Create a New Day with the Arts

Upcoming Events

Current Exhibitions

12 Jan. – 26 Feb.

Youth Exhibition

La Crosse Elementary

1 Jan. – 5 Feb.

Caitlin Bradford

Blue Skies Research refers to curiosity-driven research, conducted without a specific or practical application. Bradford’s oil paintings employ the concept of Blue Skies Research by exploring ideas of curiosity, openness, and imperfection. For the artist, each artwork embraces the irregularity of daily life and their memories as a means to visual investigation.

David Montague

Movement. Balance. Change., reminiscent of the artist Alexander Calder, provides an alternative take on sculpture in the form of hanging mobiles. Made from stone, metal, and acrylic materials, Montague’s work invites the viewer to interact with the surrounding space through motion.

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Our Mission at The Pump House

The Pump House Regional Arts Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit founded in 1977 with a mission to enhance the quality of life in the Coulee Region by maintaining the Pump House as a cultural center, and by promoting a wide range of performing arts, visual, and literary arts. Funds generated through ticket sales, events, memberships, and classes help us support this mission, provide free admission to all galleries, tuition sponsorships, and diverse arts programming for all agesYour support is very much appreciated!

History of The Pump House

The Pump House has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1979 and is a City of La Crosse Historic Landmark. The building served as the City Water Works until 1914 when increased demand for water surpassed the facility’s capacity… read more.