Art centers are some of the best places to view art exhibits by community artists, attend world-class performances, and further art education. Mark these four art centers in Central Wisconsin to keep track of upcoming concerts, vendor shows, exhibits, and classes! Here is a quick guide to what each offers.
Chestnut Center for the Arts
Located on Chestnut Avenue in Marshfield, the Chestnut Center for the Arts is based in a historic church building transformed into a place for cultural enrichment. Its featured events are affordable live acts which perform in a room with unbeatable acoustics that attract artists worldwide, recurring art classes like the popular Cork and Canvas, teatime events, and rotating galleries.
P.O. Box 613
208 S Chestnut Ave.
Marshfield, WI 54449
Lucille Tack Center for the Arts
Lucille Tack Center for the Arts brings national performers to the tiny village of Spencer for a rich, multicultural experience for both children and adults. The center also features rotating gallery exhibits and a few classes. Tickets can be purchased online. Over twenty years old, the Lucille Tack Center is located by the Spencer public schools.
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P.O. Box 337
400 School Street
Spencer, WI 54479
Center for the Visual Arts
A newer addition to the Wausau arts scene is the Center for the Visual Arts. The center has three professional gallery spaces and exhibits local and regional artists in fourteen shows throughout the year. A gift shop is available and workshops for children and adults can be found here.
427 S 4th St.
Wausau, WI 54403
Pittsville Area Foundation for the Arts
The Pittsville Area Foundation for the Arts brings performances to the state-of-the-art Pittsville school auditorium at an affordable price. A list of upcoming events, which include visits from local musicians and a showing of “Cinderella” by Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre, can be found at the website here. Tickets can be purchased up to 45 minutes in advance or at select locations.
PO Box 143
Pittsville, WI 54466