MOWA Masters 

Adults are invited to learn new art techniques in hands-on interactive studios taught by Wisconsin artists.
Broom Building with John Holzwart
Saturday, May 18 | 12:00–4:00

Spend an afternoon with “Little John” and learn how to craft your own rustic handmade brooms. John will provide hands-on instruction and tying techniques for each participant to leave with at least one beautiful whisk or hearth broom.

Sold out! Click here to join the waitlist.

All supplies included

Image for Broom Building with John Holzwart


Travel Sketching
Saturday, June 22 | 10:30–3:00

Learn the finer points of travel sketching with Wisconsin artist Sangeeta Patel. Explore MOWA with a pen, pencil, watercolors, and notebook sketching the sights to practice for your next travel adventure.

$85 with Membership

All supplies included | Bring a lunch

Image for Travel SketchingSangeeta Patel
Chalk and Cheers
Thursday, July 25 | 5:00–8:00

Explore the amazing world of chalk art! Master Street Painter Janet Tombros will demonstrate techniques to make a three-dimensional illusion using chalk. Watch as she creates form and enhances images through color selection. Then construct your own mini chalk work.

$60 with Membership

All supplies included | Happy hour selection for ages 21+

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Photographing Urban Landscapes
Saturday, August 24 | 10:00–12:30

Hit the streets of Milwaukee with photographer Mark Brautigam. Wander about downtown with your camera at the ready as Brautigam shares tips for catching the perfect shot of the city.

$35 with Membership

Bring your own camera

Image for Photographing Urban LandscapesMark Brautigam, Milwaukee Port, Archival pigment print, 2018 (detail

For more information contact Jordan Gibbon at 262.247.2277 or