Self-Guided Tour

Want to come a day early to explore the city of Milwaukee? WE TOTALLY UNDERSTAND!!! Milwaukee is a beautiful, affordable city with so much to see and do! If you want to know more about what Milwaukee has to offer in general, check out the Visit Milwaukee website.

We also want to tailor a few more suggestions for you in case you want to see some woodworking/furniture specific “stuff” while you are here.


Wheelhouse
3373 N. Holton St. Milwaukee, WI 53212
Open Wednesday June 19th from 12-4pm
Milwaukee Wheelhouse is a workshop hub for small businesses, including a handful of woodworkers. Curtis Gest bought and has restored the building that houses Wheelhouse with an artistic eye and collaborative spirit. Rumor has it they may have beer on the premise…

Current Projects
Located inside The Nut Factory, 3720 N Fratney on the 4th Floor, Studio 4E.
Enter from the parking lot.
Open Wednesday June 19th from 12-4pm
Current Projects is the wood-centric design and fabrication arm of McCaw/Budsberg Collaborations. Working closely with creative industries including museums, artists and filmmakers, Current Projects executes unique and challenging projects that challenge convention and redefine the collaborative process. You’ll be able to see their in-progress work with the Chipstone Foundation and the Boston Anthnæum involving a modified reproduction of an ornate 19th century cabinet reimagined for the 21st century.

Flux Design
811 E Vienna Ave, Milwaukee, WI
Tour on Wednesday June 19th at 1:30pm.
1 hour tour
Flux Design is a fusion of artists, designers, craftsmen, and critical thinkers who are proud to offer full-service design & build to Milwaukee and beyond. From heirloom furniture to full-scale restaurants, they deliver art that makes people talk. Their eclectic space is well-designed and worth the visit.

Milwaukee Public Library Central Branch
814 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI
Wednesday June 19th, Time to be determined
The Milwaukee Public Library, Central Branch has invited conference attendees to look at and discuss items specially curated for us from their special collections.