Manito Art League Membership Meetings 

Membership meetings are held at the Manitowish Waters Community Center and are organized as follows:

 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Discussion of Business Matters

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

An Art Workshop for Members and the Public
Look below for a list of 2020 workshops

Membership Meeting Dates for 2020

May 13
June 3
July 1
August 5
September 2
October 7, via Zoom

Cabin Fever Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

MAL Members and other artists gather together “off-season” to work on a member-inspired art project
and share lunch at the Manitowish Waters Community Center.

 

Cabin Fever Wednesday Dates for 2020

Feb 12 - "Mono Printing"

Mar 11 - "Watercolor with Gale"

Apr 8 - "Artist Trading Cards"

Northwoods Outdoor Artists - Plein Air Gatherings

MAL Members and other artists gather at interesting northwood's sites to draw and paint.
Whether novices or experienced artists, all are welcome.

 

Plein Air Schedule for 2020

June 4 -    Rest Lake Park

June 11 -  Torpy Park in Minocqua

June 18 -  Stoney Creek Home & Garden

June 25 -  Hoggie Doggie's Snack Shack

July 2 -     Canoe Launch

July 9 -     Downtown Boulder

July 16 -    Manito Art League Art Show

No Painting

July 23 -       Little Bohemia

July 30 -       Camp Jorn

August 6 -    Hawk's Nest

August 13 -  Discovery Center - MW

August 20 -  Red Pine Camp for Girls

August 27 -  Black Bear Bar

MAL Workshop

WORKSHOPS

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May 13:  Darcy Sage - "Two-Tone Color Dyeing in One Step”
CANCELLED

Participants will draw, stamp or stencil a pattern onto their own white, 100% cotton, rayon or linen fabric or garment using a special dye attractant.  4 napkins, 4 fat quarters (18” x 22” pieces of fabric), 1 or 2 t shirts (or other shirts), 1 or 2 scarves or a few baby garments are appropriate items for the time allotted.  When dry, the fabric(s) or garment(s) will be scrunch dyed. Wherever the attractant is applied, the dye will be darker.

Materials to be brought by participant: their own fabric or garments. (Or arrange to buy napkins or fabric from Darcy ahead of time.)  Participants also need to bring plastic containers (preferably with lids!) to “scrunch” their items into. (Containers should be sized to fit each item scrunched into a tight, flat layer) A dishpan-style container will also be needed to transport the dye-filled, smaller containers home safely! Participants should also bring a hair dryer, if they have one.

Material fee to instructor is $20.  This covers chemicals and dyes needed.

Participants must prepay a registration fee to reserve a spot in the workshop: $10.00 for members and $20.00 for non-members.  Class size is 15.  The last day to sign up is May 8.

We will break for lunch. Please bring your lunch.

To  register, please call Arlene B at 715-385-0299 e-mail [email protected]

June 3:  John McFarland - “You Can Draw!”
CANCELLED

John will outline a few basic principles of drawing and will provide handouts illustrating those ideas. Most of the class time will be devoted to drawing exercises, focusing on the initial outline materials.  John will provide as much one-on-one help as time permits.

Participants should bring any pictures of interest.

The instructor will provide a drawing kit for $15 for all participants in this workshop.

Participants must prepay the registration fee to reserve a spot in workshop: $10.00 for members and $20.00 for non-members.  Class size is limited to 15. The last day to sign up is June 2.

There will be a break for lunch, so participants should bring a lunch.

To  register, please call Arlene B at 715-385-0299 e-mail [email protected]

July 1:   NO WORKSHOP

August 5, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm:  Jessica Riedy - “Social Media for Creatives”
Online Workshop - Cancelled and Rescheduled

Social media is redefining how the art world does business. Social media offers “artist creatives” an unprecedented opportunity to share their work with  audiences, to connect with potential buyers, and to gain credibility without the complexities and politics of galleries.  In this workshop, Jessica Reidy of Social Siren Marketing, will help you to understand social media basics and best practices, and to create an effective social media strategy. The course focuses on producing content for social media using text, video, audio, and visuals. You will learn how to develop a "brand voice” and chose the best social channels to reach your target audiences.

Participants must prepay a registration fee to reserve a spot in workshop: $10.00 for members and $20.00 for non members.  Class size  is 20 and the last day to sign up is August 4.

To register either mail a check or use the Register Online link below.

Mail your check to Manito Art League, P.O. Box 298, Manitowish Waters, WI 54545. Include your name, email, and phone number with your check.

If you have any questions please call Arlene B at 715-385-0299 or e-mail [email protected]

September 2:  Ginny Stiles - “Sketching Your Life”
CANCELLED

September 2, 11:00 am: Workshop - “Social Media for Creatives,” with Jessica Riedy

Social media is redefining how the art world does business. Social media offers “artist creatives” an unprecedented opportunity to share their work with audiences, to connect with potential buyers, and to gain credibility without the complexities and politics of galleries.  In this workshop, Jessica Riedy of Social Siren Marketing will help you to understand social media basics and best practices, and to create an effective social media strategy. The workshop focuses on producing content for social media using text, video, audio, and visuals. You will learn how to develop a "brand voice” and choose the best social channels to reach your target audiences.  This is an online workshop.  Jessica will be using Crowdcast, making a recording for participants to listen to again.

Participants must prepay a registration fee to reserve a spot in the workshop: $10.00 for members and $20.00 for non-members.  Class size is 20 and the last day to sign up is September 1.

Be sure to email Arlene B at [email protected], so she can give you the link for the workshop.

October 7:  Mary Burns - “Felted 3-D Butterflies”
CANCELLED