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Schools & Youth

With over 2,300 square feet of new classrooms and multi-purpose space, the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts serves school groups, youth organizations, and families with programs linked to fiber arts and Wisconsin history.

WORKSHOPS FOR YOUTH!

We offer specific workshops for Girl Scouts and also workshops for other youth groups such as 4H, clubs and home schoolers.

The workshops include: Weaving for Beginners, Quilting for Beginners, Knot your own Bracelet, Finger Knitting, Sew your own Doll, Paint & Stitch and Explore the arts in 2 ways!

See the complete details by clicking these two links:

Girl Scout Workshops 2016         Youth Group Workshops 2016

Registration Form      WaiverandReleaseofLiability 2016

Also, check out this general workshop:

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 FAMILY FUN DAYS

Family Fun Days have FREE Admission thanks to a generous grant from The Kohler Foundation

Mark your calendars for the following 2017 Family Fun Days!

Sunday, Feb. 12 from 12-4
Sunday, May 7 from 12-4
Sunday, July 16, from 12-4
-Saturday, Nov. 11 from 12-4

Introducing Summer Camps!

Summer Camps: Dye Lab

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Camp for Ages 8-13 

Date and Time: July 24 – July 28 from 9 am-noon each day 

Dye Lab description: Who doesn’t love doing tie dye? This summer camp dye lab not only provides kids and teens with the chance to learn the tradition but non-traditional dyeing methods. Within 5 days, each student will walk away with 6 different types of dyed materials or clothing items. Some of these types include batik, shibori, ice dyeing, traditional tie dye and more! Click for full details and to register.

Camp for Teen, Ages 14-18

Date and Time: July 24 – July 28, from 1 pm – 4 pm each day 

Who doesn’t love doing tie dye? This summer camp dye lab not only provides teens with the chance to learn the tradition but non-traditional dyeing methods. Within 5 days, each student will walk away with 6 different types of dyed materials or clothing items. Some of these types include batik, shibori, ice dyeing, traditional tie dye and more! Click for full details and to register.

Camp for Juniors, Ages 5-7

Date and Time: 3 days: August 7, 9, 11,  from 10:00 – 11:30 am each day (1.5 hours)

This summer camp dye lab provides kids with the chance to learn alternative methods to getting great tie dye clothes. Within 3 days, each child will walk away with 4 different types of dyed materials or clothing items. Some of these types include ice dyeing, dropper dyeing, coloring dyeing and one traditional tie dye! Click for full details and to register.

 

VOLUNTEERS

We are also looking to build our team of volunteers who want to work with children.  People who love children, fiber arts and history are welcome to contact us!

SCHOOL OUTINGS

Interested youth group leaders, teachers, and home-schooling parents are encouraged to contact our Youth Education Coordinator at Youth@wiquiltmuseum.com.  School programs will meet state curriculum standards.

View our brochure outlining some of our Youth Education programs.  Youth Brochure

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OUTREACH PROGRAM:

For situations when it would be more convenient for the museum to come to you, the class, as opposed to taking a field trip to the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, we offer the Outreach Program. Click on the link to learn more. Outreach Program