Upcoming Exhibits

* Exhibits are subject to change.

Youth Art Series: 

Manitowoc Public School District
March 3-31, 2024

Rahr-West Art Museum Student Exhibition
April 7-28, 2024

Big East Conference
April 6-14, 2024

Eastern Wisconsin Conference
April 19-28, 2024

Roncalli Catholic Schools
May 5-19, 2024

Shadows of Industrialization

May 5-June 2, 2024

A photography and multi-media project by Barbara Miner, winner of the 2023 Rahr-West Art Museum Juried Exhibition. These works explores the aftermath of deindustrialization in Milwaukee

Wisconsin Pastel Artists

June 16-August 4, 2024

This exhibit features the work of the forty members of the Wisconsin Pastel Artists association.  

Plein Air Paint Out 

August 3, 2024

In 2024 we will partner with the Wisconsin Maritime Museum and hold the plein air painting event with demonstrations and painting on the roof of the  Wisconsin Maritime Museum

Manitowoc County and Museum Members Open Invitational

August 18-September 15, 2024

A juried exhibit featuring the creativity of Museum Members and residents of Manitowoc County.

The Art of Tablesettings: 50th Anniversary

October 4-November 3, 2024

2024 marks the fiftieth anniversary of this annual favorite. Along with unique tablescapes inspired by works of art we will also recreate some tablesettings from years past in the historic Vilas-Rahr Mansion.

Christmas In The Mansion

November 27, 2024-January 5, 2025

Each year a fantastic group of volunteers decorate the Victorian Vilas-Rahr mansion.  

Rudy Rotter

December 8, 2024-February 16, 2025

This exhibit of local outsider artist Rudy Rotter will focus on his use of industrial waste from Manitowoc industry.