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Telephone Pole Project

Telephone Pole Project

Local Artist, Jenny Mathews, painted mini murals on utility poles that form an “art path” between Haskel School and Fairgrounds Boys and Girls Club. Community members came out to meet Jenny while she worked and inspired the positive affirmations she included on the Art Poles.

Sensory Pollinator Garden

Fence Mural Close

Asia Peters, a talented local artist, designed and installed a sensory pollinator garden at the corner of Fisher and Haskel. She included a mural, a garden comprised of local flora, and a unique walkway to enjoy when in the neighborhood. This project will continue to grow and be beautiful for many years to come.

Utility Box Wraps

In partnership with the City of Rockford, Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, Rockford Art Museum, Amazon, Collins Aerospace, the National Endowment for the Arts, Rockford Silk Screen Process, and local artists, the Arts Council announces the installment of ART FOR IMPACT—Utility Box Wraps. Local artists designed the Utility Box Wraps for boxes located in […]

Screw City Steel

Screw City Steele Featured Image

Screw City Steel artists were chosen from a pool of regional professionals to install murals on four industrial steel doors, in Davis Park; Artists were asked to submit a design in alignment with the 2022 theme, YOU BELONG HERE. The City of Rockford enthusiastically supports the Arts Council’s efforts to ensure art is accessible in […]

Hearts: Here and Now

Hearts: Here and Now was created by the Arts Council’s SPARK! Build – Mosaic junior high and high school students; SPARK! stands for Significant Public Art Apprenticeships in RocKford! Hearts: Here and Now includes Peace & Hope, Ukraine Peace & Hope, Red-White-Blue, Wings of Hope, and Earth.

Rockford Women’s Suffrage Plaza

Women's Suffrage Plaza

2020 marked 100 years since women’s suffrage was achieved with the 19th Amendment and 55 years since the height of the Civil Rights movement which saw the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965—ensuring all women the right to vote. RWSP is the first public monument dedicated to women in the Rockford community and […]