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#GivingTuesday (11/17/2016) - #GivingTuesday Campaign November 29-December 31 Partner with the Pump House this #GivingTuesday!  The Pump House is a nonprofit cultural organization whose work enriches our community through the arts.  Art can touch your heart. Art can make you think.  Art can change your mind.  Art brings people together. Support the Pump House today! Help us raise $5,000 this holiday […]
“Structures” Jury Announcement (11/4/2016) - Structures Jury Announcement The Pump House Regional Arts Center invited artists to submit works for a juried, themed exhibition, Structures: Art of the Urban Landscape. Works were selected via a blind jury process, meaning that the jurors were not be given the names of the submitting artists. Impressed by the number and quality of creative […]
Call to Artists: Artspire Public Art Project (10/25/2016) - Call to Artists: Artspire Public Art Project Application Deadline: May 1, 2017 The Artspire Public Art Project strives to bring the art of our regional artists into our public places, beginning with La Crosse City Hall. Artists are invited to submit up to three pieces of 2D work to be juried by team of artists […]
Call to Artists: 2017-18 Gallery Season (10/5/2016) - Call to Artists: 2017-18 Pump House Gallery Season Deadline: January 31, 2017 This Call to Artists provides a unique opportunity for artists to have their work juried and potentially selected for exhibition in one of the three galleries within the La Crosse area’s finest visual arts venue. The Pump House Jury Committee includes artists of various media, art educators, and […]
Artspire Artist Application (8/15/2016) - Call to Artists: Art Fair & Sale Artspire La Crosse is an all-inclusive community arts celebration that showcases the power of the arts to create unity in our diverse community. Artspire combines visual, performing, and literary arts in a largely outdoor format designed to represent and engage all elements and cultures of the area. The […]
Memoirs of a Pump House Intern (8/8/2016) - Memoirs of a Pump House Intern By: Amanda Pelley My experience as an Engagement & Administration Intern for the Pump House Regional Arts Center was a truly rewarding experience. The Pump House provided me with a professional setting in which I challenged with new opportunities to sharpen my skills on daily basis. I still remember […]
Volunteer/Internship Opportunities: Project Coordinator (8/1/2016) - Volunteer or Internship Opportunities: Project Coordinator Short-term and Long-term Opportunities- Available Now Pump House has several available Project Coordinator opportunities. Project Coordinators must have strong organizational and communications skills. This person will plan and organize resources and people to ensure projects finish on time, stay within the budget, and meet the requirements of the organization. […]
Internship Opportunity: Engagement & General Administration (8/1/2016) - Internship Opportunity: Engagement & General Administration Long-term Internship – Available Now The Customer Relations & General Administration intern is responsible for ensuring Pump House patrons have positive, enriching and engaging experiences at the Pump House. This person also provides support to the administrative staff and to the Executive Director. This person will learn a broad range […]
Join our team! (8/1/2016) - Volunteer/Internship Opportunity: Marketing & Graphic Design Short-term Internship – Available Now The Marketing & Graphic Design intern is responsible for the research and production of creative and engaging visual content used in digital and print marketing. Products include logos, posters, newspaper ads, and other graphics. The ideal intern is self-motivated, takes direction, and requires minimal supervision, can […]
Internship Opportunity: Customer Relations & General Administration (8/1/2016) - Internship Opportunity: Customer Relations & General Administration Long-term Internship – Available Now The Customer Relations & General Administration intern is responsible for ensuring Pump House patrons have positive, enriching and engaging experiences at the Pump House. This person also provides support to the administrative staff and to the Executive Director. This person will learn a […]
Juneteenth Event (7/7/2016) - Juneteenth – June 19, 2016 by Amanda Pelley  Pump House Summer 2016 Intern As an Engagement and Administration Intern, I get to do a  lot of interesting activities. This past weekend, I had the opportunity to represent the Pump House Regional Arts Center at the 2nd annual Juneteenth event hosted by La Crosse’s African American […]
“Structures” Exhibit: Meet the Judges (7/1/2016) - STRUCTURES: Art of the Urban Landscape Pump House Juried Exhibit: February 22 – April 15, 2017 About the Exhibit City centers and dwellings represent the human propensity to build and create order out of chaos. Structures: Art of the Urban Landscape will showcase each artist’s interpretation of the theme of urban landscapes. The subject should […]
Artspire Volunteer Application (4/1/2016) - Artspire Volunteer Opportunity It takes people to help us build, run and tear down the event, and there is no way Artspire could happen without volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering for Artspire, please complete application below. There are a variety of fun and rewarding jobs available. A full list of jobs and job […]
Call to Artists: Artspire Public Art Project (2/5/2016) - Artspire Public Art Project Returns! In celebration and recognition of La Crosse’s creative community, Pump House Regional Arts Center and the City of La Crosse Arts Board present the Artspire Public Art Project. The Artspire Public Art Project creates a unique opportunity for La Crosse to publicly showcase our area’s talented artists, and enliven our public […]
Internship Opportunity: Marketing Assistant & Administration (2/5/2016) - Internship Opportunity: Marketing Assistant & Administration Long-term Internship – Available Now The Marketing Assistant & Administration intern must apply a broad skill set to their varied roles and duties. Organizational ability is a must, and successful marketing assistants are also able to multi-task and switch between duties with little trouble. Since this position is often […]
Call to Artists: “Structures” (1/28/2016) - Call to Artists: Structures: Art of the Urban Landscape. Entry Deadline: October 1, 2016 Exhibit Dates: February 22 – April 15 Jury Fee: $25 Awards will total $2,250 First Prize: $1,000 Second Prize: $750 Third Prize: $500 The Pump House Regional Arts Center invites artists to submit works for a juried, themed exhibition, Structures: Art of the Urban […]
Internship Available: Gallery Coordinator (1/22/2016) - Long-term Internship Position Available: Gallery Coordinator  The Pump House Regional Arts Center is looking for an energetic, driven, and efficient arts enthusiast for the Gallery Coordinator position. Not only does this position immerse the coordinator into the rich arts scene of the surrounding community, it also creates the opportunity to connect with local artists on a professional level, organize […]
A Journey through Time at the Pump House (12/13/2015) - A Journey through Time at the Pump House by Raquel Forss, Fall 2015 Intern Take a step inside the Pump House Regional Arts Center and you’ll find history at every turn. Built in 1880, the Pump House was created to provide the growing La Crosse community a fire protection system. While it began as a humble […]
The Five Coolest Things About the Pump House (12/10/2015) - The Five Coolest Things About the Pump House By Ryan McDonald Media Writing Intern Fall 2015 Over the last couple of months I have had the awesome opportunity to work with the wonderful staff of the Pump House Regional Arts Center.  My experience at the Pump House has been a very rewarding experience thanks in […]