Registration Opens for RAM’s Symposium

Registration Opens for RAM’s Symposium

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The Racine Art Museum has just opened registration for Polymer: The Journey to New Terrain, a symposium to be held Friday, October 21 – Sunday, October 23 at The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread, a 14,000 square-foot home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in the 1930s. For detailed information and registration forms please read on.

As our readers know, RAM has received a major collection of artworks created in polymer to establish this material in it’s permanent collection. They will debut the arrival of these gifts with the exhibition, TERRA NOVA: Polymer Art at the Crossroads opening October 21, 2011

RAM has planned a very special weekend to celebrate the exhibition and the accompanying 140-page book published by the museum.

You can participate in these festivities in a number of different ways. Go to RAM’s website for detailed information, schedules and to access reservation forms.

Elise Winters is an art jewelry designer who has worked for the last ten years to promote polymer clay as a recognized medium for fine craft. Additional information can be found on the Mission page. You can see examples of her award-winning jewelry and learn more about her background at www.elisewinters.com Rachel Carren is an art historian and an artist who is devoted to recording polymer history, promoting polymer as a valued medium for fine craft and to the making of distinctive polymer jewelry. To learn more about her background and her unusual blend of skills see: www.rachelcarren.com