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Compose your ideal arts and culture excursion with inspired live performances, museums, art studios, and galleries.
Due to public health concerns, businesses may close or have different hours.
The performing arts are alive and always in full motion. Upscale and accessible is the feel at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in downtown Appleton, home to touring Broadway shows, live music, and shows by authors and actors of every stripe. More excellent venues include the Lawrence Memorial Chapel at Lawrence University and any sunny green space where we host a wealth of outdoor summer concerts, festivals, and community theatre. Choose to get hands-on with DIY fused glass, paint, and ceramics studio experiences. Or put your eyes on beautiful art installations at the Trout Museum of Art in downtown Appleton; the History Museum at the Castle; and the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass in Neenah, home to an internationally-renowned collection of glass paperweights and art. At every stop, encounter friendly people who are eager and honored to share their craft and knowledge with you.