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

Extreme STEAM Discovery & The ABCs of Science

Kids will enjoy hands-on science exploitative fun including experiments and interactive stations! Event Highlights: October 17:  Conduction and Insulators of Electricity October 18:  The Magic of Science Demonstrations October 19:  DNA extraction with Dr. Katie, Professor of Genetics at UW-Madison.  ABC’s of Science by Chris Ferrie book giveaway to the first 50 families.  It is … Continued

Kids in the Rotunda Presents The Physics Experience

Physics is the study of how things move, how they push and pull on each other, and how they exchange energy. The Physics Experience is a fast-paced, engaging and educational physics program, filled with demonstrations that help people better understand the physics in the world around them while having fun! Mike Randall is the former … Continued

Phoenix from the Ashes Exhibition

The Phoenix from the Ashes exhibit highlights creative projects made from Madison ash trees destined to die due to the emerald ash borer infestation. Phoenix from the Ashes is a unique partnership between Madison Parks, Madison Arts Commission and Wisconsin Urban Wood. The trees, once felled, were milled by The Wood Cycle of Wisconsin, an … Continued

KidsLab: Imagine, Explore, Create!

Drop into our KidsLab, a maker-style space for curious kids, at the Pauline Haass Public Library. Science-loving volunteers will be on hand to assist with exploring our STEAM-based activities. Put on your scientist’s lab coat and be amazed by a chemical reaction. Witness the creation of a claymation video at our animation studio. Examine minerals, … Continued

Dairy Cattle Center

Explore and learn about Wisconsin’s dairy industry with 45-minute guided tours through the UW-Madison Dairy Cattle Center. Tours start on the hour and the last tour leaves at 2 p.m. Tours on Friday, October 18, are for preregistered school groups only (more information here).

Friday Night Show: Creepy Cosmos

Celebrate this spooky time of year at UW-Milwaukee’s Manfred Olson Planetarium with tales of cosmic occurrences from the deep universe that will send a shiver down your spine. Stimulate your sixth sense as we dive into the perils of space exploration, exoplanets being devoured by their own star, and zombie stars that come back to … Continued

The Physics Experience with Mike Randall

Physics is the study of how things move, how they push and pull on each other, and how they exchange energy. The Physics Experience is a fast-paced, engaging and educational physics program, filled with demonstrations that help people better understand the physics in the world around them, while having fun at the same time. Explore … Continued

Unleash Your Curiosity at Minocqua Public Library: Simple Science Stations

Join us at the Minocqua Public Library for a fun-filled evening of science stations! Come and go as you please—all stations are self-service. Ages 4 and up only please! Preschool-aged Stations: Does it Dissolve?, Rainbow Foam, Static Electric Butterflies School-aged Stations: Color Changing Slime, Rainbow Prisms, Salt Volcanoes Teen Station: Marshmallow Shooters

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

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