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Gallery Night and Day
Historic Third Ward Events - 2014
Gallery Night and Day - Official Participants

Gallery Night and Day ~ July 25 & 26, 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, July 25 and continuing during the day on Saturday, July 26.

This fall, the quarterly event showcases 65 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.


1) BMO HARRIS BANK – (770 N. Water St. - 414.390.5500 - This “living exhibit” celebrates the second-year partnership between BMO Harris and the Milwaukee Ballet bringing the Nutcracker to Milwaukee.  Enjoy costume displays, photos with dancers, and ticket discounts and info. Friday, Sugar Plum refreshments for the ladies and Saturday, ballet classes for the kids. Friday: 5 to 9pm (5:30pm demonstration), Saturday: 10am to 4pm (10:30am & 3:30pm class)


2) CATHEDRAL OF ST. JOHN – (802 N. Jackson St. - 414.276.9814 - An exhibit of religious-themed arts and crafts by Racine artist Tom Hunt. Media include wood carvings, pen and ink, watercolors, paper cutting and woodblock prints. Friday: 6 to 8pm


3) DAVID BARNETT GALLERY – (1024 E. State St. - 414.271.5058 - H20 in Art. Milwaukee is a world leader in water related manufacturing, education, technology and innovation. H2O in Art celebrates this special distinction. Artists include: Ryan, Spicuzza, Ferderbar, Lueck, Walkowitz, Gee, Schroedter, Steele, Van Dongen, Mucha, Kpetenkple, Kandinsky, Ruscha, Summers.  Exhibition runs July 25 through October 11. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 11am to 5pm


4) DEAN JENSEN GALLERY – (759 N. Water St. - 414.278.7100 - Lejos*. Lejos presents six of Argentina’s brightest contemporary artists, who are members of Artistas en Cooperativa. This is the collective’s first exhibition as a group in the United States. Santiago Cucullu, a native Argentinean and one of Milwaukee’s most widely exhibited and admired artists, served as a co-curator of this enterprise and essayist for the show’s catalogue. Members of the collective will be present opening night.  Exhibition runs July 25 through September 21. Friday: 6 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 4pm



5) DeLIND GALLERY OF FINE ART – (450 E. Mason St. - 414.507.7083 - Everything French! Paintings, drawings and antique and classic French posters highlight the summer show at DeLind Gallery of Fine Art, perfect for Bastille Days July 10-12. Posters were pasted on Parisian kiosks and fences in the 1890s. Famous were those by Jules Cheret, considered “the Father of the Poster”. These colorful and vibrant artworks compliment original drawings and paintings of the era, many by the poster artists themselves. Friday: 10am to 9pm, Saturday: 10:30am to 4pm

6) GNOAP GALLERY AT THE PLAZA HOTEL – (1007 N. Cass St. - 414.426.9137) Come enjoy the eclectic art of Gnoap Gallery. View illustrations by Jackie Schneider; jewelry by Bonnie DeSautelle; mixed media by Heidi Bavlnka, Judy Tolley, Elio Garcia; paintings by Cathy Holly, Jeff Main; photographs by Leanne Krueger, Michael Piotrowski; and sculpture by Michael Dornemann.  Music provided by DJ A.

Friday: 5 to 10pm


7) GROHMANN MUSEUM – (1000 N. Broadway - 414.277.2300 - Art Shay: Working. Nihil sine magno labore (nothing without great labor) was one of the few things legendary photographer Art Shay learned in his year at Brooklyn College before enlistment as a heavy bomber in World War II. Though he was unsure of the significance of the Latin phrase at the time, its impact surely was felt throughout Art’s career as a photographer for LIFE, TIME, and FORTUNE magazines, leading to his work in a variety of labor situations. Be they images of linemen or those on the assembly line, his affinity for capturing work and the worker has produced an unparalleled catalogue of images of human industry in its many forms. This special exhibition features a selection of dozens of Art’s finest scenes of work, labor and pictures “made of fellow and sister laborers.”  Exhibition runs May 16 through August 17.

Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 12 to 6pm


8) LAUGHLIN CONSTABLE – (207 E. Michigan St. - 414.272.2400 - #LCXC.  Our business creates ideas.  Our ideas create business.  Laughlin Constable is an idea-driven, independent agency, offering integrated and best-in-class services for high-profile brands.  Join us for our inaugural Gallery Night exhibit featuring artwork from employees and our LC Extra Credit student showcase.

Friday: 6 to 9pm, Saturday: 1 to 4pm


9) MILWAUKEE LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER – (1110 N. Market St., 2nd Fl. - 414.271.2656 - Pieced Together. Pieced Together is a collection of artists utilizing collage and assemblage as the basis of their work. The work featured are in print, photography, and painting. Featured in this show are Stacy Blint, Felix Bofil, Blanche Brown, Josie Osborne, Randel Plowman, and more.  Exhibition runs July 25 through August 31. Friday: 5 to 9pm


10) MORNING GLORY GALLERY – (929 N. Water St., Inside the Marcus Center Lobby-– 414.765.7227 - A celebration of fine craft by more than 50 Wisconsin artists! Register to win a Gallery gift certificate or Marcus Center tickets. Now celebrating our 8 year anniversary! Friday: 12 to 9pm, Saturday: 12 to 9pm


11) THE PFISTER HOTEL - ARTIST IN RESIDENCE – (424 E. Wisconsin Ave. - 414.273.8222 - This gallery night, Niki Johnson will unveil two of her sculptural portraits from the “Betwixt” series she is creating this year as the Pfister Hotel’s Artist in Residence. Drawing from the Brothers Grimm’s “Snow White” and “Cinderella”, these two artworks incorporate cast glass, terra cotta clay, feathers and cast iron in an effort to create dialogue about fairytales, cultural narratives, and the affective qualities of materials from everyday life. Limited edition commemorative plates that correspond with these pieces will also be on view.

Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: throughout the day


12) VILLAGE CHURCH ARTS GALLERY – (130 E. Juneau - 414.273.7617 - NOMADS photography by Jeannee Sacken; Art Squared marker on canvas by Stacy Pawlowski; Exploring Circles & Lines ink on paper by Erick Koconis. Summer “block party” appetizers and sizzling live music.  Exhibition runs July 25 through August 16. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 1 to 3pm


14) A TRIO JEWELRY DESIGN STUDIO – (215 ½ N. Water St. - 414.431.7112 - 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


15) ART GALLERY UPSTAIRS – (207 E. Buffalo St., Suite 202 – 262.243.5921) Guest Artist: Christine Buth-Furness. Paintings inspired by Buth-Furness’ travel in Australia. “My imagery suggests a human presence in an environment as well as an absence of one, and evokes an emotional response. Layered washes of transparent pigment build color and define form. Light as a subject gives meaning and suggests a narrative content.” ( Exhibit runs through August 15. Also on exhibit, paintings and drawings by Patrician Gilman Graham ( and Lois Buley Wirth.

Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 11am to 4pm


16) THE ART INSTITUTE OF WISCONSIN (320 E. Buffalo St., Suite 100 - 414.978.5041 - Photography and Collage: Experimenting with Shape and Color. A graphic design exhibit experimenting with mixed media that looks at restrictions and notions of collage and photography. The compositions are examples of on-going photographic collage experiments of context in shape and color, the interrelationship between shape and color and the impact they can have.  Friday: 5:30 to 9pm


17) BROADWAY PAPER (191 N. Broadway - 414.277.7699 - Jeff Trendel. Jeff Trendel is making his annual appearance this summer at Broadway Paper. Trendel is part of a new trend of environmentally conscious artists sometimes referred to as eco-artists. All the wood used in his woodturnings is cut in urban areas under permit from the local municipalities of the Florida Keys. This is done with no damage to the fragile ecosystem of the Florida Keys. His eco-friendly bowls and vessels are made with rare tropical wood such as Cuban Mahogany, Red Mahoe, Jamaica Dogwood, Bustic, Mastic, Buttonwood, Womans Tongue, Wild Tamarind and many others from south Florida. Friday: 11am to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 5pm


18) BROADWAY THEATRE CENTER (158 N. Broadway - 414.291.7800 - Please join us for an Open House where you can meet our resident theatre companies! We also invite you to tour our theatres, costume, prop, and scene shops and other spaces not typically open to the public and take in some live theatre – for FREE! Friday only: 5 to 8pm Open House and Tours | 8 to 9pm Free Performance


19) CHRISTINE PLAMANN PHOTOGRAPHY – (207 E. Buffalo St., Suite 212 - 414.271.1211 - Christine Plamann Photography is thrilled to featuring the work created in conjunction with Flashes of Hope, an organization that works to capture the smiles of children with cancer and forever preserve images of courage, beauty and dignity. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 3pm


20) CORPORATE DESIGN INTERIORS (191 N. Broadway. - 414.262.6005 - Cindy Lesky and Cardi Toellner are both photographic artists who continually experiment creating beautiful and unusual images frequently based on nature. Cindy’s work is generally printed on metal and plexiglass, whereas Cardi’s work is printed on art papers using archival materials and ink. Friday: 5 to 9pm


21) FEATHER STONE GALLERY / SUE SITTLER NELSON, LCSW (231 E. Buffalo, Suite 305 - 414.477.2478) Feather Stone Art Gallery features the artwork of Alexandra Frankle’s: Relief Prints of Sacred Places visited in Europe. Will be shown in inner lobby. Marian Vieux is exhibiting photographs of surface reflections on water and waterfalls, suite 305. Friday: 6 to 9pm, Saturday: 10:30am to 3pm


22) GALLERY 218 – (207 E. Buffalo St., Suite 218 - 414.643.1732 - Celebrating 24 years! Anniversary cake, live jazz by Keith Watling, silent auction, and cash bar. Contemporary abstract works by Judith Hooks (painting), Bernie Newman (photography), Rande Barke (collage), and more. Located on the 2nd floor of the Marshall Building. Reviewing artists work on Saturday. Watch for Juried exhibit in September.  Exhibition runs July 25 through September 12. Friday: 5 to 10pm, Saturday: 12 to 5pm


23) GALLERY MKE  - (207 E. Buffalo St., Suite 421 - 414.687.8932 - This new gallery showcases the work of 2 Milwaukee artists. Mary Gidley Culling offers her unique Milwaukee and Wisconsin inspired acrylics on canvas. Sally Davidson Laufmann presents “Passaj, Jewelry on a Journey” OOAK designs created with vintage jewelry and mixed media elements. Light refreshments.

Friday: 11am to 9pm, Saturday: 11 to 5pm


24) GREYMATTER GALLERY – (207 E. Buffalo St., Suite 222 - 414.687.2598 - Land/Form. Cassie Marie Edwards’ hyper-realistic paintings explore the boundaries between still-life and landscape. Using fabric, plastic horses and tine foil, she constructs scenes from which she creates nuanced images that ask is what we see really there?  Exhibition runs July 25 through August 30. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 12 to 4pm


25) THE HUDSON BUSINESS LOUNGE – (310 N. Broadway - 414.220.9460 - “Hudson Artist Guild” Grand Opening. “Hudson Artist Guild” was recently created in order to showcase established and emerging artists in many mediums. Conveniently located in the heart of The Historic Third Ward, this extraordinarily stunning and hip facility provides a destination for everyone to experience art in over 10,000 square feet on two levels. Friday: Opening Reception 6 to 11pm

2014 Third Ward Plein Air Painting Competition. Finished paintings will be on display beginning at 5pm on Friday.  Winners will be announced at 6pm.  Many artists will be on hand to sell their paintings.

Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 4pm


26) THE GALLERY BY KASANA  (241 N. Broadway, Garden Level - 414.224.6158 - The Gallery is an elegant event venue that supports shows by local painters, photographers, sculptors, multi performers, dancers, musicians, fashion shows, culinary arts and more. Located in the heart of the Third Ward, The Gallery is part of KASANA.. Friday: 5 to 10pm, Saturday: 10am to 10pm

27) KATIE GINGRASS GALLERY – (207 E. Buffalo St. - 414.289.0855 - “Gesture”. Our current exhibit is “Gesture.”  We are featuring works by artists that suggest movement and emotion through the manipulation of their media. Color, line, and composition will be the driving force behind these master works.

Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 11am to 5pm

28) MANDEL GROUP – (301 E. Erie St. - 414.270.2752 - Please join the Mandel Group for an evening of the art of John O’Neill and Emily Schneider. John creates vast imagined cityscapes rendered in fine point pen and Emily creates narrative patterns inspired by the architectural and natural landscapes of Rust Belt Cities.   Friday: 6 to 9pm


29) MILWAUKEE ALE HOUSE – (233 N. Water St. - 414.276.2337 - Join Tuaca at the Milwaukee Ale House on July 25th starting at 6pm. We’ll be redefining good times with signature Tuaca cocktails on special, delicious Ale House treats, live music, and of course, live art. Help artist Noah Silverstein paint a community mural and add your artistic touch to the masterpiece. See you there!

Friday: 6pm to Midnight


30) MILWAUKEE INSTITUTE OF ART & DESIGN (MIAD) – (273 E. Erie St. - 414.847.3200 - Swim Team Presents. July 25 - August 30,  Entrance Gallery. Swim Team Presents is an annual pulse of work being created in Milwaukee that pushes contemporary conversations within the immediate community and the Midwest. The exhibition aims to elicit fresh perspective about the artists’ work by introducing exploratory ideals and highlighting current dialogues.  Swim Team is a student/alumni-run curatorial group in Milwaukee that provides accessibility toward a new type of discourse about fine art and design within various communities in the Midwest.

MIAD 2014 Juried Senior Exhibition. June 3 - July 26, Fredrick Layton Gallery. The best and brightest talent of the 2014 graduating class, as juried by faculty and external creative professionals from the more than 150 capstone projects in the 2014 Senior Exhibition. The Juried Exhibition is similarly distinguished by diversity and fresh ideas, coupled with innovative methods of presenting art and design.

Gallery Hours: Tues. – Sat., 10am to 5pm.

Gallery Night - Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 5pm

31) MIAD – FINE FURNISHING SHOW PREVIEW – (273 E. Erie St. - 414.847.3200 - Sneak peek of the handcrafted furniture, accessories & fine art that will be on display and for sale at the Fall show – Oct. 3-5, Harley-Davidson Museum. Be inspired by the exhibitors’ creative process and support American made products! Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 5pm


32) MY DWELLING (316 N. Milwaukee St., Suite 100 - 414.935.4500 - Featured Artist: Sharon Mergener Join us to support an assortment of local artists. Sharon Mergener is a painter with artwork inspired by nature, layers, colors, collage, and mixed media. She will be painting a piece live throughout Friday evening that will be available for sale. For more details visit our Facebook page:  

Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 9am to 3pm


33) NEROLI SALON & SPA – (327 E. St. Paul Ave. - 414.227.2888 - Stop in with a friend or group for a complimentary mini-Neroli makeover and photo with Front Room Photography. You’ll leave ready to hit the town. Contemporary abstract art by Jodie Niles and jewelry by Morgan Kempfer will also be on display and available for purchase.  Friday: 5:30 to 8:30pm


34) OIL, A CITY GALLERY (222 E. Erie St., Suite 110 - 414.588.6823 – 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.

Friday: 4 to 10pm, Saturday: 12 to 5pm


35) RUSTICO PIZZERIA – (223 N. Water St. - 414.220.9933 - Todd Stein. Born in Milwaukee, Stein captures details of SE Wisconsin that normally may go unnoticed. From cityscapes to natural landscapes, it’s a photographic journey that strives to exemplify the raw beauty of the lakeside communities.  Exhibition runs July 25 through August 25.

Friday: 11am to 1:30am, Saturday: 11am to 1:30am


36) SB FRAMING GALLERY – (409 E. Buffalo St. - 414.431.5050 - Milwaukee Prints, Posters, and Maps. Celebrate the city of Milwaukee with framed prints of Milwaukee as well as vintage postcards and laser cut maps.

Friday: 4 to 7pm, Saturday: 10am to 3pm


37) SENATE DISTRICT OFFICES – (316 N. Milwaukee St., LL16 - 414.273.1509) Featured artists will include a series by Milwaukee artists Nicolas Lampert and Paul Kjelland. Their series Milwaukee Commandos is inspired by the Open Housing Marches in Milwaukee in the late 60s, the Commandos, and Father James Groppi. The series of prints invite conversation about the Commandos’ history and the injustices they struggled against—racism, inequality, and segregation. They serve as a call to action to achieve a more just and equitable society. Additionally, work by MIAD graduate and painter Irene Sustar will be on display in the office on Gallery Night. Stop by and see her colorful and thoughtful aerial paintings of both rural and urban landscape. Also on display will be watercolors depicting Milwaukee architecture and "urban snapshots”. Friday: 5 to 9pm


38) SENSORIUM – (326 N. Water St., 2nd Floor - 414.224.0015 – Sensorium is an international collective of immersive creative spaces that bring together visual, performing, experiential and culinary artists and their communities. Friday: 5 to 9pm


39) (SHOO) (241 N. Broadway - 414.765.2355 - KFUNK66 – Kristen Nissen. KFUNK66 jewelry is handcrafted on the East Side of Milwaukee. Images inspired by vintage movies, books, and music with handmade chains and one-of-a-kind distressed metal. It’s never pretentious, always funky, and maybe a little out there.

Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 6pm


40) SPLASH STUDIO: A PAINTING BAR – (184 N. Broadway - 414.882.7621 - Experience life through the eyes of a Splash Studio artist with Doppelgangers & Imaginary Friends. This multimedia group exhibit, featuring pieces from Splash’s own talented team, explores the idea of self – and self-portraits – through each artist’s unique point of view. 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 July 25 through October 10. Friday: 6 to 9pm


41) STUDIO 303 – (225 E. St. Paul Ave., Suite 303 - 608.931.3677 - Open Studio & Jewelry Sale. Studio 303 is a cooperative artist’s studio occupied by emerging independent craft practitioners Caitlin Driver, Clarissa Halat, Ivy Klarer, Emily Klopstein, Lucy Lowe and Ruby Silvestrini. Friday: 5 to 10pm, Saturday: 10am to 5pm


42) STUDIO BLIP – (207 E. Buffalo, Suite 422 - 414.429.8132 - Welcome to Studio Blip, our working art studio/gallery in the historic Marshall Building. We are Ken & Ruth Vonderberg, husband and wife designers/artists, who enjoy translating our experience into fine art. Varied media and subject matter inspires a range of work worth exploring. Our artwork is always changing. Stop in and see what’s new! Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 11am to 4pm


43) THE FINE ART GALLERY – (207 E. Buffalo St., Suite 210 - 414.688.2787 - The Far Side. THE Fine Art Gallery presents three exciting guest artists: Kasia Stachowiak: Combine, mixed media; Maureen Fritchen: Scratch the Surface, mixed media; and Rebecca Venn: Water Marks, watercolor painting. Other featured artists include: Dagmara Costello, jewelry & paintings; Virgi Driscoll, oil paintings & drawings; JJ Joyce, acrylic & oil paintings; Michele Murphy, pastel drawings; Darlen Wesenberg Rzezotarski, sculpture, and Harry Wirth, watercolors.  Exhibition runs July 25 through October 11.

Friday: 12 to 9pm, Saturday: 12 to 4pm


44) TIMOTHY COBB FINE ARTS – (207 E. Buffalo St., Lobby - 414.255.8166 - Canvas and Stone: Sensual Symbiosis in Space and Time. Oil Paintings by Patricia Frederick. Marble and limestone sculptures by Susan Falkman. Sensual lines flow through color and stone in this unique pairing of artists whose visions and expressions intertwine from wall to pedestal. The interplay of form and light bring to life the realization of the inner voice. Do not miss this exceptionally gorgeous show.  Exhibition runs through September 6.  Gallery Hours: Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat 11am-4:30pm, and by appointment. Friday: 10am to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 5pm

45) TORY FOLLIARD GALLERY – (233 N. Milwaukee St. - 414.273.7311 - Summer in Wisconsin. Celebrate the pleasures of Summer in Wisconsin with the Gallery’s biggest exhibition of the year. This popular and comprehensive show features new work by forty of Wisconsin’s top artists. Included are paintings, photography, and sculpture by the Gallery’s artists. Join us on Gallery Night to meet the artists.  Exhibition runs July 11 through September 6.

Friday: 11am to 9pm, Saturday: 11am to 4pm


46) WABI SABI GALLERY – (219 N. Milwaukee St., Suite 105 - 262.325.7148) Grand Re-opening! Grand re-opening of Wabi Sabi Gallery! Same building – new location – 1st floor lobby level, suite 105, Phoenix Building. Artists Corey & Jennifer McVey will show pottery, photography, and mixed media inspired by their travels.  Exhibition runs July 25 through September 30. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 12 to 4pm



47) ARTS @ LARGE – (908 S. 5th St. - 414.763.7379 - Freedom Summer. Fifty summers ago young people from around the country traveled to Mississippi to join local activists and risk their lives for a more equal society. To honor the 50th Anniversary of these heroic acts, MPS students have created artwork inspired by the continued pursuit of equality.  Exhibition runs July 25 through October 1. Friday: 5 to 8pm, Saturday: 1 to 4pm


48) BRENNER BREWING COMPANY – (706 S. 5th St. - 414.465.8469 - Milwaukee’s newest craft brewery features the artworks of local artists on every bottle. Come see a display of works by the first four artists on Gallery Night and Day.  Exhibition runs July 12 through September 12.

Friday: 4pm to Midnight, Saturday: 11am to Midnight


49) ESPERANZA UNIDA GALLERY  -- (611 W. National Ave. - 414.671.0251 - Viewing and selling of art owned by Esperanza, on consignment, or from other artists.  Focus: contemporary metal wall art.  Modernist Artist John Allen for offices and residential. Friday: 5 to 11pm, Saturday: 10am to 9:30pm


50) FIRST PLACE DENTISTRY – (106 W. Seeboth St., Suite 202 - 414.223.4778 - Travel photography by Robert Popp. Friday: 5 to 9:30pm


51) HABITAT FOR HUMANITY RESTORE – (420 S. 1st St. - 414.257.9078 - Learn how to transform drab to fab as ReStore features Repurposing Workshops for Gallery Night & Day. For a small donation, we will provide the materials and instruction to create your very own repurposed project. We’ll also be showcasing and selling a variety of repurposed creations designed by our Repurposing Specialist. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 4pm


52) HARLEY-DAVIDSON MUSEUM – (400 W. Canal St. - 414.287.2789 - The American Road exhibit traces the rise of the road trip from its roots in the 1930s to its role as a quintessential experience that connects us to uniquely American ideals of freedom and exploration. Free Friday Night admission from 5 to 9pm; regular admission applies on Saturday. Free posters while supplies last. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 6pm


53) HAVEN ART CENTER – (2625 S. Greeley St., #3H - 414.915.1154 - Haven Art Center is a place for the creative to gather for instruction, exhibition, figure drawing and custom picture framing. Join us for an open house and gallery exhibition featuring encaustic wax paintings by artist Rebecca Stahr, watercolor landscapes by artist Don Wood, geometric watercolor abstracts and pet portraits by Cherilynn Wood, Morgan Kempfer Jewelry, and various other local artists.  Exhibition runs July 25 through September 30.

Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: Noon to 5pm


54) THE HIDE HOUSE – (2625 S. Greeley St. - CultureJam MKE! An exciting exhibition by 40 local artists creating critical works! Radical transformations needed for a collective future… A future that computes at an economic, ecological and spiritual level. 2 floors of amazing art! Friday: 5pm to Midnight, Saturday: 10am to 3pm


55) THE IRON HORSE HOTEL (500 W. Florida St. - 414.831.4681 - After The Sun Goes Down... Outside of drinking tequila straight from the bottle, Eli Rosenblatt is known for his dark sultry styled snapshots in time.  His paintings capture the realism of the human experience found only after the sun goes down. Rosenblatt, son of sculptor Adolph Rosenblatt and artist Suzanne Rosenblatt, also owns Artasia in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward. Friday: 5 to 9pm


56) THE PITCH PROJECT – (706 S. 5th St. - 414.465.8469 - The Pitch Project is pleased to present an exhibition of contemporary video art ranging from intimate gestures to large-scale installation.  Exhibition runs July 12 through October 12.

Friday: Noon to 9pm, Saturday: Noon to 5pm

57) WALKER’S POINT CENTER FOR THE ARTS – (839 N. 5th St. - 414.672.2787 - Growing in the Arts 2014. WPCA Summer Art Camp students will exhibit their work in photography, drawing, painting and more! Come experience the warmth and passion of youth creativity!  Exhibition runs July 25 through August 23. Featured Member Exhibition - Joe Couture. Our 4th featured member show of 2013/14. Couture’s multimedia work captures moments of emotional intensity and psychological tension, pushes limits of empathy and questions what it means to be emotionally intelligent. Definitely worth experiencing in person. Exhibition runs July 25 through October 4. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: Noon to 5pm



58) ALICE’S GARDEN URBAN FARM – (2136 N. 21st St. - 414.687.0122 – Josiah Williams and Cheri Johnson have been capturing the beauty of creation at Alice’s Garden for many years. Come explore their work and the garden through their captivating photography. You may also have your picture taken in the garden. Friday: 10am to 2pm, Saturday: 5 to 9pm


59) AYZHA FINE ARTS GALLERY & BOUTIQUE – (275 W. Wisconsin Ave. - 414.220.4355 - A rare chance to meet pointillist Francis Annan Affotey of Ghana, who is making his first trip abroad. His works will be on display. Also on exhibit will be works  by artists of the National Association of Black and White Men Together. As usual, entertainment will be provided. Exhibition runs July 25 through September 23.  Gallery hours: Mon-Fri 10am-7pm; Sat 10am-6pm; Sun 11am-5pm.  Artist talk at 7pm on Friday and 2pm on Saturday.

Friday: 5 to 10pm, Saturday: 12 to 5pm


60) GALLERY @ THE BLUE – (310 W. Wisconsin Ave. - 414.273.5500 - Light Paintings by Roderick Hollow. Milwaukee resident, author, astrologer, Vietnam Veteran and Light Painter, Rod Holloway exhibits his eclectic array of Light Paintings sure to capture your imagination. Drawing inspiration from life experiences and nature, Roderick takes photography to a unique level of creativity.  Exhibition runs May 31 through July 26.  Gallery Night Reception at 6pm on Friday. Friday: 5:30 to 9pm


61) GREENWOOD PARK GALLERY AND FRAMING (4233 W. Fond du Lac Ave. - 414.444.5166 - Want to stimulate your art “jeans”? Come to “the center of the city” where you will feel inspired, comfortable, and welcome. Greenwood Park features exquisitely framed contemporary art. Giclée printing demonstrations: Saturday 1pm and 3pm. Friday: 5 pm to 8pm, Saturday: 10am to 4pm

62) HAGGERTY MUSEUM OF ART AT MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY – (13th & Clybourn - 414.288.1669 - Scrutiny After the Glimpse. Scrutiny After the Glimpse explores the potential of works in various media of the human form to evince multiple meanings based on context and proximity to other works. AGOD is an organic video about the fear of order and disorder, and is comprised of daily animated GIFs, created and collaged over a three-year time span. The non-linear, open-ended narrative speaks to the rapid speed and large volume of information available in the digital age. Also on view are Aesthetic Afterlife and The Print Room.  Exhibition runs June 4 through August 3. Friday: 10am to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 4:30pm

63) KING DRIVE GALLERY – (2775 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. - 414.704.9117) Satin Dolls. A collection of hand made and costumed designed African and African American Dolls. This exhibit, in memory of Dolores Leftridge, is a collection of handcrafted dolls by various artists who aim to inspire, heal, bring joy, express love for family and culture and bring to mind precious memories. Featured artists include Dolores Leftridge, Phyllis Holder, Rosemary Ollision and Marquita Edwards. The exhibit also includes costumed designed dolls from the doll collection of Eldora Smith. Enjoy live jazz by Larry Moore Trio and a performance by Hansberry-Sands Theatre Company. Refreshments and culinary delights provided by B.R. Smiths Catering.  Sponsored by Martin Luther King Economic Development Corporation. Doll making classes will be offered on Saturday. If you would like to participate bring cloth that can be used  to craft your own doll.

Friday: 5:30 to 9pm, Saturday: 11am to 4pm


64) MOWA (Formerly MUSEUM OF WISCONSIN ART) AT SAINT JOHN’S ON THE LAKE – (1800 N. Prospect Ave. - 414.272.2022 - Summer Dance | Monotypes by Jan Serr. In Summer Dances, Jan Serr concentrates on figures that explore the body in motion with expressive, gestural lines. This new group of monotype prints radiates joyful color and celebratory movement that will have you tapping your toes and swaying to the rhythm.  Exhibition runs July 24 through October 6.  Artist Talk: Thursday, July 24 at 7pm.

Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 2pm (Refreshments available)


65) REDLINE MILWAUKEE – (1422 N. 4th St. - 414.491.9088 - TIMELINE 2014, RedLine Residents. Ten resident artists show off their past years artistic growth in many media. Exhibiting Residents: Baldeosingh, Huibregtse, Bills, Redmon, Weigel, Ariens, Werner, Ghanbarzadeh, Skyrocket, Quam. Building and Studio Tours. Applications for Residency Program due August 1 for September 1 entry.  Exhibition runs July 25 through August 29.

Friday: 10am to 3pm and 6 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 3pm




Gallery Night and Day is presented quarterly by the Historic Third Ward Association. Special thanks to 2014 event sponsors: Harley-Davidson Museum, Mandel Group and The Pfister.


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