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Your Creativity Outlet on Campus

Wheelhouse Studios is a drop-in/open arts studio located in Memorial Union with the intent of providing an outlet for creativity in the heart of campus. With three versatile work spaces, flexible studio designs, drop-in art opportunities, and classes for enthusiasts and first-time artists alike, it’s easy to engage in the arts at Wheelhouse.

Get in touch

Interested in learning more, buying a studio pass or booking your event?

(608) 262-3156  |  wheelhouse@union.wisc.edu
Lower Level, Memorial Union, 800 Langdon St., Madison, WI 53706

HOURS: Open seven days a week from 12:00pm – 10:00pm
(closed holiday weekends)
CLOSED June 30 at 5pm - July 4th (for the Independence Day holiday weekend)
REOPEN at Noon on Tuesday, July 5th

Wheelhouse Classes

Wheelhouse Classes

Fun, informal, non-credit classes are offered on a wide variety of topics all year long. Wheelhouse classes are a great way to expand your horizons, refresh your knowledge and build new skills. Offerings include painting, ceramics, glass arts, metal works, jewelry, dance and movement, written word, cooking and many more. All Summer, 2017 courses are now open for registration on our registration web site.

More About Classes


Drop-in/Open Studios

Drop-in/Open Studios

Wheelhouse Studios has three energetic work spaces for exploration, creativity and collaboration. Each studio has a primary focus – ceramics, 3D art and 2D art and have all of the supplies, equipment and materials needed to do your own drop-in, individual or group course work and/or group instruction.

More about Studio Spaces


Wheelhouse Summer Catalog

Wheelhouse Summer Catalog

All of our summer course offerings are now listed on line and open for registration. Get ready for a great summer at the Wheelhouse Studios!

Summer Catalog


FEATURED Course

FEATURED Course

Write Your Flash Memoir
Memories are frequently more like snapshots than movies. So why not apply the techniques of flash fiction to our own life stories? "Going small" allows us to focus on the moments in which life is truly lived, absorbing lessons that would be hard to find in a larger narrative sweep.

Flash Memoir Course Info


Terrace Art Zone

Terrace Art Zone

Join Wheelhouse Studios for free art making/crafting this summer - all supplies provided! Wednesdays 4-8pm, June 14-July 26.
Rain Location is Wheelhouse Studios.

Other programs in The Art Zone: Pop-up programs, Art Tapas On The Terrace, and Terrace Paintaculars. 

 

Get in the zone