Wisconsin 5th Grade School Tours


Fifth grade students throughout the state of Wisconsin can tour the John Michael Kohler Arts Center for free thanks to the generous support from the Kohler Trust for the Arts and Education. This funding offers an opportunity for students to have an immersive learning experience while touring the Arts Center.


  • Touring time frame: January 19–December 31, 2019
  • Support is available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Arts Center’s discretion
  • Support is reserved to a one-time opportunity per class
  • Support is available for up to one bus load of students per visit
  • Reservations ideally should be made 3 weeks in advance
  • Available for:
    • Tour and workshop experience at the Arts Center (up to $4-6 per student)
    • Full busing reimbursement
    • Full substitute teacher reimbursement
  • Reimbursement will be made 30 days after tour and upon receipt of all paperwork
  • All attending schools are required to fill out application and evaluation survey
  • Open to all public or non-profit private schools with 501(c)(3) status within the State of Wisconsin.
  • Opportunity available for fifth grade classes only.


To be eligible to receive funds, you must:

  1. comply with the guidelines above;
  2. complete the application form;
  3. complete the online evaluation survey found HERE.

Failure to do so within 30 days after your visit will forfeit your reimbursement. Upon completion of all criteria, the Arts Center will issue a reimbursement check that will be mailed directly to your school. To schedule a day and time for your tour please contact Senior Education Specialist Louise Berg at 920-694-4546 or email lberg@jmkac.org.