Central Wisconsin Cultural Center

Center for the Visual Arts

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"PUPPETS THROUGH THE LENS" The Photography of Richard Termine  Art Exhibition

Brooklyn Based photographer and puppeteer Richard Termine is renown for his performing arts photography for Sesame Street, The New York Times and the Jim Henson Foundation.

Photographer Richard Termine

Photography courtesy of Richard Termine


In Appreciation to our Sponsors:


incourage community foundtaion

ARTi GRAS is funded by grant funds through incourage Community Foundation, Wisconsin Humanities Council,

with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the state of Wisconsin, and these local sponsors:

Aspirus Doctors Clinic

Bell Foundation

Braqeau, LaChapelle, Kryshak and NEttesheim, LP

Erco Worldwide USA Inc.

Renaissance Learning Inc.

Ritchey Funeral Home


"Light Matters" Art Exhibition

January 9 - February 28, 2015

Featuring Fused Glass & Metal Artist Tracey Rice


Inspiring Your Inner Artist

Exhibitions - Education - Community Resource Center

"Vines and Van Gogh"  Art Soirees



Formula For Fun: Art + Wine + Friends = FUN!

We present art classes that are in a step-by-step format, in a lively atmosphere complete with music, and wine to encourage artistic creativity.

Our parties create a totally safe environment in which to have fun, let loose, relax, and explore your own creativity.

Each memorable, fun evening is commemorated in the 16" x 20" canvas that YOU have just painted!


NO Experience Necessary!
You CAN learn to create a finished acrylic painting worthy of framing, hanging in your home or office, or giving as a truly unique gift.

Friday, February  27, 2015 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.




Sign up for Winter ClassesToday!

Visit our available class schedule


Enjoy strolling the galleries featuring exhibitions of original artwork from local and regional artists.

Free Admission and Convenient Parking

The Central Wisconsin Cultural Center is a non-profit visual, literary and lyrical art organization.

We hope that the many exciting art programs, music instruction and classes inspires you to visit often.

The Cultural Center is located in the heart of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, along the banks of the beautiful Wisconsin River. Our 40,000 square foot facility is home to a wide array of exhibits, varying art classes and workshops for adults and children, a pottery studio and private music lessons. Many groups including the Grand Avenue Artists, Very Special Arts Choir, the Central Wisconsin Choristers, Holistic Homeschool and Four on the Floor use the Cultural Center for rehearsal space and meeting rooms.

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The mission of the Central Wisconsin Cultural Center, Inc. to take a leadership role in enhancing the appreciation and ensuring the cultural vitality of the arts in the Central Wisconsin area through art education, art appreciation, and opportunities for artistic expression for all members of our community.

Gallery Gift Shop: Need a special gift idea for someone?

Select from prints, jewelry, pottery, fiber art pieces, literature, cards - unique items arrive daily.

Help support the arts ~ All gift items are designed by local Wisconsin artists.

Gallery Hours:

Closed Monday & Friday

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 10 - 3 pm

Saturday: 10 a.m. to Noon

Phone Number: 715. 421. 4598

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Your tax deductible donation helps support arts in education and arts programming