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Scholarship Information: Scholarship funds are available for youth and adult programs fees thanks to the Wisconsin Valley Art Association.  Call the Museum at 715.845.7010 to inquire.

Cancellation Policy: Places in class will be held only upon receipt of full participation fee.  Fees will be refunded minus a 20% handling charge if you choose to cancel up to seven days before a class begins.  If you cancel fewer than seven days before a program starts, fees will not be refunded.  If there is a waiting list for the class, fees may be returned minus the 20% handling charge.  If the program is canceled by the Woodson, a full refund will be issued.

Creative Explorers

For Kids 2 – 4 years old

Toddlers and accompanying adults explore art through movement and hands-on projects.

Friday, May 31, 10:30 – 11:30 am

Hide and Seek

Little ones develop a keen eye while exploring Women Reframe American Landscape. Discover hidden objects in the artwork Woven No 33 through music, movement, and stories before creating a nature suncatcher inspired by Tanya Marcuse’s work. Register online by clicking the link below or call 715.845.7010.

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Friday, June 28, 10:30 – 11:30 am

Tutti Frutti

Creative Explorers become master printmakers while exploring THINK BIG. Discover artwork from the Museum’s collection through music, movement, and stories before making a fruit-stamped tote bag! Register online by clicking the link below or call 715.845.7010.

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Friday, July 26, 10:30 – 11:30 am

Busy Bees

think small is all the buzz! Fly into this offering focused on some of the Museum’s smallest works and our tiny friend, the bumblebee. Share time in Museum galleries and Art Park with movement, stories, music, and hands-on making. Register online by clicking the link below or call 715.845.7010.

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Friday, August 8, 10:30 – 11:30 am

Flower Power

Spark your creativity during this special intergenerational offering for toddlers, accompanying adults, and SPARK! participants. Share music, movement, and stories in the Museum’s Sculpture Garden. Time outdoors is followed by hands-on art projects inspired by the garden’s displays. Register online by clicking the link below or call 715.845.7010.

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Art Kids

For Kids 8 – 12 years old

Emerging artists join Museum educators at the Glass Box Studio to learn hands-on processes to add to their artistic toolbox.

Thursday, May 2, 4:30 – 6 pm

Pizza Prints!

Participants will create art so appetizing that you could almost eat it! Experience artwork from the Museum’s collection in From Concept to Canvas: The Artistic Process and be inspired by the enticing world of collagraph prints.

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Thursday, June 6, 4:30 – 6 pm

Pulp-tastic

Paper, a blender, and glue, oh my! Inspired by Women Reframe American Landscape, Art Kids will discover the messy process behind paper pulp creations. Experience artwork from contemporary artists including Kay WalkingStick during gallery investigations before creating a pulp-tastic landscape artwork. Register online by clicking on the link below or call 715.845.7010.

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Thursday, August 1, 4:30 – 6 pm

Rock Your World

Young artists are invited for an evening of discovery and hands-on making. Uncover some of the Museum’s smallest works in think small before joining Museum educators to create miniature artworks, including a painted rock masterpiece. Register online by clicking on the link below or call 715.845.7010.

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SPARK!

Thursday, May 9, 10:30 am – Noon

Women Reframe American Landscape

Adults with early-to-mid-stage memory loss and their care partners gather for an interactive, guided experience through Women Reframe American Landscape followed by hands-on art making inspired by observations and conversations. Register online by clicking on the link below or call 715.845.7010.

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Thursday, June 13, 10:30 am – Noon

Musical Meditations

Adults with early-to-mid-stage memory loss and their care partners gather for an interactive, guided experience titled Musical Meditations followed by hands-on art making inspired by observations and conversations. Register online by clicking on the link below or call 715.845.7010.

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Thursday, July 11, 10:30 am – Noon

THINK BIG / think small

Adults with early-to-mid-stage memory loss and their care partners gather for an interactive, guided experience through THINK BIG / think small followed by hands-on art making inspired by observations and conversations. Register online by clicking on the link below or call 715.845.7010.

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Thursday, August 8, 10:30 am – Noon

FLOWER POWER
Intergenerational Program

Spark your creativity during this special intergenerational offering for toddlers, accompanying adults, and SPARK! participants. Share music, movement, and stories in the Museum’s Sculpture Garden. Time outdoors is followed by hands-on art projects inspired by the garden’s displays. Register online by clicking on the link below or call 715.845.7010.

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Art Beyond Sight

Saturday, July 20, 10:30 am – Noon

Women Reframe American Landscape

Individuals with low vision and blindness explore Women Reframe American Landscape via a multisensory gallery experience led by Museum educators. Time in the galleries is followed by conversations and hands-on making in the lower-level classroom studio. Register by clicking on the link below or call 715.845.7010. 

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Do-It-Yourself Screen Print

Saturday, June 15, Noon – 3 pm

Bring your own cotton t-shirt or tote bag to the Glass Box Studio for a screen printing session with Emily Arthur. See examples of her work, watch a demonstration, and learn about printmaking processes during a fun and casual making session. Leave with your own screen printed garment! Fee: $40 for Museum members, $55 for non-members; includes light lunch and printing supplies. Participants must provide their own item to print on. Register online by clicking the link below or call 715.845.7010. Scholarships available. 

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Meet Us at the Mead

Saturday, July 13, 10 am – 2 pm

Meet Museum staff members at the Mead/McMillan Wildlife Area for a plein-air watercolor journaling workshop. Observe the vast wildlife and be inspired to create your own drawings, paintings, poetry, or stories. Learn simple watercolor, drawing, and journaling techniques that can be utilized in nature and take home a sketchbook and watercolor kit. Fee: $60 for Museum members, $85 for non-members; includes light lunch and painting supplies. Participants must provide their own transportation to the Mead/McMillan Wildlife Area. Register online by clicking the link below or call 715.845.7010. Scholarships available. 

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Earth Signs: Summer Art Sessions for Children

Taking inspiration from the summer exhibition Women Reframe American Landscape, young artists will explore the many facets of landscape through traditional and alternative art-making techniques. 

Artists, ages 9 – 12, will explore two- and three-dimensional art-making processes that include en plein air painting, flower pounding, and imaginary vegetation sculptures coming to life. 

Younger artists, ages 5 – 8, will become earth artists while exploring outdoors, working on a collaborative sculpture, creating sun prints, and crafting a mosaic-inspired planter.

Tuesday & Wednesday JULY 9 – 10, 9am – Noon

Ages 5 – 8

Fee: $60 for Museum members; $85 for non-members. Register online  or call 715.845.7010. Scholarships available.

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Tuesday & Wednesday, JULY 16 – 17, 9am – 3pm

Ages 9 – 12

Fee: $60 for Museum members; $85 for non-members. Register online  or call 715.845.7010. Scholarships available. 

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Treasuring Memories

Wednesday, July 24, 1pm – 3pm

Children, teens, and families coping with the death of a loved one create memorial art for a garden, walkway, or special space of remembrance. Participants may bring small mementos to incorporate into their project. This free program offers the opportunity to share memories and reflections of loved ones. Questions? Call Amy Kitsembel at the Aspirus Grief Center, 715.847.2703. Register online by clicking the link below or call 715.845.7010. Scholarships available. 

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