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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)

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 Fall 2017 are now open for registration on our registration web site.

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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.

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Wheelhouse Fall Catalog

Wheelhouse Fall Catalog

All of our fall course offerings are now listed online and open for registration. Get ready for a great fall at Wheelhouse Studios!

Fall Catalog


FEATURED Course

FEATURED Course

Screenprinting Basics w/ Photo Emulsion
Explore creating custom screen print images using the photo emulsion process. We will cover the basic Photoshop process to create halftones and threshold images, prepping and burning a screen, and printing on t-shirts, tote bags, and other fabrics. Can also be applied to making prints on paper. Course fee includes all printing supplies and use of screen, you provide fabrics for printing.

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Terrace Art Zone

Terrace Art Zone

The Terrace PAINTACULAR!
Join Wheelhouse Studios for Madison's largest paint night. All supplies provided, and timed for sunset painting. Monday, September 4th, 6:30-8:30pm.
Get in The Art Zone and join hundreds of your new found friends, painting on the Terrace. 

 

Get in the zone