Historic Third Ward Events - 2015
Gallery Night and Day ~ April 17 & 18, 2015
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, April 17and continuing during the day on Saturday, April 18.
This spring, the quarterly event showcases 49 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) Windows of the Soul. Original pieces of art from juvenile offenders at the Juvenile Detention Center, a school of the Wauwatosa district, under the guidance of art teacher, Larry Malanowski, (known by his students as “Mr. M”).
Friday: 5 to 8pm
2) DAVID BARNETT GALLERY – (1024 E. State St. - 414.271.5058 - davidbarnettgallery.com) Kiki’s Paris. Inspired by the book about the famous Parisian model who worked and lived in Paris from 1900-1930 when Paris was the center of the art world. Artists include Man Ray, Miro, Matisse, Max Ernst, Mucha, Bonnard, Manet, Tanguy, Pissarro, Calder, Villon, Picasso, Gauguin, Hermine David, Kees Van Dongen, Derain, Marcel Duchamp, Delacroix, Masson and Chagall. Exhibition runs April 17 through July 18. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 11am to 5pm
3) DEAN JENSEN GALLERY – (759 N. Water St. - 414.278.7100 - deanjensengallery.com) Great Impressions IV: An Exhibition of Contemporary Prints. A sprawling exhibition of limited edition prints will be held in Gallery 1, include etchings, lithographs, silkscreens and woodcuts by such important artists as Nicholas Africano, Georg Baselitz, Roger Brown, Tyanna Buie, Francesco Clemente, Santiago Cucullu, Peter Doig, Sam Gilliam, Howard Hodgkin, Alice Neel, Jim Nutt, Ed Paschke, Philip Pearlstein, Kara Walker and others.
Gerard Sendrey: Constantly Inconstant. Gallery II will showcase a retrospective of drawings and paintings by Gerard Sendrey (French, born 1928), one of Europe’s most widely revered artistes singuleur. As a young man, Monsieur Sendrey studied law and then became manager of Begles, France. He was about 40 before he first started painting, and had reached about 50 when he had his first show in a small Bordeaux gallery. Sendrey’s oeuvre is one that shows vast changes in paintings manners and concerns. There are times when he appears to have reinvented himself as an artist. Today, his work is to be found in just about all of the world museums that have important collections of outsider art, among them the Milwaukee Art Museum. The Dean Jensen Gallery has represented Sendrey’s work for nearly a quarter of a century. His retrospective will include examples of his work from his different periods during that time.
Exhibitions run through June 4. Friday: 6 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 4pm
4) DELIND GALLERY OF FINE ART – (450 E. Mason St. - 414.271.8525 - delindgallery.com) A 50 Year Artwork Collection. After 44 years and 9 gallery locations, it’s time to sell my entire accumulated inventory, including my personal collection… Please help me out! Stop in and find artwork treasures, at greatly reduced prices! Exhibition runs March 26 through May 2. Friday: 10am to 9pm, Saturday: 10:30am to 4pm
5) DIGITAL EDGE COPY AND PRINT CENTERS – (330 E. Mason St. - 414.272.3343 - digitaledgecc.com) Digital Edge is excited to present the work of Rachel Hughes – artist, painter, and graphic designer – and Tyra Baumler – graphic designer and photographer. Both artists will have works on display and prints available for purchase.
Friday: 5:30 to 9pm
6) GALLERY GRAND @ GAC – (604 N. Water St. - 414.795.7108 - gallerygrand.org) The Women behind the Paint: Colleen Kassner and Friends. To celebrate International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, Gallery Grand @ GAC is presenting retrospective paintings by Colleen Kassner. Selections range from her earliest acrylics through seven of her newest oil works. The show will be enhanced with additional works by Grand Avenue Club artists. Exhibition runs through May 1. Friday: 5 to 8pm, Saturday: 1 to 3pm
7) 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; an installation by Heather Eiden; jewelry by Bonnie DeSautelle; mixed media by Judy Tolley; paintings by Cathy Holly, Jeff Main; photographs by Leanne Krueger, Michael Piotrowski; sculptures by Michael Dornemann, and 123 Free by Kathy Fischer. Friday: 5 to 10pm
8) GROHMANN MUSEUM – (1000 N. Broadway - 414.277.2300 - msoe.edu/grohmannmuseum) H.D. Tylle: Studies. A special engagement for the artist to display his newest studies of projects in Wisconsin and beyond. Tylle continues in the tradition of many artists in the Museum collection in rendering factory interiors, monumental projects and heavy industry into compelling paintings of working scenes. Exhibition runs April 17 through June 28.
Don’t miss your opportunity to be the first to see our new 19th century German Gallery, featuring Carl Spitzweg in Milwaukee.
Gallery Night Event: Gallery Talk with the Artist, April 17th at 7pm.
Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: Noon to 6pm
9) HOTEL METRO – (411 E. Mason St. - 414.272.1937 - hotelmetro.com)
Hotel Metro features local artists who work in various medium including oils, photography, textiles, and other materials. Sophia’s Heart to perform at 5:30pm, Siempre Flamenco at 7pm and Tabula Nova at 9pm. $5 Martinis and Happy Hour food specials served until 10pm.
Friday: 5 to 10pm
10) MILWAUKEE LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER – (1110 N. Market St., 2nd Floor - 414.614.6575 - mkelgbt.org) Spring is in Bloom Group Show.
This show features works on paper, photography, and mixed media. Artists featured in this show are Bo Wesley, Steven J. Miller, Thom Ertl, Francis Benedict, and more. Exhibition runs April 17 through May 31.
Friday: 5 to 9pm
11) PFISTER - ARTIST IN RESIDENCE – (424 E. Wisconsin Ave. - 414.273.8222 - thepfisterhotel.com) Come see Niki Johnson on her last Gallery Night as Pfister Artist in Residence from 5pm-9pm in her studio. Afterwards, join Pfister Narrator, Anja Notanja’s “CLACKATHON” performance in the Rouge. Six masked writers, six typewriters and musician John Sieger improvising on audience’s love, insult and pet letter requests, 9pm-11pm. Complimentary snacks and a cash bar.
Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: throughout the day
12) ROCK PAPER SCISSORS – (757 N. Milwaukee St. - 414.982.5653 - rockpaperscissorshop.com) Grand Opening! Rock Paper Scissors is a retail gallery located in East Town, showcasing original artwork, furnishings and gifts handcrafted by local artists.
Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 4pm
13) URBAN MILWAUKEE: THE STORE – (755 N. Milwaukee St. - 414.395.0632 - urbanmilwaukeethestore.com) Featuring Brian Jacobson’s Vantage Point photo series. See photos of Milwaukee from high above of the city. Brian has climbed to the top of many of Milwaukee’s most iconic buildings to share views of the city often reserved only for birds or penthouse dwellers.
Friday: 5 to 10pm, Saturday: 11am to 3pm
14) VILLAGE CHURCH ARTS GALLERY – (130 E. Juneau Ave. - 414.273.7617 - villagechurchmilwaukee.org) In the Forest of My Mind: acrylic on canvas by Laura Debbink and Rumi Dreams: mixed media on canvas by Carol Zippel. Live music featuring The Pardee Boys. Appetizers available. Exhibition runs April 17 through May 1.
Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 1 to 3pm
HISTORIC THIRD WARD PARTICIPANTS
15) ACLU OF WISCONSIN – (207 E. Buffalo St., Suite 325 - 414.272.4032 - aclu-wi.org) 53206: Home in the Heart of the City. 53206, Milwaukee’s “poorest zip code”, is far more complicated than the headlines. The ACLU will showcase the photography of author and activist Barbara Miner, whose portraits and scenes from the neighborhood look into the heart of Milwaukee. We are also selling prints by youth artists. Friday: 5 to 10pm, Saturday: Noon to 4pm
16) THE ART INSTITUTE OF WISCONSIN – (320 E. Buffalo St., Suite 100 - 414.978.5000 - artinstitutes.edu/milwaukee) The Art Institutes of Wisconsin: Faculty Exhibit. The Faculty Exhibition is a celebration of design and an opportunity for students and the public to view new and original work by our talented faculty. The works represented will include drawing, painting, fashion design, digital design, animation, interior design and film. Exhibition runs April 17 through June 31. Friday: 5:30 to 9pm, Saturday: 8am to 1pm
17) GALLERY MKE - (207 E. Buffalo St., Suite 421 - 414.687.8932 – facebook.com/gallerymke)Celebrate Spring at Gallery MKE with artists Mary Gidley Culling and Sally Davidson Lautmann! MKE offers bright fun fine art, handcrafted jewelry and creative keepsakes. Mary's recent exhibit features contemporary seascapes using bold acrylics on panels. Sally’s “PASSAJ, Jewelry on a Journey” includes assemblage pieces of vintage components, hand stamped metals, unique bridal jewelry and commissioned designs that rework loved ones’ costume jewelry into contemporary treasures. Light refreshments.
Friday: 11am to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 5pm
18) THE ITALIAN COMMUNITY CENTER – (631 E. Chicago St. - 414.223.2180 - iccmilwaukee.com) Water Matters...and Other Things to Learn. A collection of original watercolor paintings from recent travels to the tropics and some experimental paintings to inspire and challenge the mind's eye. Friday: 6 to 10pm, Saturday: 11am to 3pm
19) LESLIE HINDMAN AUCTIONEERS – (525 E. Chicago St. - 414.220.9200 - lesliehindman.com) Please join us for an early preview of Leslie Hindman Auctioneer’s Milwaukee Spring Auction, featuring the work of celebrated Wisconsin and regional artists. The auction will be taking place on May 15 at 10am.
Friday: 5 to 8pm, Saturday: 10am to 2pm
20) METRO EYE – (325 E. Chicago St. - 414.727.5888 - metroeye.biz) The collaborative paintings of Andy Pilarski and Lisa Ritter, melding abstract imagery with intricate representational elements, contain striking dualities of technique and medium. Exhibition runs April 17 through May 17. Friday: 5 to 8pm
21) MILWAUKEE INSTITUTE OF ART & DESIGN (MIAD) – (273 E. Erie St. - 414.847.3200 - miad.edu) MIAD 2015 Senior Exhibition. MIAD celebrates 40 years of education excellence and visual arts leadership with the 2015 Senior Exhibition, Wisconsin's largest and most exuberant exhibition of the emerging professionals who innovate for our economy and society, representing all of MIAD's Bachelor of Fine Arts majors and minors. Exhibitions runs April 17 through May 9 in all MIAD Galleries. Opening reception, Gallery Night Friday, April 17, 5 to 9pm. Generously sponsored by BMO Harris Bank. miad.edu/seniorexhibition.com. Gallery Hours: Tu-Sa 10am to 5pm.
Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 5pm.
22) MKE STUDIO SHARE – (338 N. Milwaukee St., Suite 305 - 414.943.2243 - mkestudioshare.com) MKE Studio Share will host an exhibit of images taken at the long abandoned Solvay Coke and Gas complex on the city’s south side. Many local photographers/urban explorers have documented the various stages of decay and neglect that occurred since its closing in 1983. Friday: 5 to 10pm
23) NEROLI SALON & SPA – (327 E. St. Paul Ave. - 414.227.2888 - nerolispa.com) LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION! See artwork in the making with a live photo shoot. Neroli Salon & Spa’s creative team is collaborating with Front Room Photography, Gigi of Mequon, Zita Bridal Salon, Harley's and Milwaukee Flower Co to capture the hottest bridal looks for 2015. Friday: 5 to 8pm
24) 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 Koenig’s urban and landscape canvases. Exhibition is ongoing.
Friday: 4 to 10pm, Saturday: Noon to 5pm
25) RUSTICO PIZZERIA – (223 N. Water St. - 414.220.9933 - rusticopizzeria.com) Grant Mahr’s work consists of a variety of mediums from digital media to painting. He is currently majoring in Communication Design at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design while still pursuing his passion for painting in his free time. Experimenting is a large part of what Mahr does to create. Exhibition runs April 17 through June 1. Friday: 11am to 1:30am, Saturday: 11am to 1:30am
26) SB FRAMING GALLERY – (409 E. Buffalo St. - 414.431.5050 - sbframinggallery.com) Come visit the new gallery space featuring artwork by Yoshiko Yamamoto, Laura Wilder, and Hannah Borger Overbeck. Framed Milwaukee prints and Charley Harper numbered lithographs are also on display. Friday: 5 to 8pm
27) SHOO – (409 E. Buffalo St. - 414-431-5050 - sbframinggallery.com) Come visit the new gallery space featuring artwork by Yoshiko Yamamoto, Laura Wilder, and Hannah Borger Overbeck. Framed Milwaukee prints and Charley Harper numbered lithographs are also on display. Friday: 5 to 8pm
28) SPLASH STUDIO: A PAINTING BAR – (184 N. Broadway - 414.882.7621 - splashmilwaukee.com) Painting Pairings. Splash Studio, Milwaukee’s painting bar, presents its newest group gallery show, Painting Pairings. By pairing a painting commissioned for the Splash Library with an original work of art from the same artist, this exhibit offers an insider’s view into how a Splash painting comes to life. Join us for a public reception with drink specials on Friday 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 April 17 through July 13. Friday: 6 to 9pm
29) SPORTBODY PILATES + PHYSICAL THERAPY – (159 N. Jackson St., Suite 104 - 414.699.7494 - sportbodypilates.com) Twin sisters Adriana Mehta & Gabriela Grbic of Canela-Canela create handcrafted jewelry and accessories inspired from their Latin and European roots. Utilizing minerals, leathers, and metal finds to create a harmonious collaboration in every one of their pieces. Each piece is a blend of exotic and chic influences. Friday: 5 to 8pm, Saturday: Noon to 3pm
30) STUDIO BLIP – (207 E. Buffalo, Suite 422 - 414.429.8132 - studioblip.net) Studio Blip will be featuring Ruth Vonderberg’s new “Chroma Series” – fluid, intensely colored abstract images on recyclable synthetic paper. Ken Vonderberg will be exhibiting his realistic figurative work and intricate landscapes created with fine art wood burning. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 5pm
31) THE FINE ART GALLERY – (207 E. Buffalo St., Suite 210 - 414.688.2787 - thefineartgallery.com) Adaptation and Contrast. THE Fine Art Gallery Exhibition, Adaptation and Contrast, features guest artists: Joyce Eesley, watercolor; Patrice Herbst, oil painting; and Brock Rumohr, mixed media sculpture. Also, new works by gallery representing artists: Dagmara Costello, Virgi Driscoll, JJ Joyce, Michele Murphy, Darlene W. Rzezotaski, and Harry J. Wirth. Exhibition runs April 17 through July 18. Friday: Noon to 9pm, Saturday: Noon to 4pm
32) TORY FOLLIARD GALLERY – (233 N. Milwaukee St. - 414.273.7311 - toryfolliard.com) Ron Isaacs: New Sculpture. In his second solo exhibition at Tory Folliard Gallery, Ron Isaacs continues his 30+ year career of constructing and painting wood to resemble vintage clothing and natural objects. Purposely devoid of figures, Isaacs invites the viewer to question what they are actually seeing. In this master’s hands, wood appears to be fabric, and leaves and branches are carefully constructed details. Combining trompe l’oeil painting with elaborate wood assembling, Isaacs presents three dimensional paintings requiring a careful look to determine their true nature. Doug Hatch: Urban Views. A superb realist painter, Hatch is known for his photorealist depictions of urban scenes. Working in his studio from photographs, he employs traditional methods of photorealism using strong diagonals, reflected surfaces, and transparent components to elucidate vibrant street scenes. Influenced by Edward Hopper and Richard Estes, Hatch interprets the daily life of the street. Vibrant, detail oriented and filled with movement, the paintings of Doug Hatch capture a place and time of day, perfectly. Exhibitions run April 17 through May 23. Join us on Gallery Night to meet the artists. Friday: 11am to 9pm, Saturday: 11am to 4pm
WALKER'S POINT/SOUTH PARTICIPANTS
33) ARTS @ LARGE – (908 S. 5th St. - 414.763.7379 - artsatlargeinc.org) There's No Place like Home, Milwaukee. Experience Milwaukee through the eyes and voices of K-12 MPS students who have explored the historical, cultural, and racial implications of life in our city. This exhibit offers insights into the city that we are today, and the city that we hope to become. Exhibition runs April 17 through July 10.
Friday: 5 to 8pm, Saturday: Noon to 4pm
34) BLACK SHEEP – (216 S. 2nd St. - 414.223.0903 - blacksheepmke.com) Project Black Board. Black Sheep and Plaid Tuba unveiled their first collaboration last summer – an ongoing chalk art show called Project Black Board. Daniel Fleming and Kerry Rose Ramsden kicked off the third installment of the one-year exhibit in February, will run through May. Each exhibit Is curated by Plaid Tuba, featuring both a chalk art piece and a piece representing the traditional medium of each artist.
Friday: 4pm to Midnight, Saturday 4pm to Midnight
35) GRASSMAN GALLERY – (541 W. Historic Mitchell St. - 414.551.1699 - projecthandyman.net) Don’t miss this! See the woodshop and the gallery. Jim Grass is a Purdue Engineer, PLUS a master craftsman and artist. Anything you can dream of, he can build, sculpt, carve or create. Bring your wish lists…view his designs. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 11am to 3pm
36) GREAT LAKES DISTILLERY – (616 W. Virginia St. - 414.431.8683 - greatlakesdistillery.com) Featuring rotating local artists and light snacks. Exhibition runs April 17 through July 28.
Friday: 5 to 10pm, Saturday: 11am to 10pm
37) HABITAT FOR HUMANITY RESTORE – (420 S. 1st St. - 414.257.9078 - milwaukeerestore.org) Recycled Art Contest. ReStore’s 6th Annual Recycled Art Contest shines a light on some of Milwaukee’s resourceful repurposers. The contest challenges the public to create works primarily using the donated product found at ReStore. From artwork to repurposed furniture, explore this gallery of transformation.
Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 4pm
38) HARLEY-DAVIDSON MUSEUM – (400 W. Canal St. - 414.287.2789 - h-dmuseum.com) (P)ART: Photographs Revealing the Art of the Mechanical Form. (P)ART showcases 29 carefully staged and artistic photographs dating as early as 1912 that highlight the style of legendary Harley-Davidson motorcycle parts. Free Friday night Museum admission from 5-9pm; regular Museum admission applies on Saturday. Exhibition runs through May 17.
Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 6pm
39) HIDE HOUSE CREATIVE – (2625 S. Greeley St. - 414.482.2200 - hidehousecreative.com) Make Hide House your Destination! Explore three floors and three buildings of art. This historic building was once a local tannery and is now home to over 40 local artist, business and bands. Its unique architecture itself is worth the trip.
Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: Noon to 4pm
40) THE IRON HORSE HOTEL – (500 W. Florida St. - 414.543.4766 - theironhorsehotel.com) Reginald Baylor Studio introduces a new series of acrylic on canvas paintings called “Custom Paint Abstracts.” This series magnifies his line, shape, color and composition that are typically intricate in his signature style. Friday: begins at 5pm; Saturday: throughout the day until 11pm
41) STUDIO 130 – (2625 S. Greeley St., Suite 130 - 414.477.7282 - Staceywilliamsng.com) The Performance is Over. Painter Stacey Williams-Ng captures historic circus costumes in detailed oil portraits. See the frilly pink skirt of Ella Mills, famous “fat lady”, the embroidered coat of Damoo Dhotre, animal trainer, and the emerald sequined leotard of Inge Wagner, all immortalized as artifacts of a time long past. Also in the exhibit: portraits of circus and carnival archetypes like the conjoined twins. Exhibition runs April 17 through April 30.
Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 11am to 3pm
42) WALKER’S POINT CENTER FOR THE ARTS – (839 N. 5th St. - 414.672.2787 - wpca-milwaukee.org) Wasted Days and Wasted Nights. Rafael Francisco Salas explores allegorical portraiture and personal history in a new solo exhibition extending to two galleries – WPCA and Portrait Society Gallery. Wasted Days and Wasted Nights exemplifies a journey - traverse between galleries experiencing the multiplicity, tension and whimsy surrounding cultural identity and place, bridging a Wisconsin sheep farm and Tejano superstar Freddy Fender. Exhibition runs March 20 through May 16. Featured Member Exhibition: Gary John Gresl. Opening reception for featured artist Gary John Gresl’s new work. Exhibition runs April 17 through July 11.
Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: Noon to 5pm
PARTICIPANTS AROUND TOWN
43) GALLERY AT THE BLUE – (310 W. Wisconsin Ave. - 414.273.5500) Located in Westown, Gallery @ The Blue is a visual treat. The Blue proudly exhibits the creative photography of Wisconsin Area Camera Club Organization (WACCO). WACCO is a statewide group of talented photographers whose work encompasses many genres. Wicamerclubs.org. Artist’s reception Friday 6 to 9pm. Exhibition runs February 21 through April 25. Friday: 5:30 to 9pm
44) HAGGERTY MUSEUM OF ART AT MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY – (13th & Clybourn - 414.288.1669 - marquette.edu/haggerty) Now running through May 31, 2015, the Haggerty features four distinct exhibitions - photography in Mila Teshaieva: Promising Waters, contemporary art in States of Uncertainty, permanent collection selections in the student-curated Clear Picture: Looking at Communities from an Art Museum, and the multi-media The Body, The Self which explores representations of the body or use the body as medium to explore subjects and subjectivities. Friday: 10am to 4:30pm, Saturday: 10am to 4:30pm
45) KING DRIVE GALLERY – (2775 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. - 414.704.9117) New Song of Moses. Featured artist, William Muhammad presents his inspired works, utilizing various mediums in a series of paintings that produce dialog related to the experience of black people in America in light of the fulfillment of prophecy, and the manner in which the scriptures correlate to ones’ reality. Friday night entertainment will include live jazz by Larry Moore Trio and a performance by Hansberry-Sands Theater Company. Refreshments and culinary delights by B.R. Smiths Catering. Free event. Friday: 5:30 to 9pm, Saturday: 11:30am to 2:30pm
46) MATA AT ZIMMERMAN ARCHITECTURAL STUDIOS – (2122 W. Mt. Vernon Ave., enter off of S. 25th St. between St. Paul Ave. and Canal St. - 414.476.9500 - milwaukeeareateachersofart.org) Milwaukee Area Teachers of Art: 74th Annual Membership Show. Juried exhibition displayed in the beautifully renovated City Lights Building. “We were both amazed and astounded with the quality of the work and the way the artists were expressing such diverse concepts,” Shelby Keefe and Richard Dorbin, 2014 jurors. A hidden gem of a show! Exhibition runs April 13 through May 8 (M-F 9am-4pm). Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 1 to 4pm
47) MOBILE DESIGN BOX AT THE NORTH END – (1551 N. Water St., entry at corner of Water and Pleasant St. - 414.272.2022 - facebook.com/mobiledesignbox) Works of Design Fugitives and UWM Marcus Prize Studio. Design Fugitives: Explore functional and decorative objects delineating the beautiful intersection of art and technology, guided by knowledge of materials and modern fabrication methods. Soft launch of the architectural panel product CHROMOSTRATAS. UWM Marcus Prize Studio’s faBRICK: Discover the design process for a temporary pavilion. Exhibitions run April 17 through June 30. Friday: 5 to 10pm, Saturday: 11am to 4pm
48) MOWA (Formerly MUSEUM OF WISCONSIN ART) AT SAINT JOHN’S ON THE LAKE – (1800 N. Prospect Ave. - 414.272.2022 - wisconsinart.org/mowaonthelake) Agrarian Angles | Landscapes by Richard W. Patt. Richard W. Patt’s polychromatic landscapes balance abstract and representational depictions of Wisconsin’s farmland and their iconic barns. These are not sleepy, pastoral farms, but ones that pop and vibrate with energy as Patt’s color and geometric patterning merge together to create rich, quilt-like compositions. Exhibition runs April 9 through July 15. Artist Talk: Thursday, April 9, 7pm. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 5pm; refreshments available
49) REDLINE MILWAUKEE – (1422 N. 4th St. - 414.491.9088 - redlineartmke.org) JoAnna Poehlmann: Now & Then. RedLine is proud to present JoAnne Poehlmann’s third retrospective; come experience how small details of the natural world have inspired this world renowned, yet local artist. Five decades and over 380 pieces created in reverence and awe for nature. Win an original piece of JoAnna’s art while supporting Redline education and exhibitions programs. Raffle tickets may be purchased by the “wingspan” for $5.00 or $10.00. Winners will be announced at 8:45 on Gallery Night and 2:45 on Gallery Day. Exhibition runs through June 30th. Friday: 6 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 3pm
Gallery Night and Day is presented quarterly by the Historic Third Ward Association. Special thanks to 2015 event sponsors: Harley-Davidson Museum, 88Nine Radio Milwaukee, Mandel Group and The Pfister.
For further information, please contact the Historic Third Ward Association at 414.273.1173 or firstname.lastname@example.org.