Mini Courses

Mini Courses becomes Wheelhouse Studios
this fall!

Short, fun, informal, non-credit classes offered on a wide variety of topics, jewelry making to dance, yoga to photography.  Mini Courses meet year round 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 NowSummer Courses and most Fall offerings too...  

Courses starting soon include:

Summer 2014 Cover• Intro to Wheel Pottery

• Exercise via Pole Dancing

Digital Photo Field Session

Yoga at Noon! @ Memorial Union

• One-Night Masterpiece - Cezanne's Apples

 • On the Lake: Learn to Row

• Great Smart Phone Photos

Art Tapas on the Terrace!
Wheelhouse Studios
presents quick "bites" of art, every Wednesday night in August. On the Terrace & Terrace-Themed!
CLICK HERE for the list of Tapas and registration - space is limited...

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

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 back at Memorial Union!

Our office has moved to the Wheelhouse Studios space, lower level, Memorial Union (800 Langdon St).  Our phone number (262-3156) remains the same.  

Enrolling in Mini 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...)

Mini Course Calendar

Click HERE to go to a current calendar of Mini Courses.  Find a room location for a class today or see what courses 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 Mini Courses ONLY, it does not include those classes that meet off campus.  Registration is NOT possible from this calendar.


The Craftshop closed in June, 2012 for the Memorial Union Renovation Project.  The Craftshop spirit continues, without a facility with Free Art Fridays  - free art projects the first Friday of each month during the academic year in Lakefront on Langdon (Memorial Union) and thru a variety of Mini Course offerings.  The Craftshop will re-open in its new space at Memorial Union on September 2, 2014. 
For more information, visit the Craftshop webpage.
To receive updates and information via email, CLICK HERE




For a list of frequently asked questions, click here.

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