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The Trout Museum of Art

111 W College Ave, Appleton , WI 54911 United States

Upcoming Events

Apr. 2019

Printmaking (Ages 14 – 18)

Apr. 10 @ 4:00 pm - May. 29 @ 6:00 pm

Learn printmaking from hands-on practice, demonstrations, viewing fine artists’ works, and a crash-course in the history of the art form. This course will explore relief printing through linocuts. In addition to print carving and creating, students will learn the principles of design and how to be a better artist. Skill level: Beginner to Mid. Class meets Wednesday evenings for 8 weeks. Cost: $235 members, $260 non-members.

May. 2019

Secura Fine Arts Exhibition Juror Panel

May. 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Join the jurors for a discussion on their favorites works in the exhibition and their process for choosing this year’s winners.


2018 SECURA Fine Arts Exhibition Best-of-Show winner Michelle Richeson will discuss and demonstrate her painting technique.

Jun. 2019

Modern Artists Summer Camp (Ages 5 – 8)

Jun. 10 @ 8:30 am - Jun. 14 @ 12:00 pm

Have you ever wondered what kind of art will define our current generation? In this class, you will take a look at some of the artists working today from Banksy to Yoyoi Kusama, and then create your own artwork inspired by these contemporary artists. Repeat students welcome, as we’ll be doing new projects! Cost: Members $215 (drops to $195 each for multiple registrations) Non-members $235 (drops to $215 for multiple registrations)


Continuing Watercolor Workshop (Adults)

Jun. 15 @ 9:00 am - Jun. 22 @ 1:00 pm

Grow your watercolor skills and expand your creativity in this class for students with hands-on working experience in watercolor. Students will develop their own style and work together to fine-tune their skills. Topics to be covered include methods of paint application, mixing, and color relationships. Please bring your own #12 flat and ¾” round brushes and paints. If you do not have these materials, they are available for purchase through the Trout Museum of Art gift shop. Tuition: Cost: $120…


Passport to the Arts Summer Camp (Ages 8 – 11)

Jun. 24 @ 8:30 am - Jun. 28 @ 12:00 pm

Grab your passports and get ready to set sail around the world! In this class, we “visit” various countries throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, and even North America to learn about the art that makes each place unique. After we make a stop in each country and you’ve had time to explore the culture through an art project, be sure to get a stamp on your passport before we travel to our next destination! Members $215 (drops to $195 each with…

Jul. 2019

Travel Through Time Summer Camp

Jul. 8 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every day until July 12, 2019

Jump in the TARDIS. Buckle up in the Delorean. Spin your time-turner because this summer camp is going to the past! We will make multiple projects based on works of art by history’s most famous artists. From Vincent Van Gogh to Georgia O’Keefe, campers will be well time-traveled through the world of art! While we create, we will talk about what makes each artist so different from other styles, and what “movement” they are part of. This camp is the…


Summer Camp – Street Art Stencil Fun

Jul. 8 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every day until July 12, 2019

Roll up your sleeves and have fun while learning about one of the most mysterious art forms around: street art! Learning history through street art is just the start of getting immersed in the world of art. There are endless possibilities for sharing and showing your art once you learn how to create and use stencils. In addition to the actual process of creating reusable art, we will also focus on the principles of design and bettering yourself as an…

Aug. 2019

Calligraphy Workshop

Aug. 10 @ 9:00 am - Aug. 17 @ 1:00 pm

In this beginner workshop, participants will learn the finer points and practice the basics of the modern italic style of calligraphy using felt-tip and fountain pens. Learn the alphabet and basic strokes. After guided practice, students will complete at least one artistic piece combining italic lettering and watercolor illumination. When we’re done you’ll walk away more confident with your newfound sweet calligraphy skills. Members $120 Non-members $130

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