Hands-on workshops


 

Hands-on workshop activities foster creativity, deepen connections with the exhibitions on view, and nurture the ability to engage with art independently.

Schedule your school tour today! Click HERE to book a K–12 field trip.

Workshop Options

Fiber Studio: Experiment Boxes (suggested for 4th–12th grade)
One-hour tour and one-hour hands-on art experience
Cost $5.00

Inspired by the work of Lenore Tawney and the exhibition Even thread [has] a speech, students will learn various fiber techniques to create a process-based, mixed-media assemblage. This lesson is adapted for different grade levels to best meet students’ abilities.

Fiber Studio: Weaving (suggested for K-3rd grade)
Forty-five minute tour and forty-five minute hands-on art experience
Cost $5.00

Inspired by the work of Lenore Tawney and contemporary artists kg and Julia Bland, students will consider how to create a weaving using various materials and techniques.

Pewter Cast Symbols and Adornments (6th–12th grade)
One-hour tour and one-hour hands-on art experience
Cost $6.00

Examine the Arts/Industry (A/I) works of art seen throughout the Arts Center's grounds and washrooms. Design and cast a symbol or adornment that can be created into a three-dimensional sculpture, pendant, or adornment.

Custom Workshop (K-12)
One-hour tour and one-hour hands-on art experience
Cost $6.00

With a minimum of four-weeks advance notice, our education team can work with you to develop a modified workshop experience to best fit your curricular goals. Contact us to discuss how we can help create cross-curricular connections, adapt the Big Idea of the hands-on workshop, and more!

Exhibition Artists-in-Residence (ExAIR)

 

ExAIR residencies offer students exciting opportunities to meet and work with renowned artists exhibiting at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center. Participants learn more about the artist practice and explore the creative process with the artists.

Find Out More About ExAIR >

Please contact Community Arts Residency Coordinator at 920-458-6144 with inquiries about featured artists.