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  • River Arts, Inc.

    River Arts, Inc.

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    About Us

    RAI was chartered in 1998 to raise the capital to construct the River Arts Center, the performance and gallery venue for the Sauk Prairie community. Since construction was completed, RAI's role has changed to one of an arts presenter and promoter. In this role, RAI persists in bringing invigorating and provocative productions and exhibits to the community.

    In order to continue reaching out to the community and increase exposure of the arts, River Arts Inc. was proud to open a retail gallery space in downtown Prairie du Sac in November 2011 featuring all local artists. River Arts on Water Gallery is a beautiful space on the banks of the Wisconsin River in Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin, devoted to the cultural and ecological vitality of the community, it is a retail gallery, concert, workshop and gathering place. A variety of media are represented including pottery, fine art cards, watercolors, oil paintings, sculptures, furniture, jewelry, woodcarvings, quilts, clothing, mosaics, and much more.

    In 2017, RAI opened The Studio, where they now host dozens of art classes each year for all ages and experience levels.

    Today, River Arts Inc. hosts a professional performing arts series, 2 professional art exhibits, 3 student art exhibits, a monthly house concert series that is free and accessible to all, artist workshops, classes, and many other educational opportunities.

    Visit RiverArtsInc.Org for more information.


    Images

    River Arts Gallery view inside
    River Arts Gallery View inside
    Patio outside River Arts Gallery
    River Arts Gallery View inside
    River Arts Gallery View inside
    two singers performing at River Arts Gallery
    Band performing at River Arts Gallery
    River Arts on Water Gallery logo with select art pieces in a graphic
    River Arts on Water Gallery Logo and art pieces shown on a graphic
    Outside view of River Arts on Water Gallery
    Inside the River Arts performing center
    two people performing with a violin and a cello at River Arts Gallery
    Band performing onstage at the River Arts performing center

    Events

    Erin Krebs Duo: A Jazzy Holiday
    Erin Krebs Duo: A Jazzy Holiday
    • This dynamic performer is well on her way to becoming one of Wisconsin’s premier and most treasured vocalists
    • Friday Dec 9, 2022
    Tissue Paper Boxes with Rhonda Nass
    Tissue Paper Boxes with Rhonda Nass
    • Rhonda Nass will guide students through the process of ripping and layering tissue paper in order to create a topographic-looking surface.
    • Saturday Dec 10, 2022
    Christmas Bingo: It’s A Ho-Ho-Holy Night!
    Christmas Bingo: It’s A Ho-Ho-Holy Night!
    • Interspersed between quick bingo games, she keeps the audience laughing with her deadpan takes on Catholic Christmas traditions.
    • Sunday Dec 18, 2022
    Intro to Drop Spindle Yarn with Mother of Purl
    Intro to Drop Spindle Yarn with Mother of Purl
    • In this workshop, students will learn how to spin their own yarn using the ancient technology of drop spindle.
    • Saturday Jan 14, 2023
    Intro to Drop Spindle Yarn with Mother of Purl
    • In this workshop, students will learn how to spin their own yarn using the ancient technology of drop spindle.
    • Sunday Jan 15, 2023
    The Four C Notes
    The Four C Notes
    • THE FOUR C NOTES are the Midwest’s ONLY tribute recreating the iconic sounds of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons!
    • Saturday Jan 21, 2023
    Intro to Acrylic Pours with Mary Ringelstetter
    Intro to Acrylic Pours with Mary Ringelstetter
    • Each student will learn how to select and mix colors with pouring medium, choose one of several methods, and complete 1-3 paintings.
    • Saturday Jan 28, 2023
    Youth Workshop: DIY Valentines for Sauk Prairie Seniors
    Youth Workshop: DIY Valentines for Sauk Prairie Seniors
    • In this drop-in workshop, students of any age are invited to make paper valentines for Sauk Prairie seniors. February 4th, 2023, 10am-12pm at 590 Water St, Prai
    • Saturday Feb 4, 2023

    Rep/Contact Info

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    Lindsey Giese
    Executive Director