Calls to Artists & Musicians

BANNED: Art Inspired by Banned Books
The Pump House Regional Arts Center invites artists to submit works for a juried, themed exhibition, “BANNED: Art Inspired by Banned Books.” Celebrate the significance of your access to information by creating artwork inspired by banned or challenged books. Which book inspires you? Celebrate the freedom to read and join us as we connect literature and art!
Deadline: July 15, 2017

Pump House 2018-19 Gallery Season
This juried call to artists is an opportunity to exhibit and sell your work in one of the area’s finest arts spaces, complete with three art galleries. An online application will be available August 1, 2017.
Deadline: January 31, 2018

Artspire 2018 Art Fair & Sale
Artspire is the largest arts celebration in Downtown La Crosse. Held annually the second weekend in June (June 8 & 9, 2018), this primarily outdoor event strives to engage and connect our diverse community through meaningful arts experiences. A juried art fair and sale is held on King Street, Saturday, June 9, 10 am-5 pm, and is an opportunity for regional artists to exhibit and sell their work. Artspire draws over 10,000 participants, attendees and volunteers over the course of the two days. The online application will be available September 1, 2017.
Deadline: January 25, 2018

La Crosse Public Library Gallery Space
La Crosse area artists are invited to reserve the available exhibit space at the La Crosse Public Library. For more information about how to reserve this space for your art, please see the La Crosse Public Library Exhibit Information, or call Kathy Kabat at 608-789-8092.

The Pump House is looking for musical groups to play for art receptions. This is a fun opportunity for you and/or your group to perform in a casual atmosphere! A variety of musical genres is considered.  Past performers include: Pump House Chamber Orchestra, Coulee Chordsmen, Toni Paisley (harp), Coulee Ukes, Third Relation Jazz Quartet, and Cheez Land Uke Band.

Please email us for more information.