Trout Museum of Art

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January 2024

Finders Keepers

TMA’s new collaborative art scavenger hunt and exhibit. Finders Keepers is a monthly scavenger hunt where YOU can win original artwork. Spanning all of 2024, the Finders Keepers is all about finding special Trout Museum of Art (TMA) containers cleverly hidden in different spots from Appleton to Oshkosh to Green Bay. These containers hold images of artworks created by talented […]
05 Jan - 31 Dec
Greater Fox Cities
May 2024

TMA Contemporary

May 18 – Sept 8, 2024 Exhibit Admission: Members always visit free with their TMA membership, starting as low as $15/year. One-day passes also available at $10. TMA Contemporary, the annual juried exhibition at the Trout Museum of Art, provides a comprehensive snapshot of the state’s current visual art scene.  Showcasing artworks from across Wisconsin created over the past year, […]
18 May - 08 Sep
July 2024

Drawing Portraits like the Masters | Ages 12+

In this workshop students learn how modifying facial landmarks can animate their portraits, how to pursue blended expressions, as well as the nature of interrelated planes of the head and their impact on the details. Students also gain a greater sense of the context for expressions by practicing refinement, creating a strong foundation that develops a proficient base of drawing […]
15 - 22 Jul
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Summer Wheel Throwing | Ages 13+

TMA pottery classes have small class sizes with individualized instruction. All skill levels are welcome from beginners to experienced potters. In this course you will be introduced to hand-building, how to use a potter’s wheel, and glazing. Understanding and control of the materials and craft will enable you to design and develop your own style. This class meets for 6 […]
16 Jul - 20 Aug
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Intro to Sewing & Fabric Crafts | Age 11-14

The Intro to Sewing and Fabric Crafts camp will cover all the basics and fundamentals that will introduce your child to sewing! This is great for beginners who want an in-depth introduction to sewing with fun activities and the confidence to take on more projects of their own. Learning Objectives: Basic sewing terminology Basic operation, parts, and functionality of a […]
22 - 26 Jul
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

En Plein Aire | Age 11-14

Painting en plein air is the act of painting outdoors. By feeling the weather, seeing the changing light, and experiencing the environment firsthand, creating outdoors gives an artist an entirely different sense of the landscape they are painting from than if they are in the studio. During this summer camp, we will look at examples of famous works created by artists painting outdoors from the […]
22 - 26 Jul
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Wheel Throwing & Underglazes | Age 14-18

This teen pottery Summer Camp will provide an introduction to creating works on the potter’s wheel.  Students will learn to make functional forms to use every day as well as artistic pieces that will be thrown and then altered. Glazing techniques and surface design will also be covered.  No experience with clay is necessary, so just bring your imagination! WHAT […]
22 - 26 Jul
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Art at the Park

July 27 & 28, 2024 Annually the 4th Weekend in July This two-day festival of art is held in Appleton’s City Park each summer, featuring nearly 200 artist vendors, amazing food and drinks, a Kids Creative Space, a music line-up curated by Mile of Music, and so much ART. Hosted by the Trout Museum of Art Presented by Community First […]
27 - 28 Jul
City Park
500 E Franklin St, Appleton

Bookmaking | Age 8-11

Bookbinding can take many forms, but the best-known in the western world is the codex. This is the classic book form many of us grew up with, involving a stack of paper housed inside a hard or soft cover. In this week-long camp, we’ll learn how to make paper, build a cover, and bind our own blank book. Students will […]
29 Jul - 02 Aug
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Bookmaking | Age 11-14

Bookbinding can take many forms, but the best-known in the western world is the codex. This is the classic book form many of us grew up with, involving a stack of paper housed inside a hard or soft cover. In this week-long camp, we’ll learn how to make paper, build a cover, and bind our own blank book. Students will […]
29 Jul - 02 Aug
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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