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40th Annual SECURA Fine Arts Exhibition

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

Northeast Wisconsin's top competitive, juried fine arts exhibitions returns for its 40th year. The SECURA Fine Arts Exhibition features work from Wisconsin's most talented artists.

Art is Her: Amy Carani

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

Celebrating 100 years of woman's right to vote.

Free

Draw Like You (Ages 11- 14)

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

First, learn to listen to your desire to draw. Technique comes next!

$200

Portfolio Prep (Ages 14 – 18)

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

Portfolios are important for applications to art schools and universities. Let's get yours ready.

$25

Weaving & Fiber Art (Ages 8- 11)

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

History is full of art! Let's learn from what was created in five incredible ages!

$200

Virtual SPARK!

SPARK! is a free monthly engagement art program for caregivers and loved ones living with memory loss.

FREE

Portfolio Prep (Ages 14 – 18)

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

Portfolios are important for applications to art schools and universities. Let's get yours ready.

$25

Portfolio Prep (Ages 14 – 18)

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

Portfolios are important for applications to art schools and universities. Let's get yours ready.

$25

Made to Order Auction

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

During our 10-day fundraiser, August 27-September 5, you can bid on artworks on view in our 3rd floor Shattuck Gallery or online at troutmuseum.org.

Made to Order Coffee

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

Select the coffee session that’s right for you, only 12 guests per time slot. Register Here! Friday, Aug 28 10am – 12pm 12pm – 2pm 2pm – 4pm Saturday, Aug 29 10am – 12pm 12pm – 2pm 2pm – 4pm We invite you to celebrate the Made to Order Exhibition with coffee and dessert in the atrium and then tour [...]

Made to Order Premier

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

Join us on Friday, Aug 28 at 7:00PM. We invite up to 50 people to celebrate the Made to Order exhibition with champagne and desserts, art, music, and, creativity! Take a tour of the exhibition and art auction and support TMA by purchasing auction items and making a donation from your cell phone or one of TMA’s ipad stations. Get [...]

Made to Order Exhibition

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

An all-original exhibition featuring artwork commissioned by TMA supporters.

Art is Her: Willow Bayer

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

Celebrating 100 years of woman's right to vote.

Free

Seventeen Weeks: Leif Larson

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

Seventeen Weeks. Seventeen Artists. Here's Leif Larson.

Seventeen Weeks: Lee Mothes

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

Seventeen Weeks. Seventeen Artists. Here's Lee Mothes.

Seventeen Weeks: Karla Lauden

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

Seventeen Weeks. Seventeen Artists. Here's Karla Lauden.

But, what is it?

Take a virtual tour of the Made to Order exhibition with Cristian Andersson, and discuss the work of modern and contemporary artists.

FREE

Beginning Watercolor: 18+

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

WORKSHOP Beginning Watercolor: 18+ October 3 and 10, 2020 9am - 1pm Students will be introduced to the color wheel and how to create colors with three primaries (red, yellow, and blue), ways of putting paint on different types of paper, and the proper brushes to use. Everyone will complete a painting using materials that are included in your [...]

TMA Talk | Artist Focus: Pricing and Selling Your Work

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

TMA TALK Artist Focus: Pricing and Selling your Work Join us for a TMA Talk Saturday, October 3 at 1pm to learn all about pricing and selling artwork. Attend in-person with a 12 person capacity or follow along live on Zoom! TMA Talks are free, but TMA membership is required. Register for In-Person Resister for Zoom Follow-Along

Beginning Watercolor: 18+

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

WORKSHOP Beginning Watercolor: 18+ October 3 and 10, 2020 9am - 1pm Students will be introduced to the color wheel and how to create colors with three primaries (red, yellow, and blue), ways of putting paint on different types of paper, and the proper brushes to use. Everyone will complete a painting using materials that are included in your [...]

Clay Animation Workshop (Adults)

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

Learn the basics of clay animation while making your own animated film!

$55

But, what is it?

Cristian Andersson will lead a discussion about his Symphonic Series of oil paintings as well as talk about other artists who use music as inspiration.

FREE

But, what is it?

Cristian Andersson will lead a discussion about his Symphonic Series of oil paintings as well as talk about other artists who use music as inspiration.

FREE

Cristian Andersson: Atrium Hours!

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

Meet Cristian Andersson during his open "office" hours and view his artistic process as he creates artwork in our Atrium. Then, visit the museum’s galleries to see other local artists’ work in the Made to Order, Seventeen Weeks, and Art is Her exhibitions! Visiting with Cristian in the Atrium is free, and museum memberships begin at $15 per year to [...]

TMA Talk | Demystifying the Artistic Process

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

TMA TALK Demystifying the Artistic Process Join us for a TMA Talk Saturday, October 24 at 1pm. Professional Appleton artist and TMA Artist in Residence, Cristian Andersson, will lead us in a discussion on the artistic process. Attend on Zoom! TMA Talks are free, but TMA membership is required. Resister for Zoom Follow-Along Cristian Andersson In 2017 I received [...]

Through the Needle’s Eye

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

A representative selection of the best in artistic and technical needlepoint work.

Art is Her: SPOOKY BOOBS

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

Celebrating 100 years of woman's right to vote.

Free

Trout Collection

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

Get a peek into the Trout Collection!

Make a Statement! Artist Conversation

We will talk about artist statements, biographies, CVs, and resumes – how to write them effectively and clarify when you would use each of them.

FREE

Drawing Like an Impressionist: Georges Seurat

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

WORKSHOP Drawing Like an Impressionist: Georges Seurat - 15+ Saturday, November 21, 2020 On-Site, 5th floor studios 10am - 12pm George Seurat used charcoals as a powerful drawing tool. Develop your skills by learning how to create a range of texture, shadow, and light using charcoal. Price: $35 per person. TMA members receive a 10% discount. All supplies included. Featured [...]

Cristian Andersson: Atrium Hours!

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

Meet Cristian Andersson during his open "office" hours and view his artistic process as he creates artwork in our Atrium. Then, visit the museum’s galleries! Visiting with Cristian in the Atrium is free and no registration is required. Museum memberships begin at $15 per year to view the exhibitions. Cristian’s atrium office hours are: November 21 from 10am – 1pm. [...]

FREE

Pen, Ink, and Watercolor: 18+

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

WORKSHOP Pen, Ink, and Watercolor: 18+ December 5 and 12, 2020 9am - 1pm Students will practice different methods of cross-hatching to produce a range of light and dark values. They will ink several pre-dawn compositions and then bring them to life with watercolor washes. Price: $150 per person. Supply kits included, and are available for pick-up beginning November 21 [...]

Seventeen Weeks: EJ Solie

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

Seventeen Weeks. Seventeen Artists.

Art Play for Toddlers (2-5 and Parents)

Online Event

This is a fun 4 session series where parents and toddlers can discover a variety of mediums like painting, clay, and more.

$60

Art Play for Toddlers (2-5 and Parents)

Online Event

This is a fun 4 session series where parents and toddlers can discover a variety of mediums like painting, clay, and more.

$60

Pen, Ink, and Watercolor: 18+

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

WORKSHOP Pen, Ink, and Watercolor: 18+ December 5 and 12, 2020 9am - 1pm Students will practice different methods of cross-hatching to produce a range of light and dark values. They will ink several pre-dawn compositions and then bring them to life with watercolor washes. Price: $150 per person. Supply kits included, and are available for pick-up beginning November 21 [...]

Art Play for Toddlers (2-5 and Parents)

Online Event

This is a fun 4 session series where parents and toddlers can discover a variety of mediums like painting, clay, and more.

$60

Art Play for Toddlers (2-5 and Parents)

Online Event

This is a fun 4 session series where parents and toddlers can discover a variety of mediums like painting, clay, and more.

$60

Art is Her: Maria Alfaro

The Trout Museum of Art 111 W. College Ave., Appleton

Celebrating 100 years of woman's right to vote.

Free

Upcoming Classes and Workshops

Dec 05

Pen, Ink, and Watercolor: 18+

Dec 5, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Dec 08

Art Play for Toddlers (2-5 and Parents)

Dec 8, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dec 10

Art Play for Toddlers (2-5 and Parents)

Dec 10, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dec 12

Pen, Ink, and Watercolor: 18+

Dec 12, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Dec 15

Art Play for Toddlers (2-5 and Parents)

Dec 15, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM