Stories of Wisconsin’s Creative Economy – Southwest

„National Brewery Museum, Potosipotosi

A world class national museum featuring Wisconsin’s historic beer industry.  “According to Len Chylack, president of the American Breweriana Association, Potosi was selected over cities such as Milwaukee and St. Louis because of their passion for beer, brewery history and beer-making culture.”   Click here for more information.

Driver Opera House Center for the Arts, Darlington

darlingtonBuilt in 1883 and in the process of restoration with leadership from a group of respected and interested citizens from around Lafayette County and municipal, regional and state support.  An important link in the cultural chain of southwest Wisconsin, welcoming film festivals, traveling arts and humanities shows and theatrical and musical touring companies as an economic generator in the community and the region.

Arts planning and downtown Cultural District, La Crosse

  • „The city Planning Department and mayoral-appointed City of La Crosse Arts Board, the civic arts development committee, has a strategic creative economy development plan to grow government revenue, support job growth, and expand culturla crosseal tourism for the La Crosse area.
  • „The new Weber Center for the Performing Arts is a public/private collaboration and a cornerstone of revitalization efforts along the riverfront and the growing Riverfront Arts District.

Arts in Mineral Point

Mineral Point has long been recognized as a creative place Potters, painters, glass artists, woodworkers, sculptors, fiber artists, musicians, actors, filmmakers, and many other different kinds of creative, entrepreneurial people live and work here, lending a unique quality to this small Wisconsin community.  Click here for more information.mineralpoint