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Your Creativity Outlet on Campus

Wheelhouse Studios is an open arts studio located in the lower level of Memorial Union. 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.

Classes include drawing, painting, ceramics, glass art, jewelry, dance, cooking, music, print making and fabric arts, Wheelhouse Studios is your creativity outlet in the heart of campus.

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Studio information

Studio information

Open noon - 10pm, 7 days a week 
Close at 5pm, Tuesday, 7/3
Closed Wed., 7/4 for the Independance Day Holiday
Re-Open at Noon on Thur., 7/5

3 different studios spaces to fit your artistic needs

Access is FREE for UW-Madison students
Studio passes available for the general public and Wisconsin Union members 

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Fun and informal
Single workshops and multi-week courses

Discounts are available for UW-Madison students and Wisconsin Union members

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Featured Event

Featured Event

Captivating Smartphone Photos

June 27 | 6:00-8:30pm

Get more than snapshots with your phone. Covers better composition, lighting considerations and depth of field among more techniques for getting that great shot. Tips on making more striking images, and photo editing. A hands on course!

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Free Events

Free Events

Summer Terrace Art Zone
Wednesdays, 4-7pm, June 13 - July 25

Terrace Takeover - w/ Allen Gardens
Tuesday, 6:30-8:30pm, July 24th
Terrace Landscape Painting & Flower Crowns

Terrace Paintacular: Labor Day Weekend
Monday, Sept. 3, 6-8pm

Free Art Fridays
The first Friday of the month during the academic year.
Free Art Friday returns September 7th...

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