The Ark seeks to inspire creativity, expand awareness, enrich community through the arts…
and give new life to a historic building.


New Ark Cafe: Now Open!

Mon – Fri / 11am-3pm
Come join us! wifi available

The Ark Cafe provides an affordable local gathering space for Viroqua and surrounding communities.
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Viroqua has another pleasant hang-out spot for coffee, lunch and afternoon tea!
An affordable local gathering space with locally sourced lunches, snacks and beverages.
Frank Wildingway working his magic in the kitchen!

READ MORE HERE


Viroqua Harvest Parade!

SATURDAY OCTOBER 8, 2016
1pm Line-Up at the Ark / PWRS
2pm Parade

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Celebration to follow at The Viroqua Park Bowl
(note this new location):

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READ MORE HERE (and past photos)


CALLING ALL ARTISTS:

THE ARK ARTS COLLECTIVE is now FORMING!
This is an unique opportunity to make your mark in an exciting immersive art project that is on the way to becoming a Viroqua attraction.  There is lots of “canvas” still to be painted.  Looking for all levels of ability matched with the NEED to create.  Future financial compensation to be discussed by collective in terms of selling merchandise related to your images.  THE BIG Project is an exterior building wrap around 3′ wide strip that documents ALL species on earth.

Current members:  Elliot Medow, Connie Poe, Vicki Ramsay, Sara Mathes, Larry Young, Paul Linskens, Viroqua Harvest Parade and Frank Wildingway.

INTERESTED? Contact Frank Wildingway at frank@artarkviroqua.org or call 608-637-8304


UPCOMING EVENTS Nov 4, 2016: Expanding The Boundaries of Consciousness Event

 

UPCOMING CLASSES/WORKSHOPS Kickapookulele Club (Ukulele)
UPCOMING CLASSES/WORKSHOPS Youth Art Classes - Wednesday
UPCOMING CLASSES/WORKSHOPS Prenatal Yoga Class
UPCOMING CLASSES/WORKSHOPS Driftless Folk School: Spoon Carving Circle – Monthly
UPCOMING CLASSES/WORKSHOPS International Folk Dancing
UPCOMING CLASSES/WORKSHOPS Three Fold Path Qi Gong
UPCOMING CLASSES/WORKSHOPS Driftless Writers Workshop

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Artists coming together
with a common vision of inspiration & passion.

The ARK is a full-feature arts community center in the Driftless Region of Southwest Wisconsin.
We offer numerous ongoing classes, featured events, concerts, performances, happenings, activities and much more. The walls are adorned with work by local artists. Come visit us, take a class, see a great show — you’ll be refreshed, inspired and moved by the talent, teachers, and activities here under our roof!

What you will see at the Ark:

MUSIC: The Ark draws from the talented pool of local Driftless musicians along with regional & national artists.
THEATRE: Local productions are a highlight of the events at the Ark. The Ark is the premiere location for local theatre productions.
ART: The Ark has annual art shows along with showcasing local artists on a revolving basis.


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“Inspiring creativity, enhancing awareness, enriching community.”