Installation view of the Racine Art Museum exhibition Collection Focus: Randall Darwall
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Racine Art Museum and RAM's Wustum Museum are open Wednesday through Saturday from noon to 4:00 pm.

RAM is pleased to observe the easing of some COVID-19 restrictions including the cancellation of the City’s mask mandate. However, we encourage all museum visitors and staff who have not been fully vaccinated, and those who feel more comfortable wearing a mask, to continue doing so in public areas at RAM and RAM’s Wustum Museum. Masks are still required for some in-person art classes at Wustum.

Collection Focus: Randall Darwall
Collection Focus: Randall Darwall
Over 135 scarves, shawls, and jackets by revered fiber artist Randall Darwall on display through January 7, 2023.
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Current Exhibitions

Presenting work from artists who create meaningful statements in craft media, RAM dispels any differentiation between fine art and craft and between the artist and the craftsperson. Exhibitions at RAM emphasize ideas behind the artwork, rather than following strict media categories.

All shows at RAM change two to three times each year. Exhibitions are currently being drawn almost exclusively from RAM’s extensive and dynamic collection.

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Current Exhibitions

Presenting work from artists who create meaningful statements in craft media, RAM dispels any differentiation between fine art and craft and between the artist and the craftsperson. Exhibitions at RAM emphasize ideas behind the artwork, rather than following strict media categories.

All shows at RAM change two to three times each year. Exhibitions are currently being drawn almost exclusively from RAM’s extensive and dynamic collection.

VIEW CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

Upcoming Events

RAM and Wustum Museum typically offer 20–25 events throughout the year, both at the museum campuses and elsewhere in Racine. In response to the global pandemic, the museums began offering an expanded selection of virtual programming—inspiring and engaging people from the comfort of their homes.

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Upcoming Events

RAM and Wustum Museum typically offer 20–25 events throughout the year, both at the museum campuses and elsewhere in Racine. In response to the global pandemic, the museums began offering an expanded selection of virtual programming—inspiring and engaging people from the comfort of their homes.

Retta Worcester Christmas In The Country Crop

RAM Museum Store Members’ Sale

Sat November 26 - Sat December 10

Watercolor Wisconsin 2022 Preview Reception

Sun December 11 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST

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RAM’s Collection

The Racine Art Museum has the largest contemporary craft collection in the United States. Over the last 10 years, RAM’s holdings have almost quadrupled, from 2,200 to close to 10,000 works. Over half of these pieces represent the museum’s focus on contemporary craft from internationally recognized artists—with concentrations in ceramics, fibers, glass, metals, art jewelry, polymer, and wood.

The other portion of RAM’s collection is a regionally significant holding of works on paper—prints, drawings, watercolor, and photography, as well as artists’ books—from the 1930s to the present.

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RAM’s Collection

The Racine Art Museum has the largest contemporary craft collection in the United States. Over the last 10 years, RAM’s holdings have almost quadrupled, from 2,200 to close to 10,000 works. Over half of these pieces represent the museum’s focus on contemporary craft from internationally recognized artists—with concentrations in ceramics, fibers, glass, metals, art jewelry, polymer, and wood.

The other portion of RAM’s collection is a regionally significant holding of works on paper—prints, drawings, watercolor, and photography, as well as artists’ books—from the 1930s to the present.

VIEW COLLECTION

Upcoming Classes and Workshops

Silk Scarf Painting Spring 2022

Silk Scarf Painting Workshop

Sat December 3 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm CST

Kid Sketching Snowman Winter 2022

‘Tis the Season Holiday Workshop: Ages 7–13

Sat December 10 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST

Young girl with a face mask hand building a ceramic mug

Ceramic Teapot Workshop: Ages 7–13

Sat December 10 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST

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The mission of the Racine Art Museum is to exhibit, collect, preserve, and educate in the contemporary visual arts. Stay up-to-date about special events as well as support the mission of the largest contemporary craft collection in America:

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