2020 Wisconsin Science Festival Events – Available Year Round

Click HERE to explore the fun activities and content from the 2020 Wisconsin Science Festival. The dots on the map include links from the recordings of our live events as well as great videos and at-home activities you can enjoy any time you’d like! Mark your calendars for next year’s Wisconsin Science Festival, October 21-24, … Continued

Drive-In Movies with the Madison Mallards

Join the Wisconsin Science Festival and Wisconsin Institute for Discovery for drive-in movie events at the Madison Mallards Duck Pond! • Friday night (10/16) will be out of this world with a space-themed double feature showcasing the blockbuster films Hidden Figures (5:30 p.m.) and Apollo 13 (8:30 p.m.). Attend either or both! Don’t forget to … Continued

Birds in Art 2020

UPDATE:  As a precaution, the Woodson Art Museum proactively closed temporarily, effective October 9 until further notice; for details, check www.lywam.org.  For virtual sources of diversion and inspiration, explore the Museum’s website https://www.lywam.org/learn-do/digital-resources/ for online options and activities for all ages. Visit virtually for art-filled moments of diversion and rejuvenation.​​ Send your spirits soaring via all-new avian artwork … Continued

Watercolor & Metal Leaf: Teen & Adult Workshop

Join Catherine McClung for a two-day, mixed-media workshop exploring the use of gold and silver leaf in watercolor paintings. Teen and adult participants will learn how to work with metal leaf and gain hands-on experience incorporating the material into original artworks. Total fee: $120 for Woodson Art Museum members; $150 for non-members; includes all materials … Continued

Artist Demonstration

Drop in and observe “Birds in Art” 2019 artist Catherine McClung at work and learn more about how she combines watercolor and metal leaf in her paintings. McClung’s watercolor paintings take inspiration from the woods, waters and meadows near her Michigan home. She often incorporates gold and silver leaf into her artwork, finding a balance … Continued

Images from Kenya

Explore A Photographer’s Journey and view Dennis Trecek’s images from Kenya at the Portage Center for the Arts.

Birds in Art 2019

New avian-themed artworks by 114 worldwide artists comprise the 44th annual “Birds in Art” exhibition, on view Saturday, September 7, through Sunday, December 1, at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau. This year’s exhibition includes artwork by 2019 Master Artist Alan Woollett, 22 who were named Master Artists during previous “Birds in Art” … Continued

The Story Collider – Milwaukee

The Story Collider believes that now, more than ever, science is a part of everyone’s lives. We believe that everyone has a story about how science has impacted them — whether they’re physicists or comedians, neuroscientists or writers, geologists or cops, doctors or bartenders — and that those stories, whether heartbreaking or hilarious, have the … Continued

Copper Crow Distillery/Happy Hollow Creamery Science Night

Enjoy local artisan food and drink while learning the science of spirits distillation and cheesemaking in Bayfield, Wisconsin. Curt and Linda Basina, owners of Copper Crow Distillery, will be giving tours and describing the process of making spirits. Fred Faye, owner of Happy Hollow Creamery, will discuss his small farmstead sheep and goat cheese operation … Continued

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