Hours: Wed–Sun 9 am–4 pm, plus late on Thur til 8 pm • Closed Mon/Tue • Check full schedule

Hours: Wed–Sun 9 am–4 pm, plus late on Thur til 8 pm • Closed Mon/Tue • Check full schedule

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Art Studio Maker Space Project

Art Studio

During our Maker Space open hours, visitors can stop by our art classroom to participate in drop-in guided projects related to our monthly theme. Art Studio Summer Monthly themes are: June- Art from nature: Create nature based art with natural materials like leaves, rocks, shells, and more... July- Art gets Small! Inspired by our "Get […]

Finger Puppet Theater

Art Studio

Make your own custom finger puppet and put on performances on our mini stage.

Tiny Tuesdays

Art Studio

During the month of May, the art studio will be working on a dollhouse and everyone is invited to join our tiny "house party." The dollhouse will be available daily for our young artists to play with and to fill with hand crafted furniture and decorations. On "Tiny Tuesdays" we will dedicate each week to […]

April Fools: Poisson d’Avril

Art Studio

Join us on April 1 to learn about a French April Fools tradition, "Poisson d'Avril" (April Fish). Play some silly tricks on your friends and family and visit with some of our French speaking staff members.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Prep

Art Studio

Stop by the Art Studio to craft all things green before heading to the parade on the Square!

Amber Fossils

Art Studio

Visit the Art Studio to create crafts based on amber fossils. Kids can draw a fossil on a piece of paper, then mod-podge it onto a flat marble piece.

Madison Knitters Guild Class

Art Studio

Learn how to knit with the Madison Knitters Guild. Join us 1 - 2:30 p.m. on Sundays, February 14, 21 and 28 to hone your knitting skills. All levels welcome, beginner to advanced. Recommended for ages 7 and up; grown-ups are welcome to register and participate too! Classes include yarn, needles and instruction. Registration includes […]

Creation Character

Art Studio

Use your imagination to jump into far-off worlds and design your own characters with unique backstories to be included in the adventure.

Art Studio Valentine Making

Art Studio

Create a valentine for someone special this week in the Art Studio. We will provide colorful paper, vintage prints and all the art supplies you need. Stop in daily during Art Studio hours: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

CANCELLED Gadget Gurus: Computerized Knitting

Art Studio

This event is cancelled. Join us in the Art Studio for a knitting demonstration with artist Tanya K. Tanya works with a computer-controlled knitting machine, which she will use to digitize photographs and drawings, and create a work of knitted art for the museum, right before your eyes!

Snowflake Art

Art Studio

Visit the Art Studio to make spectacular snowflakes and help us kick off Winter Wonder Week at the museum!

Gadget Gurus: Tape Circuit Village

Art Studio

Visit the Art Studio to check out our new Digital Drawing Machine from Brown Dog Gadgets. Experiment with tape circuits to help build a collaborative winter village installation.  

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