by Lon and Richard Behr and created by nationally acclaimed artist Deborah Butterfield, has a new name. Selecting from more than 350 entries, Butterfield renamed the Yellow horse sculpture Yellow Behr. The Montana-based artist made the monumental piece with scrap material from Joseph Behr and Sons in Rockford. […]

Snow Transforms into Works of Art at 32nd Annual Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition

ROCKFORD IL – Fresh snow falling is the perfect way to start the week as final preparations are being done to get ready for the 32nd Annual Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition. The free, family-friendly winter event hosted by the Rockford Park District is scheduled to be held in Sinnissippi Park, 1401 N. Second St., Rockford, […]