Gallery Hours: 11am-5pm Thurs-Sat

TGI ArtFriday Kids' Art Classes

My House

Friday, April 5, 4-6 p.m.

Ages: 7-12
Ingrid Bodensteiner- Class Instructor

Use bright paint colors traditionally used in Haitian art to paint a vibrant picture of each student’s house and the people in it. A lively portrayal of daily life!

Class Price is $ 15.00 per class.

Sliding scale pricing is available.

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Portrait of Our Village

Friday, April 12, 4-6 p.m.

Ages: 7-12
Sarah S. Thompson - Class Instructor

Each student will be given a bright color palette and be asked to draw/paint the people, animals and surroundings that make up their village. Students will use primitive Haitian Artwork as inspiration.

Class Price is $ 15.00 per class.

Sliding scale pricing is available.

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Inspired By Haiti

Friday, April 19, 4-6 p.m.

Ages: 7-12
Ryan E. Doberstein - Class Instructor

Students will decorate glass/plastic bottles using colorful mixed media (paper, fabric, ribbon, rope, beads, buttons, etc).

Class Price is $ 15.00 per class.

Sliding scale pricing is available.

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Friday, April 26, 5-7 p.m.

A family friendly event to celebrate the childrens’ art from TGIArtFridays exhibited in our classroom.

Participate in a scavenger hunt in the galleries, dress up and dance party on our stage, and create a beaded flag art project! 

Juice and healthy snacks are provided.

Suggested $10 family admission.

Cash bar available for adults.

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These are uniquely structured children's art classes inspired by our exhibitions. Classes are meant to allow participants an opportunity to learn about; gallery etiquette, art appreciation, and explore the class concept and art technique. Classes are lead by professional artists.

Class Overview:

1. Instructors will meet with the entire class for brief introductions and to share the goals of the class.

2. The group, will have an in-depth discussion about the selected class topic and art techniques. 

3. Students will tour both galleries with the instructor to identify examples of the class topic and art techniques.

4. The instructor will share examples of the selected technique, introduce challenges,  and introduce the tools and supplies needed for the project. 

5. Students will create a piece of art using their understanding of the technique and class concept.

6. Students are allowed to share their work with the class and explain how they used the class topic as inspiration.

7. The Art will be displayed for 3-4 months in the classroom.

8. ArtyParty! April 26, 5-7 p.m. Participants, friends, family, and the public are invited to a special opening reception, to celebrate! Games, snacks, and fun will be provided.

In collaboration with Old School Arts & Learning Center

Sponsored by United Way, Wisconsin Arts Board, Rhinelander Kiwanis, and Nicolet National Bank

Family Events

Krik? Krak! | Haitian Literature Day


Sunday, April 7, 2 p.m.

Learn about and listen to Haitian riddles, rhymes, and folk stories. A family friendly event.

Suggested $10 family admission.

Cash bar available.

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