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ADULT GROUP TOURS

We offer guided tours of our exhibitions and collections, unique gardens and outdoor grounds—and will work with you to customize the best possible experience for your group. Combine your visit to the Arts Center with a tour of James Tellen's Woodland Sculpture Garden or the Kohler Design Center and Kohler Company Factory close-by in the Sheboygan area. Spend an hour or a day filled with adventure.

Cost is $10 per person.

Visits can include:

  • Guided tours of exhibitions: superb contemporary art from around the world, work by Arts/Industry resident artists, the Arts Center's unique collection of works by artist-environment builders, and art created in our many community programs including our nationally recognized Connecting Communities program.
  • Hands-on art-making workshop inspired by the current exhibitions.
  • A peek inside the five artist-created public washrooms as seen on the Travel Channel's Most Extreme television series.
  • Tour of the beautifully landscaped sculpture gardens surrounding the Arts Center.
  • Excursion to the nearby artist-environment builder site, the James Tellen Woodland Sculpture Garden.
  • A performance by some of the best musicians and dancers from across the globe. Programs range from traditional music to contemporary dance to jazz to a multimedia interactive environment.

You will also be able to:

  • Shop for artist-made jewelry, accessories, items for your home, children's creative toys, or a special book at a 10% discount in the Arts Center's gift shop, ARTspace.
  • Enjoy mouthwatering cuisine in the charming ambience of the old carriage house of the John Michael Kohler Arts Center. Boxed lunches, buffet lunches, or just a dessert and coffee can be customized by our executive chef featuring our seasonally changing menu.

For more information and to plan a visit for your group, contact bookatour@jmkac.org or call 920-458-6144.

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ART AND GARDENS WALKING TOUR

Relax and enjoy as you stroll through the gardens at the Arts Center. Marvel at the variety of art and architecture that graces the grounds, take in the sweet scents of flowers in bloom, and experience the beauty of the many heirloom plants and trees that adorn our four-season gardens.

Download printable Art and Gardens Walking Tour

SPRING
Catch the 1,500 bluebells and daffodils blooming in the spring. Do not miss the magnolia, flowering crabapples, callery pear, redbuds, dogwoods, and the exact moment the larches’ needles shoot out of their spurs.

SUMMER
Enjoy the blooms of the hollyhocks, roses, catalpa, tree peony, rose mallow, sweet peas, plume poppies, hydrangeas, St. John’s wort, coneflowers, black-eyed Susans, and weigelas.

FALL
Appreciate the fall color and form of the burning bushes, Boston ivy, climbing hydrangeas, little bluestem grass, feather reed grass, and oak-leaf hydrangeas. Notice the flowers of the seven sons trees, purple beautyberry, witchhazel, and sedums.

WINTER
Enjoy the fruit of the flowering crabapples, Washington hawthorn, hollies, and Kentucky coffee trees as well as fluttering ornamental grasses that provide great winter interest. 

For more information and to plan a visit a Garden Walk, contact bookatour@jmkac.org or call 920-458-6144.

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