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Exhibit: Create, Teach, Become

Kenosha Public Museum 5500 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

January 27 – March 16, 2024 See the collected works of the art instructors of the Kenosha Public Museums. Featured artists include Sandy Bulgrin, Barbara Farrell, Jayne Herring, Tiffany Knopow, and Kathleen Laybourn.

Exhibit: Together Again

Kenosha Public Museum 5500 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

January 27 – March 16, 2024 Diana Becker and her daughters Melanie Hovey and Christine Sikora have helped Kenosha become a thriving art community for generations. See their work displayed together in an exhibition that highlights their skill and artistic contributions to Kenosha and beyond.

Workshop: Winter Acrylic Beginners and Beyond II

Kenosha Public Museum 5500 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Saturdays, March 2 – March 23  |  10:30am – 12:30pm  |  Instructor: Kathy Laybourn  |  $76 ($95 non-members)  |  Register Here Be enchanted with texture and color in acrylic paint! Students will learn how to construct a painting by determining basic composition, blocking in the underlying dark, middle, and light values, and layering color. Students will […]

Event Series Sensory Friendly Days

Sensory Friendly Day at the Dinosaur Discovery Museum

Dinosaur Discovery Museum 5608 10th Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Saturday, March 2  |  11:00am - 12:00pm  |  Free Sensory Friendly Days are designed to provide visitors of all ages with complex developmental disabilities, sensory sensitivities, or on the autism spectrum with a safe, comfortable environment to explore the museum exhibits during special early-morning hours before the museum opens to the general public. Where possible, […]

Event Series Museum Munchkins

Museum Munchkins

Kenosha Public Museum 5500 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Join Mr. Nick for songs, stories, and activities designed to get you and your preschooler excited about natural science and the world around us.  Every week we learn together about a new animal, so there's ALWAYS something new to discover, for kids and adults alike!  

Fused Glass Workshop: Set of 2 Bar-shaped Sun Catchers

Kenosha Public Museum 5500 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Thursday, March 7  |  6:00pm – 8:30pm  |  Instructor: Jayne Herring  |  $52 ($65 non-members)  |  Register Here Create your own dazzling fused glass sun catcher masterpieces in this hands-on workshop. All supplies are included in the workshop price.

Second Friday Lecture Series: The Women Founders and History of the Milwaukee Soldiers Home

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Friday, March 8  |  12:00pm – 1:00pm  |  Speaker: Terry Arliskas The Milwaukee VA Soldiers Home was one of the first soldiers’ homes in the country, and the only one where it’s still possible to experience the buildings and designed landscape together in something close to their original form. The 90-acre campus has served veterans […]

Workshop: Spring Watercolor Techniques I

Kenosha Public Museum 5500 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Mondays, March 11 – April 22 (no class April 1)  |  10:30am – 1:30pm  |  Instructor: Barbara Farrell  |  $100 ($125 non-members)  |  Register Here Designed for painters of all skill levels. Each of the four sessions will begin with a demonstration showcasing a technique of the day. Students are instructed on color mixing, application and […]

Homeschool Tuesdays: Midwest in the Civil War

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

March 12, 2024  |  Civil War Museum  |  Register Here The tour uses immersive displays, artifacts, and hands-on activities to teach visitors the important roles the Upper Midwestern states played before, during, and after the War, and how the results of the Civil War still impact the lives of Americans today. Recommended for ages 10-14 but […]

Event Series Museum Munchkins

Museum Munchkins

Kenosha Public Museum 5500 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Join Mr. Nick for songs, stories, and activities designed to get you and your preschooler excited about natural science and the world around us.  Every week we learn together about a new animal, so there's ALWAYS something new to discover, for kids and adults alike!  

SPARK! Natural Dyes

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Friday, March 15  |  2:oopm – 3:30pm We will learn how to make natural dyes out of plants, fruit, and vinegar at this meeting of the SPARK! SPARK! programs are designed for people in the early-to-mid stages of memory loss to visit with their family and care partners. This monthly program engages participants in lively conversations, […]

Artsy Afternoon: Polymer Clay Sculpting

Kenosha Public Museum 5500 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Friday, March 15  2:00pm - 4:00pm  |  Register Here For ages 5-10 and their families. Explore the amazing world of art through the eyes of artists and see how their artwork can inspire your own. Try new techniques and get your creativity flowing. All materials included.   

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