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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Art Preview

Two exhibits with themes relating to place enrich the Racine Art Museum this summer. “The Wright Stuff: Artists Respond to the Work of Frank Lloyd Wright” opens May 22 and continues to reveal new aspects of Frank Lloyd Wright's legacy. The artworks celebrate...
Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Art Preview

One art space in the metro area that is often overlooked is the department store window gallery at the Racine Art Museum (441 Main St.). The windows from the original downtown retail space remained even after the building was renovated to create a unique, expansive gallery for the museum. The window space, though a...
Monday, May 10, 2010

Art Review

While some insects intrigue viewers, or even inspire a sense of awe, cockroaches almost always meet with disgust. Catherine Chalmers takes a closer look at the cockroach—and human reactions toward it—in “Catherine Chalmers: American Cockroach,” one of three interrelated exhibitions in the “All the Buzz” project at the Racine Art Museum (441 Main St., Racine)...
Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Art Review

Glass is everywhere. From windows to mirrors to drinking vessels, glass permeates everyday life. When assembled, blown or cast with a master touch and vision, glass can even transform into fine art. This ordinary material...
Sunday, July 5, 2009

A leader in fine crafts

Located a block west of the renovated harbor on Lake Michigan’s shoreline, The Racine Art Museum occupies a reinvented department store in the city’s historic downtown. The original display windows honor this legacy by featuring national artists with artwork that changes quarterly...
04.26.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Peggy Sue
With the "Bigger, Better, More: The Art of Viola Frey" exhibition finally installed at the Racine Art Museum, Executive Director Bruce Pepich breathes a sigh of relief. Frey's monumental work, several pieces borrowed from the prestigious Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York) and the Hirschhorn Museum (Washington, D.C.), often came delivered in 18 crates that weighed between 100 to 500 po...

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