Calendar 

September

  • Every Thursday | 12:00-12:20
    Express Talks
    Join us for a 20-minute introduction to Wisconsin art. Every talk is different, so come often.
  • Every Saturday | 10:00–1:00
    Studio Saturdays
    Studio Saturdays is a drop-in art making studio for families of all ages. Make a mess and explore new art techniques each week. Details
  • Tuesday, September 25 | 10:30–12:00
    SPARK!
    Multisensory engagement for people with memory loss and their carepartners, Details

October

  • Every Thursday | 12:00–12:20
    Express Talks
    Join us for a 20-minute introduction to Wisconsin art. Every talk is different, so come often.
  • Every Saturday | 10:00–1:00
    Studio Saturday
    Studio Saturdays is a drop-in art making studio for families of all ages. Make a mess and explore new art techniques each week. Details
  • Tuesday, October 2 | 10:00–10:45
    Mini Masters
    Drop in for an art-making adventure for young artists and their caregivers. Details.
  • Wednesday, October 3 | 9:00 am
    Registration Opens: 2018 Members' Show
    Be one of the first 250 MOWA members to submit work for inclusion in the 2018 Members' Show! Click here for more details.
  • Sunday, October 6 | 9:00–4:00
    MOWA on the Road: Fermentation Fest
    Hop on the bus for a day-long to Fermentation Fest in Reedsburg, Wisconsin. This unique celebration—presented by the Wormfarm Institute—brings together farmers, chefs, artists, poets, and performers. You will enjoy the Farm/Art DTour throughout the countryside and lunch at Vintage Brewing Co. Madison. Learn more and register.
  • Tuesday, October 9 | 10:30–11:30
    Coffee Talks
    Join master florist and gardener Victoria Vonier, owner of Gardens of Half Bridge Farm in Adell, for this unique demonstration! Vonier will teach you how to set a Halloween tablescape perfect for telling ghost stories. Details.
  • Wednesday, October 10 | 11:30–1:00
    Women's Forum of Wisconsin
    Featuring Christine Pharr, Ph.D. President, Mount Mary University, Register
  • Saturday, October 13 | 2:00–5:00
    Opening Party
    Meet the artists and enjoy live music, light bites, and a cash bar.
  • Saturday, October 27 | 10:00–5:00
    Special Studio Saturday
    Celebrate the opening of Craig Blietz: Herd and create your own barn made out of popsicle sticks! Details
  • Tuesday, October 16 | 10:00–10:45
    Mini Masters
    Drop in for an art-making adventure for young artists and their caregivers. Details.
  • Thursday, October 18 | 6:00–7:00
    Music at MOWA
    Join flutist Julia Richter and MOWA’s resident pianist Marty Butorac in the inaugural musical performance as they present an evening of French music. Details.
  • Saturday, October 27 | 10:00–1:00
    Special Studio Saturday
    Join us for a spooky Halloween, Details
  • Tuesday, October 30 | 10:30–12:00
    SPARK!
    Multisensory engagement for people with memory loss and their carepartners, Details

November

  • Every Thursday | 12:00–12:20
    Express Talks
    Join us for a 20-minute introduction to Wisconsin art. Every talk is different, so come often.
  • Every Saturday | 10:00–1:00
    Studio Saturdays
    Visit the galleries then discover a new art technique every month, Details
  • Saturday, November 3 | 2:00–3:00
    Artist Talk
    Craig Blietz talks cattle, culture, and craft. Details.
  • Tuesday, November 6 | 10:00–10:45
    Mini Masters
    An art-making adventure for young artists and their caregivers, Details
  • Tuesday, November 13 | 10:30–11:30
    Coffee Talks
    Wisconsin author J.F. Riordan has been called “a latter-day Jane Austen.” Her mesmerizing literary fiction features the Great Lakes region in the three-book series, North of the Tension Line. A book signing will follow the talk. Details
  • Saturday, November 17 | 2:00–5:00
    Members' Show Opening Party
    View the work of 250 MOWA members and enjoy art making in the studio, live music, light bites, and a cash bar. Details.
  • Tuesday, November 20 | 10:00–10:45
    Mini Masters
    An art-making adventure for young artists and their caregivers, Details
  • Tuesday, November 27 | 10:30–12:00
    SPARK!
    Multisensory engagement for people with memory loss and their carepartners, Details

December

  • Every Thursday | 12:00–12:20
    Express Talks
    Join us for a 20-minute introduction to Wisconsin art. Every talk is different, so come often.
  • Every Saturday | 11:00–2:00
    Studio Saturdays
    Visit the galleries then discover a new art technique every month, Details
  • Saturday, December 1 | 2:00–5:00
    Conversations with Craig
    Drop by the Hyde Gallery to meet Craig Blietz. Plus, purchase your copy of the exhibition catalogue during the Champagne Shopping Party in the MOWA Shop and get it signed. Details.
  • Tuesday, December 4 | 10:00–10:45
    Mini Masters
    An art-making adventure for young artists and their caregivers, Details
  • Tuesday, December 18 | 10:00–10:45
    Mini Masters
    An art-making adventure for young artists and their caregivers, Details