The Studio is the Appleton Museum of Art’s energetic group of young professionals, artists, and art enthusiasts who have a passion for art, culture, and design. The Appleton offers The Studio members unique and interactive programming, specifically designed for ages 21-39.

Why join THE STUDIO?


Become connected with other members who share your enthusiasm for the arts during art-inspired events, excursions, and programming. Serve as ambassadors for the Appleton, creating excitement and raising community awareness of the museum and its cultural offerings.


Expand your appreciation and knowledge of the Appleton’s art collections, in addition to learning more about art and culture on national and global levels, with a diverse array of workshops, lectures, trips, and tours specifically designed for ages 21-39.


Participate in lively fundraising efforts that will support the addition of artwork to the museum’s permanent collection and provide funding for future Studio programming and events.

Membership in The Studio is your ticket to cultural adventure and knowledge. Come join us for interactive, multi-disciplinary programming that fosters intercultural dialogue in an artistic setting.

A one-year membership to The Studio is $35.00 and includes special access to members-only events, as well as all the benefits of being a part of the Appleton Museum of Art. 

The Studio Member Benefits:

  • All Appleton Museum of Art Individual Members Benefits
  • Exclusive Access to Members Only Events, Lectures, and Trips
  • Be Elected to the Executive Programming Committee
  • To join The Studio, please click here.


    Calendar Notes

    2014 Biennial

    Printmaking with the studio

    Thursday, September 18

    6-8 p.m.

    Explore the art of relief printing with The Studio! Learn the history oand techniques behind relief printing, get an up-close look at some of the Appleton's rarely-seen prints, using them as inspiration to create your own relief prints. Each participant will leave with several completed prints.

    This event is for studio members only and their guests. Materials fee includes paper, ink and printmaking block; extra paper and ink will be sent home with each participant. Complimentary wine and snacks will be served.

    $15 Materials Fee for Studio members, $20 Materials Fee for guests

    Please RSVP by the 15th here with your name and the names of any guests you will be bringing. Materials fee is due prior to workshop.

    2014 Biennial

    Pumpkin Carving Party

    October 23, 2014

    5:30-8 p.m.

    Join The Studio for a pumpkin carving party! Bring your own pumpkin and we'll provide the carving utensils, hot cider and other fall-inspired refreshments. Museum staff and educators will be on-hand for assistance; some stencils will be available. Pumpkins completed by 7:30 p.m. will be judged by a guest juror and prizes will be given to the winners of various categories.


    This event is for ages 18+ and is hosted by The Studio, the museum's young members group.

    Please RSVP here with your name and the names of any guests you will be bringing.

    This event is FREE for The Studio members. $5 for museum members and $10 for nonmembers.


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    The Studio Programming Committee will work with museum staff to plan The Studio events calendar and provide necessary outreach to new audiences. If you are interested in serving on the Programming Committee, please send us an email with more information about who you are to Victoria Billig at