Manito Art League Membership Meetings 

Membership meetings are held at the Manitowish Waters Community Center, unless members are notified otherwise.
Meetings 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 2021 workshops

Membership Meeting Dates for 2021

May 12
June 2
July 7
August 4
September 1
October 6

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 2021

Locations to be determined.

MAL Workshop



May 12 Workshop : “Blue Heron Portrait in Watercolor with Melinda Schnell

We'll be using the 3 primaries, red, yellow & blue, to create a beautiful Blue Heron Painting.  Paint and watercolor paper will be provided for a $10 fee.  Some brushes will be available. If you have your own watercolor supplies, please bring them.


  • Watercolors Paints: Red, Yellow and Blue and paper plates or plastic palette for mixing paints
  • Brushes: Large Wash Brush, Smaller Brush for Details and a Palette
  • Paper Towels, a Clean Sponge and Container for Water
  • 1” Masking Tape
  • Foam Core Board, 20 X 30 Cut in Half for taping (available at Wal-Mart or Walgreens)
  • Pencil, Vinyl Eraser

Class size is limited to 10 students. Please register 3 days ahead of the workshop. Walk-ins are welcome if class size allows. A material fee of $10 will be paid directly To the instructor. A Class fee of $10 for MAL members and $20 for non-members is to be paid to MAL. Please bring your own lunch. If you have questions and to register, email MAL Workshop Chair, Sarah Thompson at [email protected].