For many people, Green Bay is synonymous with football, but the city boasts a rich tapestry of culture beyond the gridiron, including a thriving local art scene just waiting to be explored.

From charming galleries to eclectic festivals, there’s no shortage of opportunities to find a piece of art that speaks to you. Keep reading to find the hot spots and hidden gems of the Green Bay art scene!


The Art Garage

Located in Green Bay’s Arts District at 1400 Cedar Street, The Art Garage serves as a dynamic creative hub full of energy from local artists and enthusiasts alike. Housed within the walls of a century-old former canning factory, the venue boasts a large gallery space that showcases an eclectic array of works from both emerging and established local artists, like Jenna Kast and Annie Stenseth.

The Art Garage

The Art Garage also has a variety of multipurpose studios and offers a versatile space for art workshops, personalized art parties, and meetings for local arts organizations. Check out their upcoming exhibitions and workshop schedules on their website.


The Attic

Is there a better pairing than art and coffee? Cafes have played host to art galleries the world over for decades, and Green Bay has its own little slice of cafe art culture right downtown at The Attic. Stop in for a hot cup of coffee (or tea) and peruse their Art Wall, where they feature a new local artist each month. Featured artists have included Kara Lasiewicz and Katie Colburn. Get inspired or shop for original pieces to bring home with you!



Located in historic downtown De Pere, newARTSpace is more than just a venue for local artists to show their work – it’s a non-commercial, artist-driven space dedicated to fostering an engaging, bold, and dynamic cultural dialogue that connects artists from local, regional, and national communities.

Their many thought-provoking exhibitions have included Strong Unrelent Spirits: The Photographs of Tom Jones, Force of Nature: Barbara Manger, and their regular newARTSpace series featuring a lineup of visionary local artists.


Algoma Art Galleries

If you’re visiting the Green Bay area, making the 40-minute drive east to Algoma is a must, not just for the beautiful Crescent Beach and quaint downtown shopping opportunities and eateries but for the myriad art galleries that dot the city. From stunning glasswork at Ladybug Glass Studio & Gallery to handmade pottery at The Pottery Co-op to an eclectic mix of pieces at Fishline Studios Art Collective and more, there is a world of art waiting to be uncovered in this little lakeside city. 

You can check out all the Algoma art opportunities on the Visit Algoma website or stop into the Visitor Center and we’ll help you plan a day trip!

Ladybug Art Studio

Art Festivals & Markets

Green Bay hosts some truly amazing art festivals and markets throughout the year where local and regional artists have an opportunity to showcase their talents and sell their original artwork.



Connoisseur of fine art? Enjoy Artigras, a fine arts show presented by Mosaic Arts at the Resch Center. This event takes place in the early Spring (this year, it is happening March 2 and 3) and includes an artist market, performances, and plenty of hands-on creative experiences.



If you’re someone who loves meeting artists and eating great food, you won’t want to miss ArtStreet. This 3-day outdoor event is held at Ashwaubomay Park and features over 100 local and regional artists, plus plenty of food trucks throughout the grounds.



Last – but certainly not least – art lovers will have a great time at ArtFest in downtown Green Bay! This event brings art to the heart with a large art fair, live music, food, creative demonstrations, and performers – as well as a vibrant ArtFest Color Run/Walk! 


Other Art Opportunities in the Green Bay Area

Are you looking for more opportunities to experience, share, and make art in Green Bay? 

Visit Mosaic Arts and S.A.G.E., two community art organizations that offer workshops, events, exhibitions, and opportunities for artists in the Green Bay area.


We can’t wait to see what kinds of treasures you find the next time you come for a visit!