Category: Art

Art at the Park: A Fox Cities Tradition

The 56th Annual Art at the Park is almost here! The festival will be held on Sunday, July 31 from 9am-4pm. Each year Art at the Park draws thousands of visitors to this one-day event held in historic City Park in downtown Appleton.  The festival will feature almost 200 participating artists from around the country. Live … Continue reading Art at the Park: A Fox Cities Tradition

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Wisconsin War Stories; A Perfect July 4th Activity

Written by: Pam Seidl, Executive Director The Trout Museum of Art’s “Wisconsin War Stories” exhibit features a collection of photographic portraits of Wisconsin War Veterans featured in "Wisconsin War Stories," produced by Wisconsin Public Television.  Photographer James Gill’s portraits capture the personality of each individual in a remarkably beautiful and moving way. Alongside each photo … Continue reading Wisconsin War Stories; A Perfect July 4th Activity

Art, Italian Style.

Written by: Pam Seidl, Executive Director One of the best parts of this job is getting the inside scoop on new and upcoming exhibits, shows and businesses.  One I’m looking forward to is “Transcending Time: A Survey of Works in Glass by Italian Maestro Lino Tagliapietra”, an upcoming exhibit at the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass. … Continue reading Art, Italian Style.

Live Theatre at UW Fox Valley!

Written by: Jen Hecht, Convention Services Manager I recently had the opportunity to attend Attic Theatre's production of “The Lion in Winter” at the Communication Arts Building on the campus of UW Fox Valley in Menasha.  “The Lion in Winter” is set in the twelfth century and surrounds the royal family squabble over which prince … Continue reading Live Theatre at UW Fox Valley!

Summer fun in the Fox Cities!

Written by: Karen Treml, Visitor Services Coordinator  With summer in full swing, the Fox Cities is bursting with events and things to do and see. It’s easy when you live here year-round, with the hustle and bustle of your everyday schedules, to overlook and miss, not only events, but also the great areas we have … Continue reading Summer fun in the Fox Cities!

Fox Cities Visitor Center, Not Just For Visitors!

                Written By: Karen Treml, Visitor Services Coordinator Are you looking for a place in the state to visit or for information on local attractions, hotels and dining options?  If you’re from the Fox Cities, it probably hasn’t occurred to you to stop at the Visitor Center. After … Continue reading Fox Cities Visitor Center, Not Just For Visitors!

The Richeson Art School and Gallery: A Hidden Gem

Written By: Alison Hutchinson, Convention Sales and Marketing Representative Tucked away in a business park in Kimberly, sits the Richeson Art School and Gallery. Even though it can be seen as you pass on Hwy 441, the building, with it's warehouse shape, tends to blend into it's surroundings, but once you step inside you are taken to … Continue reading The Richeson Art School and Gallery: A Hidden Gem