Art Club

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Bring your sketchbook and pencils to find inspiration in nature! As a group, we will explore topics such as drawing from observation and nature journaling. Artists of all skill levels are welcome. We’ll visit the woods and wetlands of the Center to practice nature journaling techniques.   This program will take...

Free

Bird Photography Workshop

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

This workshop will begin with a classroom presentation, then we’ll go out and take photos,  returning to the classroom for a wrap up. In class, we’ll cover exposure, camera modes, focusing options, and the best starting settings for your bird photography.   Instructor Kevin Hanley is a nature and macro...

$25.00 – $30.00

Finding Fairy Houses

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Join fairy friend Cassie Rincon as we explore the world of fairies and create homes for them. We will start the program by reading A Fairy Friend by Sue Fliess. Then, we will build simple fairy houses for the fairies at Schlitz Audubon as well as a small fairy house...

$15.00 – $20.00

iPhone Nature Photography Workshop

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

In this hands-on workshop, discover what your iPhone camera app can do! We’ll walk through all the functions of the iPhone camera. Then, after an introduction to some photography fundamentals, we’ll go outside to put that learning into practice. Explore the summer landscape to collect a few images, then come...

$25.00 – $30.00

Pond Plein Air

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Join Family Programs Manager Cassie Rincon at our ponds and create a watercolor work of art. We will provide all of the tools that you will need to paint a scene right in front of you. Take inspiration from artists like Claude Monet, Marion Wachtel, and William Wendt and use...

$15.00 – $20.00

Nature Watercolor Workshop

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

This is a two-day workshop: Saturdays, August 13 & 20  Explore basic watercolor painting with a two-day workshop. Created for beginning and intermediate level painters looking for an afternoon with other bird, wildlife, and nature enthusiasts. This workshop introduces simple techniques while exploring elements of nature and wildlife found at...

$80.00 – $100.00

Photo Club

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Photographers of all skill levels will take a guided hike with Naturalist and hobby photographer, Cassie Rincon. We will visit the prairies and watch for native insects, including the monarch butterfly! We will explore the property while sharing tips and tricks amongst each other about our art.  This program will...

Free

Art Club

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Bring your sketchbook and pencils to find inspiration in nature! As a group, we will explore topics such as drawing from observation and nature journaling. Artists of all skill levels are welcome. We’ll visit the woods and wetlands of the Center to practice nature journaling techniques.  This program will take...

Free

Finding Fairy Houses

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Join fairy friend Cassie Rincon as we explore the world of fairies and create homes for them. We will start the program by reading A Fairy Friend by Sue Fliess. Then, we will build simple fairy houses for the fairies at Schlitz Audubon as well as create a small fairy...

$15.00 – $20.00

Photo Club

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Photographers of all skill levels can take a guided hike with Naturalist and hobby photographer, Cassie Rincon. We will visit the Woodland Loop and prairies to watch for changing colors and fall blooms. We will explore the property while sharing tips and tricks with each other about our art.  This...

Free

Acrylic Painting Workshop

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

This is a two-day workshop: Saturdays, October 22 & 29  Learn the basics of painting with acrylics with this two-day workshop created for beginning and intermediate-level painters. Enjoy an afternoon with other bird, wildlife, and nature enthusiasts and get an introduction to exciting acrylic painting techniques while exploring elements of...

$80.00 – $100.00

Nature Club Holiday Party

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Join us for a holiday party for our Nature Clubs, including Bird Club, Photo Club, and Art Club! Grab a snack and join us to share your birding and photography, and art highlights from this year. If you would like to present your photos to the group, email your five...

Free

Nature Inspired Art: The Art of Andy Goldsworthy

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

This art and nature program will focus on fall’s seasonal changes and ephemeral art. Nature is full of moments and objects that are temporary (flowers, sunsets, waves…). Andy Goldsworthy is an ephemeral artist who is known for temporary site-specific works with stones, leaves, sticks, snow, ice, and other natural materials available...

$20.00 – $30.00

Creating Art with Ash

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Join Naturalist Aubrey Fulsaas to create your own art pieces from ash tree cuts from Center trees felled by the invasive Emerald Ash Borer. We will hike through the forests to learn more about the importance of trees and how invasive species affect habitats. After the hike, we will provide...

$15.00 – $20.00

Nature Ornaments

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI

Tis the season to decorate with nature! Join Naturalist Abby Saxton and create your own nature wreaths and ornaments. We will provide all the materials needed to make your decorations. From grapevines to pinecones, use nature to celebrate the holiday season!  This program is designed for children aged 5 and...

$15.00 – $20.00