Tag Archives: CREATE Portage County

CREATE Portage County Competes to Bring Free Concerts to Stevens Point This Summer

Voting has begun for the Levitt Foundation’s $25,000 “Levitt AMP Grant,” which helps nonprofit organizations bring free concerts to small-to-midsize towns and cities. CREATE Portage County, a local arts and entertainment nonprofit, has led the charge for Stevens Point to win this grant. 15 entrants will win and Stevens Point currently holds fifth place. Stevens Point was one of the ... Read More »

Fire Works Lights Up Portage County Art

Any person in the central Wisconsin area that is looking for a unique and fun night of art need look no further than the events CREATE Portage County offers. CREATE Portage County is a nonprofit that aims to bring art to the culture of Portage County. CREATE helped in the creation of the Stevens Point murals and the Sculpture Park. ... Read More »

CREATE-ing Urban Artistry

The fourth installment of the Phantom Gallery Party series was held on Sept. 8 from 7-9 p.m. CREATE Portage County is a non-profit organization that focuses on the arts and creativity of the local community. This event features an interesting twist. CREATE turns old rough spaces into temporary art galleries for one night only and holds the location of the ... Read More »

It’s About Who You Know: PRSSA Hosts Networking Social

Most jobs are a secret, meaning 80 percent of jobs never get posted and are found through Networking. Some students at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point understood landing a job can truly be about who you know. Approximately 60 professionals and students met on March 15 for the first Networking Social, hosted by Public Relations Student Society of America. PRSSA ... Read More »

Light Bulbs Go Off for New Idea Center

Placemaking, innovation and experiences – these are the three initiatives of Create Portage County, a group dedicated to bringing the arts to Stevens Point. This year, Create Portage County has put together the Idea Center, located in downtown Stevens Point. The Idea Center aims to be a community of innovators, designers, entrepreneurs and artists. The main goal of the Idea ... Read More »

Phantom Gallery: An Art Show that Made an Appearance

CREATE Portage County launched a unique social experience which featured art, food and entertainment. This was the first Phantom Gallery Party in the series and featured local emerging artists. All proceeds went to supporting CREATE Portage County’s future events. CREATE Portage County was formally known as the Arts Alliance. Phantom Gallery was a one night event and the location was only ... Read More »