The Rockford Area Arts Council supports, promotes, and develops the arts for everyone in our Northern Illinois region.
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ArtsPlace Teaching Artists
The Rockford Area Arts Council is seeking Teaching Artists for ArtsPlace summer arts apprenticeship program from youth.
Looking for artists who feel passionate about their art and want to mentor the upcoming generation.
Application deadline is March 16. 
For more information contact Sharon Nesbit-Davis, RAAC Education/Engagement Director at 815-847-5382

Click on the link below to download the application

ArtsPlace Teaching Artist Application 2015.pdf 


Mayor's Arts Awards

Mayor's Arts Award
Nominate Now!

Give an Exceptional Student much-deserved arts recognition by submitting a nomination for a 2015 Rockford Area Arts Council's Mayor's Arts Award.

 The Exceptional Student of the Arts Award  honors a high school-aged student’s artistic talent and community involvement in the arts during the student’s high school years.

Awards will be presented at your school's year-end or fine arts assembly at the conclusion of the 2015 year as determined by the recipient school.

 Nominations are due Wednesday,  April 1, 2015

Submit Your Nomination Packets To:
Rockford Area Arts Council
713 East State Street
Rockford, IL 61104
Fax: (815)963-8958

2015 Mayor's Arts Award Nomination Form.pdf