Sinsinawa Mound Center offers retreats and programs as well as opportunities for personal reflection and renewal in a comfortable, rural setting.

Epiphany Concert: Sounds of the Season! (on site)

Sinsinawa Mound 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI

The RInging Badgers Handbell Ensemble under the direction of Mark Bloedow, Artistic Director, will present their annual Sounds of the Season! Epiphany Concert at Sinsinawa Mound Center.

Art Gallery Exhibit: “The Serious Whimsey of Gail Chavenelle” (on site)

Sinsinawa Mound 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI

The exhibit includes Chavenelle’s metal figures of people, animals, nature, from a few inches high to as large as 60” as well as cutout framed pictures.  Bright colors, polished steel, rusted steel, and recycled swimming pool siding make for a colorful and delightful show.

Thomas Merton’s Final Year (Zoom)

The great monk, mystic, and writer Thomas Merton lived one of the most fascinating lives of the 20th century. But of all the years he lived, his last - 1968 - may have been his most wide-ranging and fascinating.


2023 Native Book Discussion Series: Becoming Kin (Zoom)

Through six books over twelve months, this book discussion series is an invitation to deeply engage with wisdom, pain, challenge, tragedy, beauty, history, land, and much more through the words of Native women. The first book is Patty Krawec's, "Becoming Kin."

$10.00 – $50.00

Wild Hearts: A Celtic Cosmology (Zoom) CANCELLED

At the heart of a Celtic cosmology is a deep knowing of our interconnection with nature as sacred relationship. That the human and other-than-human are intertwined, morphing and shapeshifting. That death is not the end, but is simply part of life in different form.


Canvas Painting: Bird Silhouette (on site)

Sinsinawa Mound 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI

Sarah Barnes will guide you step-by-step in how to paint on canvas. All supplies will be provided. Bring along your family and friends for an enjoyable and creative morning!


Forest Ecology Walk (on site)

Sinsinawa Mound 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI

Birds, bugs, and beauty galore! Find all this and more at the Mound this winter season. Come join us to hike and learn all about forest ecology in our little slice of the Driftless.


Black Land Matters (Zoom)

At this crucial racial moment it is important that all of us grapple with the connections between history, racism, land, food, Black-led agrarian projects, and possibilities for reparations.


Ho-Chunk Through Story (on site)

Sinsinawa Mound 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI

Join us as we welcome Andi Cloud, Ho-Chunk Nation tribal member and storyteller. Andi will share the Ho-Chunk culture with stories from life and from centuries of oratory tradition. We will gather outdoors around the fire.


Wheel of Time: Seasonal Festivals, Community Life & Personal Growth (Zoom)

Join us for a conversation between Thoreau College director Jacob Hundt and Sinsinawa Mound’s Eric Anglada for a wide-ranging conversation that will cover seasonal observances from different faith perspectives, possibilities for creating learning opportunities around the wheel of the year, and different practices for creating community and alternative education, and more! 


A History of Common Vegetables (Zoom)

Have you ever looked at a potato and wondered how such a humble spud made its way into cuisine around the world? Join us and learn all about where your food really comes from and how humans domesticated and distributed some of the most common vegetables we consume today.


An Evening of Music and Reflection with Dan Schutte (on site)

Sinsinawa Mound 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI

Special emphasis for this evening's concert will be on our beloved Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa as most of them will be moving to Muskego, WI this spring. Come and join us as we send them forth on their next chapter of their adventure with God.

An Evening With the Poetry of Mary Oliver (Zoom)

Mary Oliver, probably the most popular American poet of the last 25 years, explores through her poetry the natural and spiritual worlds in ways that amaze, puzzle, engage, and intrigue her readers. Join us for a lively conversation around a diverse group of her poems!


Journaling: The Journey Inward (on site)

Sinsinawa Mound 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI

Our unconscious is like the bulk of a huge iceberg whose small tip is all we see. Ever want to go deeper? Journaling is a good way. Whether it is new to you or a continuation of past practice, come and share the experience with us!


Sinsinawa Mound Center

585 County Road Z
Sinsinawa, WI 53824