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2017-10-28 Halloween at MOWA
Single 11:00AM - 02:00PM , Museum of Wisconsin Art

Wear your Halloween costume to MOWA and trick-or-treat in the galleries! Create spooky crafts and paint your own pumpkin to take home. Enjoy theatr...

$12 per person - includes membership for one entire year

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2017-11-21 Thanksgiving Themed Mini Masters
Single 10:00AM - 10:45AM , Museum of Wisconsin Art

Children and their caregivers make art together, explore a work of art, and enjoy story time. In November study Wisconsin artist Samuel Brookes, ...

$12

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2017-12-12 Coffee and Music
Single 10:30AM - 11:30AM , Museum of Wisconsin Art

Join us for a musical spin on our monthly Coffee Talk and get into the holiday groove! Local pianist Marty Butorac explores three contemporary work...

$12

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2017-12-09 Studio Saturday with Santa
Single 11:00AM - 02:00PM , Museum of Wisconsin Art

Santa Claus is coming to MOWA! Join us for a festive day of cookie decorating and art making, and be sure to ask Santa to fill his sleigh full of a...

$12

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2017-06-17 A STATE OF FASHION - SUMMER 2017
Single 02:00PM - 05:00PM , Museum of Wisconsin Art

Summer 2017 is fashion season at the Museum of Wisconsin Art. The museum will feature four sartorial-themed exhibitions, viewing the world of fashi...

Free to members - $12 for non-members

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2017-07-30 Art and Chalk Fest 2017
Single 10:00AM - 05:00PM , Museum of Wisconsin Art

Art and Chalk Fest 2017 Museum of Wisconsin Art Saturday and Sunday, July 29 and 30, 2017 | 10:00-5:00 Free Festival Admission Join us for an...

Free

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2017-07-29 Art and Chalk Fest 2017
Single 10:00AM - 05:00PM , Museum of Wisconsin Art

Art and Chalk Fest 2017 Museum of Wisconsin Art Saturday and Sunday, July 29 and 30, 2017 | 10:00-5:00 Free Festival Admission Join us for an...

Free

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2017-04-22 Artist Talk - Tom Bamberger
Single 02:00PM - 04:00PM , Museum of Wisconsin Art

ARTIST TALK Talk’n with Tom Saturday, April 22 | 2:00–4:00 Stop by MOWA to meet the artist behind Hyperphotographic. Tom Bamberger will be in th...

Free to MOWA Menbers

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2017-02-11 Inventing A Brand
Single 02:00PM - 04:00PM , Museum of Wisconsin Art

Join MOWA for a lively discussion about branding led by Ken Hanson, CEO of Hanson Dodge Creative, and Laurie Winters, MOWA executive director. This...

Free to MOWA Members

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2016-12-21 David Lenz: People on the Periphery
Weekly Starting on: 2016-12-21 Ending on: 2017-01-15 10:00AM - 05:00PM , Museum of Wisconsin Art

People on the Periphery is a major retrospective of David Lenz’s work, celebrating the painter’s passionate and intimate depictions of inner-city c...

Memberships Available for as little as $12

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2014-08-06 John Steuart Curry: At Home in Wisconsin
Weekly Starting on: 2014-08-06 Ending on: 2014-09-14 10:00AM - 05:00PM , Museum of Wisconsin Art

Although born in Kansas, famed Regionalist John Steuart Curry came to Madison in 1936 as the first artist-in-residence at any US university. He spe...

$12 Everyone

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2014-08-07 Madison Art Guild: Centenary
Weekly Starting on: 2014-08-07 Ending on: 2014-11-09 10:00AM - 05:00PM , Museum of Wisconsin Art

The Madison Art Guild turns 100 in 2014! To celebrate this milestone by one of the State’s oldest art organizations, MOWA has invited the Guild to ...

$12 Everyone

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2015-02-06 Cedarburg Artists Guild Artist Talk
Single 06:30PM - 07:30PM , Museum of Wisconsin Art

Two artists from the Guild, whose work is on view in MOWA's State Gallery, will share insights into their work. Jack Long will discuss his unique t...

$12 / person. Your entry fee is your membership for one full year.

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2015-02-06 Polka Dance Party at the MOWA
Single 01:00PM - 04:00PM , Museum of Wisconsin Art

Roll out the barrel and join us for a family polka celebration at MOWA. Enjoy live polka music from the Brewhaus Polka Kings, light refreshments, a...

$12 / person. Your entry fee is your membership for one full year.

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2015-02-12 Artist Talk with Polka Heartland Photographer
Single 06:30PM - 07:30PM , Museum of Wisconsin Art

"Polka Heartland: Adventures in Art and Ethnography" Meet the artist behind the camera at one of MOWA's ongoing Artist Talks. Richard Blau will...

$12 / person. Your entry fee is your membership for one full year.

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2014-12-13 Nuno Felting with Elizabeth Carr
Single 10:30AM - 03:00PM , Museum of Wisconsin Art

Nuno felting is a technique in which wool is bonded with a sheer fabric, usually silk, to create a lightweight felt. The combination of wool and si...

$125, Register by December 6 | Become a Member for as little as $12!

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2014-10-25 Watercolor Painting with Thea Kovac
Single 10:30AM - 03:00PM , Museum of Wisconsin Art

Thea discovered playfulness was the key to creativity when she left social work to establish her artistic practice. In this painting class, Thea wi...

$65, Register by October 18 | Become a Member for as little as $12!

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2014-11-13 Evening MOWA Adult Draw
Monthly Starting on: 2014-11-13 Ending on: 2014-12-11 04:00PM - 06:00PM , Museum of Wisconsin Art

Let the MOWA campus be your creative hub for drawing. All levels of drawing backgrounds and expertise are invited to work independently in this bi-...

Free for MOWA members | Become a Member for as little as $12!

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2014-12-06 Fashion Illustration with Tama Roberts
Single 10:30AM - 03:00PM , Museum of Wisconsin Art

As distinct as every decade, every fashion illustrator captures a unique view of clothing and society. This studio will overview the masters of fas...

$50, Register by November 29 | Become a Member for as little as $12!

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2014-10-16 Daytime MOWA Adult Draw
Monthly Starting on: 2014-10-16 Ending on: 2014-12-18 12:30PM - 02:30PM , Museum of Wisconsin Art

Let the MOWA campus be your creative hub for drawing. All levels of drawing backgrounds and expertise are invited to work independently in this bi-...

Free for MOWA members | Become a Member for as little as $12!

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2014-11-21 The 2014 Super MOWA Members’ Show
Weekly Starting on: 2014-11-21 Ending on: 2015-01-11 10:00AM - 05:00PM , Museum of Wisconsin Art

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s the MOWA Members’ show! The biggest, best Members’ show in Wisconsin! Featuring 250 artists from all areas o...

Your entry fee is your membership for one full year: $12+

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2015-03-05 Exhibition Presentation with Polka Expert Rick March
Single 06:30PM - 07:30PM , Museum of Wisconsin Art

"The Amazing Variety of Polka Styles" Meet Polka expert Rick March as he explores the many distinct styles and cultural influences that compris...

$12 / person. Your entry fee is your membership for one full year.

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2014-10-16 After-School Teen Studio
Monthly Starting on: 2014-10-16 Ending on: 2014-12-18 04:00PM - 06:00PM , Museum of Wisconsin Art

Stop by MOWA after school to find inspiration in our galleries and experiment with new materials and media in our studio. Work on projects supplied...

Free for MOWA members | Become a Member for as little as $12!

2014-11-21 Given In Trust: New Gifts to MOWA
Weekly Starting on: 2014-11-21 Ending on: 2015-03-22 10:00AM - 05:00PM , Museum of Wisconsin Art

Since early 2013 when MOWA opened its new building, it has accepted over 100 artworks in a wide variety of media. Our already substantial collectio...

Your entry fee is your membership for one full year: $12+

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2014-11-14 Bloomin’ Holidaze Transforms into Your Favorite Holiday Destination!
Weekly Starting on: 2014-11-14 Ending on: 2014-11-16 10:00AM - 05:00PM , Museum of Wisconsin Art

Now expanded to three days, the second annual Bloomin’ Holidaze event is guaranteed to be bigger and better than ever! More bloomin’ arrangements t...

Free for MOWA Members; $12/person includes a one-year membership

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2014-11-14 Bloomin’ Craft and Beer Party
Single 05:00PM - 09:00PM , Museum of Wisconsin Art

Start the Bloomin’ Holidaze off right with an Ugly Holiday Sweater Party featuring craft Brenner Beer, hand-crafted ornament making, live music, ca...

Free for MOWA Members; $12/person includes a one-year membership

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2014-10-05 Tom Loeser: It Could Have Been Kindling
Weekly Starting on: 2014-10-05 Ending on: 2015-01-11 10:00AM - 05:00PM , Museum of Wisconsin Art

Madison-based Wisconsin artist, Tom Loeser is a one-of-a-kind woodworker, furniture-maker, and professor. He creates functional and non-functional ...

$12 Everyone

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2014-08-07 Tyanna Buie: Still Lives
Weekly Starting on: 2014-08-07 Ending on: 2014-11-02 10:00AM - 05:00PM , Museum of Wisconsin Art

In this site-specific installation, Milwaukee artist Tyanna Buie employs a combination of screen printing, collage, and ink on paper together with ...

$12 Everyone