Plan a Visit

DIRECTIONS

Exit I-43 (Exit 126) onto Highway 23 East, which becomes Kohler Memorial Drive and then Erie Avenue. Continue east to North Seventh Street, turn right, and follow North Seventh Street four blocks south to New York Avenue. Turn left on New York Avenue. The entrance to the Arts Center is located on New York Avenue between North Sixth and Seventh Streets.

FREE parking is available across the street on the south side of New York Avenue.

Admission to the Arts Center is by voluntary donation.

ACCESSIBILITY
The John Michael Kohler Arts Center and both ARTspace shops are fully accessible to those with disabilities. A wheelchair is available at the Arts Center.

608 New York Avenue
Sheboygan, WI 53081
P: 920.458.6144
F: 920.458.4473

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ARTS CENTER HOURS

Admission is always FREE.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1: 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays: 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Saturdays, Sundays: 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

ARTS CENTER IS CLOSED
Memorial Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Eve, December 24
Christmas Day, December 25
New Year’s Eve, December 31
New Year’s Day, January 1

Calendar of Events

ARTcafe

Come in and savor our made-from-scratch soups, hearty sandwiches, delectable salads, beer and wine selection, hot cocoa and coffee drinks, and delicious desserts.You can call ahead with your order: 920-694-4555. When you call, ask about the daily specials.

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Daily Menu >

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Hours
Daily: 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Plus: 5:00–7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays


Free Wi-Fi

The ARTery

Stretch your imagination and get hands-on with our exhibition-inspired projects. Work alongside visiting artists in one of our Make and Take, Exhibitions artist-in-residence, or Connecting Communities workshops. During these special events, you can experience the different ways artists use materials and think about their work.

Learn more about Make and Take >

The ARTery also hosts Artists in The ARTery, a series of talks about contemporary art presented by artists, designers, makers, and curators.

Learn more about Artists in The ARTery >

For more information, contact artery@jmkac.org. Children under the age of ten must be accompanied by an adult. Occasional workshops require a nominal fee.

FALL/WINTER HOURS
Mondays: Closed
Tuesdays, Thursdays: 3:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Wednesdays, Fridays: 3:00–5:00 p.m.
Saturdays, Sundays: 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Winter Holiday Extended Hours (December 19-31)
Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 10:00–5:00 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 10:00–7:00 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays: 10:00–4:00 p.m.

ARTspace

Shopping for someone or something special?  Find one-of-a-kind gifts at one of our two locations.  ARTspace, the gallery store of the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, provides a wide variety of contemporary art including ceramics, jewelry, glass, fiber, painting, photography, and sculpture, as well as, books, cards, journals and much more!

Each store features a different selection. ARTspace at The Shops at Woodlake Kohler also includes an exhibition space presenting four unique exhibitions a year featuring artwork by established and emerging artists from across the country.

With two locations you’re bound to find just the right gifts for family, friends, and yourself!

Proceeds from ARTspace sales support programming at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center and its mission to generate a creative exchange between artists and the public.
 

Learn More

ARTspace at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center
Sixth and New York, Sheboygan, WI
(920) 694-4700

Hours
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Memorial Day, and Labor Day.

ARTspace at The Shops at Woodlake, Kohler
725-G Woodlake Road, Kohler, WI
(920) 452-8602

Hours
Mondays–Fridays, 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sundays, 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

ARTspace at Kohler is closed
Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

Explore astounding large-scale works of art known as art environments that have surprised travelers and intrigued and bemused local residents throughout the Wisconsin landscape for decades. Entry to each of the sites is free of charge.

Delve into the grottos, weave through a European-style shrine and its acres of gardens, admire beautiful vistas, wander along woodland paths where concrete statues decorate the way forward, discover a painted forest, marvel at concrete wonders, and more. Download a booklet with more details about each location.

Throughout Wisconsin, art environments wait to be discovered anew by you. Each shares the story of the maker’s rich heritage and traditions. Spend an afternoon, a weekend, or an extended vacation exploring art, architecture, and gardens of the nine sites that comprise Wandering Wisconsin—one indoor site and eight outdoor sites.

Create your own adventure or use one of the several self-guided tours available. Maps are available by emailing wanderingwisconsin@jmkac.org or downloading the map.

Visit These Amazing Sites

Carl Peterson Garden

Dickeyville Grotto

Ernest Hüpeden's Painted Forest

Fred Smith's Wisconsin Concrete Park

Herman Rusch’s Prairie Moon Sculpture Garden and Museum

James Tellen Woodland Sculpture Garden

Nick Engelbert's Grandview

Paul and Matilda Wegner Grotto

Rudolph Grotto Gardens and Wonder Cave

The Sheboygan Project Walking Tour

Art does not have to be confined to museums and galleries. The Sheboygan Project brings the street-art movement to Sheboygan, Wisconsin by using the urban landscape as a canvas for exciting works of art that reflect the city’s people and culture.

The Sheboygan Project aimed to connect artists with available wall space and resources to create unique site-specific works in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

Walking Tour Map >