Wheelhouse Studios (formerly Craftshop at Memorial Union)

Web http://www.union.wisc.edu/wheelhouse.htm

Email wheelhouse@union.wisc.edu

(608) 262-3156 – Wheelhouse Studios
(608) 262-5759 – Jay Ekleberry, Wheelhouse Studios Director  

Hours Monday- Sunday, 12 p.m. - 10 p.m. (closed holiday weekends)

Lower Level, West Wing 
Memorial Union, 800 Langdon Street
Madison, WI 53706-1495

Free and open to all UW–Madison students, Wheelhouse Studios is the primary outlet for creativity on campus, melding the former Mini Courses and Craftshop into a vibrant new entity that invites every student to explore their inner artist.

A complete, state-of-art ceramics studio
Two multi-use studios for art metals, glass and other media
Small art and craft supply store

Services & Programs
Open studio time
Wheelhouse Studios programming (formerly known as Mini-Courses), offering beginning to advanced courses in a variety of fields
Free Art Fridays (first Friday of every month)
Pop-up courses
Artist led private events and workshops- parties (birthday, anniversary, graduation), team building, private instruction, corporate outings
DIY Workshops

Ceramics/Pottery: wheel, hand building, slip casting, sculpture
Art metals/metal jewelry design
Polymer clay jewelry/sculpture
Precious metal clay jewelry
Glass lampworking
Glass fusing & slumping
Stained glass
Matting & framing
Laser cutter
Painting & drawing
Silkscreen printing
Relief/block printing
Sewing machines and instruction
Knitting and crochet
Fabric dyeing & batik
Digital photography
General crafting tools and supplies

Note: there is no longer a darkroom or wood-shop available at Wheelhouse Studios