MOWA Masters 

Adults are invited to learn new art techniques in hands-on interactive studios taught by Wisconsin artists. 
Black Friday Make-and-Take Jewelry
Friday, November 24 | 11:00–2:00

Skip the mall madness and enjoy a refreshing day creating custom polymer clay jewelry with Wisconsin artist Sara Terrell. Learn how to sculpt shapes, creatures, and critters to make your own unique charms and add them to earring posts or chains. Leave with a finished piece to give to a friend or to add a festive touch to your own accessory collection.

$25 with Membership

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Holiday Ornament Making
Thursday, December 7 | 10:00–11:30

Bring your friends and family to an ornament making party! All instruction and materials are provided. Create four different holiday ornaments to keep or to give as gifts. 

Free | Walk-ins Welcome 
At Saint John’s On The Lake, 1800 N. Prospect Avenue, Milwaukee

This program is supported by the  Greater Milwaukee Foundation Mary L. Nohl Fund

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Hand Quilting with Heidi Parkes
Saturday, December 16 | 10:30–5:00

Create your own traditional wholecloth quilt with artist Heidi Parkes. This quilting style focuses on fabric colors and the specific stitches that drive the design. Learn the technique and leave class ready to apply the finishing touches.

Supply list provided

$150 with Membership

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Winter Landscape Painting with Paula Swaydan Grebel
Friday, December 29 | 10:30–3:00

In the tradition of alla prima or “first strike,” observe and examine nature to recreate impressions of light, volume, space, and objects. Paint an outdoor landscape overlooking the Milwaukee River from inside the warm State Gallery.

Supply list provided

$50 with Membership

Image for Winter Landscape Painting with Paula Swaydan GrebelPaula Swaydan Grebel, Lake, Oil on linen, 2014
Alcohol Inks with Beth Kluth
Saturday, January 6 | 10:30–2:00

Join Wisconsin artist Beth Kluth for a magical class with inks that don’t act or react like any other painting medium. In this introductory class, create and bring home four beautiful projects. 

All supplies included

$50 with Membership

Image for Alcohol Inks with Beth KluthBeth Kluth, Fringy Zinnia, Alcohol ink on Yupo, 2017

For more information about programs or classes or to register by phone, contact Miranda at 262.247.2263 or