Explore the visual arts at Pablo Center

With two year-round galleries and a resident art collection on display throughout the building, Pablo Center at the Confluence invites you to explore the visual side of the performing arts. Free, open to the public, and highlighting the best of regional and national artists across a variety of media; the visual arts shine at the confluence.

James W Hansen Gallery

Homecoming

The Confluence of Art Annual Exhibition

September 22, 2018 - October 19, 2018

The Pablo Center at the Confluence’s inaugural exhibit brings a local tradition home; join us for the Confluence of Art Annual Exhibition, a juried show showcasing exciting regional and national artists.


We Went to the Woods

Artwork inspired by the wild outdoors

October 26 - December 7, 2018

What draws us to the wilderness; what do we hope to find when we go into the woods? How have the Northwoods shaped us, and are they -- are we -- still a little bit wild? Explore the woods and waters, the familiar and unfamiliar in this second exhibition at the Pablo.


Luminis Artis

The Art of Light

December 14 - January 25, 2019

Take a moment to celebrate the power of light, even during the shortest days of the year. Pablo transforms the James W Hansen Gallery into a canvas of luminosity and welcoming the New Year as only we can.


Give the Best that You Have in You

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Alumni Art Exhibit

February 1 - March 15, 2019

Join us as we celebrate the alumni artists of UWEC’s Department of Art + Design. With a scope of medium and subject that will surprise and impress, this exhibit highlights the depth and growth of one of the University’s most vital programs.


Fabulous Florals & Fine Art

“I must have flowers, always, and always.” – Claude Monet

March 20 - 24, 2019

Delight your senses and celebrate the coming Spring at this highly anticipated annual event. Area florists create stunning arrangements interpreting works of fine art; a botanical fantasia the whole family can enjoy. Hurry, as the exhibit will last only as long as the flowers!


Then

Founding Artists of the Chippewa Valley

March 29 - May 17, 2019

This exhibit salutes old favorites and showcases treasures from the permanent collection. Then pays tribute to those pioneers of culture; the innovators who helped lay the foundations of the Chippewa Valley arts scene.


Now

Emerging Artists of the Chippewa Valley

May 24 - July 12, 2019

As the Chippewa Valley arts scene experiences a period of unprecedented, exuberant growth, this exhibit asks – what’s next? Now presents new works by the latest group of exciting artists making an impact on the Chippewa Valley.


Footprints/Memories

Eco art and the global canvas

July 19 - September 6, 2019

What is our impact on the planet? Can we choose how we leave our mark? Using materials, methods, and inspirations drawn from these questions and others, this exhibit will feature works of art that examine how we interact with and effect the environment around us.

Graham Avenue Walking Gallery

An Artist Forever

Highlights of the Laurie Bieze Permanent Art Collection

September 22 - November 9, 2018

A salute to local artist and patron Laurie Bieze, featuring prominent works of art from the Pablo Center at the Confluence’s permanent art collection & incorporating works on loan from the private collectors of Laurie Bieze’s works. Join us in welcoming Laurie home.


A Seat at the Table

Women Artists of the Chippewa Valley

November 16 - January 18, 2019

Present, powerful, engaging. The work of some of the Chippewa Valley’s most exciting artists is on display at the Pablo. Come and be inspired.


Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra

Student Art Exhibit

January 25 - March 15, 2019

Surprising and charming, this art by area children who have been inspired by the music of the Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra will inspire you in return.


Fabulous Florals & Fine Art

“I must have flowers, always, and always.” – Claude Monet

March 20 - 24, 2019

Delight your senses and celebrate the coming Spring at this highly anticipated annual event. Area florists create stunning arrangements interpreting works of fine art; a botanical fantasia the whole family can enjoy. Hurry, as the exhibit will last only as long as the flowers!


Everything You Can Imagine is Real

An exhibit of high school student art

March 29 - May 31, 2019

Emotional, witty, sometimes shocking; this exhibit offers a glimpse into the hearts and minds of some of the region’s most talented teen artists.


Reflected Light

GO Paint and the Art of Plein Air Painting in the Chippewa Valley

June 7 - August, 2019

The artists of GO Paint! Chippewa Valley have painted the rolling farmlands, dramatic river banks, charming downtown areas, prairies and forests of Pepin, Buffalo, Chippewa, Dunn, and Eau Claire Counties. In this inaugural season of the Pablo they bring the outdoors in, and light up the Graham Avenue Gallery.