Calendar 

Museum Gallery & Exhibit Status

  • Now Open to the Public
    Masks required

    To learn about the safety requirements before your next visit click here.

  • On View | A Community of Voices
    Closes September 6, 2020

    This exhibition presents work from the 2018 class of inductees to the Sisters of Creativity, an art collective that seeks to recognize African-American women who have long been marginalized from the mainstream art world. Learn More>

  • On View | Wisconsin Funnies: Fifty Years of Comics
    Opening Saturday, August 8
    Wisconsin Funnies is the first exhibition to present the rich history of comics in Wisconsin opens to the public. Learn More>

August

  • Mini-Masters at Home
    First and Third Tuesday | Online

    Join Miss Jordan for an art discussion, story time, and art project via video that you and your mini master can follow along with to have fun learning and creating together! Start creating now>

  • Studio Saturday at Home
    Every Saturday | Online

    Get creative and explore new art techniques each week using common materials and art supplies you have around the house. We'll provide the inspiration and the step-by-step instructions to create you own unique artwork from the comfort of your own home. Get details here>

  • Virtual Artist Talk: Denis Kitchen
    Thursday, August 13 | 7:00
    Join us on Facebook Live to meet long-time Wisconsin cartoonist and publisher Denis Kitchen as he discusses his career in comics and graphic novels. The presentation will be accompanied by scores of historic and rarely seen images, followed by Q&A with Associate Curator Tyler Friedman. Let us know you're going >
  • MOWA Masters: Comic Illustration with Jeff Butler
    Saturday, August 29, 10:00 - 1:00
    Learn how to construct, illustrate, and ink your own comic page with Jeff Butler, renowned illustrator, comic book and video game artist, and instructor at UW-Madison. $40 with membership. Reserve Your Spot Today >

September

  • Mini Masters at Home
    First and Third Tuesday | Online
    Join Miss Jordan for an art discussion, story time, and art project via video that you and your mini master can follow along with to have fun learning and creating together! Start creating now>
  • Studio Saturday at Home
    Every Saturday | Online
    Get creative and explore new art techniques each week using common materials and art supplies you have around the house. We'll provide the inspiration and the step-by-step instructions to create you own unique artwork from the comfort of your own home. Get details here>
  • MOWA Masters: Sketchnoting with Mike Rodhe
    Saturday, September 12 | 10:30-1:00
    Learn how to communicate ideas visually. Author Mike Rohde will teach you his methods of design, doodle, and creative note taking. Reserve your spot today >
  • Virtual Expert Lecture: Paul Buhle
    Thursday, September 17 | 7:00
    Join Madison-based retired lecturer and historian Paul Buhle for this virtual expert lecture on comics in Wisconsin. Sign up now >