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From exhibition openings, gallery tours, artist talks, lectures, special member and volunteer events, and a lively lineup of family-friendly programming at the museum and M3, the museum's satellite education space located at 142 S. 3rd Avenue in downtown Sturgeon Bay, the Miller Art Museum provides a platform for the exploration of art, opportunities to get creative and be involved!

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WEEKLY ARTIST OPEN STUDIO
Wednesdays | 9:30 am - 4 pm
Location: M3 | 142 S. 3rd Avenue, Sturgeon Bay
Open Artist Studio is a weekly studio session providing artists a place to come to create and find community. Artists are asked to bring their current work/project and needed supplies. Artists can attend for the full day or drop in as long as they wish. To participate, there is a $10 drop-in fee per session or artists can pay a monthly of $30; there is a reduced fee for museum members––please inquire with museum staff to learn more about museum membership.
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FEBRUARY 2024

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FIGURE DRAWING
Thursday, February 29 | 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Location: Miller Art Museum
A two-hour studio session for artists to reference the human form for their work. Artists 18 years of age or older are welcome to attend. Doors open at 6 pm; please arrive early to set up as doors lock and artists begin promptly at 6:30 pm. Artists are asked to bring their materials; to purchase materials, visit the Artists Guild in downtown Sturgeon Bay. The studio fee is $15 for museum members and $20 for non-members/session. Six-session punch cards are also available for additional savings.
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MARCH 2024

ART/SPEAKS
Friday, March 1 | 11 am - Noon
Location: Miller Art Museum
Write On, Door County, in partnership with the Miller Art Museum, presents Art/Speaks, a free writing lab encouraging people to write in response to exhibited artworks. Led by poets Carrie and Peter Sherrill, the 60-minute writing activity is perfect for both beginning and advanced writers in any genre. Free; advance registration is not required.
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THE STUDIO DOOR | Mary Porterfield and Ellen Holtzblatt
Friday, March 1 | 4 - 5 pm
Location: Miller Art Museum
Join Curator Helen del Guidice in conversation with artists Mary Porterfield and Ellen Holtzblatt for an engaging discussion exploring their careers, artistic practices, and the development of the exhibit, Vestiges of the Tide. An audience Q&A will follow. The event is free and open to the public.
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ARTIST RECEPTION
Friday, March 1 | 5:30 - 7 pm
Location: Miller Art Museum
A reception with artists Mary Porterfield and Ellen Holtzblatt will be held in conjunction with Vestiges of the Tide in the main gallery of the Miller Art Museum on Friday, March 1, 2024. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
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ARTIST TALK WITH STEPHANIE LORD
Thursday, March 14 | 6 - 7:30 pm
Location: Carl Scholz Pioneer Room at Sevastopol School | 4550 Hwy 57, Sturgeon Bay
Join us for an exciting in-person event featuring an inspiring artist talk with Stephanie Lord. Stephanie is an award-winning Door County painter known for her plein-air landscapes executed in a unique, impressionistic style. This program is presented in partnership with the Sevastopol School District and is one of 16 program offerings in their lineup for the 2024 Community Program Series. Don't miss this opportunity to hear Lord share her artistic journey, creative process, and inspirations and hear about the upcoming exhibition Expressions of Place | Painting en Plein Air, scheduled for May 25 - July 6, 2024. Curator of Exhibitions and Collections Helen del Guidice will accompany Lord to answer questions and share additional insights into the upcoming exhibition. This event is free and open to the public but registration is required. Click the link below to register:
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THE STORY OF THE DUNES DWELLING: DOOR COUNTY'S DOME HOUSE 
Thursday, March 21 | 6 - 7:30 pm
Location: Carl Scholz Pioneer Room at Sevastopol School | 4550 Hwy 57, Sturgeon Bay
After sitting vacant for many years, the Dome House opened its doors to working artists for the first time in 2021, ushering in a new chapter for the curious dune dwelling that sits on a two-acre plot in the Town of Sevastopol. Join MaryGrace Quinlan and Kurt Wagner, the daughter and son-in-law of the Dome House's mastermind and visionary Al Quinlan, to learn about the storied history of the unique dwelling, its transformation, and how it functions in its present state. Executive Director Elizabeth Meissner-Gigstead will also be present to add commentary about the museum's Al & Mickey Quinlan Artist Residency Program, a collaborative partnership that serves the broader mission of the Dome House, which is to provide artists working in all mediums with space for creativity, contemplation, and inspirationThis event is free and open to the public but registration is required. Click the link below for more information and to register:
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