Project Category: Arts & Culture

Frozen River Film Festival

The Frozen River Film Festival engages, educates, and activates our community to become involved in the world through the art of documentary filmmaking. The Frozen River Film Festival offers programs that engage, educate and activate viewers to become involved in the world. These programs provide a unique perspective on environmental issues, sustainable communities, adventure travel… Read more »

Creative Canvas and Board

Creative Canvas and Board is a fun, inspiring art studio offering Sip & Paint Canvas Painting and Board Design classes. Graffiti workshops and more! Public and private events! Offering open studio every day!  Open studio means you can create what you want using their materials. They sell canvases, boards and more. All materials are included in the… Read more »

Between the Bluffs Plein Air

Between the Bluffs Plein Air Festival is an outdoor art festival hosted each year in September in La Crosse, WI.  The festival brings artists from the region to La Crosse for two weeks to paint local scenes as part of a competition.  At the conclusion of the event an awards ceremony and exhibit is held…. Read more »

Department of History

The Department of History at UW La Crosse is a dynamic educational program that hosts several history and local culture events throughout the year.  The department was the leader in establishing Hear, Here La Crosse.  An audio tour through downtown La Crosse that shares everyday voices to create a better awareness of what happens downtown. They seek out… Read more »

Kinstone Megalithic Garden

Explore Wisconsin’s very own “stonehenge”! Kinstone is a modern megalithic garden with stones weighing up to 35 tons and standing up to 23 feet tall! Come to Kinstone to enjoy the beauty and peace of this sacred stone sanctuary that leaves you feeling as if you have visited an older world in a different time…. Read more »

AAUW – Art Fair on the Green

AAUW (American Association of University Women – La Crosse) has been presenting Art Fair on the Green, the largest art fair in the area, for over 50 years since 1958.  It is held the last weekend in July on the grassy, tree-lined campus of UW-L.  Over 90 artists participate in this well attended, professional art… Read more »

Mid West Music Fest

Mid West Music Fest is a 501(c)3 non-profit whose mission is to promote music and art activism in the region.  Creating opportunities for artists, stimulating downtown economic development, and providing diverse educational resources for artists, community members, and children. Check out their website for a full listener’s guide of the event.  A multi-venue walkable festival…. Read more »

West Salem Historical Society

West Salem Historical Society is a nonprofit organization to preserve the heritage of West Salem and the immediate area.  There are three historical homes you can tour, monthly newsletters and over 2,000 members in 43 states, Washington D.C., and Sweden. An annual event, Garland Days, held each September, celebrates the life of this community’s favorite… Read more »

Onalaska Historical Society

The Onalaska Historical Society offers a museum, free of charge, on the history of Onalaska, WI. The Onalaska Historical Museum located in the Onalaska Public Library has exhibits that focus on the area’s history, from the Ice Age to modern times. There are exhibits that cover the archaeological finds from the area that point to… Read more »