Adult Programs

Whether you are new to art or advanced in your skills and seeking a creative challenge, the Rahr-West Art Museum adult art classes are an affordable and fun way to explore your inner artist and meet other like minded people. All classes are taught by knowledgeable instructors who have a passion for the arts.


First Thursday or Friday Monthly, 6:00-8:30 pm
Class Fee: $25 RWAM Members/$35 Nonmembers
Ages 21 and older

Register online or call (920) 686-3090.

Registration is required and closes the Sunday prior to the class.

Tranquil Surf Painting

Friday, August 6
Relax as you paint this beautiful beach scene. Register Online

Adult Galaxy Pour Paint

Friday, September 3
Repurpose an old record to create your own galaxy using a paint pour technique.

Surrealist Parlor Games

Thursday, October 7
Who is in the mood for a parlor game? Learn about and participate in Surrealist Consequence words and visual art games. These games' collaborative and intuitive nature create refreshing and oftentimes odd imagery. Everyone can be an artists. "The exquisite corpse will drink the new wine".

Adult Maple Trees Painting
Friday, November 5
Time to get cozy as we paint  colorful autumn maple trees.

Art and Soul

Thursday, December 2
Need to take a break? A little "you" time? Learn about and participate in Zen and meditative drawing and coloring techniques. Create a beautiful work of art and enjoy the relaxation of the process.

Working Creatively Through Grief

This class is a creative outlet for anyone who is dealing with any form of loss - the loss of a loved one, loss of a job, or any general grief. You do not need to be an artist to be able to communicate your thoughts and emotions. Participation can help to facilitate what words cannot describe. The art making process provides insight, allowing you to grow and connect with others, helping throughout the healing journey. All materials are provided.

Sundays, 1:00-3:00 pm
All ages. Free, Donations are accepted
Registration is not necessary.

August 29
Coloring pages are a great pastime to help people de-stress, especially at a time of grief. Learn how to turn these beautiful creations into sun catchers.

Mandala Seasons of Grief

October 17
Participants will learn about seasons of grief and create a mandala.

November 21
Participants will work on gratitude cards to give to those who have helped them through difficult times.