SOME PEOPLE SEE ART EVERYWHERE and in Eau Claire that’s actually not that hard. The city is covered with public art on city streets, in parks, and in local galleries and businesses. Whether you’re looking to expand your mind or just get a little inspiration, here’s where to go:

art in progress at Artisan Forge Studios

200 Main Gallery

200 Main St.
facebook.com/200Maineauclaire
What you’ll see: Locally produced fine art, home decor

Graham Avenue Walking Gallery

128 Graham Ave. (part of the Pablo Center at the Confluence)
pablocenter.org
What you’ll see: Variety of regional and national artists

Art of the Valley

2533 E. Clairemont Ave.
artofthevalley.com
What you’ll see: Affordable original local paintings, sculptures, photography

Artisan Forge

1106 Mondovi Rd.
artisanforgestudios.com
What you’ll see: Local artists, outdoor large-scale 3D art and murals outside

Galaudet Gallery

618 S. Farwell St.
galaudetgallery.com
What you’ll see: Touring fine art, local artists

Foster Gallery

121 Water St. (Haas Fine Arts)
uwec.edu/art
What you’ll see: Touring shows, student & faculty art

Riverwood Art & Frame

4639 Keystone Crossing
riverwoodartandframe.com
What you’ll see: Original paintings, etchings, lithographs and photography

James W. Hansen Gallery

128 Graham Ave. (part of the Pablo Center at the Confluence)
pablocenter.org
What you’ll see: Variety of regional and national artists

Tangled Up in Hue

505 S. Barstow St.
TangledUpInHue.com
What you’ll see: Local arts/ crafts, usable art

Volume One Gallery

205 N. Dewey St.
thelocalstore.org
What you’ll see: Local prints, posters, & fine art

Sculpture Tour Eau Claire

The Sculpture Tour Eau Claire brings a new set of sculptures to Eau Claire every year, with dozens lining Water Street, Barstow Street, and other locations downtown. The tour generally runs year-round and favorite sculptures are purchased by the city or local businesses to stay here in town.

Find out more at SculptureTour.org.


In recent years, the ColorBlock project has created murals on downtown buildings and alleyways. Keep your eyes peeled for unexpected Instagrammable spots!