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Group Events at Wheelhouse Studios

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Group Events at Wheelhouse Studios

With a group of eight or more, Wheelhouse Studios offers the perfect place for registered student organizations (RSO), academic departments, local nonprofits, corporations, and groups of friends to host a private event. An art-making activity is beneficial for community or team building, and is a fun, unique way to celebrate birthdays, bachelorette parties, and more. Our talented teaching artists will guide your group through all of the steps of your project.

We are also happy to accommodate virtual group events!

To ensure staffing availability and supplies, please complete our group event inquiry form at least two weeks prior to your desired event date.

GROUP EVENT INQUIRY

Please note, all individuals in your group must be over the age of 18 to participate. Occasionally, we can host high school groups with chaperones.

Want your event catered by Wisconsin Union Catering? Groups under 20 attendees can choose from the pick up menu. Groups of 20 or more can can choose from these breakfast, lunch, or dinner options. The Memorial Union also has dining options such as the Rathskellar, Strada, and Carte that your group can enjoy before or after your event.

Group Event Projects

After submitting your inquiry form, the Wheelhouse Program Director will help find the perfect art-making activity for your group. Prices typically range between $15 - $35 per person. Food and drinks can be added for an additional fee. Here are a few examples of past group projects.

 

Wood Burning

Wood burning is the HOTTEST group project around! Create designs on wood using a wood burning tool. This group project takes between an hour to an hour and a half.

Cost: UW-Madison Students $15 | Faculty/Staff/Union Members: $18 | General Public: $20

Wood Burning

Painting

Groups can choose between acrylic painting or watercolor. Acrylic painting can be done on a regular size canvas or a mini (4” x 4”) canvas. Completing a regular size acrylic painting takes about two hours and a mini acrylic painting takes about an hour and a half.

Cost (Regular Size): UW-Madison Students $25 | Faculty/Staff/Union Members: $30 | General Public: $35
Cost (Mini): UW-Madison Students $15 | Faculty/Staff/Union Members: $18 | General Public: $20

Painting

Ink Flow Tiles

Let it go with ink flow! In this group project, you’ll drip vibrant ink and move it around to create beautiful abstract scenes. This project can be completed on tiles or on paper.

Cost: UW-Madison Students $15 | Faculty/Staff/Union Members: $18 | General Public: $20

Ink Flow Tiles

Ceramic Trays

Want to get your hands into clay? Create two of these fun hand-built trays that can store jewelry, keys, and more. Note: This project requires a second visit to Wheelhouse to pick up your finished piece after it is glazed.

Cost: UW-Madison Students $35 | Faculty/Staff/Union Members: $40 | General Public: $42

Ceramic Trays

Other art-making activities include mosaics tiles and necklace pendants, punch needle, painted mini flower pots, beaded keychains, friendship bracelets, Kindness Rocks, smash book journals, mindfulness art, fused glass, and much more!

 

Ready to start planning your event? We'd love to hear from you.


GROUP EVENT INQUIRY

 

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