Yata Peinovich, an award winning musician from Durand, Wisconsin has been performing for 40 years.  He has recorded 7 CD’s and appeared on ‘Prairie Home Companion’ with Garrison Keillor. 

Randy Sinz plays upright bass with AcoustiHoo and with the Sue Orfield Band, Rada Dada, Catya’s Trio, Ranger Rudy and the Swinging Wingtips, Deep Water Reunion, Two Rivers and Code Blue. Randy has been playing music professionally for over 44 years.

Sue Orfield is a master of the tenor saxophone. Sue brings to the stage a powerful presence and joy of all things musical. Her own group, The Sue Orfield Band (SOB), highlights Orfield's talents as a composer as well as a player. SOB was voted Best Jazz Band in Volume One's "Best Of The Chippewa Valley 2009" reader poll.

TAG hosts 2017 'Bards and Ballads'

Saturday, April 8th at 7:00pm

The Tomah Arts Guild is proud to have Yata back as host of ‘Bards and Ballads 2017’ April 8th at 7:00pm at the Area Community Theater in Tomah, Wisconsin.  Yata will also be accompanied by Randy Sinz; base player, guitarist, singer and Sue Orfield; tenor sax player.

‘Bards and Ballads’ promotes the musical traditions as they relate to the greater Monroe County area and Wisconsin in general. ‘Bards and Ballads’ is hosted by musical entertainers with original material that live in Wisconsin.

To learn more about Yata, Sinz and Orefield, please visit: ysoband.com

Tickets are available in advance from any Tomah Arts Guild member or by calling Craig at 608-343-5867.  Tickets are $15.00 for adults and $8.00 for children.  Tickets can also be purchased at the ACT Box Office the night of ‘Bards and Ballads’. 

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WRAP is the Wisconsin Regional Art Program administered by the UW-Madison's Department of Liberal Studies and the Arts. WRAP exhibits began in 1940 to encourage creative growth of Wisconsin's non-professional artists from rural areas.

Exhibits are held throughout the year and include a workshop day for participating artists and the public. A guest artist gives a lecture or demonstration and critique of the exhibited artwork.  State Award works are eligible to exhibit at the Annual State Art Exhibition and Conference held in September each year in Madison.

Tomah Arts Guild hosts Wisconsin Regional Art Exhibit

March 29th - April 22nd  

Exhibit entries are open to non-professional artists who have created original artwork created in the last two years. Exhibit will be on display March 30 through April 21st. The WRAP workshop, critique, artist presentation and awards will be held on April 22nd.  Exhibit coordinator is Ginny Schuld.  

Please see WRAP application below for more details and entry form.



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Minnesota Marine Art Museum Trip
Saturday, January 28th

The guild had a great time on their winter museum trip to the Minnesota Marine Art Museum in Winona, Minnesota. It turned out to be a great day to enjoy some impressive works of art at the museum!

Tomah Arts Guild members enjoying maritime artworks on display in Winona.  Pictured above:  Back row;  Monica Genske, Jennifer Lisy, Craig Zahrte; Middle Row: Mara Mednis, Kieran Clark; Front: Cindy Robinette and Lynn Clark


At left: Craig and Peggy Zahrte, Jennifer Lisy, Cindy Robinette and Mara Mednis gathered for a quick photo just outside the Blue Heron Cafe in Winona.

Tomah Arts Guild Inc. Monthly Meeting

Our next monthly meeting is be scheduled on March 8th.  Visitors will be welcome to drop in at 5:00 pm for our social hour.


Meetings are held at the Tomah Area Community Theatre and Cultural Arts Center: 2nd floor in the commons room, right next to the gallery.

Area Community Theatre Presents:

"Sex, Please, We're 60!"

This hilarious performance center's around Mrs. Stancliffe’s Rose Cottage Bed & Breakfast, a business that been successful for many years. Her Guests (nearly all women) return year after year. Her next door neighbor, “Bud the Stud” Davis believes they come to spend time with him in romantic liaisons. The prim and proper Mrs. Stancliffe reluctantly accepts the fact that “Bud the Stud” is, in fact, good for business. Bud gets his hands on some Venusia pills and the fun begins as he attempts to entertain all three women! The women mix up Bud’s Viagra pills with the Venusia, and we soon discover that it has a strange effect on men: it gives them all the symptoms of menopausal women, complete with hot flashes, mood swings, weeping and irritability! 

Showtimes and dates:

May 4-5-6-7 and May 11-12-13-14

Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:30pm. Sunday performances begin at 2pm.

For more details about the performance, contact and/or ticket information, please visit the ACT website at: http://www.tomahact.com 



 Tomah Arts Guild Gallery is open for ACT Performances!

 Gallery is open one hour before each performance and through intermission

 Visit the TAG GALLERY!!!

The Arts Flourish in the Tomah area!

With many thanks for the generosity of the ACT Theatre board and staff members, TAG continues to showcase local artwork in the gallery on the second floor!   

If you have a love for the arts, please consider dropping by for our social hour following the monthly TAG meeting or before an ACT performance!

Grand Re-Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.  Photo taken as TAG President, Craig Zahrte cuts the ribbon to officially open the new gallery along with the members of TAG and the Tomah Chamber of Commerce Embassadors.

Jewelry cases, wall sculptures and lovely artwork are in full view next to the front entrance of the gallery. 

TAG members enjoying the day at the Grand Re-Opening pictured left to right: Ginny Schuld, Monica Genske, Kathleen St. Germain, Marilyn Kortbein and Lynn Clark. 

 
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