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September 15-17, 2017

September 15-17, 2017


Click the button above to complete the prospectus and submit images for the upcoming competitive exhibit, CVA - International Wisconsin Ginseng Festival Poster Contest Exhibit.

For a pdf of the prospectus click HERE For the Poster Contest Guidelines click HERE.


The Center for the Visual Arts has three distinct galleries, each showcasing the talented artists of Central Wisconsin.
All events held in the galleries are free and open to the public.

The Reveal
~ Featuring Christine Alfery ~

February 21, 2017
*Opening Gallery Gala:
Friday, March 3, 5-7pm
Open to the Public!

27th Annual Midwest Seasons Exhibit

January 6 - April 1, 2017
*Opening Gallery Gala & Awards Reception: Friday, January 13, 5-7pm           


40th Anniversary Wisconsin Valley Art Association Memorial Member Art Exhibit

January 6 - April 1, 2017
*Opening Gallery Gala: Friday, January 13, 5-7pm   

EXPRESSIONS! Kids Day of Art 2017

September 10th-11th

Thank you for attending this GREAT Festival Weekend!


The Garden of Eatin' Gala: May 20th, 2016

Learn more about Chalkfest HERE!

Our CVA Classroom in Washington Square is now OPEN! Stop by on Tuesdays and Fridays for drop in classes with Val, take a pottery class on Wednesday evenings, or sign your kids up for after school painting/drawing club! Click the link below to see a full list of classes and to register online!




To be an artist is to believe in life.  
To be a supporter of the arts is to give life!
-Henry Moore