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Submit your Artist on Main Street Application by Friday, May 28th

The Artists on Main Street initiative is a partnership between Wabasha Main Street Minnesota Main Street and Springboard for the Arts, that explores the intersection of arts and culture, downtown revitalization, and historic preservation. Wabasha Main Street is partnering with Wabasha County SHIP and Blandin Foundation on this community-wide arts initiative.

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View the Survey Results of the Wabasha Downtown Survey

Thank you to everyone that participated in the Wabasha Downtown Survey. The results will help Wabasha Main Street continue to improve downtown Wabasha. We will also be using this date to set goals for the organization in the coming 2-3 years.

All are welcome to review the survey results. Please Contact Us with any questions.

View Wabasha Downtown Survey Results

Wabasha’s Artist on Main 2021: Call for Artists

Wabasha’s Artist on Main 2021 is looking for artists and creatives in the Wabasha Area. Do you want to share your creative talents with the community? We are seeking up to 8 artist-led projects, programs or installations to be showcased this summer and fall in historic downtown Wabasha Main Street District if you meet the following criteria:

  1. If you consider yourself an artist, maker or creative
  2. Live or work within the 20-mile radius

This year’s Theme for 2021 will be Healthy Community

We are looking for any Artist lead program that depicts a healthy community as we come out of the pandemic and find inspiration in becoming healthier as a person and community. All artists must partner with a local organization, business or city park to place temporary or permanent installations in the downtown Main Street District. Proposals will be due May 28th and funding and projects will be selected June 1st . This is the third and final year of our Artist on Main Initiative. Click Here to see our website for previous years’ programs and artists.

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This program is sponsored by Wabasha Main Street and is funded through partnerships with RETHOS, Springboard for the Arts and support from the Bush Foundation.

Shop Amazon Smile & Donate to Wabasha Main Street

Wabasha Main Street has joined Amazon Smile Foundation! Support Wabasha Main Street simply by shopping through Amazon Smile. Enjoy the same shopping experience. The only difference…for every purchase you make, Amazon Smile donates .5% to Wabasha Main Street!

We are a nonprofit 501 c 3 and all purchases thru Amazon Smile/our link will help fund Wabasha Main Street.

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Wabasha Downtown Survey – Submissions Extended to Friday, April 30th

Downtowns are built to be the heart of the community. With the continued effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and recovery, Wabasha Main Street is taking stock of the public’s views around downtown.

Your input is needed to help guide their future plans and initiatives. This survey will take approximately five minutes to complete. Thanks for sharing your thoughts!

This survey was created by Minnesota Main Streets, a coordinating program of the National Main Street Center and a part of Rethos: Places Reimagined, in cooperation with Wabasha Main Street.

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Submissions have been extended to Friday, April 30th!

Design Consultation Program

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