Friends of the Domes

Adult Education

The Domes are a pillar to the education of Milwaukee and the surrounding communities. The FOD Adult Education Program's goal is to provide powerful experiences to our visitors and members with the use of this unique and globally diverse facility. We look forward to welcoming members of our plant-loving community to the Domes and other venues across the greater Milwaukee area for fun-filled workshops and classes.

Keep posted on upcoming events: here on our website, on our calendar, on social media, or become a member and receive our emails and member discounts on course admissions.

FOD Adult Education Workshops Cancellation and Refund Policy: Registrants may cancel workshop registrations up to one week in advance of the workshop and receive 75% of the original price. Cancellations made after this time are nonrefundable. Cancellations made 3 weeks prior to the workshops will be refunded 100%. Note: this cancellation policy applies to Adult Education Workshops only.

For more information about refunds or about our workshops, contact the Education Director at

We received a grant fromWe Energies Foundation in support of the Friends of the Domes Adult Education Program!
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Current FOD Workshops:

All in-person programs will require masks and social distancing. Attendance will be kept at a 10 person maximum. 


A VIRTUAL Domes-Inspired Cooking Class | with Braise Restaurant and Culinary School 

Pre-recorded video available Friday Feb. 5th 

Ingredient kit pick up: Thursday Feb. 4th or Friday Feb. 5th.. 

Massaman Shrimp and Vegetable Curry with Cardamom rice. Includes dessert!

We are excited to bring you our annual Domes-inspired cooking classes in a safe and virtual way! Pick up an ingredient kit from Braise Restaurant and Culinary School and learn how to cook this delicious curry dish. A Domes staff member will provide a closer look at the plants that provide us some of these ingredients 

Cost: $125 for FOD members, $135 for nonmembers. Kit serves two adults. 

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VIRTUAL Video - Beginners Vegetable Garden Bed Planning and Mapping

Pre-recorded video available Friday Feb. 12th, 10AM for those registered 

Virtual Event - receive a link to a pre-recorded video. Erica will be available for questions. 

Learn to grow your own food from start to finish! Join Erica as we learn the basics of mapping out our garden beds for season-long food abundance. 

This video is for beginners with 0-2 seasons of gardening experience, with yard space set aside or premade raised beds for vegetable gardening. These techniques can be used for flower beds or other types of gardening, but we will specifically focus on vegetables. 

Cost: $12 for FOD members, $15 for nonmembers. 

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Workshop information coming soon! 



Thank you for supporting Friends of the Domes Education Programming!