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"Misfits" - Art Exhibition and Related Programming

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  • Location
    Rockford Art Museum
    711 N. Main St.
    Rockford, IL 61103
  • Phone
    (815) 968-2787
  • Date
    October 13 - January 28, 2018
  • Recurrence
    Recurring daily
  • Time
    Open daily 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Price
    $7 adults | $3 seniors and students | Free for members and children under age 12
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Misfits surveys 1960s biker subculture through film, literature, and Danny Lyon’s iconic photography portfolio, The Bikeriders. This 15-week feature exhibition incorporates a portion of that decade’s social landscape, exploring the influence the movement made on filmmakers, authors, and artists during this turbulent era. Included are vintage bikes and ephemera, plus firsthand stories documenting the Rockford motorcycle scene of the 1960s and the impact it had on the country. The full list of related education programs includes the Misfits Movie Monday Film Series (with The Wild Angels, Easy Rider, and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas), RAM Songwriter Series: Go Go Torpedo and Prairie Smoke, Poetry Open Mic Night, and much more at rockfordartmuseum.org.


Subarea:Rockford Downtown

Directions:
Rockford Art Museum - 711 N. Main St., Rockford, IL 61103 - From I-90 and E. State St. (US Business 20): west on Business 20 6.5 miles to IL 2 north (Wyman St., first street past the Rock River); right on IL 2 five blocks to the museum complex on the right side of the one-way street (N. Main St.). From the south, I-39: west on US 20 Bypass to IL 2 (S. Main St.); north on IL 2 through the downtown to the museum complex. Park in the Riverfront Museum parking lot or the Burpee Museum lot. An above-ground tunnel connects Riverfront Museum Park and Burpee Museum.

"Misfits" - Art Exhibition and Related Programming
  • October 13 - January 28, 2018
  • Rockford Art Museum
  • $7 adults | $3 seniors and students | Free for members and children under age 12
  • Recurring daily