Special Event

Story Saturday: "In Mary's Garden"

Saturday, April 1, 2017

10:30 am-12:30 pm


Daycare Worker Reading to Children

Martha Hardin reading to Janet Brahn and Betty Thomsen at the nursery school established on the third floor of the home of University president, Charles A. Dykstra. View the original source document: WHI 38499

From a young age, artist Mary Nohl created her very own garden of fantastic creatures at her home on the shore of Lake Michigan. After hearing her story, make a one-of-a-kind sculpture of your own to take home! 

EnlargeMilwaukee-born artist Mary Nohl (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel photo)

Mary Nohl

Milwaukee-born artist Mary Nohl (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel photo)

About this Series

The first Saturday of each month will be Story Saturday at the Wisconsin Historical Museum! The FREE program features fun and exciting Wisconsin stories geared toward families and kids. Activities and crafts bring the stories to life!

Next Event in the Series

The next Story Saturday will take place on Saturday, May 6.


Wisconsin Historical Museum
Wisconsin Historical Museum, 30 N Carroll St
Madison, WI 53703

Location Information

Four floors of changing exhibit galleries, permanent exhibits and the museum store ― located on Madison's Capitol Square

Accessibility Information

The site is fully accessible to visitors requiring a wheelchair for mobility.