How to be creative in Downtown Appleton!


  1. Try Glass Firing at The Fire.
  2. Throw some Pottery at Mud & Prints.
  3. Take a Painting Class at Pinot’s Palette or The Traveling Palette.
  4. Decorate Pointe Shoes at Dance!
  5. Visit the Gallery at the Trout Museum of Art, Foxley’s Gallery, The Draw, Coventry Glassworks & Gallery or the Wriston Art Center Galleries.
  6. Take a screen printing class at Blue Moon Emporium.
  7. Take a Stained Glass Class at Coventry Glassworks & Gallery.
  8. Take an art Class at the Trout Museum of Art.
  9. Relax with a Coloring Book from Items of Interest or Pages & Pipes.
  10. Create your own Bloody Mary at the Wooden Nickel’s Bloody Mary bar on Saturday mornings!
  11. Enjoy Art on The Town on the third Friday of the month, now Aug.-Sept.
  12. Introduce art to your kids at the Da Vinci Studio inside the Building for Kids Children’s Museum.
  13. Take advantage of one of the many classes, workshops, lectures, etc. on the Appleton Public Library’s Calendar.
  14. Take Lessons to learn (or improve your skill) a new instrument at Heid Music.
  15. Enjoy a walking tour of the Poetry on the sidewalk.
  16. Draw Plein air in Houdini Plaza.
  17. Journal or pen your next novel while enjoying the fresh air in the Creative Parklet Place next to Copper Rock Coffee Co.
  18. Attend a Broadway or Arts Alive Show or concert at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center.
  19. Explore the latest fashion trends at the downtown boutiques.
  20. Experience a new exercise program and enjoy moving your body in a new way!
  21. Take photos using one of the fun apps available on your phone.
  22. Take a walking history tour of the History Museum at the Castle and “see” things in a whole new way.
  23. Write with a new calligraphy pen from Anderson Pen.


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