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art crafts Events in Rockford IL

Welcome to Rockford Buzz, your premier guide to discovering the vibrant local art scene in Rockford! Our mission is to highlight the unique blend of talented artists, galleries, and craft events that make Rockford IL an exceptional cultural destination. We celebrate the creativity and craftsmanship of our community by supporting locally owned businesses and regional institutions, steering away from large national chain stores.

At Rockford Buzz, we recognize the importance of nurturing the artistic spirit in Rockford IL. That's why we're dedicated to showcasing the diverse array of local artists, artisans, and cultural organizations that make our city truly special. From traditional art galleries featuring the work of renowned painters and sculptors, to eclectic spaces where contemporary artists push the boundaries of their medium, our directory is a treasure trove of creative experiences waiting to be explored.

In addition to galleries, Rockford Buzz is your go-to resource for discovering unique craft events in Rockford IL. We feature everything from intimate pottery workshops to bustling craft fairs, all designed to connect you with the handmade wonders of our city. Whether you're looking to pick up a one-of-a-kind gift, learn a new skill, or simply appreciate the craftsmanship of our local artisans, we've got you covered.

As a proud supporter of Rockford IL's cultural institutions, Rockford Buzz also highlights the incredible work being done by regional museums, theaters, and performance spaces. These organizations not only preserve our city's rich artistic heritage but also create opportunities for locals and visitors alike to experience the transformative power of art.

Join us at Rockford Buzz as we explore the dynamic world of art, galleries, and crafts in Rockford IL. By supporting local businesses and institutions, you're not only investing in the creativity of our community but also contributing to the growth and vitality of our beloved city. Let's celebrate the artistic soul of Rockford IL together!

May Events

Swedish Historical Society

Swedish Historical Society

Swedish Folk Painting Class

Wed

01

May

Swedish Folk Painting Class

5:00 PM @ Nordic Cultural Center

$50.00 - $60.00

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The Pottery Lounge

The Pottery Lounge

Stoneware Workshop- Pie Dish or Teapot

Fri

03

May

Stoneware Workshop- Pie Dish or Teapot

6:00 PM @ The Pottery Lounge

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Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

Sat

04

May

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

10:00 AM @ Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

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The Pottery Lounge

The Pottery Lounge

Mom + Me Paint

Sun

05

May

Mom + Me Paint

10:00 AM @ The Pottery Lounge

$28.00

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Drawing: How To Draw an Eye!

Tue

07

May

Drawing: How To Draw an Eye!

6:00 PM @ Rockford Public Library

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Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

Sat

11

May

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

10:00 AM @ Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Snarky Cross Stitch Club

Sat

11

May

Snarky Cross Stitch Club

10:00 AM @ Rockford Public Library

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Snarky Cross Stitch Club

Sat

11

May

Snarky Cross Stitch Club

10:00 AM @ Rockford Public Library

Free

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Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

Sat

18

May

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

10:00 AM @ Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

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Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

Sat

25

May

SATURDAY MORNING ART CLUB

10:00 AM @ Smarty Pants Rockford Art Studio

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Snarky Cross Stitch Club

Sat

25

May

Snarky Cross Stitch Club

10:00 AM @ Rockford Public Library

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Rockford Public Library

Rockford Public Library

Snarky Cross Stitch Club

Sat

25

May

Snarky Cross Stitch Club

10:00 AM @ Rockford Public Library

Free

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