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 Open house
Sunday, May 6, 2018 through Sunday, December 30, 2018. Sundays from 1:00 - 4:00. The Sterling North home, located at 409 West Rollin Street in Edgerton is open Sundays from April through December. Sterling North wrote over thirty books, the most famous being an autobiographical account of his adventures with his pet raccoon Rascal. He also wrote So Dear to My Heart and The Wolfling. The home which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. has been restored to the way it looked in 1917. Please visit our website. $3 for students and $5 for adults. Sterling North Home/Museum/Barn, 409 W. Rollin St, Edgerton, Rock County. Call 608-884-8337. Subjects: Museums, Books, Historic [E-107229]
 Single Day Events 
 June 'Thirds-day' + Behind the Seams II
Thursday, June 21, 2018. 10 am - 7 pm. In June we celebrate the talent of local artists with a 5:30 pm presentation from Dara Larson. Dara created the original paper wigs on display at Stitching Histories from the Holocaust. Each striking wig carefully mimics the hair portrayed in Hedy Strnad's designs. Join Dara for an informal discussion on how her wigs helped bring Hedy's designs to life. Get a peek at some of the paper creations that Dara has developed since Hedy's wigs and get a short demo. Regular Museum Admission Applies. Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1360 N Prospect Avenue, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Call 4143905757. Subjects: Art, Crafts, Museums [E-107428]
 Gallery Talk: Melanie Herzog on Far Out: Art from the 1960s
Thursday, August 2, 2018. 1-1:45 pm. Professor Melanie Herzog will discuss Far Out. Inspired by the rebellious ethos of the modernist avant-garde as well as the "question everything" spirit of the '60s, artists transformed aesthetics, styles and subject, and assumptions about the primacy of the art object and art's place in society. Melanie Herzog is a professor at Edgewood College where she teaches a art history courses reflecting gender, race and ethnicity, and socially engaged art and artists, among other subjects. Madison Museum of Contemporary Art - MMoCA, 227 State Street, Madison, Dane County. Call 608-257-0158. Subjects: Art, Museums, Galleries [E-107459]
 Coloma Flea & Craft Market
Saturday, August 4, 2018. 8 am - 3 pm. Shop for crafts, antiques, collectibles, rummage, flea market items, produce, baked goods, and more. Information on shopping or to sign up as a seller email or call 715-570-2009. Food and beverage available at 11 am. Bathrooms and parking at the park. Market sponsored by Coloma Area Historical Society. Museum located next to Market is open 10 am - 3 pm with possible live demonstrations on Market dates at 11 am. Next market date: June 23 and 24. vendor fees only. Coloma Community Park, 232 S Front Street (aka CTH CH), Coloma, Waushara County. Call 715-570-2009. Subjects: FleaMarkets, Families, Museums [E-107126]
 Coloma Flea & Craft Market
Saturday, September 1, 2018. 8 am - 3 pm. Shop for crafts, antiques, collectibles, rummage, flea market items, produce, baked goods, and more. Information on shopping or to sign up as a seller email or call 715-570-2009. Food and beverage available at 11 am. Bathrooms and parking at the park. Market sponsored by Coloma Area Historical Society. Museum located next to Market is open 10 am - 3 pm with possible live demonstrations on Market dates at 11 am. Next market date: June 23 and 24. vendor fees only. Coloma Community Park, 232 S Front Street (aka CTH CH), Coloma, Waushara County. Call 715-570-2009. Subjects: FleaMarkets, Families, Museums [E-107127]
 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]
 Coloma Concert in the Park - The Del Ray's
Friday, July 10, 2201. 6:30 - 8:30 pm. Weather permitting, The Del Ray's. If you have one, Cruise In with your classic car. Concert, under the covered pavilion, Coloma Community Park, 232 S Front St (aka CTY CH. Listen and dance to music from the 50s, 60s, and 70s. No cover charge, but this is a Pass the Hat fund-raising event for the Society. Brats, hot dogs and beverages starting at 5:30 pm. Visit our Spalding Store & Carriage House Museum next to the park 4:30-6:30 p. No rain date. Coloma Community Park, 232 S Front Street (aka CTH CH), Coloma, Waushara County. Call 715-228-2631. Subjects: Dance, Music, Museums [E-107128]
 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 
 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]
 Free Week
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 through Saturday, June 23, 2018. Washington County Residents are invited to visit all 3 History Center Washington County Museums this week for FREE. It's our way of saying, "Thank you!" On Wednesday, June 20 all Museums are open late. Old Courthouse & Old Jailhouse Museums, 11:00am-7:00pm Father Rehrl's Rectory & Exhibit at St. Agnes Historic Site, 5:00pm-7:00pm. Open Wednesday only. Free for Washington County Residents - Regular admission for Non Residents. The History Center Washington County, 320 S 5th Ave, West Bend, Washington County. Call 262-335-4678. Subjects: Historic, Museums, Families [E-107463]
 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]
 Chalk Art Camp for Kids
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 through Thursday, July 26, 2018. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, July 24, 25, 26 10:30-3:00 In advance of Art & Chalk Fest 2018, professional chalk artist Janet Tombros teaches children ages 8+ basic chalk techniques, three-dimensional forms, and illusion of dimension. Register for one, two, or all three days of camp! $30 per day or $75 for all three days with MOWA Membership $30 per day or $75 for all three days with MOWA Membership. Museum of Wisconsin Art, 205 Veterans Avenue, West Bend, Washington County. Call 2623349638. Subjects: Art, Kids, Museums [E-106970]
 It's in the Details: Architecture Tour & Trip to Tower
Friday, July 6, 2018 through Friday, July 27, 2018. 3pm to 4:30pm. Discover architectural details, learn the meanings behind the symbolism, and trace the construction of the Old Courthouse and Sherriff's Residence and Jail, local and national landmarks. Climb to the balcony level of the Old Courthouse tower and see features rarely seen by the public. Patrons must wear sensible shoes and be able to climb steep stairs (109 steps from 1st to 6th floor). $12/WCHS members, $15/non-member. Due to very limited space, advanced registration is suggested. $12/WCHS member, $15/non-member. The History Center Washington County, 320 S 5th Ave, West Bend, Washington County. Call 262-335-4678. Subjects: Historic, Museums, Community [E-107479]
 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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