Two hands weaving yarn

Kohl’s Family Sundays: Over and Under

Explore weaving and fiber arts with the Milwaukee Art Museum in this special online version of our popular family event: Kohl’s Family Sundays. Follow along with Museum educators to create two different weaving activities. Enjoy performances by Ko-Thi Dance Company and Trinity Irish Dance, and learn about what makes their costumes special. Hear from feature exhibition artist Christy Matson in a Q and A session led by kids. Visit Wisconsin weaver Susan Buss in her studio. View fabric creations by students from Cedar Hills Elementary. We want to see what YOU make! Share your Family Sundays-inspired art using #MAMStudioAtHome. This virtual event will be available through April 3.

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Make Art!

Follow along with Museum educators to create your own woven artwork at home.

Mixed-Media Weaving

Create a paper loom with Emily, then weave on it with paper strips and other materials.

Materials: construction paper or cardstock, paper strips (cut from colorful paper or old magazines), yarn, scissors

Cardboard Loom Weaving

Make a cardboard loom with Brett, then weave with yarn.

Materials: 4 in. x 6 in. piece of corrugated cardboard, yarn, scissors, small piece of tape

Ask the Artist

Learn about Los Angeles-based fiber artist Christy Matson, whose work is on view in the Currents 38: Christy Matson exhibition, in this lively question and answer session led by kids.


Watch Milwaukee-based dance groups perform, and hear about what makes their costumes unique.

Ko-Thi Dance Company

Ton Ko-Thi Children’s Performing Ensemble of Ko-Thi Dance Company perform dance and drumming in the Museum’s East End.

Trinity Dance Company

Trinity Dance Company students perform to Irish music in Windhover Hall.

Studio Visit

Visit artist Susan Buss in her studio, and learn how she makes her woven artworks.

Youth Voices

Student artists from the community share their creations.

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Share Your Creations!

After you complete one—or all!—of the art activities, share your creations here using #MAMStudioAtHome. Don’t use social media? Email your pictures to the education team instead.