Historic Third Ward Events - 2014
Gallery Night and Day ~ October 17 & 18, 2014
Join us for Gallery Night and Day, the Midwest's premier art event.
This world-class event features an evening of gallery hopping and art viewing beginning Friday, October 17 and continuing during the day on Saturday, October 18.
This fall, the quarterly event showcases 60 venues throughout the downtown Milwaukee area. Admission is free to all participating venues during event hours listed below. Download a participant map here.
Parking, Transportation, and Lodging
Find the best places to park and stay during your Gallery Night and Day experience on our Get Around page. Plus, you'll get info about the FREE Gallery Night Xpress shuttles there, too!
For Additional Information
Please call the Historic Third Ward Association at 414.273.1173.
EAST TOWN PARTICIPANTS
1) CATHEDRAL OF ST. JOHN – (802 N. Jackson St. - 414.276.9814 - stjohncathedral.org) The cathedral is exhibiting the artwork of Sr. Karlyn Cauley. Included are paper cuts and acrylic paintings with a nod toward the folk art tradition. Thematic material includes nature and women. Friday: 6 to 8pm
2) COALITION OF PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTS – (600 E. Mason St., Suite 200 - 262.375.2716 - copamilwaukee.com) Celebrating 10 Years of Fine Art Photography. The CoPA Members Show features landscapes, portraits, street photography, abstracts, wildlife and much more. You don’t want to miss this exciting photographic exhibit.
Friday: 5 to 10pm, Saturday: noon to 5pm
3) DAVID BARNETT GALLERY – (1024 E. State St. - 414.271.5058 - davidbarnettgallery.com) Animals in Art. Animals have been the subject of all art forms from the beginning of time because of their mysterious nature and emotional connection to humans. This magical exhibition features artists such as Audubon, Hartley, Gaugin, Shahn, Spicuzza, Reid, Rozman, Leñero, Gross, and many more working in many mediums. Exhibition runs October 17 through January 10.
Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 11am to 5pm
4) DEAN JENSEN GALLERY – (759 N. Water St. - 414.278.7100 - deanjensengallery.com) Independent Phrases and Subordinate Clauses: Photographs by Dane Haman, Jon Horvath and Tom Zust. Selfies, Instagrams, photo blogs and memes are just a few terms born of photography’s rapid technological advances, new social applications and cultural impacts. Whether working critically, analytically or adaptively these three photographers find moments of poetry and poignancy by simultaneously investigating their personal motives and historical precedents within the context of the relentless evolution of the forms, structures and sues of photographic imagery. Exhibition runs October 17 through December 6. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 11am to 5pm
5) DeLIND GALLERY OF FINE ART – (450 E. Mason St. - 414.271.8525 - delindgallery.com) Jules Cheret (1836-1932). Jules Cheret is known as the “Father of the poster”, the “Father of modern Advertising” and as the “Father of Modern Lithography”. Happily we are featuring each of these talents with outstanding Cheret posters, original drawings including a rare pastel and a number of lithographs some used as book covers and menus. Exhibition runs October 13 through October 25.
Friday: 10am to 9pm, Saturday: 10:30am to 4pm
6) DUNCAN ENTERTAINMENT GROUP – (777 N. Jefferson St. - 414.223.1060 - duncanentertainment.com) The Photography of Chip Duncan. Capturing images of cultures from around the world, Duncan shares with us the story of what it means to live a human life. Vivid colors, telling eyes and withered hands grant us a glimpse of life in Africa and South America. Friday: 5 to 10pm, Saturday: Noon to 8pm
7) GALLERY GRAND AT GAC – (604 N. Water St. - 414.795.7108 - gallerygrand.org) Focal Point: Milwaukee. Focusing on the breadth of photographic talent in our city, Gallery Grand has assembled over 30 photographers of different styles and interests with one common bond: they are from Milwaukee. Works in portraiture, photo-journalism, and photographic assemblage are some of what is featured. Exhibition runs through January 9. Friday: 5 to 8pm, Saturday: 1 to 3pm
8) GNOAP GALLERY AT THE PLAZA HOTEL – (1007 N. Cass St. - 414.426.9137 - facebook.com/gnoapgallery) Come enjoy the eclectic art of Gnoap Gallery. View illustrations by Jackie Schneider; jewelry by Bonnie DeSautelle; mixed media by Judy Tolley, mixed media wearable art by Heidi Bavlnka; paintings by Cathy Holly, Jeff Main; photos and collage by Rodney Clark; photographs by Leanne Krueger, Dawn Reneé Stelse, Michael Piotrowski; sculpture by Michael Dornemann. Music provided by DJ A. Friday: 5 to 10pm
9) GROHMANN MUSEUM – (1000 N. Broadway - 414.277.2300 - msoe.edu/grohmannmuseum) Erich Mercker: Painter of Industry.Gallery Night Event: Presentation by Guest Curator Patrick Jung, October 16th at 7pm. Alongside the October release of his biography of Erich Merker, author, MSOE professor and guest curator Patrick Jung presents his selection of Mercker’s work from the Museum’s permanent collection. New perspectives on the artist’s life, career and art are offered in this captivating exhibition of a master of industrial painting. Exhibition runs September 5 through December 14.
Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: Noon to 6pm
10) HOTEL METRO – (411 E. Mason St. - 414.272.1937 - hotelmetro.com) Local artists of various medium including oil, photography and others. Live performance by Tabula Nova Ensemble – CJ Darnieder, Composer, Arranger 7pm. Happy hour specials and $5 Martinis all evening. Friday: 5 to 10pm
11) MILWAUKEE LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER – (1110 N. Market St., 2nd Fl. - 414.271.2656 - mkelgbt.org) “Fall Into Art”. This group show features many talented artists working in various mediums such as photography, painting, drawing, and more. Exhibition runs October 17 through November 30. Friday: 5 to 9pm
12) THE PFISTER HOTEL - ARTIST IN RESIDENCE – (424 E. Wisconsin Ave. - 414.273.8222 - thepfisterhotel.com) On Gallery Night, Pfister Artist in Residence Niki Johnson will unveil two new portraits from Betwixt, a sculptural bathtub series she is creating this year. Drawing from the Brothers Grimm's Snow White andCinderella, these artworks incorporate materials such as cast glass, terra cotta clay, feathers and cast iron.Betwixt explores the influence of Victorian morality and gender roles on modern day living. Limited edition commemorative plates that correspond with these pieces will also be on view. The 3rd Annual Art of Marcus exhibit, featuring art created by Marcus employees, will also be on display. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: throughout the day
13) STUFF ON BROADWAY – GALLERY OF ARTISTS & ARTISANS – (608 N. Broadway - 414.704.3080) Featured Artist: Joe Stanke, New Berlin, WI. Instructor & Artist. Tromp l’oeil technique in oil and alkyd. Work in place at Wisconsin Museum of Art in West Bend; has exhibited at one-man show in Paris. Additional artists’ works displayed. Com enad be delight! Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 4pm
14) URBAN MILWAUKEE: THE STORE – (755 N. Milwaukee St. - 414.395.0632 - urbanmilwaukeethestore.com) Join Urban Milwaukee in celebrating the fun of bicycling. Besides bicycle art and clothing, we will have Milwaukee bicycles on hand ranging from Milwaukee-made bicycles to the city's new bike sharing system, Bublr Bikes. Friday: Noon to 10pm, Saturday: 11am to 4pm
15) VILLAGE CHURCH ARTS GALLERY – (130 E. Juneau Ave. - 414.273.7617 - villagechurchmilwaukee.org) CollettaScope beautiful works of art in a variety of media created with professional artists, by students with cognitive disabilities; The Eyes Have It photography by Jason Hillman; Moments photography by Fred Hang. Appetizers and live music during Gallery Night and Day. Exhibition runs October 17 through November 2. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 1 to 3pm
HISTORIC THIRD WARD PARTICIPANTS
16) A TRIO JEWELRY DESIGN STUDIO – (215 ½ N. Water St. - 414.431.7112 - atriojewelry.com) A-TRIO is proud to showcase a new line of raw diamond jewelry as well as new jewelry to the current lines. A fifth generation design studio, all work and repairs are done on site. Free jewelry cleaning and polishing. Voted best rings and designer jewelry on WISN A-list 2012, 2013.
Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 11 to 3pm
17) ABACUS ARCHITECTS – (225 E. St. Paul Ave. - 414.837.6150 - abacusarchitects.net) Abacus Architects is pleased to welcome you to our new Milwaukee office on Gallery Night. Please stop in and say hello. We will have some projects on display, and complementary beverages. We look forward to seeing you! Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 11am to 3pm
18) THE ART INSTITUTE OF WISCONSIN – (320 E. Buffalo St., Suite 100 - 877.285.4234 - artinstitutes.edu/Milwaukee) The Art and Process of Animation. Animation is created through single images that differ minimally and are displayed in rapid succession. This exhibition will share the art of animation as well as the process of how animation is created. Exhibition runs October 16 through January 1.
Friday: 5:30 to 9pm, Saturday: 9am to 1pm
19) B MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS – (338 N. Milwaukee St., Suite 302 - 262.391.5781 - b-mac.net) GALLERY NIGHT EVENT CANCELLED.
20) CORPORATE DESIGN INTERIORS – (191 N. Broadway. - 414.226.6005 - corporatedesigninteriors.com) Corporate Design Interiors features the artwork of Matthew Kerr. An Interior Designer by trade, he uses his knowledge of color theory to create a vast collection of oil portrait paintings, head drawings, and children’s book illustrations. Friday: 5 to 9pm
21) EVO MILWAUKEE – (233 E. Chicago St. - 414.831.7746 - evolutionmke.com) Lisa Barrieau is a native of Milwaukee. She has been expressing herself and her imagination through art her whole life. The past 7 years she danced professionally with the Milwaukee Ballet, Minnesota Ballet and Atlanta Ballet. Now she paints her imagination and fantasizes through oils on canvas.
Friday: 11am to 2am, Saturday: 11am to 2am
22) FEATHER STONE GALLERY / SUE SITTLER NELSON, LCSW – (231 E. Buffalo, Suite 305 - 414.477.2478 - mjvieux.wix.com/mysite) This fall Marian Vieux will be featuring her jewelry and sculpture side by side. A professional sculptor whose work has focused on natural themes, Vieux brings a unique vision to making jewelry.
Friday: 6 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 4pm
23) GALLERY 218 – (207 E. Buffalo St., Suite 218 - 414.643.1732 - gallery218.com) Our 24th Anniversary celebration continues with a juried exhibition showcasing a variety of media, plus contemporary art by gallery artists Judith Hooks (painting), Bernie Newman (photography), Rande Barke (collage). Live jazz by Keith Watling. Silent auction and light refreshments. Accepting new artists for the 2015 season. Exhibition runs October 1 through October 31.
Friday: 5 to 10pm, Saturday: Noon to 5pm
24) GALLERY MKE - (207 E. Buffalo St., Suite 421 - 414.687.8932 - gallerymke.com) Please visit artists Mary Gidley Culling and Sally Davidson Lautmann and their unique collection of bold acrylic paintings and prints, OOAK handmade jewelry and other creative keepsakes. Looking for a thoughtful holiday gift? We’d love to create a custom piece of art for your special someone. Light refreshments.
Friday: 11am to 9pm, Saturday: 11am to 5pm
25) GREYMATTER GALLERY – (207 E. Buffalo St., Suite 222 - 414.687.2598 - greymattergallery.com) Nirmal Raja explores the relationship between drawing and writing and asks if communication is possible beyond and outside of our conventional understanding of the written word. Through video installation and experimental prints, she illustrates the potential of expression that transcends language.
Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: Noon to 4pm
26) THE ITALIAN COMMUNITY CENTER – (631 E. Chicago St. - 414.223.2180 - iccmilwaukee.com) Three person show featuring local artist Jack Hess and his multimedia art and Bill & Karen Dickinson and their silver works and custom jewelry. Stop by and enjoy dinner at La Scala before or after exploring these wonderful artistes’ work. Wine and cheese will be served on Friday.
Friday: 6 to 10pm, Saturday: 11am to 3pm
27) KATIE GINGRASS GALLERY – (207 E. Buffalo St. - 414.289.0855 - gingrassgallery.com) Industrial Interiors. Katie Gingrass Gallery is a contemporary art and fine craft gallery founded in 1980. The gallery hosts exceptional exhibitions of lithographs, paintings, pastels, and the fine craft of regionally and nationally recognized artists. Exhibition runs September 1 through November 14.
Friday: 10am to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 5pm
28) LAKESHORE MEDICAL CLINIC – (163 N. Milwaukee St. - 414.227.1127 - lakeshoremedicalclinics.com) THEA KOVAC. Thea Kovac, experienced artist and educator, creates fine art paintings using watercolor and acrylic. She believes that serious play leads to new and true expression and emphasizes trusting your own imaginative instincts. Friday: 5 to 8pm
29) MILWAUKEE INSTITUTE OF ART & DESIGN (MIAD) – (273 E. Erie St. - 414.847.3200 - miad.edu) MIAD celebrates 40 years of education excellence and visual arts leadership with exhibitions that foster responses to past, current and future practices.
Vital Technology. October 17 - December 6, Frederick Layton Gallery.
An exhibition with Milwaukee based artists Bryan Cera and Nathanial Stern, Vital Technology uses digital media and large-scale interactive installations to ask how our ongoing relationships to digital culture continuously change what we move and think and feel.
Re-Imagining - Re-Imaging. October 17 - February 14, Brooks Stevens Gallery of Industrial Design. Reception, Gallery Night. Curated by MIAD students, this interactive exhibition invites responses to objects from MIAD's design collection, through writings, renderings and newly created works of art that will become part of the display.
Gallery Hours: Tu – Sa, 10am to 5pm.
Opening Reception, Gallery Night - Friday, October 17.
Gallery Night - Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 5pm
30) MIAD – Wil to Make – (273 E. Erie St., East Gallery - 414.847.3200 - wiltomake.com) “Wil to Make” is an alumni-driven event about celebrating life and the desire to create. Artwork will be silently auctioned throughout the evening to benefit the Wil Lewis Scholarship at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design. Friday: 5 to 9pm
31) MKE STUDIO SHARE – (338 N. Milwaukee St., Suite 305 - 414.943.2243 - mkestudioshare.com) Celebrate our one year anniversary! In addition to our member photographs, we are featuring Justin Beckman, a Milwaukee based photographer & storyteller who loves shooting fine art landscapes and documentary. Justin strives to capture the small details in everyday life that simply pass us by.
Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 2pm
32) NEROLI SALON & SPA – (327 E. St. Paul Ave. - 414.227.2888 - nerolispa.com) A full gallery of hand-made jewelry by Morgan Kempfer will be on display and available for purchase. Simultaneously the talented hair and makeup team at Neroli will be doing a live photo shoot with Front Room Photography capturing this year’s top holiday looks and upcoming men trends. Friday: 6 to 8:30pm
33) OIL, A CITY GALLERY – (222 E. Erie St., Suite 110 - 414.588.6823 – oilmilwaukee.com) Large contemporary gallery with new works created and displayed every Wednesday through Friday 3pm to 7pm, Saturday and Sunday noon to 4pm, with additional seasonal hours, and by appointment. Featuring Judy Barczak’s large figurative works and Hal Koening’s urban and landscape canvases.
Friday: 4 to 10pm, Saturday: Noon to 5pm
34) RENAISSANCE THEATERWORKS AT THE BROADWAY THEATER CENTER (158 N. Broadway, 2nd Fl. Bar & Bistro - 414.273.0800 -
r-t-w.com) STAGE LEFT Fine Art Show and Art Raffle. STAGE LEFT Fine Art Show and Art Raffle features many Wisconsin artists. Whether printmaking, photography or jewelry, you’ll find it all. In support of Milwaukee’s women-founded, women-run non-profit: Renaissance Theaterworks! Appetizers and Cash bar on the Second Floor.
Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: Noon to 6pm
35) RUSTICO PIZZERIA – (223 N. Water St. - 414.220.9933 - rusticopizzeria.com) Reginald Baylor Studio proposes an exclusive dialog between lines, for shapes, with color, through composition. Architectural art reinterpreting the silhouettes of the custom culture landscape through the perception of structure. Exhibition runs October 17 through November 17.
Kat Skull was born and raised in Racine, Wisconsin. Her self-taught artistic interests are mainly acrylics and photography, but she also works with watercolors. She has participated in the Downtown Racine Corporation's Public Art Event for several years. www.katskull.com
Friday: 11am to 1:30am, Saturday: 11am to 1:30am
36) SEVVA SALON AND NAIL BOUTIQUE – (229 N. Water St. - 414.291.8888 - sevvamke.com) Sevva Salon and Nail Boutique will be showing works of Sandra Fink May and works of Shawn DeeKay this Gallery Night and Day. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 11am to 4pm
37) (SHOO) – (241 N. Broadway - 414.765.2355 - shoostore.com) Barbara Zaharris Knitwear. Color meets texture meets movement meets shape. Experimental intertwines with eclectic to create hand-crafted wearable art that’s always bold, always one of a kind.
Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 5pm
38) SOURCE 4 FRAMING AND GALLERY – (338 N. Milwaukee St., Suite 301 - 262.501.6641) Source 4 Framing and Gallery will feature hand-pulled serigraphs by local graphic artist Roy Brooks in celebration of the Studio’s Grand Opening and first Gallery Night. Source 4 Framing and Gallery specializes in award winning, fine custom framing for private, commercial and corporate clients. Friday: 5 to 9pm
39) SPLASH STUDIO: A PAINTING BAR – (184 N. Broadway - 414.882.7621 - splashmilwaukee.com) Swing by Splash Studio, Milwaukee’s painting bar, to check out new exhibits by Splash artists Julie Freund and Jeff Redmon. Pinto: A Perspective of the Equine features Freund's masterful portraits of the horses she rides and trains, while Multiple Choice is Redmon’s display of graphic, energetic abstract paintings. Join us for a public reception with refreshments and drink specials from 6pm-9pm. Plus, the Super Secret Glow Project returns from 10:00pm-midnight on both Friday and Saturday nights. (Reservations recommended for Glow.) Exhibition runs October 17 through November 23. Friday: 6 to 9:30pm
40) STUDIO 303 – (225 E. St. Paul Ave., Suite 303 - 608.931.3677 - 303mke.com) Studio303 is a cooperative artists' studio occupied by a small group of emerging craft practitioners creating wearable art. Studio303 will be holding a Jewelry Sale and offer Studio Tours upon request for Gallery Night. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 3pm
41) STUDIO BLIP – (207 E. Buffalo, Suite 422 - 414.429.8132 - studioblip.net) Ken and Ruth Vonderberg, husband and wife designers/artists welcome you to Studio Blip in the historic Marshall Building. Explore varied media and subject matter including “pyrography” – woodburning taken to the level of fine art. Stop in and see what’s new. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 11am to 4pm
42) THE FINE ART GALLERY – (207 E. Buffalo St., Suite 210 - 414.688.2787 - thefineartgallery.com) Visual Awakenings. Visual Awakenings, a contemporary approach to art media, is to be experienced at THE Fine Art Gallery featuring the diverse works of three guest artists: Kris Reicher, GMG-GMO”d, multi-media, Jerrold Belland, Greatest Hits, acrylic on paper, and Bilhenry Walker, Petrie Dish, surprise sculpture. Also, representing artists exhibiting their latest works: Dagmara Costello, jewelry and painting, Virgi Driscoll, paitning and drawing, JJ Joyce, photography and painting, Michelle Murphy, pastel drawing, Darlene W. Rzezotarski, ceramic sculpture, and Harry Wirth, watercolor. Exhibition runs October 18 through December 31. Friday: Noon to 9pm, Saturday: Noon to 4pm
43) TORY FOLLIARD GALLERY – (233 N. Milwaukee St. - 414.273.7311 - toryfolliard.com) Nathaniel Stern: Rippling Images. Interactive media artist Nathaniel Stern worked with a team to develop an underwater digital scanner which allows him to capture candid images of living coral reefs through space and time. The resulting large scale prints are beautiful and wondrous and suggest the broader themes of man’s place in the environment.
Mary Alice Wimmer: Earthly Delights. Watercolor painter Mary Alice Wimmer continues to enchant with her masterful Vanitas compositions of specimens from earth, sky, and sea. Long captivated by the natural world, Wimmer an avid traveler and collector, paints vibrant, highly detailed works that convey the beautiful and transient nature of life. Nancy Mladenoff: The Ladies. In her colorful series The Ladies, Madison painter Nancy Mladenoff explores the lives of American women who have found significant roles beyond that of wife and mother. Often unknowingly acting as mentors for other women, the heroes depicted in The Ladies are from all walks of life: science, the arts, sports and more and represent the unsung heroes in our society. Join us on Gallery Night to meet the artists.
Exhibitions run October 17 through November 15.
Friday: 11am to 9pm, Saturday: 11am to 4pm
WALKER'S POINT/SOUTH PARTICIPANTS
44) ALPHABANG! ART SPACE – (228 S. 1st St., Suite 201 - 715.323.4819 - facebook.com/alphabangartspace/info) Alphabang! is specifically dedicated to independent, emerging, and established media artists. Our space is new and our vision is fresh and we look forward to how our mission will grow and change. Exhibition runs October 16 through November 30.
Friday: 6 to 10pm, Saturday: Noon to 2pm
45) ARTS @ LARGE – (908 S. 5th St. - 414.763.7379 - artsatlargeinc.org) Creating Peace. This exhibit, Creating Peace, uses student films, “raptivism,” digital publications, and fine art to address social wellness issues in a service learning context. Created through Serve 2 Unite, these exhibits inspired students from 2nd through 12th grade to identify as human beings and peacemakers in their communities. Exhibition runs October 17 through January 1.
Friday: 5 to 8pm
46) BRENNER BREWING COMPANY – (706 S. 5th St. - 414.465.8469 - brennerbrewing.com) Brewery owner, Mike Brenner, will be showing art from his personal collection.
Friday: 4 to 11pm, Saturday: 10am to 10pm
47) HABITAT FOR HUMANITY RESTORE – (420 S. 1st St. - 414.257.9078 - milwaukeerestore.com) Re-Imagined: Exploring the Possibilities. Explore a world of recycled and repurposed artwork created by clients from Milwaukee’s Center for Independence. Sourcing materials from Milwaukee’s ReStores, these works will showcase the beauty of conservation, and the complexity of the artists behind them.
Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 4pm
48) HARLEY-DAVIDSON MUSEUM – (400 W. Canal St. - 414.287.2789 - h-dmuseum.com) Good Colors, Bad Decisions with Eric Von Munz. The Harley-Davidson Museum® will feature the Jack White & Friends collection by Eric Von Munz, and a live WMSE 91.7 broadcast with Von Munz in Cafe Racer on October 17. First 50 people will receive a free Von Munz print. Good Colors, Bad Decisions runs through October 31 and is open to the public. Free Friday night Museum admission from 5-9pm; regular Museum admission applies on Saturday. Exhibition runs October 17 through October 31.
Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 6pm
49) INDEPENDENCEFIRST – (540 S. 1st St. – 414.291.7520 - independencefirst.org) Watercolor, colored pencil, and pastel portraits of people artist Melissa Enderle has met traveling, teaching and living internationally. Exhibit promotes full inclusion of people with disabilities. Skype Talk with Artist 7pm Friday. Exhibition runs October 1 through October 30. Friday: 5 to 9pm
50) THE IRON HORSE HOTEL – (500 W. Florida St. - 414.374.4766 - theironhorsehotel.com) The fall harvest. Root crops, greens and late-growing vegetables all offer a bounty for the menu at Smyth, and the subject of photographer Cindy Lesky. Join the Milwaukee artist for her show at The Iron Horse Hotel featuring the scenes of the autumn harvest and Smyth debuts its fall menu from local growers and its own farm at the Willows. Friday: 6 to 9pm, Saturday: 11am to 5pm
51) ORLANDINI STUDIOS – (633 W. Virginia St. - 414.272.3657 - orlandinistudios.com) Join Debra Stubbe Burkart and Eugene Orlandini for a festive evening or afternoon of Art! Debra Stubbe Burkart will be featuring her selection of cards, prints and notebooks of Paris, Milwaukee and Wisconsin Landmarks for the holidays. She can also take orders for custom portraits of family and pets, given the right time frame. Eugene Orlandini will have pieces from his latest restoration of the Pabst Theater. He will also be doing demonstrations of how he makes moulds for his restoration process. We hope to see you there! Friday: 6 to 10pm, Saturday: 11am to 5pm
52) THE PITCH PROJECT – (706 S. 5th St. - 414.465.8469 - thepitchproject.org) LIT UP, Elieen Mueller and Jamie Steele of GURL DONT BE DUMB. GDBD presents an installation bathed in a pink neon glow. Photographs, sculpture and video challenge a situational take on camp culture and fierceness as it is found in the wilds of Wisconsin. Friday: 4 to 11pm, Saturday: 10am to 10pm
53) PRODIGAL GASTROPUB – (240 E. Pittsburgh Ave. - 414.223.3030 - prodigal240.com) Recognized as one of Milwaukee’s most unique new eatery’s, Prodigal Gastropub is pleased to participate in this year’s edition of Gallery Night! Join us for eclectic American fare, craft cocktails featuring an amazing bourbon menu while enjoying the art works of Renee Navis. We also invite you to sample our extensive beer selection while enjoying Prodigal’s much talked about cozy urban feel.
Friday: 4pm to 1am, Saturday: 4pm to 1am
54) TIMOTHY J. KITCHEN AND BATH – (225 S. 2nd St. - 414.224.8552 - timothyjkitchenandbath.com) Milwaukee artist, Sara Risley will present her newest series of paintings. It is filled with energy and passion she is known for in her colorful photography based digital images, which are also on display. More info: Sararisley.com or Facebook, Sara Risley Fine Art. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 4pm
55) WALKER’S POINT CENTER FOR THE ARTS – (839 N. 5th St. - 414.672.2787 - wpca-milwaukee.org) Día de los Muertos Exhibition. A rich and diverse Mexican tradition, Día de los Muertos honors the death and celebrates life. It reminds us to reflect on those who are dear to us, living or dead. Ofrendas (alters/offerings) created by local artists and families will be on display. The styles vary and reflect the diverse cultures who celebrate this holiday, including those in Milwaukee who've adopted it as a celebration of their own. The exhibition and educational programming are available through November 22; Día de los Muertos parade on November 1. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: Noon to 5pm
PARTICIPANTS AROUND TOWN
56) GRAND AVENUE PLANKINTON ARCADE – (275 W. Wisconsin Ave. - 262.227.4268 - mkefashionmarket.com) GALLERY NIGHT AND DAY EVENT CANCELLED.
57) HAGGERTY MUSEUM OF ART AT MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY – (13th & Clybourn - 414.288.1669 - marquette.edu/haggerty) Alfred Leslie: The Killing Cycle…spotlights the series of six large-scale oil paintings that illustrate the artist’s interpretation of the accidental death of poet Frank O’Hara in 1966. Nadav Kander: Yangtze-The Long River, features images from Kander’s journey along the Yangtze River, and explores themes of impermanence and displacement, and ultimately questions the price of modernity. Also showing is Alfred Leslie & Frank O’Hara: The Last Clean Shirt and Clear Picture: Looking at Communities from an Art Museum. Exhibition runs August 20 through December 23. Friday: 10am to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 4:30pm
58) KING DRIVE GALLERY – (2775 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. - 414.704.9117) A New Trend! Featured Artists: Sharon Thomas and Gabriel Thomas. Get hip to these talented young artists and their astounding artwork, including mixed media, photography and pencil, pastel, and chalk drawings. Enjoy live jazz by Larry Moore Trio, a performance by Hansberry-Sands Theatre Company and a special tribute to Josephine Baker. Refreshments and culinary delights provided by B.R. Smtihs Catering. Sponsored by Martin Luther King Economic Development Corporation. Friday: 5:30 to 9pm
59) MOWA (Formerly MUSEUM OF WISCONSIN ART) AT SAINT JOHN’S ON THE LAKE – (1800 N. Prospect Ave. - 414.272.2022 - wisconsinart.org/mowaonthelake) Cuentame un Cuento: Painted Stories by Francisco X. Mora. Francisco X. Mora creates paintings for the child in all of us. There is an emphasis on storytelling throughout his work. The paintings are a playful and whimsical, yet simultaneously personal and self-reflective with an occasional note of melancholy. Francisco also draws inspiration from Mexico’s long folk art tradition of mask-making for ceremonial dances and rituals. Artist Talk: Thursday, Octobre 16 at 7pm. Refreshments available during Gallery Night and Day. Exhibition runs October 17 through January 7.
Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 2pm
60) REDLINE MILWAUKEE – (1422 N. 4th St. - 414.491.9088 - redlineartmke.org) Junkyard Essays is a photo essay incorporating images and stories from a salvage yard in New Jersey. Through snapshot photography, artist Stacy Gibboni documents the remains of accidents that gives life to the tales that accompany them. Last chance to view Junkyard Essays! Exhibition runs September 4 through
October 18. Friday: 6 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 3pm
For further information, please contact the Historic Third Ward Association at 414.273.1173 or firstname.lastname@example.org.