Rockford Urban Ministries hosts its tenth annual Vintage (formerly used) Art Sale. The sale includes a wide variety of premium artwork, including prints, oils, water colors, posters, knickknacks, and sculpture. All proceeds from the Vintage Art Sale benefit Rockford Urban Ministries, an outreach of 25 area congregations working in the city.
Art is donated by local artists and craftspeople, including an oil painting by local octogenarian artist Charlotte Hackin, as well as by supporters of Rockford Urban Ministries, Affordable prices abound for original oils, watercolors and “found objects” for inventive artists, as well as small postcards, and a large selection of art books.
Donations are accepted anytime, and are tax deductible.
Directions: JustGoods Fair Trade Store - 201 7th St., Rockford, IL 61104 - From I-90 and U.S. Business 20 (E. State St.): West on E. State to the intersection with Charles/7th St. (7th St. is at the intersection where U.S. 20 turns right to leave E. State.) After the left turn on Charles, turn right immediately onto 7th St. and go south to the next block. From the south and west: exit Bypass U.S. 20 at 11th St. and go north to the end, Charles St. Turn left on Charles and then left again on 2nd Ave. Follow 2nd Ave. to 7th St. Parking lot is on the west side of the store.