From 3:30 to 5:00 pm on Thursday, February 16, take inspiration from Acquaetta William’s glass sculpture at RAM to create a glass-like, collaged vessel using papers, embroidery floss, and beads.
From 3:30 to 5:00 pm on Thursday, January 19, Kids ages 4 and up (accompanied by an adult) are welcome to drop-in for some FREE art fun at RAM’s Wustum Museum, 2519 Northwestern Avenue. Spend a little time in the galleries to learn about the current exhibition and create an art project, for a well-rounded art experience!
RAM Education staff has partnered with Racine Unified School District's Family Engagement Outreach Center to provide free hands-on art activities during a pre-holiday celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Day from 4:30 to 6:30 pm on Wednesday, January 11. Visit the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 1134 Dr. Martin Luther King Drive, Racine, to craft a Paper Peace Dove Mobile inspired by King's famous, impactful speeches.
Pick one of nature’s creatures who thrives in the winter wonderland—like an adorable snow bunny, a sleek arctic fox, or a snow-white owl—and learn to paint them on canvas.
Paint your favorite pet on canvas—whether it’s a dog, cat, bird, snake, or something else! Bring a photo of your pet to the workshop to use as inspiration.
Explore the art of watercolor painting and learn different ways to work with aqueous materials.
Learn the art of tooling on foil to create a wide variety of metallic masterpieces!
From 3:30 to 5:00 pm on Thursday, December 15, use watercolors to paint a holiday wreath inspired by the new Wustum exhibition, Watercolor Wisconsin 2022.
Weave a functional basket inspired by the artwork of Dawn Walden, an Ojibwe descendant and member of the Mackinac Band of Chippewa and Ottawa Indians.
Learn the age-old tradition of teapot creation. Use clay to form all the components—the body, lid, handle, and spout—by hand. Ceramic handbuilding techniques will be explored, and the finished pots will be underglazed with a clear glaze to make them food safe.
'Tis the season to make art! Take inspiration from the snowy holiday season to create one-of-a-kind decorations and gifts.
Think of autumn and Halloween for this workshop that dares kids to explore the hauntingly fun-filled season.
Join former Art Root Writer in Residence Kelsey Marie Harris for an afternoon of written word and art-making! Transform a poem you create, or an existing poem that you love, into a work of art using collage and mixed media.
Recycle used materials into a Zero Waste Wall Hanging from 3:30 to 5:30 pm on Thursday, April 14. Bring old clothes or sheets that you no longer need, or choose from a variety of fabrics provided by Wustum!
Kids Day returns to RAM's Wustum Museum! Families can participate in a variety of free outdoor entertainment inspired by current museum exhibitions, including hands-on art projects and a scavenger hunt.
Dreams and reality collide! Mystical, magical lands exist in our imagination, in folklore, and in the real world. From lost cities in the jungle, to undersea worlds, and mountains that are home to mythical beings, explore myths and mysteries around the globe—think Stonehenge, Arcadia, Xanadu, Shangri-La, Wakanda, Atlantis, Middle Earth, and the like. You will also discover many famous—and sometimes infamous—characters who rose to stardom along the way!
Ready, set, recycle! Pick and choose from an amazing selection of trash materials and turn them into wearable and sculptural art—helping the planet one art piece at a time.
Draw and design a great composition—or several—from start to finish. Discover ways to hone drawing skills, mix paints to create different hues, layer colors, and add finishing touches that will make your paintings spectacular.
Calling all future globe trotters! Let's explore a variety of materials and art styles from around the world in a fun and stimulating creative environment.
An introduction to various handbuilding techniques and ways form sculptural art from clay.