Racine, WI    April 25, 2014

Call for Artists: Enter RAM's Community
Art Exhibition


The Racine Art Museum, together with its education campus, RAM's Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, will showcase the talents of the community. Students of all ages are invited to be part of Telling Tales: RAM Community Art Exhibition - a chance to share a story through art.  

Mark Newport, Sampler: Batman, 2004 
Dyed cotton thread and found comic book 
Racine Art Museum, Gift of Dale and Doug Anderson 
Photography: Jon Bolton, Racine 

If you have taken a class within the last five years at RAM's Wustum Museum, you are invited to enter one work of art. RAM instructors, Racine Art Guild members, Racine schoolteachers and museum staff are invited too! Additional information and the exhibition prospectus is available at: http://www.ramart.org/content/call-community-artists.


Not yet taken a class at Wustum? Enroll today for an art class or workshop to become eligible. Visit www.ramart.org/art-classes and let your imagination run wild! Depict a scene from your favorite FAIRY TALE with the help of a painting or drawing class. Try handbuilding a sculpture of a DRAGON in a clay class, or make MYSTICAL images with guidance from a digital photography workshop.

All competition entries must be received at RAM's Wustum Museum by 4:00 pm on Saturday, May 17.


Plan to attend the Artists Reception and Curator's Choice Award Ceremony on Thursday, June 5, 2014, 6:00 - 8:00 pm at RAM's Wustum Museum located at 2519 Northwestern Avenue, Racine. Award presentation will begin at 6:30 pm. 


Exhibitions are made possible at Racine Art Museum by: Presenting Sponsors - Karen Johnson Boyd and William B. Boyd; SC Johnson; Windgate Charitable Foundation. 


RAM at 10 | Growing America's Craft Collection
This year marks the Racine Art Museum's 10th Anniversary in Downtown Racine. Visitors are invited to discover stunning exhibitions that shine a light on RAM's achievements over the past decade and predict an even brighter future.

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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