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Artist Residencies

In response to COVID-19, we have moved all of our Artist Residencies to a virtual format. Our Artist Residencies are designed for school classrooms or other groups (afterschool, community, etc.) and can be integrated into remote learning.

Led by professional teaching artists, Artist Residencies foster creativity, artistic expression and self confidence in children and adults. Teaching artists work collaboratively with sites to customize programming for individual and group needs.

Participants with and without disabilities engage in hands-on, interactive arts programming led by experienced teaching artists who have experience working with individuals of varying ability levels.

Artist residencies are available in all artistic disciplines, including visual art, movement, music, drama, and creative writing.


Browse Virtual Artist Residencies by Art Form below*

*more details coming soon



Deb Neuman

Music Makers, Movers, Shakers

Ages 3 - 6


Mike Scheibinger

Music with Mr. Mike

Ages 3 - 6


Jim Turk

Drum Circle

Ages 5 - 18


Junko Yamauchi

Sing with me! Dance with me!

Ages 3 - 6



Visual Art

Patrizia Ferreira

Fantastic Creatures

Ages 5 -18


Patrizia Ferreira

Imaginary Dwellings

Ages 5 - 18


Patrizia Ferreira

Textile Paintings

Ages 10 - 18



Beth Turner


Ages 10 - 18


Participants of all ages demonstrate the following outcomes:

  • Increased knowledge of artistic discipline and successful application of skills
  • Increased motivation and engagement Increased expression of joy and sense of pride in accomplishments
  • Increased self-esteem and self-confidence
  • Improved interpersonal communication and socialization skills

For more information about Artist Residencies, please contactus at (608) 241-2131.

Support for Artist Residencies also comes from the Department of Public Instruction, American Girl Fund for Children, Steve Stricker American Family Insurance Foundation, Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors Youth Foundation, Green Bay Packers Foundation, Cap Times Fund for Children, Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin, and Altrusa International Inc. of Madison.