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Plein Air Classes

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Local artist Zachary Kolbe leads this two-hour plein air series along the Rock River. Paint scenes from the Rockford Riverwalk and the Riverfront Museum Park campus, home of Rockford Art Museum. Students provide their own paint and canvas.

Limited supply of box rentals available, $15 per class.
Space is limited.
Registration required - Call 815- 68-2787

Recommended supply list:

hat, water bottle, sunscreen, bugspray, pochade or french easel, tape, clip on cup, paper towels, rubber gloves, Goache/watercolor/acrylic paint(white, lemon yellow, flame medium red, ultramarine blue, sap green, burnt umber), brushes (6 round, 12 flat, 20 flat), canvas/illustration board

Subarea:Rockford Downtown



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.

Plein Air Classes
  • June 1, 2019 - August 17, 2019
  • Rockford Art Museum
  • $25 per class | $20 for RAM members | Registration required