Celebrate Canadian culture and traditions Feb. 13 at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Contact: Patricia DuChene
Media Relations Coordinator

​Jan. 26, 2016 Sheboygan, WI 

Bring the whole family to experience Canadian music, food, traditions and folklore during Festival Canada, Saturday, Feb. 13, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center.

The day’s events include making maple syrup taffy. Festivalgoers are invited to bring a musical instrument and take part in a “kitchen party” jam session. Canadian cuisine will be featured as well. Dishes such as poutine, seafood chowder, wild rice and maple cake will be available, as will a variety of Canadian-brewed beers.

A workshop will have all ages learning about walleye, a favorite target of Canadian anglers, and making an ink print of a fish on paper.

Tickets for Festival Canada are $8 for the public or $6 for Arts Center members and full-time students under 21. An additional nominal fee is charged for ethnic foods. For more information, call (920) 458- 6144 or visit www.jmkac.org. The Arts Center is located at 608 New York Ave., Sheboygan.

Cultural Festivals are supported in part by Lakeland College, Lakeside Pepsi, Quasius Construction and members of the Performing Arts Giving Circle.

Art making is just one of the many activities all ages can enjoy at Festival Canada, Feb. 13, at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan.

About the John Michael Kohler Arts Center: Founded in 1967, the John Michael Kohler Arts Center is dedicated to making innovative arts programming accessible to a broad audience that ranges from artists and academics to families and youth of all ages. Central to its mission is promoting understanding and appreciation of the work of self-taught and contemporary artists through original exhibitions, commissioned works of art, performing arts programs, community arts initiatives, and publications. The Arts Center’s collections focus primarily on works by vernacular-environment builders, self-taught and folk artists, and works created in the Arts/Industry residency program. 

Looking to the future, the Arts Center continues to generate new explorations in the arts that foster creative exchanges between an international community of artists and a diverse public, making real the power of the arts to transform lives and strengthen communities. The John Michael Kohler Arts Center is supported by corporate and foundation donors, government grants, and its many members. The Arts Center is not an entity of Kohler Co. or its subsidiaries. More information about the Arts Center can be found at jmkac.org.

to the John Michael Kohler Arts Center is by voluntary donation. Arts Center members receive a discount on performance and other event tickets, classes and camps tuition, purchases at ARTspace gift shops, and free or discounted admission to many special events. Memberships are available at the Arts Center, by visiting jmkac.org, and/or by calling 920-458-6144.

Arts Center Hours: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays: 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Arts Center is open at other times for special events.