Project Category: Arts & Culture

Boy with Butterfly

Boy with Butterfly Artist: Elmer Petersen Location: Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center Lobby This sculpture is a welded and steel-coated with bronze by braising, standing at 5’9″ tall.  It depicts a young boy reaching for a butterfly.


Anidonts Artist: Luis Arata Location: Myrick Park Abstract painted aluminum sculpture of a boy and his dog located at the entrance of Myrick Park.

An Educator’s Tools -Sculpture

Artist: Brad Nichols Location: Viterbo University, Northwest Corner of Murphy Center This six-foot tall metal sculpture was erected to commemorate past, present, and future educators.  It includes tools such as a ruler, pencil, paintbrush, journal, and cylinder.

Adolf and Helga Gundersen

Adolf and Helga Gundersen Artist: Michael Martino Location: 7th Street and Denton Street This piece of art is a life-size bronze sculpture of the founders of Gundersen Clinic, Adolf and Helga Gundersen.

A Simpler Time

A Simpler Time Artist: Michael Martino Location: Riverside Park, near the levee Set along the banks of the Mississippi River, “A Simpler Time” includes a life-size sculpture of children and their dog.  The design of the sculpture is a traditional figurative bronze that depicts an old tradition of greeting the boats on the river.  The… Read more »

La Crosse Symphony Orchestra

The La Crosse Symphony Orchestra provides the greater La Crosse area with 6 symphonic concerts each year. We are a non-profit corporation providing quality music, educating people in symphonic repertoire, and encouraging development of all musicians.

Great River Folk Festival

Great River Folk Fest is an Americana & Folk music festival and artisan craft fair held in Riverside Park in La Crosse. The festival has been providing the community and surrounding states with a fun musical weekend for over forty years. The weekend event includes many

Hixon House

Historic Hixon House was built in 1858 by pioneer Gideon Hixon, who went on to become a wealthy lumber baron in La Crosse. He and his wife Ellen raised their five sons in this home and expanded it to the size it is today. In 1965, their descendants gifted the house to the La Crosse County Historical

La Crosse Area Heritage Center

Experience the surprising connections between our past, our present, and each other. The La Crosse Area Heritage Center will provide unique opportunities for visitors to discover the astounding stories of

Pump House Regional Arts Center

The Pump House Regional Arts Center is a private, non-profit, membership supported organization which presents visual arts, performing arts, and a wide variety of educational programming.