The Art Cafe

The Art Cafe

The Art Cafe is a special place for pint-sized picassos to unleash their creativity! Always open whenever the Museum is open, the Art Cafe features new weekly projects, painting, color bar and Artist-in-Residence gallery. There's even comfy cafe chairs for the grown-ups!

The Art Cafe is Provided By:

In-Kind Support Provided By:

  1. Hoeft Builders
  2. Cherry Drywall
  3. Esser Glass
  4. Larson Cabinets
  5. Nationwide Flooring
  6. Chippewa Valley Electrical Contractors

Learning Goals

  • Flavor of the Day - Each week, there's a new art project to sink into! In keeping with the Museum theme, you won't want to miss this make and take project.
  • The Color Bar - Coloring is great for kids and grown-ups alike! Pull up a stool and fine tune those fine motor skills as you stay within the lines...or not.
  • Artist-in-Residence Gallery - Each month, we invite a new local artist to work "in studio" at the Art Cafe! Visit the Art Cafe to see a gallery of this artist's work, and stay tuned to the program calendar to find out when they'll be on site. Ask them questions and perhaps even work on a collaborative project together!
  • The Program Patio - Join one of the Museum's play-ologists for a special program that changes weekly! In keeping with the Museum theme, this program lasts 15-20 minutes and is designed for kids of all ages. Happening Tuesday-Saturday at 10:30a and 3:30p, Thursdays also at 5:30p and Sundays at 2:30p only.
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