Rockford Rain Art, a public art initiative in downtown Rockford, aims to bring a bit of joy to what might be a gloomy, rainy day. The art is visible only when the sidewalk is wet! So, if rain isn’t in the forecast, grab a bottle of water and create your own rain!
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Rockford Rain Art, the latest public art installation as part of the Rockford Area Convention & Visitor Bureau’s Forest City Beautiful initiative, is on display at 12 locations throughout the downtown River District and the Midtown District .
The art will be installed on sidewalks and is only visible when it rains (or if someone brings along a bottle of water, water balloon, bucket of water, etc.) The paint is environmentally friendly and will last for 2-4 months.
Collaborating with Rockford Community Partners, the River District Association and the Midtown District, RACVB is working with Rockford-based OC Creative for the project installation and execution. OC Creative launched a similar initiative called Project Liquid Sunshine in spring 2016.
The art designs were created by Liz Wood, RACVB Creative Services Manager.
Download a map of the Rockford Rain Art locations here!