Laura Heller

Upcoming June Events at Racine Art Museum

By - Jun 1st, 2009 11:22 am
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Racine, WI     June 1, 2009
Upcoming June Events at RAM

Free First Friday in June
Friday, June 5
Visitors enjoy the Racine Art Museum for FREE the first Friday of every month.
Free RAM admission
10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Free Hands-On Art Event
4:00 – 8:00 pm
Drop in and create magnificently colored magnets.
Artist Demonstration
6:00 – 8:00 pm
View artist/instructor Tom Hoffman as he demonstrates the fine art of portrait drawing.

Meet Me on the Patio: Living Large
Thursday, June 11    6:00 – 8:00 pm

Join your friends on RAM’s outside patio for an evening of interesting conversation over a sampling of icy, cold beers. Plan for an exhibition tour like no other. Go back stage and discover how the huge artworks displayed in Bigger, Better More: The Art of Viola Frey were brought together from lending museums and galleries all over the country. RAM’s curatorial staff reveals the juicy details from three years of preparation for this groundbreaking exhibition.

$8 admission; RAM Members are free. Become a Member that night and enjoy the evening for free. Please RSVP to 262.638.8300.

Celebrate Father’s Day at RAM
Sunday, June 21     Noon – 5:00 pm
Fathers and their families are invited to view the latest exhibitions at the Racine Art Museum.  Dads enjoy free RAM admission. After touring, stop by the Museum Store. This Father Day, don’t give Dad an ordinary tie. Prepare him for a big date with a great tie from the Museum Store.

Inner Peace on the Patio: YOGA at RAM
Tuesdays, 5:30 – 6:15 pm
6 Weeks   June 23 – July 26
Enjoy 45 minutes of stretching on RAM’s patio. Yoga is a low-impact workout that helps create balance in the body, reduces stress and tension and increases flexibility. No experience is necessary as you follow the instruction of Linda Messerschmidt, registered and certified yoga instructor and owner of Your Yoga Lifestyle studio. Wear lightweight, comfortable clothing that doesn’t restrict movement. $42; Call 262.638.8300 to register.

Upcoming at RAM’s Wustum Museum

Summer Art Classes start Monday, June 8
Go online to download a complete class schedule at www.ramart.org/education or call 262.636.9177 to have one sent.

PMC: Bronze Basics Workshop
2 Mondays, June 8 and June 15
6:00 – 8:30 pm
Instructor/Artist: Louise Pederson
Discover the beauty and versatility of bronze clay while creating a bronze pendant and earrings. Additional $40 supply fee due to the instructor, cash only please.
$48 Members   $60 Non-Members
Call 262.636.9177 to register. Class is held at RAM’s Wustum Museum located at 2519 Northwestern Avenue, Racine.

Band Ring Workshop
Saturday, June 20
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Instructor/Artist: Leslie Perrino
Learn the basic hammering, forming and soldering skills while creating your own textured sterling silver band ring. Great as a refresher course or to learn beginner techniques. Additional $10 supply fee due to the instructor.
$44 Members  $55 Non-Members
Call 262.636.9177 to register. Class is held at RAM’s Wustum Museum located at 2519 Northwestern Avenue, Racine.

Kids Art Camp Week 1
June 22 – 26
Officially kick off the summer by enrolling in this week of art camp. Camp is divided into two age groups: 7-9 and 10-13 year olds. Campers are invited to attend just the morning session or afternoon session or welcome to stay all day. Kids, ages 4-6, can get involved too! Wustum offers two 1 1/2 hour camps to occupy those busy little hands. For camp schedule, visit www.ramart.org/education or call 262.636.9177.

PMC: Bronze Box Workshop
Saturday, June 27 10:00 am – 4:00 pm instructor/Artist: Louise Pederson Create a three-dimensional box with bronze clay, a great material for making sculptural work. Additional $40 supply fee due to the instructor, cash only please.
$52 Members $65 Non-Members Call 262.636.9177 to register. Class is held at RAM’s Wustum Museum located at 2519 Northwestern Avenue, Racine, WI.

Together, the two campuses of the Racine Art Museum, RAM in downtown Racine at 441 Main Street and the Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts at 2519 Northwestern Avenue, seek to elevate the stature of contemporary crafts to that of fine art by exhibiting significant works in craft media with painting, sculpture and photography, while providing outstanding educational art programming.

Docent led contemporary craft and architectural tours of the museums are available. Both campuses of the Racine Art Museum, are open to the public Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, and are closed Mondays, Federal holidays and Easter. RAM is open Sunday Noon – 5:00 pm, while Wustum is closed Sundays. An admission fee of $5 for adults, with reduced fees for students and seniors, applies at RAM. Admission to Wustum is free. Members are always admitted without charge to either campus.

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For more information or to request images, please contact:

Laura Gillespie
RAM Marketing Assistant
262.638.8300 x 114

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