River Arts Center Art Gallery

The River Arts Center Art Gallery displays art exhibits curated by River Arts Inc, featuring both professional and student artists. Art Exhibits often extend into the River Arts Center Main Lobby.

The gallery also serves as a small meeting and event space. With the adjacent serving kitchen, it is an ideal venue for meetings, luncheons, and other small events.

For information on renting the gallery for an event, please visit the Plan Your Event page, or contact us.

Current Exhibit - See Me

See Me: Art created by and for members of the LGBTQIA+ community in Wisconsin.

For this exhibition, River Arts Inc (RAI) showcases work focused on—and created by—members of the LGBTQIA+ community in Wisconsin. Over the years, queer art has had a long and tangled history of censorship. In this exhibition, we hear the voices of the LGBTQ+ artists in our community and celebrate their achievements in the visual arts.

Exhibition Dates: December 8, 2022 – February 16, 2023

Closing Reception: Thurs, Feb. 16, 2023, from 5:30-7:30 pm. Featuring keynote speaker Rae Senarighi

at the Sauk Prairie River Arts Center (105-9th Street, Prairie du Sac)

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also featuring artwork by Sauk Prairie Middle School, High School, and A.P. High School students

Sponsored by The Community Foundation of Soutwest Wisconsin and Bug Tussel Wireless

For a list of upcoming exhibits, see River Art's Inc's website.

Visiting the Gallery

The gallery is open to the public from 8AM to 8PM on school days, and is open for viewing during most public events in the theater.

The gallery garden entrance is located between the River Arts Center and Sauk Prairie High School. To visit the gallery, please park in the Sauk Prairie High School staff lot, entering at Ray Street and 9th Street. Visitors may park in the lot without a parking pass. You may also park in the street. The garden entrance is shown in blue in the image to the right.

Please see the calendar below to verify gallery hours and see any other events scheduled in the gallery. The gallery is still open for viewing during events, but we ask that patrons be respectful of meetings or events being held in the gallery.

On rare occasions when large school events use the theater, we may lock the gallery's garden entrance. In these occasions, please enter the main entrance of Sauk Prairie High School and request a visitor's pass.

If you have questions on gallery hours, availability, or the facility, please call or email the River Arts Center administrative office. Phone: 608-643-5636 Email: director@riverartscenter.org

Parking and entrance directions
Image from Andy Warhol exhibit

Gallery Exhibits

Exhibits in the River Arts Center Art Gallery and Main Lobby are curated by River Arts Inc. Our calendar below lists the exhibits, as well as events, and gallery hours. If you would like more information on the exhibits, please visit River Arts Inc's website.

For questions on exhibits, or to request a docent for a group tour, please contact River Arts Inc via phone at 608-643-5215, or email at info@riverartsinc.org

River Arts Center Gallery Calendar

River Arts Center Main Lobby Calendar