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Press Release

MOWA to host free art making during Winter Week

For Media & Press December 20, 2023

(WEST BEND, WI) The Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA) is excited to announce its Winter Week festivities from December 27 to December 30, offering a creative and enjoyable way to wrap up the year. This special event is free for members and designed for families looking for a fun way to spend their winter vacation. Engage in art making, join a guided museum tour, or participate in gallery activities.

Member Appreciation Hot Chocolate Bar
As a token of our gratitude for their support throughout the year, members can enjoy complimentary hot chocolate at the Member Appreciation Hot Chocolate Bar, available all day during Winter Week.


Soul Spin (December 27–30 | 10:00–1:00)
Take your creativity for a spin and paint a record on a moving turntable.

Tour of Lon Michels Exhibition (December 27 | 1:00–2:00 & December 30 | 11:00–12:00)
Explore MOWA’s feature exhibition with a curator-guided tour of Lon Michels’s captivating work.

Let’s Play Trivia (December 28 | 1:00–2:00)
Test your knowledge of art, Wisconsin, pop culture, and more. Family-friendly questions for all ages.

Art+Wellness: Unlock Creative Flow (December 29 | 1:30–2:30)
Join artist Erica Jane Huntzinger for a session focused on self-reflection and unlocking creative flow. Create a collage sketchbook to document possibilities for the year ahead.


Playful Patterns (December 27 | 10:00–1:00)
Transform everyday objects into colorful artworks inspired by Lon Michels’s bold patterns.

Gallery Games (December 28 | 10:00–1:00)
Play and create as you enjoy a series of art-inspired games in the galleries.

Meet & Make for Families (December 29 | 10:00–1:00)
Discover authentic self-expression as you make a mixed media sketchbook journal with artist Erica Huntzinger.

Neon Glow Party (December 30 | 10:00–1:00)
MOWA Studios will be transformed into a glow-in-the-dark wonderland as you create your own neon glowing masterpiece on canvas.