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Art Gallery at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center

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The State Theatre provides a home base for many Eau Claire area art, theatre, music, and dance organizations.

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Eau Claire Regional Arts Council 2014 Support of the Arts Awards

Friday, June 6th, 2014

The Eau Claire Regional Arts Council (ECRAC) is pleased to announce the 2014 Support of the Arts awards for Business, Individual and Artist. The awards were presented at the Jubilee Masquerade Ball on June 5, 2014 by emcee Dean Kallenbach, regional director, Wisconsin Public Radio and Ben Richgruber, executive director, Eau Claire Regional Arts Council. Over 250 guests applauded the award presentations to The Markin Financial Group, MaryEdna Hagen and Dick Milheiser for their long standing support of the arts.

Business in Support of the Arts - The Markin Financial Group
The Markin Financial Group has been around ECRAC for a while, and even more engaged in recent years. What started as patronage, turned into a fun event partnership with a Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event, and grew to season sponsorship. They are now actively involved as volunteers as well, helping to plan ECRAC's first ever Fabulous Florals and Fine Art event, premiering in August.
Individual in Support of the Arts - MaryEdna Hagen
MaryEdna Hagen has been involved with ECRAC from the beginning. She has served on the ECRAC Board of Directors, and has continued volunteering ever since. She has been deeply involved in the planning and production of the 2014 Jubilee Masquearede Ball and many others, and is now taking the lead on the previously mentioned Fabulous Florals and Fine Art event in August.
Artist in Support of the Arts - Dick Milheiser
Dick Milheiser is a man who would likely be embarrassed at the thought of receiving an award. He is a retired art teacher who has become deeply involved with the Arts Council both as a volunteer and as an artist. He has been a member of the Visual Arts Committee, and has served as its chair.  If you've seen an exhibit in the gallery chances are good Dick helped hang it.  He is always willing to donate his pottery to events like the 2014 Jubilee, or to spend his time teaching his craft at events like liveART.


Upcoming Exhibits

Jubilee's Masquerade Ball

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Meet featured artist Thomas Gardner III for Jubilee this year! Watch the video below to see why you don't want to miss this fundraiser for the…


Monday, February 27th, 2017

SAVE THE DATE! The 2017 Jubilee fundraising event date has been set for June 8, 2017! This event will take place at Florian Gardens and our featured…

Call For Artists

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Calling all artists! Make your art into an award for our 2017 Jubilee fundraiser held at Florian Gardens on June 8! We will have a lot of awards to…

Mel Flannery to Perform with the Jazz Orchestra

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Mel Flannery of Mel Flannery Trucking Co. and Jesus on the Mainline is traveling from New York all the way to the State Theatre to perform with the…

Join our Street Team!

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Who wants some free breakfast?! Join our Street Team! We are looking for fun-loving individuals/groups to help us out hand out posters to local…