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Artist Melissa Norenberg Presents Unique Upcycled Pieces at the Children’s Museum

Posted on: May 30th, 2018

For Immediate Release – May 30, 2018 

Pictured:  Melissa Norenberg of Artistic Designz (who has displayed her artwork in New York, Milwaukee, Door County, Green Bay, and Oshkosh) is coming to the Children’s Museum of Fond du Lac, June 2 & 3. Guests at the Museum will enjoy a display of her artistically upcycled furniture and watch the artist in action as she makes a one-of-a-kind piece for permanent display at the Museum. Children will paint alongside Melissa and create a masterpiece for the Museum as well. Included with admission ($7 per person) or membership. Call the Museum at 920-929-0707 or visit for more info.

The Children’s Museum of Fond du Lac will be shining its Artist Spotlight on Melissa Norenberg this weekend.  Visitors of all ages will enjoy viewing Melissa’s beautifully upcycled furniture pieces in the Museum’s Welcome Gallery.  No admission fees will apply for this display and visitors will also be eligible to participate in the Art All Around All Access Game (sponsored by the Fond du Lac Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau), while supplies last.  Those visiting early enough to receive an “Access Pass” are encouraged to also visit Art on the Island on Sunday, June 3rd at Lakeside Park, to be entered into a Grand Prize Giveaway and other great door prizes.  In addition to the unique furniture display, Melissa and the Museum’s teacher, Marta Knodle, will be presenting special children’s art programs from 10:00 until Noon on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  Admission fees apply for the children’s art programming being offered June 1 – 3, which also covers general Museum admission. Museum members can enjoy the program and admission for free.

Fun with Junk: Friday, June 1 – Kids will use their imaginations and creativity to construct a unique upcycled project using textiles, recycled materials and creative tools.  This program is included with general admission ($7 per person) or free for members of the Children’s Museum of Fond du Lac.

Artist Spotlight: June 2 – 3 – Enjoy a display of upcycled furniture from local artist, Melissa Norenberg of Artistic Designz, and watch as she creates a new masterpiece.  Inspired by her designs and brush strokes, kids will collaborate to create a piece that will be on display at the Museum. This program is included with general admission ($7 per person) or free for members of the Children’s Museum of Fond du Lac.

Call the Museum at 920-929-0707, visit or LIKE for more info.