Explore your creativity in these hands-on workshops. Designed for teens age 13-17.
Please Note: Classes listed in the Spring 2020 Newsletter may have been impacted by the Museum's closure due to COVID-19. If the class you are interested in is not listed below it has been cancelled or will be scheduled at another date. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Become a Zinester
Tuesday, August 4, 1:00–4:00
Become a zinester! During the summer of comics, Milwaukee Zine Fest is at MOWA to teach teens how to make self-published magazines called zines. Led by Milwaukee illustrator and visual storyteller Quinn Blackshere, this workshop explores how comics and zines work together and culminates in making a page for a group comic zine to take home. All supplies included.
Ages 13–17 | $60 with Membership
Comics with Pizzazz
Thursday, August 13, 2:30–7:30
Explore how to turn your idea into a comic. Tom Wallestad, art professor at Marian University and comic enthusiast, leads this unique workshop with a focus on character development. Learn new techniques in drawing, lettering, design, and storytelling to create a powerful comic cover. Break for a slice of pizza over a group sharing exercise in this fun session. All supplies included.
Ages 9–17 | $100 with Membership