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 Managing Wisconsin's Heritage
Wednesday, November 8, 2017. 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. UW Anthropology Lecturer Brett Hoffman will share the story of a mysterious cardboard box of stone tools found at Lizard Mound County Park in 2014. He will also explore the challenges are facing Wisconsin's heritage and what people are doing to help. Program is free with Old Courthouse Museum admission. Includes hands-on investigation of artifacts. Free with Old Courthouse Museum admission. the Old courthouse Museum, 320 S 5th Ave, West Bend, Washington County. Call 262-335-4678. Subjects: Museums, Historic, Community [E-106608]
 Veterans Day Free Admission
Saturday, November 11, 2017. 9 am to 3 pm. Join us to commemorate our veterans, past and present. The Old Courthouse Museum will be open for free from 9:00am-3:00pm on Saturday, November 11, 2017. Stop in before or after the ceremony on the Veterans Plaza. Jail tours are available - regular fees apply. Free. the Old Courthouse Museum, 320 S 5th Ave, West Bend, Washington County. Call 262-335-4678. Subjects: Community, Museums, Holidays [E-106590]
 The Making of an Exhibit: The Zinn Dollhouse Edition
Thursday, December 7, 2017. 11:30am to 12:30pm. Learn how museum exhibits are made. Curator of Collections and Exhibits, Janean Van Beckum, will explain the process of exhibit creation and design from the bottom up using the Zinn Dollhouse exhibit as an example. Learn how museums decide what artifacts to accept and how exhibits are researched, designed and installed. After the program, take a self-guided tour or complete a scavenger hunt of the Zinn Dollhouse, which will be decorated for Christmas! Free with museum admission Free with museum admission. The History Center of Washington County, 320 S 5th Ave, West Bend, Washington County. Call 262-335-4678. Subjects: Education, Museums, Families [E-106655]
 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 
 Bloomin' Holidaze
Friday, November 10, 2017 through Sunday, November 12, 2017. 10am - 5pm. Exquisite florals. Expert demos. Make-your-own bouquet bar. Kick-start the holiday season with MOWA's Fifth Annual Bloomin' Holidaze. Visit our website for all the details. $12 per class + a MOWA Membership$12 per person - includes membership for one entire year. Museum of Wisconsin Art, 2623349638, West Bend, Washington County. Call 2623349638. Subjects: Art, Festivals, Museums [E-106597]
 MOWA Members' Show
Saturday, November 18, 2017 through Sunday, January 7, 2018. 10am - 5pm, except Mondays. Once upon a time in the not so faraway land of West Bend there was a magical place called the Museum of Wisconsin Art. And, every year, this place holds a grand event open to all its members. On Saturday, November 18, 2:00-5:00 join us for an enchanting afternoon full of. View member artwork and participate in a Fairytale-themed Studio Saturday. $12 per person - includes membership for one entire year. Museum of Wisconsin Art, 205 Veterans Ave, West Bend, Washington County. Call 262-334-9638. Subjects: Art, Families, Museums [E-106596]
 A Swepet Christmas
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 through Tuesday, January 9, 2018. Visit the residents of the Zinn dollhouse know as the Swepet family this holiday season. Enjoy their 27 room dollhouse, all decorated for Christmas! Includes a new mini exhibit titled "Souvenirs From the Swepet's World Travels", highlighting dollhouse artifacts from around the world! Free with Old Courthouse Museum admission. The History Center of Washington County/Old Courthouse Museum, 320 S 5th Ave, West Bend, Washington County. Call 262-335-4678. Subjects: Families, Holidays, Museums [E-106652]
 Text Message: Words and Letters in Contemporary Art
Sunday, January 21, 2018 through Sunday, May 6, 2018. 10:00 am. Text Message: Words and Letters in Contemporary Art includes works that use words, letters, and script to convey meaning. Tangible three-dimensional objects made of fiber, clay, polymer, paper, and metal along with two-dimensional works on paper underscore how contemporary artists recognize the power and complexity of the written word. Adults - $5 Seniors 62+ / Students - $3 Under 12 - Free. Racine Art Museum, 441 Main Street, Racine, Racine County. Call 262-638-8300. Subjects: Art, Families, Museums [E-106687]
 Beasts: Wild Animals in RAM's Collection
Sunday, February 18, 2018 through Sunday, June 10, 2018. 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. The multi-media exhibition, Beasts: Wild Animals in RAM's Collection, takes a look at animals removed from daily life for most-creatures that are wild, dangerous, large, or less familiar. Adults - $5 Seniors 62+ / Students - $3 Under 12 - Free. Racine Art Museum, 441 Main Street, Racine, Racine County. Call 262-638-8300. Subjects: Art, Families, Museums [E-106689]
 Japanese Studio Craft at RAM
Sunday, February 18, 2018 through Sunday, June 10, 2018. 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. Focusing on how tradition can impact contemporary makers, Japanese Studio Craft at RAM is an exploration of small-scale craft-art jewelry, ceramics, baskets, fiber, glass, and wood-from artists with Japanese heritage. Adults - $5 Seniors 62+ / Students - $3 Under 12 - Free. Racine Art Museum, 441 Main Street, Racine, Racine County. Call 262-638-8300. Subjects: Art, Families, Museums [E-106690]
 Polymer Art: Recent Acquisitions
Sunday, January 28, 2018 through Sunday, June 24, 2018. 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. Polymer Art: Recent Acquisitions highlight works made with polymerâ€"commonly known by brand names like Fimo - or Sculpeyâ€"that has come into the collection since the major 2011 debut of the material at Racine Art Museum in Terra Nova: Polymer Art at the Crossroads. Adults - $5 Seniors 62+ / Students - $3 Under 12 - Free. Racine Art Museum, 441 Main Street, Racine, Racine County. Call 262-638-8300. Subjects: Art, Families, Museums [E-106688]
 A Glimpse of the Past
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 through Thursday, October 15, 2020. 10 am - 3 pm. Alexander Noble House Museum presents "A Glimpse of Old Fish Creek", with an added feature Victorian Christmas in the Parlor. Enjoy a tour of a Greek Revival Farmhouse built in 1875 and experience a portrayal of domestic life in Door County at the turn of the century. $5.00 Admission. Alexander Noble House Museum, 4167 Main Street, Fish Creek, Door County. Call 920-868-2091. Subjects: Museums, Historic, Education [E-105338]
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