Artspire is a community arts celebration held in the Arts District and Downtown La Crosse.  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 Artspire Art Fair & Sale is held on King and Front Streets, just outside the Pump House. Participating artists are accepted via an application and jury process. Artspire 2020 Artists Exhibits will be open Saturday, June 13, 2020. All booths must remain open for the entire length of the show.

The annual Artspire event is Saturday, June 13, 2020.


September 1, 2019 – Call to Artists Open
January 31, 2020 – Application Deadline
February 1, 2020 – Jury Reviews Applications
March 1, 2020 – Final Jury Announcement
March 15, 2020 – $75 Booth Fee due
April 1, 2020 – Booth Assignments Announced
June 13, 2020 – Artspire Art Fair & Sale on King Street


  1. Download and Review the ARTSPIRE ARTIST INFORMATION
  2. Complete and submit the online application below.
  3. Submit the $15 jury fee. Call (608) 785-1434, visit the Pump House at 119 King Street, La Crosse, or pay online:
Pay Jury Fee

Artspire 2020 Artist Application

Application for 2020 Artspire Visual Artists
  • I hereby submit this application to become an Exhibitor at Artspire La Crosse. I agree to abide by Artspire La Crosse rules. By signing this application, Applicant hereby and forever discharges Artspire La Crosse, Pump House Regional Arts Center, the City of La Crosse, and their officers, agents, representatives, volunteers and employees from and against any and all manner of actions, suits, damages, claims, and demands, whatsoever in law, or equity, from any loss of damage to the applicant’s property or for any reason of personal injury, including bodily injury, or death while at the premises. Applicant agrees to give permission for any photos taken by Artspire La Crosse, or its representatives, at the event, to be used for promotional reasons.
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