Make Time

Make Time is moving back to Madison for the winter!

Make Time is your opportunity to set aside at least one day each month to leave all of your life behind and focus on the things that make you glow, relax, create, focus or find exactly what you need. Make Time is a day for everyone (including creative souls who want to make space for specific projects) to find respite from the responsibilities and pulls of everyday life. Write yourself a persmission slip to carve out space to dive deeply into you.

What is Make Time? It's a whole day to leave the distractions of daily life behind. A place to dedicate intentional time to the endeavors that make you shine. You know...that book you are writing, your banjo practice, the quilt you're planning, the book you want to spend all day reading, that nap in the sun you are desperate to take. This is a space where individuals can come to focus on what counts, experience a new view, press the reset button and carve out precious time for you! (I'm even planning to steal your phone away from you - at least for the morning.)

Everyone deserves the change to create space for exploration and retreat, and cost shouldn't be a barrier. Make Time is supported through your sliding-scale donations.

10:00 - Arrive and wander!
10:00-10:30 - Hellos, introductions and a creative prompt
10:30-12:30 - Dive in time. Spread out around the farm to work on your projects.
12:30-1:15 - Potluck lunch and conversation
1:15-4:00ish - Solo work time
Half Day is always welcome. Consider Departing or joining during the 12:30-1:15 potluck lunch.

Bring your ideas, sewing machine, paper, art supplies, or blanket and give yourself a chance to exhale and dig in.

Things for you to bring:
-Your supplies (a book, notebook, laptop, watercolor, pens, banjo, whatever is your medium)
-A notebook
-POTLUCK dish to pass at lunch
-Coffee or tea mug with your favorite hot beverage
-Water bottle
-A sense of wonder and joy

Ready to Visit?

Arts + Literature Laboratory is located in Madison’s Schenk-Atwood neighborhood at 2021 Winnebago Street, Madison, Wisconsin 53704.

Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday 11am-3pm during exhibitions or by appointment. Please check the exhibitions calendar before planning your visit, as the gallery is closed between exhibitions and other schedule changes are posted here.


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