Friends of Wisconsin Art 


Join or Renew today! 
The Friends of Wisconsin Art (FOWA), offers MOWA+, Premium, Partner, and Benefactor members opportunities to get to know the art, artists, and communities that make Wisconsin great!

Friends of Wisconsin Art members go behind the scenes, discover new places in Wisconsin, and exchange ideas about art with fellow collectors and enthusiasts. As a Friend, your increased membership makes it possible for MOWA to present meaningful exhibitions, programs, and studios that celebrate the visual arts and culture of the state.

Upcoming Events

West Bend Mutual Insurance Art Collection Tour
Wednesday, July 12 | 5:00–7:00
Make it a Friends Night Out with fellow FOWA members! Enjoy a summer evening at a behind-the-scenes highlights tour of the art collection at West Bend Mutual Insurance. WBMI has one of the largest collections of Wisconsin art with more than 500 works in various media, dating from the 1880s to the present. 
Reservation required

Summer Art Open House Tour
Saturday, August 19 | 2:00–5:00
FOWA is headed to Waukesha County for the annual Summer Art Open House Tour. Visit the home of James and Karen Hyde to see several focused collections by such notables as Ruth Grotenrath, Edmund Lewandowski, Schomer Lichtner, Francesco Spicuzza, Robert von Neumann, and Santos Zingale. Also on view is an incredible collection of art glass, which includes many Wisconsin favorites. 
Reservation required

To make a reservation or learn more about FOWA, contact Liz at lknopke@wisconsinart.org or 262-247-2271.