Art Preserve Self-Guided Tour

Explore the Art Preserve on a self-guided tour that highlights different ways glass is used to present and protect art in our permanent collection of artist-built environments. We are open: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

UW Glass Lab Glassblowing Demonstrations

The UW Glass Lab will open its doors for hot glassblowing demonstrations. Home to the nation’s first collegiate glass program, the UW Glass Lab will demo works made in the offhand style of glassblowing. Join us for an afternoon treat of molten silica movement and form! The UW Glass Lab is located at 111 N. … Continued

S.T.E.A.M Saturday: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math Tailored Activities for Children in Kindergarten – 5th Grade!

S.T.E.A.M Saturday features Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and/or Math tailored activities for children in kindergarten – 5th grade. Celebrate the Wisconsin Science Festival at the Monona Public Library as we collaborate with the University of Wisconsin Wonders of Physics!   Special guest Spencer Weeden, Research Assistant, will share how diffraction gratings (prisms) work and provide … Continued

Hands-On Planetary Science

Join Associate Lecturer Jess Vriesema, Department of Physics and Astronomy, as we explore space science! You will be able to touch 3D printings of terrain on other planets and put on 3D glasses to see other planets and asteroids in 3D. There will be a demonstration to explain how/why the shape of the Moon changes … Continued

Liquid Nitrogen Demos!

Hosted by Professor Erik Henrickson, Department of Physics and Astronomy. Located on the UWEC Campus, Phillips Science Halls Room 117. Two demonstrations: 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. – noon. Check out additional events happening on campus: Material Science/Biomed Engineering Demos and Lab Tours Chemistry Detectives Geology: Match the Resource to the Product Geographers … Continued

Geology: Match the Resource to the Product

Join us in room 203 of Phillips Science Hall on the UWEC campus for a small group activity in which attendees try to match rocks and minerals to common items. The activity will be hands-on (with guidance as necessary), followed by a discussion on the connections between the resources and the commonly used items. The … Continued

Material Science/Biomed Engineering Demos and Lab Tours

Join Professor Doug Dunham and UWEC students for materials science and biomedical engineering hands-on activities and demonstrations as well as lab tours. Activities and demonstrations will be located on the UWEC campus, Phillips Science Hall first floor hallways. The tours will be in Phillips Hall, Rooms 174 and 167. Check out additional events happening on … Continued

Exploring Exoplanets with the James Webb Space Telescope

The James Webb Space Telescope (NASA’s successor to the Hubble Telescope) was launched on December 25, 2021. As the largest, most powerful space telescope ever built, the James Webb Space Telescope will serve as the premier deep space observatory for the next decade. Join us at the UW-Milwaukee Manfred Olson Planetarium to learn about our … Continued

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