Artspire Calls to Artists

Artspire La Crosse is an all-inclusive community arts celebration that showcases the power of the arts to create unity in our diverse community. Artspire combines visual, performing, and literary arts in a largely outdoor format designed to represent and engage all elements and cultures of the area.

Artspire Public Art Project

Striving to bring art to our public spaces, beginning with La Crosse City Hall.
Jury Fee: $25 *Artspire Art Fair & Sale participants are invited to submit one piece for no additional fee.
Application Deadline: May 1, 2017

People’s Flag of La Crosse

The People’s Flag of La Crosse challenges local artists of all skill levels and ages, from professional to middle school students, to design a flag for the City of La Crosse. The purpose of the project is to connect the people of La Crosse through a shared symbol of unity and togetherness, and promote our creative culture. The final flag design will be displayed throughout Downtown La Crosse, and surrounding areas. The People’s Flag of La Crosse is a project coordinated by five partner groups: FUN Group of La Crosse, Downtown Mainstreet, Inc, Artspire, La Crosse School District, and the people of La Crosse.
More information: Peoplesflagoflacrosse.com
Application Deadline: March 11, 2017

Call to Performing Artists

Artspire features four stages of nonstop performing arts entertainment, including dance, theater, storytelling, music, poetry readings, and more! If you are a performing artist or entertainer, or an performing arts organization, and would like the opportunity to showcase your talents and Downtown La Crosse’s largest arts celebration, please complete and submit the Performer Application.
Performing artists are listed on the Artspire website and in the official event program, and recognized on social media and in other event promotional materials
Application Deadline: March 1, 2017

Artspire Art Fair & Sale

The Artspire Art Fair & Sale is Saturday, June 10, 10:00 am-5:00 pm.
Jury Fee: $15
Booth Fee: $75, Pay if accepted after February 13
Application Deadline: January 20, 2017