AwA Workshop – Collaborative Mural

WPCA Collaborative Mural Project

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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:
maikue@wpca-milwaukee.org, 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).

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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: maikue@wpca-milwaukee.org, 414.673.2787 ext. 12

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Summer Art Camp open for registration

June 14 – August 5 Ages 6–12 | 1–5 PM Eight weeks of fun, creative art programming. Sign up for one or all eight weeks of Summer Art Camp! Every summer, WPCA provides an extensive and exciting art camp, filled with creative challenges, art…

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

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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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A tribute to Mary Nohl…

Photo-Oct-27,-3-22-18-PMEach year, our arts educators lead students in creating an ofrenda to honor someone who has had an impact in the arts and art education. This year, Arts Education Coordinator MaiKue Vang and the students are honoring Milwaukee artist and philanthropist Mary Nohl.

WPCA’s arts education programming directly benefits from Mary’s legacy and would not exist without the funding from Greater Milwaukee Foundation Mary L. Nohl Fund. The funding helps us provide after school art classes

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