DIY Holiday Cards (Ages 12+)

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

DIY Holiday Printed CardsSat, Dec 85pm - 8pm | $45TMA members receive 10% off!Educator: Elyse-Krista MischeAges 12+ Spread the greetings and cheer this holiday season with a set of your own designed and printed cards! Participants will learn the basics of how to turn their favorite holiday designs into a print run with linoleum block printing techniques. We will [...]

$45

SPARK! Free for Adults with Memory Loss

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

SPARK! SPARK! is a free monthly engagement art program for adults living with memory loss and their care partners. Each one-hour program is led by specially trained museum educators who cultivate interactive visual art experiences. SPARK! is hosted in TMA’s Main Gallery 1:00pm the second Monday of each month Art Educator: Cristian Andersson SPARK! is free, but registration is required. Click [...]

Macramé Pet Collar | Ages 15+

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

Sat, Dec 17 2:00 – 4:30pm | $45 TMA members receive 10% off! Educator: Alyssa Burke Adults & Teens 15+ Learn how to make a cute bohemian dog collar using a variety of macramé techniques. We will go over 3 different knots to create a diamond pattern. Please measure your pet’s neck prior to the class so we can guide you [...]

$45

SUMINAGASHI: The Art of Floating Ink | Ages 15+

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

SUMINAGASHI: The Art of Floating Ink Two date options! Dec 17,2022 | 3pm – 5pm OR Jan 28, 2023 | 10am - 12pm Ages 15 to Adult $45 | TMA members receive 10% off! Suminagashi (sue-me-na-gashi) is the ancient Japanese technique of paper marbling. Dating back to the 12th century, it originated as a meditative practice that combines water, [...]

$45

Paiper-Mâché Bird & Animal Sculptures (3 Sessions) | Ages 12+

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

Build your very own pinhole film camera! Once built, explore various photography skills such as exploring angles, compositions, and exposure. Being able to participate in the whole photographic process is something magical and more accessible than you can imagine: from the creation of your own camera, to capturing the moment you want to photograph, and printing on paper.

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Intro to Oil Painting (5 Sessions) | Ages 15+

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

5 Session Series! Tuesday nights, Jan 10 - Feb 7 ( 5 Weeks) 5:30 - 7:30 pm $175 | TMA members receive 10% off! Educator: Cristian Andersson Adults & Teens 15+ In this beginner oil painting class, we'll explore how we can use elements such as color, texture, and mark-making to move away from realism when representing our subject. [...]

$175

Paint Your Pet (Ages 12+)

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

Paint Your Pet Workshop returns! Treasure your pet forever with a carefully hand-crafted pet portrait, painted by you. Learn how to add highlights, mid-tones, and shadows; as well as techniques for different types of fur. The stunning detail in your personalized pet portrait will show your furry friend’s fine features and personality.

$65

Carey Watters Solo Exhibition

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

Curated by Dakota Mace, this exhibit will champion Native American artists from Canada to Mexico.

BART

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

An in-depth look at the process needed to create America’s longest-running primetime animated television show.

Pine Needle Basket-Making | Ages 15+

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

Native Americans have been making beautiful Pine Needle Baskets for generations! Let's bring Nature inside and create a lovely Pine Needle Mini Basket. We will be using majestic Long Leaf Pine Needles while weaving Sweet Grass into your creation.

$65

Macrame Plant Hangers for Beginners | Ages 15+

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

Macrame Plant Hangers 3 Date Options! Thurs, Jan 26, Feb 9, OR Mar 2 5:30 – 8:00pm $45 TMA members receive 10% off! Educator: Alyssa Burke Adults & Teens 15+ Learn how to create a beautiful macrame plant hanger! This class will teach you a variety of macrame knots to create a plant hanger to fit your style using cotton [...]

$45

SUMINAGASHI: The Art of Floating Ink | Ages 15+

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

SUMINAGASHI: The Art of Floating Ink Jan 28, 2023 10am – 12pm Ages 15+ $45 | TMA members receive 10% off! Suminagashi (sue-me-na-gashi) is the ancient Japanese technique of paper marbling. Dating back to the 12th century, it originated as a meditative practice that combines water, ink, and “chi” (energy flow). Each pattern is unique and unreproducible, like a [...]

$45

Twisty Sterling Pendant (Ages 13+)

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

Twisty Sterling Pendant Thurs, Feb 9 5:30 - 8:00 pm | $65 TMA members receive 10% off! Educator: Jennifer Dins Adults & Teens 13+ Have you ever wanted to learn how to work with real silver and make jewelry, but you were intimidated by the cost of getting started? Working with fine and sterling silver is easy and economical [...]

$65

Macrame Plant Hangers for Beginners | Ages 15+

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

Macrame Plant Hangers Thurs, Feb 9 5:30 – 8:00pm | $45 TMA members receive 10% off! Educator: Alyssa Burke Adults & Teens 15+ Learn how to create a beautiful macrame plant hanger! This class will teach you a variety of macrame knots to create a plant hanger to fit your style using cotton cord and wood beads. TMA members receive [...]

$45

Galaxy Watercolor | Ages 12+

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

Galaxy Watercolor February 11, 2023 1:00pm - 3:00pm Ages 12+ $40 | TMA members receive 10% off! Come create stunning watercolor galaxies with Jlowatercolor! During this 2-hour workshop, Jessica will demonstrate basic watercolor techniques and encourage color exploration. At the end of class, each participant will get their finished painting professionally matted- making it ready for sharing or framing. [...]

$40

Paint Your Pet (Ages 12+)

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

Paint Your Pet Workshop returns! Treasure your pet forever with a carefully hand-crafted pet portrait, painted by you. Learn how to add highlights, mid-tones, and shadows; as well as techniques for different types of fur. The stunning detail in your personalized pet portrait will show your furry friend’s fine features and personality.

$65

Pin Hole Photography (Ages 16+)

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

Build your very own pinhole film camera! Once built, explore various photography skills such as exploring angles, compositions, and exposure. Being able to participate in the whole photographic process is something magical and more accessible than you can imagine: from the creation of your own camera, to capturing the moment you want to photograph, and printing on paper.

$125

Pine Needle Basket-Making | Ages 15+

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

Native Americans have been making beautiful Pine Needle Baskets for generations! Let's bring Nature inside and create a lovely Pine Needle Mini Basket. We will be using majestic Long Leaf Pine Needles while weaving Sweet Grass into your creation.

$65

Painted Wooden Boardgame (Trouble!) (Ages 10+)

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

Come create a personalized “Aggravation" board with Leah Huff! You’ll each get some guidance as to what kind of things you can create with paint on your boards, but the goal is to take home something that is uniquely you! Picture handing the end product down to future generations and having a family heirloom that creates fun bonding experiences with the ones you love.

$65

Beginner Basket Weaving | Ages 12+

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

Native Americans have been making beautiful Pine Needle Baskets for generations! Let's bring Nature inside and create a lovely Pine Needle Mini Basket. We will be using majestic Long Leaf Pine Needles while weaving Sweet Grass into your creation.

$85

Landscape Oil Painting (6 Sessions) | Ages 15+

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

6 Session Series! Tuesday nights, Feb 28 - Apr 14 5:30 - 7:30 pm $200 | TMA members receive 10% off! Educator: Cristian Andersson Adults & Teens 15+ In this intermediary painting class, we will discuss ways the landscape has been represented in paintings, and students will work to create one or two paintings of their own. This class [...]

$200

Macrame Plant Hangers for Beginners | Ages 15+

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

Macrame Plant Hangers Thurs, March 2 5:30 – 8:00pm | $45 TMA members receive 10% off! Educator: Alyssa Burke Adults & Teens 15+ Learn how to create a beautiful macrame plant hanger! This class will teach you a variety of macrame knots to create a plant hanger to fit your style using cotton cord and wood beads. TMA members receive [...]

$45

Sparkling Dichroic Glass Pendant (Ages 13+)

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

Sparkling Dichroic Glass Pendant Sat, March 4 5:30 - 8:00 pm | $75 TMA members receive 10% off! Educator: Jennifer Dins Adults & Teens 13+ Have you always wanted to learn how to work with real silver and make jewelry, but you were intimidated by the cost of getting started? Working with fine and sterling silver is easy and [...]

$65

Macrame Wall Hanging (3 Sessions) | Ages 15+

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

Macrame Wall Hanging Thurs, March 9, 16, & 23 (3 Sessions) 5:30 – 8:00pm | $70 TMA members receive 10% off! Educator: Alyssa Burke Adults & Teens 15+ Macramé is a form of fiber art made using knotting techniques. In this intermediate multi-session class, we will go over the basic knots needed for you to create a medium-sized wall hanging. [...]

$45

Mushroom Watercolor | Ages 15+

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

Mushroom Watercolor March 9, 2023 6:00pm- 8:00 pm Ages 15+ $40 | TMA members receive 10% off! Photo and description to come! REGISTER Jessica Lomena is a self-taught watercolor artist and small business owner of Jlowatercolor. A Wisconsin native, her artwork is often centred on the natural world and rooted in themes of balance. She is [...]

$40

Shrink Plastic Workshop | Ages 8-12

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

Shrink Plastic Workshop March 11, 2023 10am – 11:30am Ages 8-12 $40 | TMA members receive 10% off! Remember Shrinky dinks? Well, although artist and educator Stephanie Harvey is much too young to remember them of course (waaay before her time), she does love them and has a passion for sharing arts in the community, no matter the size! [...]

$40

Shrink & Drink Workshop | Ages 21+

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

Shrink & Drink Workshop March 11, 2023 3pm – 5pm Ages 21+ $40 | TMA members receive 10% off! Remember Shrinky dinks? Well, although Stephanie Harvey is much too young to remember them of course (waaay before her time), she does love them and has a passion for sharing arts in the community no matter the size! She has [...]

$40

Watercolor Embroidery Art | Ages 14+ (2 Sessions)

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

Watercolor Embroidery Art March 16 & 23, 2023 (2 Sessions) 6pm – 8pm Ages 14 - Adult $65 | TMA members receive 10% off! Join fiber artist and craft lover, Stephanie Harvey as we create watercolor embroidery art.  You will learn how to transfer your own design to fabric, very basic stitching techniques, watercolor painting your stitched design and [...]

$40

Painted Wooden Boardgame (Trouble!) (Ages 10+)

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

Come create a personalized “Aggravation" board with Leah Huff! You’ll each get some guidance as to what kind of things you can create with paint on your boards, but the goal is to take home something that is uniquely you! Picture handing the end product down to future generations and having a family heirloom that creates fun bonding experiences with the ones you love.

$65

Artists In Residence Group Exhibition

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

TMA's Artist in Residence Program provides artists with the opportunity to invest time in their work and take it to the next level through exploration and experimentation. These upcoming four artists each explored different ideas, objectives, influences, and mediums that resulted in fabulous bodies of work.

Pumped for Printmaking | Ages 14+ (4 Sessions)

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

Pumped for Printmaking April 4,11,18, & 25, 2023 (4 Sessions) 5:30pm - 7:30pm Ages 14 - Adult $155 | TMA members receive 10% off! Learn how to print and create from a professional artist!  Although students will learn primarily through hands-on artmaking, they will also learn through demonstrations, viewing fine art from other artists and a crash course on the [...]

$155

Love of Stencils | Ages 14+

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

Love of Stencils } June 17, 2023 2:00pm-4:00pm Ages 14 - Adult $40 | TMA members receive 10% off! Learn from a professional artist how to beautify your community, revamp some old household items, and create some cool crafts and fine art!  Although students will learn primarily through hands-on art making, they will also learn through live demonstrations, viewing projects/art [...]

$40