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Our creative community thrives when we promote and share what makes us unique and diverse. Discover how your donations and memberships support the events & programs we produce that reflect this culture. 

See what we do.


Ways we serve our creative community

  • Artists Exhibited in 2019

    150

  • Volunteer Hours in 2019

    600

  • Gallery Visitors in 2019

    3500

We have a long standing reputation for art that is sometimes experimental, often avant-garde and always collectible. Our artists are usually established in their careers, but we also welcome the emerging artists whose work is fresh, innovative and challenging.  Learn more and get involved.

News & Notes

How can we be kind in times of darkness? Today we’re going to talk about just that, and how we can continue to live altruistically when facing heart-wrenching times.

Self-defeating thoughts can come when we least expect them and tear down our self-esteem and break our spirits. Stand up to them and choose joy instead with five ways to overcome self-defeating thoughts.

It’s out with the old and in with the new, and we’re ready to say hello to bright beginnings in 2020.

  • Polk County Community Foundation
    Polk County Community Foundation

    Upstairs Artspace is supported, in part, by the Polk County Community Foundation