The Walworth County Arts Council believes in promoting all levels of art and artistic expression in our community. The following directory includes non-profit organizations and businesses whose main focus is the arts. To be included in the directory, please email us at


Holton-Elkhorn Band
Community performers host an annual holiday concert and summer series at Sunset park in Elkhorn.

Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra
We consider it a joy, honor, and responsibility to perform the monuments of orchestral literature as we connect with others in our community.

Music by the Lake
Located at George Williams College in Williams Bay, Music by the Lake is a long-held tradition that dates back to the 1950s. Features a diverse offering of national performers each summer and an original opera production featuring young professional artists from across the country.

Southern Lakes Masterpiece Choral
An all-volunteer civic chorus averaging around 85 members. Auditions have never been required. For more than 20 years, it has provided an opportunity to learn and perform significant large-scale choral works for anyone willing to devote a night a week for 12 weeks and three nights on concert week.

UW-Whitewater Music Department – Music Mosaics

UW-Whitewater Music Department – Bramblett Memorial Chamber Music Series
The Bramblett Memorial Chamber Series was created to bring exceptional professional chamber music to the campus for the enrichment of the cultural environment of the university and the community. Events are held in the Young Auditorium.

National Arts Organizations:

Americans for the Arts
Americans for the Arts is the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts in America. Americans for the Arts is dedicated to representing and serving local communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts.

National Endowment for the Arts
The National Endowment for the Arts is an independent federal agency that funds, promotes, and strengthens the creative capacity of our communities by providing all Americans with diverse opportunities for arts participation.

Performing Arts

UW-Whitewater Theater and Dance 2016-2017 Season

Young Auditorium
The best in touring professional Broadway, theater, dance, and variety comes to Whitewater’s 1300 seat auditorium.

Regional and State Arts Organizations:

Big Foot Community Fine Arts Foundation
The mission is to assist and support community events, performances, programs and unique educational opportunities associated with the Big Foot School District and its associated Recreation District.

MadStage provides comprehensive listings for live theater activities anywhere near Madison, Wisconsin.

United Arts Alliance
Located in Rock County, UAA works with individuals and nonprofit members to promote local arts events; facilitate cooperation and collaboration among artists and arts organizations; to educate the community about the arts and their value; and much more.

Wisconsin Arts Board
State agency which nurtures creativity, cultivates expression, promotes the arts, supports the arts in education, stimulates community and economic development and serves as a resource for people of every culture and heritage.


Lakeland Players Ltd
Since 1973 the Lakeland Players have produced community theater in Elkhorn. In 1990 the group has called the historic Sprague Theatre home.

Lake Geneva Theatre Company
Located in the historic Lake Geneva Horticultural Hall, professional summer theater productions.

Visual Arts

UW-Whitewater Crossman Gallery
The Crossman Gallery exhibits regional, national and international works of art in an educational setting.

Geneva Lakes Art Foundation (formerly the Geneva Lake Art Association)
GLAF fosters a community appreciation of the fine arts through the arrangement of shows including Art In the Park, monthly programs, lectures, demonstrations and workshops. Membership is open to anyone interested in the arts.

Studio 84
Whitewater. Non-profit art center that provides experiences in the visual arts, theater, dance, and music for the community. We specialize in working with people with physical and cognitive limitations and creating an environment of inclusion whenever possible. Studio 84 is open to all ages and all abilities.

Whitewater Arts Alliance
Promotes the visual and performing arts through an alliance of artists, individuals, educational resources, and organizations to promote creativity and diversity that will serve to educate and enrich the lives of the residents of the Whitewater community and surrounding areas.