Art Lab

Art Lab returns to Wisconsin 4-H!

Wisconsin 4-H Art Lab is an opportunity for youth grades 9-12 to engage in the arts in downtown Madison. Partnering with UW-Madison and off-campus programs, this weekend will provide youth hands-on learning experience from professionals in a pre-selected art concentration. Program experiences will garner critical and creative thinking, self-expression, and further field knowledge, a focus on applications of art in the everyday world such as entrepreneurship, social justice, and community involvement, Concentrations will be coincided with entrepreneurial development activities such as group discussions, Madison arts entrepreneur talk, and space and resources to plan future action. This is an open enrollment program; all Wisconsin youth are invited to participate in this program.

What will be new to the program?

  • Location: Downtown Madison
  • Concentrations: Working with professionals in Madison on and off university campus to lead the concentrations (or previously known as ‘tracks’)
  • Participants: Open enrollment program; all Wisconsin youth are invited to participate in this program, regardless of whether they are an enrolled 4-H member.
  • Entrepreneurship: Out of concentration activities with include conversations and resources to further develop ideas of how to bring your talents to the table in your home community.

2020 Art Concentrations:

Coming Soon



Registration will be open on Friday, November 15th, 2019 at 4:00 PM and available until December 6th. This registration will not be going through 4-HOnline; a link to register will be posted.

Health and Authorization Forms for Non-4-H Members