Save the date for SOA — July 17-19, 2015!

Try something entirely new, or indulge a lifelong passion! Take risks, stretch, and grow in a safe, comfortable community at School of the Arts at Rhinelander. For more than 50 years, SOA has provided creative nourishment to the thousands of artists and seekers—poets, painters, novelists, cooks, and performers—who have come through its doors to satisfy their curiosity and cultivate their muses. Discover a talent you didn't know you had, nurture one you've been neglecting, or try anything that strikes your fancy in this warm, welcoming place.

At a glance

What: The School of the Arts at Rhinelander

Where: TBD

Costs: Workshop costs vary.
Some workshops have additional materials fees and required supplies. See each workshop “Supply list & welcome letter” for details.

Questions? Email Lynn Tarnoff or call 608-890-1424

From Director Lynn Tarnoff

We are proud to present our 52nd annual School of the Arts at Rhinelander in 2015. We have many reasons to celebrate over 50 summers of art, but even more important is that we embrace our vision of future summers as well. We hope your children may someday join us for our 100 year celebration!

School of the Arts on the radio

Lynn Tarnoff was featured on WXPR, part of the NPR network, about SOA 2014. Listen to the interview here»


Building on the attraction to attend the weekend-only workshops at School of the Arts at Rhinelander (SOA) in recent years, the 52nd edition of SOA will welcome all participants for a 3-day weekend from Friday, July 17 – Sunday, July 19th. All workshops will meet all 3 days. Some workshops will meet for 2 hours each day, others for 4 hours. There will be nearly 40 different workshops in Visual Arts, Culinary Arts, Mind/Body/Spirit, Performing Arts, and Writing. Popular returning instructors will be joined by new instructors. All have new workshops, tips, and techniques to share.

Stay tuned for more information in early 2015. We look forward to seeing you next July, and welcome you to the School of the Arts at Rhinelander!