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Arts & Culture


For decades, the St. Croix Valley’s beautiful setting has drawn artists who create in a variety of media – many came to visit the Valley and never left.  From dance to pottery, painting to music, glass, jewelry, and photography the Valley is filled with creative energy.

Galleries & Studios

The St. Croix Valley’s galleries are home to the work of renowned artists, and many galleries are set in renovated barns, homes, or historic downtown storefronts that evoke the charm of the Valley’s rich history.

ArtReach St. Croix Gallery
224 North 4th Street
Stillwater, MN.,  651-439-1465

Gallery 310
310 Main Street
Stillwater, MN., 651-439-4236

Gustaf’s Gallery
13025 Lake Blvd.
Lindstrom, MN., 651-257-1821

Tamarack Gallery
112 Main Street
Stillwater, MN., 651-439-9393

The Phipps Center for the Arts
1005 Third Street
Hudson, WI., 715-386-0800

SEASONS on St. Croix Galley
401 2nd Street
Hudson, WI.,  715-386-2906

St. Croix Art Barn
1040 Oak Ridge Drive
Osceola, WI., 715-294-2787

Stillwater Art Guild Gallery
Historic Isaac Staples Sawmill
402 Main Street
Stillwater, MN.,  651-689-0149

Performing Arts –Theatre, Live Music, Art Festivals

Opportunities are endless for musical interludes in the St. Croix Valley, from jazz, classical, folk and rock performances by well-known acts.  And, your trip to the St. Croix Valley is not complete without an evening at one of the Valley’s outstanding theatrical venues.


The Phipps Center for the Arts
1005 Third Street
Hudson, WI., 715-386-0800

St. Croix Off Broadway Dinner Theatre
1616 Crestview Drive
Hudson, WI.,  715-386-2394

Old Gem Theater
116 S. Knowles Ave.
New Richmond, WI.,  715-246-3285

St. Croix Festival Theatre
210 Washington Street
St. Croix Falls, WI., 715-483-3387

Summer evenings in the Valley offer Free live concerts in picturesque parks overlooking the river.  Check out the Calendar of Events for dates and locations.

Live Music

St. Croix Jazz Orchestra

St. Croix Falls Music on the Overlook

Valley Chamber Chorale

Somerset Amphitheater

Art Venues & Organizations

Franconia Sculpture Park
29836 St. Croix Trail
Franconia, MN., 651-257-6688

Great River Road Visitor & Learning Center
200 Monroe Street
Prescott WI., 715-262-0104

Hastings-Prescott Area Arts Council

River Falls Community Arts Base (CAB)
439 W. Maple Street, Ste. 109
River Falls, WI

Art Festivals

Take Me to the River 2015
Take Me to the River connects communities along the St. Croix River during a “Festival of Festivals” celebrating the richness and diversity of arts in The Valley.  Open Art Studios, Concerts, Theatre, Author events and more.

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