Mini Courses

Mini Courses is now Wheelhouse Studios!

Short, fun, informal, non-credit courses offered on a wide variety of topics in the arts, jewelry making to dance, digital photography to fabric arts.  Wheelhouse Studios offer a variety of ways to engage and learn and there is always something coming up for you...
NOTE: The "Standard Charge" listed on line is the Non-Member course fee, UW Students and WI Union Members pay $10 less for each course (see further information below...)

Register Now for fall Wheelhouse Studio offerings...  

Courses starting soon include:

Summer 2014 CoverIntro to Wheel Pottery

• Digital Images- Dig. Photos 101 & 102

Ballroom Dance Basics Workshop

Drawing The Figure

Poetry Broadsides - NEW Workshop!

 • Traveling Solo

Mosaic Dichroic Glass Pendants

We take registrations right up to the day of the course.  

Click HERE for the full listing and online registration.

Online Registration Guide Available...

CLICK HERE for a downloadable guide to using our online registration (WORD doc)

We are at Memorial Union!

The Wheelhouse Studios space is in the lower level, Memorial Union (800 Langdon St).  Our phone number (262-3156) remains the same.  

Enrolling in Wheelhouse Studios Courses:

  • The "Standard Charge" listed on line is the Non-Member course fee
  • Wisconsin Union Members and UW-Madison students pay $10 less
  • UW-Madison Faculty/Staff pay the Non-Member fee unless already a Union Member
  • Union Membership is open to anyone! Join the Union today and discover the many advantages to being a Union Member (beyond just saving $10 on every Mini Course...)

Wheelhouse Studios Calendar

Click HERE to see a current calendar of Wheelhouse Studios courses and events.  Find a room location for a course or see what courses and other events are coming up soon. You can see the current  month, or change the view (use top tabs) to see just today or this week.  The calendar is for ON CAMPUS courses and events ONLY, it does not include those meeting off campus.  NOTE: On line registration is NOT possible from this calendar.


The Wisconsin Union Craftshop is now combined with Mini Courses in Wheelhouse Studios.  Free Art Fridays will continue in the new Wheelhouse Studios space - offering free art projects the first Friday of each month during the academic year.  The Wheelhouse Studios space is now open in lower level of Memorial Union,  on September 2, 2014. 
To receive updates and information via email, CLICK HERE




For a list of frequently asked questions, click here.

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