Three Local Artists Have Worrk on Display inside Cedarburg Cultural Center


Spring is here and  summer is on its way!

The public is invited to a free opening reception on Friday, May 10, from 5-7 pm to view the art galleries at the center showroom.

In the West Gallery: Art on the Preserve: Paintings by Michelle Savas Thompson. In the Corridor Gallery: The Art of Jody Reid. In the East Gallery: The Art of William Millonig. The exhibit will run through Sunday, June 9 and is free during regular business hours and special events.

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The Cedarburg Cultural Center is pleased to announce its 21st Annual “Plein Air” Art Contest for youth ages 17 and under, a vibrant celebration of youthful creativity and outdoor expression. Set against the picturesque backdrop of Cedarburg, this contest offers an exciting platform for young talents to unleash their artistic prowess and connect with nature.

Plein air painting, a beloved tradition among artists, involves creating artwork outdoors, capturing the essence of landscapes, urban scenes and natural elements. This contest aims to inspire the next generation of artists to explore the beauty of their surroundings while honing their skills in open-air painting.

Event details:

Registration: Open to all youth ages 17 and under. Complete rules and registration forms are available at the Center or online at The contest begins at noon on June 6.

Contest categories: 5 & under, ages 6-8, ages 9-12, and ages 13-17. A People's Choice award will be given as well. Voting takes place through June 25.

Judging: An esteemed team of judges will evaluate artist entries. An awards ceremony will take place June 26 at 5:30 pm

Exhibition: An exhibit of the artwork will be available for viewing at the Cedarburg Cultural Center June 21 - July 14.

Check the CCC website for other upcoming events.

Located in the heart of historic downtown Cedarburg, the CCC has been the cultural hub of the community for nearly 40 years. The CCC is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) and a gathering place to celebrate community, arts, and local history. The Center provides a showcase for dozens of art exhibits throughout the year, adult and youth art classes, the Gothic History Tour, and performances including Center Stage, Comedy Tonight, Finally. Fridays and the Blueburg Cafe' Open Mic night. The CCC also operates the Kuhefuss House located in the heart of Cedarburg. The CCC is available for private party/event rentals and offers wheelchair access throughout the building. It is free and open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm and noon to 4 pm on Sundays. For additional program details, please visit

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