Get a sneak peak at this year's outstanding lineup at Music by the Lake, in Williams Bay, Wis. Hint: Includes instrumentals, musicals, vocalists and something that rhymes with Jeep Brick. ...

Discover a nonprofit art gallery on a mission to celebrate art and music at every turn. Meet the dedicated volunteers who make this Dixon venue spin, and discover how it impacts the region. ...

Quilting is a time-honored activity commemorating family and tradition. Discover the patterns, techniques and significance of this ancient art, and meet local quilters dedicated to keeping it alive. ...

Meet some of the people whose passions for their work shine through their accomplishments. ...

Whether you call it 'Black Hawk' or 'The Eternal Indian,' Taft’s concrete giant reminds us not only of our heritage, but of the artist whose influence is still felt throughout our region. ...

Meet a Freeport, Ill.-area artist who's made a hobby - and now a living - of showing Jolly St. Nick in all sorts of year-round attire. ...

Find urban landscapes and their "Spaces Within," at Rockford Art Museum's newest exhibition. ...