Calendar 

March

  • Every Saturday | 10:30–1:30
    Studio Saturdays
    Visit the galleries then discover a new art technique every month, Details
  • Tuesday, March 26 | 10:30–12:00
    SPARK!
    Multisensory engagement for people with memory loss and their carepartners, Details
  • Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, March 27, 28, and 29
    Junior Masters Spring Break Camps
    Youth are invited to explore their creativity in hands-on studio classes. Details
  • Saturday, March 30 | 10:30–5:00
    Special Studio Saturday: Handmade for Home Opening Party
    Extended hours! Drop in to create your decorative and functional mug mat! Learn a new fiber art skill and create the perfect landing spot for your favorite mug. Details
  • Saturday, March 30 | 2:00–5:00
    Opening Party
    Handmade for Home: The Craft of Contemporary Design, Details

April

  • Every Saturday | 10:30–1:30
    Studio Saturdays
    Visit the galleries then discover a new art technique every month, Details
  • Tuesday, April 2 | 10:15–11:00
    Mini Masters
    Young artists embark on a sensory adventure with their caregivers, featuring story time, a work of Wisconsin art, and a studio project. Details
  • Tuesday, April 9 | 10:30–11:30
    Curator Talk
    Attend a lively talk on the Handmade for Home exhibition by Curator Graeme Reid.
  • Saturday, April 13 | 2:00–3:00
    Artist Panel
    Handmade for Home artists share their work and stories: Pamela Anderson, Cathy and Mario Costantini of La Lune Collection, Kelly Frederick Mizer, and Elizabeth and Mike Rees of Chasing Paper.
  • Tuesday, April 16 | 10:15–11:00
    Mini Masters
    Young artists embark on a sensory adventure with their caregivers, featuring story time, a work of Wisconsin art, and a studio project. Details
  • Saturday, April 20 | 10:30–1:30
    Special Studio Saturday: Easter | Earth Day Celebration
    Spring into the season with this Easter and Earth Day duo Studio Saturday. Join us for an egg hunt through the galleries. Then make art projects in the studio using recycled materials!
  • Saturday, April 20 | 2:00–3:00
    Interior Design Panel
    Interior design experts discuss how to integrate fine art into your home, featuring Tory Folliard (Tory Folliard Gallery), Jeremy Hartline (Wade Weissmann Architecture), Cori and Gunnar Hedman (Wildflower Organics), and Emily Winters (Peabody’s Interiors).
  • Thursday, April 25 | 5:45
    Saint John's On The Lake | Opening Party: Robin Jebavy: Kaleidoscopic Tensions

    Opening Party: Thursday, April 25 at 5:45 | Artist Talk at 6:30 | Details

  • Saturday, April 27 | 2:00–3:00
    Curator Talk
    Attend a lively talk on the Handmade for Home exhibition by Curator Graeme Reid.
  • Tuesday, April 30 | 10:30–12:00
    SPARK! Conversations
    Multisensory engagement for people with memory loss and their carepartners, Details

May

  • Every Saturday | 10:30–1:30
    Studio Saturdays
    Visit the galleries then discover a new art technique every month, Details
  • Saturday, May 4 | 10:30–1:30
    MOWA Masters: Wet Felted Birdhouses and Succulent Pods
    Learn the traditional art of wet felting to make a unique and functional wool pod with fiber artist Emily Graf. Details
  • Saturday, May 4 | 1:00–3:00
    Gallery Conversations
    Several artists from the Handmade for Home exhibition will be in the galleries to discuss their work.
  • Tuesday, May 7 | 10:15–11:00
    Mini Masters
    Young artists embark on a sensory adventure with their caregivers, featuring story time, a work of Wisconsin art, and a studio project. Details
  • Saturday, May 11 | 11:00–1:30
    Friends of Wisconsin Art: La Lune Collection Factory Tour and Lunch
    Become a Friend of Wisconsin Art and join us for a special tour of La Lune Collection led by co-founder Mario Costantini. Details
  • Saturday, May 11 | 10:30–1:30
    Special Studio Saturday: Mother's Day Make and Take
    Create a unique gift to surprise your mom on Mother’s Day or make this a fun outing together. Three different projects will provide multiple options for the special women in your life. Nothing says love like a gift from the heart! Details
  • Saturday, May 18 | 12:00–4:00
    MOWA Masters: Broom Building with John Holzwart
    Spend an afternoon with “Little John” and learn how to craft your own rustic handmade brooms. Details
  • Tuesday, May 21 | 10:15–11:00
    Mini Masters
    Young artists embark on a sensory adventure with their caregivers, featuring story time, a work of Wisconsin art, and a studio project. Details
  • Tuesday, May 28 | 10:30–12:00
    SPARK!
    Multisensory engagement for people with memory loss and their carepartners, Details

June

  • Every Saturday | 10:30–1:30
    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, June 4 | 10:15–11:00
    Mini Masters
    Young artists embark on a sensory adventure with their caregivers, featuring story time, a work of Wisconsin art, and a studio project. Details
  • Saturday, June 15 | 6:00
    The Art Ball
    The Art Ball is MOWA’s biennial signature fundraiser supporting art acquisitions and art education. Learn more.
  • Tuesday, June 18 | 10:15–11:00
    Mini Masters
    Young artists embark on a sensory adventure with their caregivers, featuring story time, a work of Wisconsin art, and a studio project. Details
  • Tuesday, June 25 | 10:30–12:00
    SPARK!
    Multisensory engagement for people with memory loss and their carepartners, Details
  • Wednesday–Friday, June 26–28 | 10:30–12:00 (Ages 5–8) and 1:00–3:00 (Ages 9–12)
    Junior Masters
    Artists in Training Camps: What’s Behind the Elements?  Learn more and register

July

  • Every Saturday | 10:30–1:30
    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, July 2 | 10:15–11:00
    Mini Masters
    Young artists embark on a sensory adventure with their caregivers, featuring story time, a work of Wisconsin art, and a studio project. Details
  • Tuesday, July 16 | 10:15–11:00
    Mini Masters
    Young artists embark on a sensory adventure with their caregivers, featuring story time, a work of Wisconsin art, and a studio project. Details
  • Tuesday–Wednesday, July 23–24 | 10:30–12:30 (Ages 5–8) and 1:30–3:30 (Ages 9–12)
    Junior Masters: Chalk Art Camp
    Enter the amazing world of chalk art! Led by Janet Tombros—a certified Master Street Painter with the Florida Chalk Artist Association and one of the featured chalk artists at MOWA’s Art & Chalk Fest on July 27–28—these camps will teach young artists how to render an image on a grid, select colors, and use pastel chalk for the greatest impact to turn sidewalks and driveways into artistic masterpieces. Register
  • Thursday, July 25 | 10:30–3:30 (Ages 13–17)
    Teen Masters: Chalk Art Camps
    Enter the amazing world of chalk art! Led by Janet Tombros—a certified Master Street Painter with the Florida Chalk Artist Association and one of the featured chalk artists at MOWA’s Art & Chalk Fest on July 27–28—these camps will teach young artists how to render an image on a grid, select colors, and use pastel chalk for the greatest impact to turn sidewalks and driveways into artistic masterpieces. Register
  • Thursday, July 25 | 5:00–8:00
    MOWA Masters: Chalk and Cheers
    Explore the amazing world of chalk art! Master Street Painter Janet Tombros will demonstrate  techniques to make a three-dimensional illusion using chalk. Details
  • Saturday and Sunday, July 27–28 | Free Admission
    Art & Chalk Fest 2019
    A fine arts and chalk festival held at MOWA. Shop from a juried selection of 65 fine artist booths, experience live street chalking, and enjoy art activities, music, food, and a beer garden. Details
  • Tuesday, July 30 | 10:30–12:00
    SPARK!
    Multisensory engagement for people with memory loss and their carepartners, Details

Save the Dates

  • Friday–Sunday, November 8, 9, and 10 | 10:00–5:00
    Bloomin' Holidays
    Enjoy lush floral displays, holiday shopping, talks and demonstrations, and more! Learn more about MOWA's seventh annual Bloomin’ Holidays, Details