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Museums Events in Wisconsin

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 Show 'n' Tell with Mike Paul
Tuesday, March 21, 2017. 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Dig out your family treasures, dust them off, and bring them to Show 'n' Tell with Mike Paul. Mike Paul is a professional appraiser and auctioneer of Paul Auction Company, Inc. in Kewaskum. Mike will share his incredible knowledge of antiques with the audience as he examines each piece. Even if you don't have anything to share, this evening is fun & informative. Please, only ONE ITEM per person. Don't have an item? There's no charge to watch. Contact Jessica 262-335-4678 $5.00/non-member, Free for WCHS members. the Old Courthouse Museum, 320 S 5th Ave, West Bend, Washington County. Call 262-335-4678. Subjects: Antiques, Museums, Community [E-105284]
 Wild Rice Pancake Breakfast
Sunday, May 28, 2017. 8 am - 12:30 pm. Fundraiser for the park and museum. Enjoy wild rice pancakes, sausages, eggs and beverages. Visit gift shop and museum. Breakfast can be purchased at a discount when general admission to the park and museum is also purchased.(see our website for pricing and info about the historical park and museum). $8 13 and older, $6 children 6-12, free children 5 and under. Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park, 8500 County Road U, Danbury, Burnett County. Call 715-866-8890. Subjects: Food, Historic, Museums [E-105266]
 Driftless Historium Museum and Research Center - Grand Opening
Saturday, June 3, 2017. 9 am. Grand opening celebration of Wisconsin's newest cultural center, the Driftless Historium Museum and Research Center. This exceptional facility invites visitors to explore the diverse cultural history of western Dane County, Wisconsin. Day long events include family-friendly, outdoor concerts featuring "An American Musical Time Warp: LIVE," ice cream tasting and "Driftless Sanctuary" sculpture unveiling. Free. Driftless Historium Museum and Research Center, 100 S. 2nd Street, Mount Horeb, Dane County. Call 608-437-6486. Subjects: Museums, Music, Historic [E-105069]
 Wild Rice Pancake Breakfast
Sunday, June 25, 2017. 8 am - 12:30 pm. In conjunction with our Yellow River Echoes event, enjoy wild rice pancakes, sausages, eggs and beverages. Discount available for people paying admission to the historical park and event. $8 13 and older, $6 children 6-12, free children 5 and under. Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park, 8500 County Road U, Danbury, Burnett County. Call 715-866-8890. Subjects: Food, Museums, Historic [E-105267]
 Wild Rice Pancake Breakfast
Sunday, July 2, 2017. 8 am - 12:30 pm. Enjoy wild rice pancakes, sausages, eggs and beverages. Discount available for people paying admission to the historical park. $8 13 and older, $6 children 6-12, free children 5 and under. Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park, 8500 County Road U, Danbury, Burnett County. Call 715-866-8890. Subjects: Food, Museums, Historic [E-105268]
 Wild Rice Pancake Breakfast
Sunday, July 23, 2017. 8 am - 12:30 pm. In conjunction with our Great Folles Avoine Fur Trade Rendezvous event, enjoy wild rice pancakes, sausages, eggs and beverages. Discount available for people paying admission to the historical park. $8 13 and older, $6 children 6-12, free children 5 and under. Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park, 8500 County Road U, Danbury, Burnett County. Call 715-866-8890. Subjects: Food, Historic, Museums [E-105269]
 Wild Rice Pancake Breakfast
Sunday, September 3, 2017. 8 am - 12:30 pm. To celebrate the last weekend open for the summer, enjoy wild rice pancakes, sausages, eggs and beverages. Discount available for people paying admission to the historical park. This is a fundraiser for the park. $8 13 and older, $6 children 6-12, free children 5 and under. Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park, 8500 County Road U, Danbury, Burnett County. Call 715-866-8890. Subjects: Food, Historic, Museums [E-105270]
 Art Time for Tots : Earth Ambassadors
Friday, April 24, 2201. 9:30 - 10:30 am. Little ones, 1 - 4 years, and accompanying adults extend the Earth Day celebration through stories, art, and movement. Please call 715.845.7010 to register. Free. Woodson Art Museum, 700 N 12th St, Wausau, Marathon County. Call 715-845-7010. Subjects: Art, Environment, Museums [E-97415]
 Little Masters & Young Artists : Earth - Healthy Art
Friday, April 24, 2201. 4:30 - 6 pm. Children, 5-12 years, rotate among three earth friendly art-making stations. Fee: $10 Please call the Museum at 715.845.7010 to register. $10. Woodson Art Museum, 700 N 12th St, Wausau, Marathon County. Call 715-845-7010. Subjects: Art, Environment, Museums [E-97416]
 Photography and Poetry : Poet Laureate Max Garland
Saturday, December 5, 2201. 5 - 7 pm. Join members of the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets in the galleries as Max Garland reads his work, followed by a creative-writing open mic. Interested people of all ages are encouraged to listen and read their work, and also stroll the galleries and enjoy refreshments. Free Free. Woodson Art Museum, 700 N 12th St, Wausau, Marathon County. Call 715-845-7010. Subjects: Art, Poetry, Museums [E-99745]
 Art Park Open Studio
Sunday, December 6, 2201. 1 - 3 pm. All ages drop in to create holiday greeting cards using watercolor pencils to brighten ink-stamped images. Free Free. Woodson Art Museum, 700 N 12th St, Wausau, Marathon County. Call 715-845-7010. Subjects: Art, Museums, Poetry [E-99747]
 Be Transported : Poet Laureate Max Garland Poetry Workshop
Sunday, December 6, 2201. 10 am - 3 pm. Max Garland will offer modern examples of poetry in response to other artworks or "ekphrastic poetry." Participants will be encouraged to create and share their writing. Bring a bagged lunch. Please call 715.845.7010 to register. Free Free. Woodson Art Museum, 700 N 12th St, Wausau, Marathon County. Call 715-845-7010. Subjects: Art, Poetry, Museums [E-99746]
 Little Masters & Young Artists : What a Card
Wednesday, December 9, 2201. 4:30 - 6 pm. Children, 5 - 12 years, use dry point and printmaking techniques on personalized cards, just in time for seasonal greetings. Please call 715.845.7010 to register. Free. Woodson Art Museum, 700 N 12th St, Wausau, Marathon County. Call 715-845-7010. Subjects: Art, Museums, Kids [E-99748]
 The Art of Preservation Lecture Series: Textiles and Upholstery
Tuesday, April 6, 4010. 7pm. The Art of Preservation Lecture Series Continues With Iola Gardner, Curator of Costumes and Textiles, Wisconsin State Historical Society. $5 members, $7 non-members. Villa Terrace Great Hall, 2220 N Terrace Ave, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 414-271-3656. Subjects: Art, Museums [E-73677]
 Art 101 & Hands-on Art : Eco-Friendly Fashion
Thursday, May 1, 4014. 5:30 pm - 7 pm. Artist in Residence Nancy Judd discuses her thought-provoking couture made from recycled materials and leads participants in creating upcycled accessories from discarded magazine pages rolled into beads. Free. Woodson Art Museum, 700 N 12th St, Wausau, Marathon County. Call 715-845-7010. Subjects: Art, Environment, Museums [E-97407]
 Upcycling Workshop
Friday, May 2, 4014. 10 am - 2 pm. Adults interested in designing and sewing get creative with recycled t-shirts. Artist in residency Nancy Judd guides participants in using pre-made patterns or designing their own to create scarves, backpacks, dog toys, and more. Bring t-shirts to incorporate into your projects. $30 fee includes lunch. Please call 715.845.7010 to register. Free. Woodson Art Museum, 700 N 12th St, Wausau, Marathon County. Call 715-845-7010. Subjects: Art, Museums, Environment [E-97410]
 Art Park Open Studio
Saturday, May 3, 4014. 1 - 3 pm. Bring the family for this drop-in, self-directed activity using recycled materials. Free Free. Woodson Art Museum, 700 N 12th St, Wausau, Marathon County. Call 715-845-7010. Subjects: Art, Museums, Environment [E-97411]
 Recycled Runway : Lights, Camera, Environmental Action!
Saturday, May 3, 4014. 7 - 8 pm. Upcycled garments hit the runway in a fashion show featuring the work of UW-Madison students. Their creations made from recycled materials incorporate cleaver juxtapositions, alterations, and printing and dying techniques. Artist in residence Nancy Judd directs this fashion show, highlighting her Woodson Art Museum initiated UW-Madison collaboration. Free. Woodson Art Museum, 700 N 12th St, Wausau, Marathon County. Call 715-845-7010. Subjects: Art, Environment, Museums [E-97412]
 Recyc-ALL : Collage & Decoupage
Sunday, May 4, 4014. 1 - 2:30 pm. All ages drop in to make decorative vases and candleholders from recycled glass and also learn how to make more thoughtful, everyday environmental decisions. Artist in residence Nancy Judd assists participants as they work together; bring glassware for your project. Free Free. Woodson Art Museum, 700 N 12th St, Wausau, Marathon County. Call 715-845-7010. Subjects: Art, Environment, Museums [E-97413]
 ReDress Gallery Walk
Sunday, May 4, 4014. 3 - 4 pm. Join artist in residence Nancy Judd for insights into the high-fashion garments she creates from recycled materials. She'll share thoughts about her artistic process, partnerships, and the implicit narrative of ReDress artworks. Fre. Woodson Art Museum, 700 N 12th St, Wausau, Marathon County. Call 715-845-7010. Subjects: Art, Environment, Museums [E-97414]
 Events Spanning Multiple Days 
 Opening Weekend with Plant Sale and Rummage Sale
Saturday, May 27, 2017 through Sunday, May 28, 2017. 10 am to 4 pm. Plant Sale of locally grown plants. Yard Sale will have a large variety of household goods (no clothing). General Admission to the Forts include guided walking tours of the Fur Trading Posts and Ojibwe village: $10 adults; $8 Seniors, Military, College Students, $6 age 6-17; free for children under 6. Wild Rice Pancake Breakfast, Sunday, May 28, 8am - 12:30pm; $8 13 and older, $6 children over 6-12, free for children under 6. Wild Rice Pancakes, Sausage, Eggs and Beverages. Free 5 and under, $6 ages 6-17, $10 adults, $8 Seniors, Military and College Students. Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park, 8500 County Road U, Danbury, Burnett County. Call 715-866-8890. Subjects: Historic, Museums, NativeAmericans [E-105263]
 Yellow River Echoes Living History Fur Trade Experience
Friday, June 23, 2017 through Sunday, June 25, 2017. 10 am to 4 pm. Re-enacting the life of fur traders and their Ojibwe neighbors active here from 1802-1805. Learn: What really happened at Forts Folle Avoine from 1802-1805? Why did two competing fur trade companies build posts on the same site? Why did the traders suddenly disappear from the site? Experience a "working fur post" and observe the campsites of re-enactors as they prepare food, participate in fur-trade era games, and demonstrate skills. Wild Rice Pancake Breakfast Sunday 8am-12:30pm. $10 adults, $6 children 6-17, free 5 and under, $8 seniors, military and college students. Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park, 8500 County Road U, Danbury, Burnett County. Call 715-866-8890. Subjects: Historic, Museums, NativeAmericans [E-105264]
 Jessica Calderwood: Fictitious Flora
Friday, August 5, 2016 through Sunday, July 23, 2017. 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. Wisconsin artist Jessica Calderwood blends a background in metalsmithing, and a specific interest in enameling, with a desire to investigate the social and cultural dynamics of contemporary society. By including multiple figures and expanding her use of floral forms to more "aggressive and surprising" subject matter, she is able to address complex topics such as the relationship between the beautiful and the absurd, the powerful and the powerless, and the feminine and masculine. Racine Art Museum, 441 Main Street, Racine, Racine County. Call 262-638-8300. Subjects: Art, Crafts, Museums [E-104386]
 The Great Folle Avoine Fur Trade Rendezvous
Saturday, July 15, 2017 through Sunday, July 23, 2017. 10 am to 4 pm (2pm last day). Over 100 fur trade camps represent a variety of unique characters. Demonstrations of period skills including black powder shooting, archery and tomahawk throwing. Tasty food prepared in the fur-trade era manner is a treat. Goods offered by the traders include period clothing, furnishings, camp gear, trade silver, animal skins, jewelry and a fascinating variety of other utilitarian and decorative items. Wild Rice Pancake Breakfast, Sunday, July 23, 8am - 12:30pm $10 adults, $6 children 6-17, free 5 and under, $8 seniors, military and college students. Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park, 8500 County Road U, Danbury, Burnett County. Call 715-866-8890. Subjects: Historic, Museums, NativeAmericans [E-105265]
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