Arts Lovers & Artists Connect Here

Arts and Culture

Art lovers flock to enjoy exhibits at the Witter Gallery.

Arts Lovers & Artists Connect Here

We cultivate a rich, thriving arts and culture scene with galleries, museums and hands-on activities for the whole family.

Witter Gallery

After graduating from Chicago’s Art Institute and studying with Hans Hoffman and Diego Rivera, Ella Witter returned to Storm Lake where she founded the gallery that houses much of her collection and hosts exhibitions throughout the year, all free to the public.

Buena Vista University

Buena Vista University offers many cultural and arts events throughout the year. Their beautiful campus graces the shores of Storm Lake.

Storm Lake Public Library

The Storm Lake Public Library is dedicated to identifying and meeting the community’s educational, informational and recreational needs by providing access to materials, services and programming. It seeks to promote literacy and provide opportunities for lifelong learning in a global and technological environment.

Tree Sculptures

Come see the Storm Lake tree sculptures! There are sculptures located throughout Storm Lake with more being completed each year at the annual Wood, Wind, and Blues festival. Come every year to see new additions to Storm Lakes shores – one tree at a time!

Plan Your Trip!


  • (712) 732.3780
  • (800) 752.4692


  • 119 W 6th St - PO Box 584
  • Storm Lake, IA 50588