AwA Workshop – Collaborative Mural

WPCA Collaborative Mural Project


March 28 – April 1

Week long workshop to create a community mural from concept to completion

Monday–Friday | 1–5 pm | Ages 6–15

$20 for 53204 residents
$40 for non-53204 residents
Costs cover supplies and snacks
Scholarships (ages 6–15), internships (15+) and volunteer opportunities for the workshop are available. Please contact
Arts Education Coordinator Maikue Vang to apply:, 414.672.2787 ext. 12

We are excited for this community engaging workshop with the goal of empowering neighborhood youth and to make our surrounding more vibrant. This collaborative mural will be created by our Hands-on arts education program students and invite anyone who wants to be involved. The mural will be located on the north wall of our building (839 S 5th St).


The purpose of the mural project is to:

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AwA Workshop – Stop-motion Animation

Friday, March 4

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1–5 pm | Ages 6–12

$5 for 53204 residents
$10 for non-53204 residents

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Join us for this animated AwA, where we will learn the art of stop motion and take a look at how cartoons and animations are made using the technique. We will make our own animations using conventional materials as well as experiment with unconventional ones. We will definitely make claymation!

This AwA is led by WPCA lead educator and arts education coordinator Maikue Vang. Contact:, 414.673.2787 ext. 12

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AwA Workshop – Hero/Heroine Bobbleheads

Monday, February 15


1–5 pm | Ages 6–12

$5 for 53204 residents
$10 for non-53204 residents

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Some say that when you have a bobblehead made of you, that’s when you’ve truly arrived. The bobblehead honor isn’t exclusive to professional athletes, superheroes or celebrities. Heroes and heroines who dedicated their lives to make the world a better place are also commonly enshrined in these playful miniatures. These are,

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Afternoons with Art (AwA) – Story Quilt inspired by Faith Ringgold’s “Tar Beach”


Monday, February 1

1–5 pm | ages 6–12
$5 for 53204 neighborhood residents
$10 for non-residents

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Join us for this AwA workshop based on artist Faith Ringgold’s Tar Beach story quilts.

Story quilts illustrate memories we shared with our family and moments of significance. We will be creating our own story quilts using fabric, paper and oil pastel, and learn how to compose a narrative from Faith Ringgold’s work and from her book Tar Beach.

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Poetry and drawing workshop honoring MLK

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AwA Workshop celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday

Friday, January 22
1–5 pm | Ages 6–12 | FREE

"Martin Luther King Jr." by artist Aaron Gilmore.

“Martin Luther King Jr.” by artist Aaron Gilmore.

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, we are having a one day workshop that combines the art of spoken words and drawing inspired by his “I Have a Dream” speech.

The workshop will be led by poet Victoria Porter (of MVP Speaks) and teen mentors from Arts @ Large. Family of the students are welcome to join us in the last hour where we’ll perform what we created in the workshop.

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December’s Afternoons With Art (AwA)

awa-logo-01For the month of December, Walker’s Point Center for the Arts will be hosting two 3-day AwA workshops.

December 21–23 & 28–30
Open to all children ages 6–12.

During week one, we will focus on channeling the holiday spirit of caring and creating warmth for ourselves and other with three diverse projects designed to teach children the meaning of giving through art.

Week two, we will make Mexican traditional corn husk art with artist Yesica Coria. Join us for this fun three day workshop for beginner to advanced learners.

Sign up for both workshops, all six days (strongly recommended) or select individual sessions of your interest. 

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Spring Break AwA at WPCA!

We have six days of Afternoons with Art during MPS Spring Break.

Afternoons with Art (AwA) is our art education program offered during days when schools are not in session (based on MPS calendar). Think about it as a mini art camp. AwA includes winter and spring break programming as well as individual days during the semester (see list of dates below).

AwA classes are fun and gives the students their own freedom to understand art and expression while guided by a structured curriculum and experienced art educators. All art supplies and a healthy snack are included in each class!


Friday, April 3, April 6–10.
1–5 pm.

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