Friends of Wisconsin Art 

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.

Join or Renew today! 

Upcoming Events

Fall Exhibition Preview 
Saturday, October 7 | 1:00–2:00
Join artist Gerit Grimm and exhibition curator Graeme Reid for a special exhibition preview and champagne toast to celebrate the opening of Gerit Grimm’s Fairytales: In a Time Neither Now nor Then. Then stick around for the opening party!

Artist Spaces and Places Tour
Saturday, October 21 | 10:30–3:00
Start the day at the expansive Riverwest studio of sculptor and painter Richard Taylor to see where he creates his monumental outdoor sculptures and other work. Then head over to nearby Flux Design for a tour of their unconventional spaces and to hear about their latest happenings, from restaurant design to residential makeovers. Reservation required 

Champagne Shopping Party 
Saturday, December 2 | 2:00–5:00 
Sip bubbly and enjoy light bites at our annual shopping party! Delight in the holidays with an afternoon of music, champagne, and unique holiday gifts by Wisconsin artists. Three+ and FOWA Members will receive 30% off all Shop purchases as a special holiday gift during the Champagne Shopping Party!

2017 Calendar of Events [PDF]

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