The Trout Museum of Art, with co-hosts Bergstrom Automotive and Community First Credit Union, invite you to celebrate the Made to Order Exhibition! On view August 27 to November 7, see over 50 works of art commissioned by local art-lovers and created by Wisconsin artists.

All commission dollars supported both the artists and the Museum. Now it’s your chance to support. Join us on Friday, August 27 6pm to 10pm and have a fabulous time with your friends and family! Tour the exhibit, purchase an artwork, enjoy hor d’oeuvres, drinks, art, live music, and creativity!

John Adams, The Draw, will guest curate local artwork available for purchase the night of the reception!

Tickets go on sale June 22.
$200 per person with proceeds directly benefiting the arts across the Fox Cities.

View Artwork by These Artists

Ten Reasons to Support Art in the Fox Cities!

  1. Art improves individual well-being.
  2. Art unifies our community.
  3. Art increases academic performance.
  4. Art strengthens the economy.
  5. Art is good for local businesses.
  6. Art strengthens healthcare.
  7. Art builds bridges between cultures.
  8. Art sparks creativity and innovation.
  9. Art heals trauma.
  10. Art brings us joy!

High arts involvement among disadvantage students is related to finding a better job, earning degrees, and volunteering. Low-income students who are highly engaged in the arts are more than twice as likely as their peers with low arts involvement to earn a bachelor’s degree.”

James Catterall 2009. Doing Well and Doing Good by Doing Art: The Effects of Education in the Visual and Performing Arts on the Achievements and Values of Young Adults.

Creativity is one of the top three personality traits
most important to career success, according to U.S. employers.”

Adobe Systems Inc. and Ready to Innovate, a collaboration between The Conference Board, Americans for the Arts, and the American Association of School Administrators.