Downtown Artwork Market has opened within the former A&S Clothes Co. storefront at 321 Foremost St. in downtown La Crosse.
The curated cooperative artwork market opened Nov. 12 with a give attention to that includes established and rising native and regional artists, mentioned Robin Moses of Artistic La Crosse. The market was developed by Moses, Tarl Kaio of Grass Root Creatives, and Mike and Phyllis Martino of the La Crosse Arts Initiative.
Hours are 10 a.m. to six p.m. Wednesday via Friday, 10 a.m. to four p.m. Saturday and at different instances by likelihood or appointment.
The market was established for November and December and its founders will work to construct a mannequin that may be tailored to a full-time artwork gallery to open in 2021, Moses mentioned final week. She added that its founders admire the assist of the constructing’s homeowners, RLR Properties.
Moses mentioned the market options the works of greater than 30 artists, together with nice artwork, work, pictures, pottery, steel works, jewellery, sculpture, glass, fiber arts and blended media.
Various coronavirus precautions are in place, corresponding to requiring prospects and distributors to put on face masks inside, hand sanitizer stations, enforced buyer capability limits and indicators for individuals to look at social distancing.
“We hope to construct upon the success of the current Saturday Artwork Market held in downtown La Crosse, a venture that was put collectively by our companions, together with different collaborative neighborhood organizations,” Moses mentioned.
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