MOWA Masters 



Adults are invited to learn new art techniques in hands-on interactive studios taught by Wisconsin artists. 
Plein Air Painting with Steve Gerhartz
Saturday, April 29 | 10:30–3:00

Join Steve Gerhartz, artist and nature enthusiast, for an outdoor oil painting class on the banks of the Milwaukee River. Gerhartz will review the basic fundamentals of outdoor painting and give a demonstration of his techniques. Members will work outdoors on MOWA’s campus to create a one-of-a-kind landscape painting. Material list available upon registering.

Bring a bag lunch for a 30-minute break
$65 with Membership

Image for Plein Air Painting with Steve GerhartzSteve Gerhartz, Summer Birch Trees, Oil on canvas, 2016
How to Photograph Children with Lois Bielefeld
Saturday, May 27 | 10:30–3:00

Lois Bielefeld will teach an introductory class on photographing children. In this hands-on workshop, Bielefeld will provide insights on working with lighting while helping attendees become more familiar with their cameras. Participants will leave this class with an abundance of tips and tricks to take better photographs of children.

Bring a bag lunch for a 30-minute break
$65 with Membership

Image for How to Photograph Children with Lois BielefeldLois Bielefeld, Untitled, Digital color photograph, 2012
Project Upcycle
Saturday, August 12 | 10:30–3:00

Join fashion designer and educator, Sara Terell, for this creative do-it-yourself class. Project Upcycle will teach you how to transform thrifted clothing using garment construction/deconstruction techniques that you will apply again and again. Infuse new life into your old clothes! Bring personal clothing items (band t-shirts, denim jackets, vintage dresses, scarves, and ties), sewing scissors, and a bag lunch. 

Bring a bag lunch for a 30-minute break
$55 with Membership

Image for Project UpcycleSara Terell

 

Hem and Haw
Saturday, August 19 | 10:30–3:30

Loose hems, popped buttons, and broken zippers are enough to make anyone unravel in frustration. This workshop will teach you basic mending skills and simple alterations that correct minor flaws in your clothing. Bring an item or two in need of hemming or minor alterations. 

Bring a bag lunch for a 30-minute break
$45 with Membership


Image for Hem and HawMiranda Levy-Adler, photo by Kat Schleicher

For more information about programs or classes or to register by phone, contact Miranda at 262.247.2263 or mlevy@wisconsinart.org.