Arts at the Waelderhaus
Arts at the Waelderhaus 2024
Arts at the Waelderhaus is a series of cultural programs at Kohler’s "house in the woods.” Enjoy outstanding performances on a historic property!
All Sunday performances begin at 2 p.m. “Arts at the Waelderhaus” is open to the public and free of charge.
Reservations are encouraged; seating is first come, first served. Call 920-453-2851 or email Jen.Balge@kohler.com to reserve your spot or for more information.
Role of Flax and Linen in Pre-Industrial Europe
April 14, 2024 · 2:00 p.m.
Lecture and demo by Sara von Tresckow of The Woolgatherers
Sara learned to weave while living in Germany for 20 years. She is largely self-taught through books, lessons, observation of professional weavers, and extensive museum visits and connections (Textilmuseum Neumunster/Klaus Tidow, Freilichtmuseum [Open Air Museum], and Schleswig-Holstein in Kiel/Molfsee/Dr. Karl-Ingwer Johansson). She has also studied drawloom weaving with Joanne Hall, Oaxacan rug weaving with Wence Martinez, Navajo weaving techniques with Sarah Natani and Mary Walker, Jacquard weaving at Oriole Mill with Bethanne Knudsen, and courses in Jacquard design at Eastern Michigan University.
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The music of Cole Porter with the Erin Krebs Trio
June 2, 2024 · 2:00 p.m.
Join the Erin Krebs Trio as they celebrate the timeless music of one of the greatest songsmiths of the 20th century, Cole Porter! Enjoy witty and romantic songs that continue to captivate audiences today just as they did in the Jazz Age. Songs you will hear include It's De-lovely, I've Got You Under My Skin, Let's Do It (Let’s Fall in Love), Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye, Night and Day, Anything Goes, and more!
This program is planned to take place outside. We recommend bringing chairs or a blanket to sit on for the most comfortable experience. In the event of inclement weather, this event will be held inside.
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Viennese Fortepianist Daniel Adam Maltz
June 30, 2024 · 2:00 p.m.
Listen to classical music the way it was intended – on a fortepiano! This instrument provides a clarity and delicacy in sound that is lost in modern pianos. Daniel Adam Maltz returns to the Waelderhaus to share his specialty in the First Viennese School — Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and Schubert — and performs on Viennese fortepianos used in these composers' era.
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Chloe Meyers and Tricia Marton Piano Concert
July 14, 2024 · 2:00 p.m.
Enjoy the beautiful sounds of the Waelderhaus Steinway as 2023 Ruth DeYoung Kohler Scholarship recipient and a freshman music major at Maranatha Baptist University with concentrations in Piano Performance and Piano Pedagogy, Chloe Meyers, and Nationally Certified Music Teacher and Pianist, Tricia Marton, share their love for the piano in a special concert.
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Warped Dance Studio
September 8, 2024 · 2:00 p.m.
Watch as aerial dancers from Warped Dance Studio take flight with the Waelderhaus as a charming backdrop.
This program is planned to take place outside. We recommend bringing chairs or a blanket to sit on for the most comfortable experience.
Learn more about Warped Dance Studio.
Village of Kohler Walking Tour
September 29 at 2:00 p.m.
Walk through Kohler and view the village history through historical photographs and stories from the Kohler Company Archives. We’ll touch on some aspects of the Olmsted Brother’s master plan from the 1920s as we visit stops between the Waelderhaus and Ravine Park, highlighting a balance of natural beauty and community spaces.
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Arts at the Waelderhaus 2023
Arts at the Waelderhaus brings free programming to Kohler’s "house in the woods.” Make a reservation today to enjoy outstanding performances in this historic building. All Sunday performances begin at 2 p.m. “Arts at the Waelderhaus” is open to the public and free of charge. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Call 920-453-2851 or email Jen.Balge@kohler.com to reserve your seat.