The Chestnut Gallery aspires to visually enrich our community by exhibiting local, regional and national artists focusing on a broad spectrum of media and expressive styles.

The Tar Sands Storytelling Project

Exhibit runs January 13-31st

The Tar Sands Storytelling Project is a collaborative, grass-roots and first of its kind visual arts exhibit. Over the course of six months, 10 Wisconsin artists researched, rendered, and reflected upon the cradle to grave story of tar sands oil in Wisconsin. The 10 panel exhibit of their work depicts different aspects of tar sands oil and pipeline infrastructure in the context of the global climate crisis. The exhibit first opened on April 26th, 2019 at the Clark Cultural Arts Center (CCART) in Neillsville, WI. More information at:

Join us for our Tar Sands Storytelling Talk and Reception!
January 27th, 6-8 pm at Chestnut

Did you know the world's largest tar sands oil pipeline (outside of Russia) runs through Marshfield? Come learn more! RSVP on Facebook

Mark Borchardt - landowner
Keith Merkel - landowner
Chris Keller - CART board member and artist

Upcoming Exhibits

Get your art to us!
We're currently collecting donated art --now!

Chestnut Center's "Once Loved Art" Silent Auction takes your "retired" art that you've retrieved from the basement or back of the closet, and gives it new life, in someone else's home!

Retired art might take the shape of a piece of wall art, an antique quilt, a piece of lace or jewelry, a sculpture or other three-dimensional pieces, or maybe autographed sheet music.

Donated art can be dropped off at the Chestnut Center during regular office hours (Tuesday through Thursday, 10 am-3pm) or by appointment (715-389-8999).
Let us put your retired treasures back to work!

Chestnut Center's "Once Loved Art" Silent Auction will be held during our Holiday Showcase event in December. Also, a selection of this art is on display in the Terrazzo Room year-round.

On Display in the Fireplace Room:

Gene Wesley

Call For Artists!

Artists interested in showing their work at the Chestnut Center Fine Arts Gallery, please fill out the form below!
--> CCA Gallery Exhibition Request Form