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Gallery Night and Day
Historic Third Ward Events - 2015
Gallery Night and Day - Official Participants

Gallery Night and Day ~ October 16 & 17, 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, October 16 and continuing during the day on Saturday, October 17.

This fall, the quarterly event showcases 52 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) CATHEDRAL OF ST. JOHN – (802 N. Jackson St. - 414.276.9814 - Members of the League of Milwaukee Artists display two and three dimensional works in all types of media. LMA has been in existence for over 70 years. It champions artistic creativity and actively fosters an expansion of the arts. Exhibition runs October 11 through November 28. Friday: 5 to 8pm


2) CITY HALL – (200 E. Wells St. - 414.659.0262) The Dry Points are a collaborative band of local artists (C. Dwyer, N. A. Beadel, F. Gonzalez, S.R. Jones, D. Owsley-Aquilia, and Z. Rueter).  Starting with enlarged steel-engraved portraits of Milwaukee's founders from 1895, the group has created over 80 fantastic fine-art prints in the absurdist spirit of the dadaists. Friday: 5 to 10pm


3) DAVID BARNETT GALLERY – (1024 E. State St. - 414.271.5058 - Claude Weisbuch (1927-2014), world-renowned French artist, has a classical style with a very contemporary satirical sense. His primary influences are Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Daumier, Jacques Callot and Saul Steinberg. Abstract Artists: Dan Muller, Alayna Rose, John Baughman, Joan Dvorsky, Karen Hoepting and David Barnett. Exhibitions run October 16 through January 16. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 11am to 5pm


4) DERMOND PETERSON STUDIO – (757 N. Broadway, Suite 402 - 414.383.5029 - Dermond Peterson has been creating high quality block-printed textiles in our Milwaukee studio since 2001. This Gallery Night we are proud to feature the launch of our new collection of hand printed fabric by the yard, as well as our full line of home textiles. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 2pm


5) DUNCAN ENTERTAINMENT GROUP – (777 N. Jefferson St. - 414.223.1060 - Chip Duncan Photography. Duncan’s latest show features heartfelt, positive new images from both home and abroad. PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS includes detailed images of landfill garbage (Ghana), the smiling faces of Maasai warriors (Kenya), sacred Buddhist temples (Burma) and scenic landscape from Wisconsin (ice caves). Friday: 5 to 9:30pm, Saturday: Noon to 5pm


6) GNOAP GALLERY AT THE PLAZA HOTEL – (1007 N. Cass St. - 414.426.9137 - Come enjoy the creative and eclectic art of Gnoap Gallery. View illustrations by Jackie Schneider; jewelry by Bonnie DeSautelle; mixed media by Judy Tolley; paintings by Chuck Weber, the Chase Web series; photographs by Michael Piotrowski; acrylic sculptures by Michael Dornemann, and writings by Terimarie Degree. Friday: 5 to 9pm


7) GROHMANN MUSEUM – (1000 N. Broadway - 414.277.2300 - Forge Work: New Photography by Michael Schultz. With over 30 years of experience in making photographs, with works in many public and private collections, Michael Schultz continues his work creating images of monumental industrial interiors of both foundry and forge. As a follow-up to 2010’s Foundry Work, this exhibition highlights Schultz’s recent work in forging operations the world over. Presses and hammers replace the molds and ladles in his previous work, produced in a way unique to the artist alone. As one of the premiere photographers in industrial art, Schultz continues a long tradition of capturing the spectacle of man and machine in amazing images of industry. Exhibition runs September 4 through December 13.  Artist’s Reception: October 16, 5 to 9pm. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: Noon to 6pm


8) HEARTROOTS STUDIO – (777 N. Jefferson St. - 262.844.7173 - “BACK ON TRACK”. From his longtime "Heartroots" studio in Hartland, Wisconsin, artist Joel Pfeiffer presents new sculptural elements using clay impressions, fused glass and stainless steel. Joel's playful pieces are created from combinations of these unique materials. Friday: 5 to 9:30pm, Saturday: Noon to 5pm


9) MORNING GLORY GALLERY – (929 N. Water St. (inside the Marcus Center Lobby) - 414.765.7227 - Featuring contemporary stoneware pottery by Jean Wells. Meet the artist on Friday night 5:30-7:30pm. Unique patterns colors and shapes by this well-known Milwaukee artist. Exhibition is ongoing. Friday: Noon to 9pm, Saturday: Noon to 6pm


10) THE PFISTER HOTEL - ARTIST IN RESIDENCE – (424 E. Wisconsin Ave. - 414.273.8222 - In the AIR Studio: Todd Mrozinski's "Light from The Pfister" series including recent chandelier paintings. In The Pop-Up Gallery: PEOPLE, Portraits by Fred Bell, Demitra Copoulos, Bennie Higgins, Todd Mrozinski and Della Wells. Poetry Tour by former Pfister Narrator Anja Notanja Sieger starting at 7:30 followed by the music of Mississippi Sawyer. Friday: 5 to 10pm, Saturday: throughout the day


11)  ROCK PAPER SCISSORS – (757 N. Milwaukee St. - 414.982.5653 - Exclusively featuring artists from the Milwaukee area. Choose from cards, jewelry, candles and other gift items: fine art such as sculptures, painting, photography, baskets and pottery; re-purposed and one-of-a-kind items for the home including furniture, pillows, hand-woven rugs and more. Friday: 5 to 10pm, Saturday: 11am to 4pm


12) URBAN MILWAUKEE: THE STORE – (755 N. Milwaukee St. - 414.395.0632 - Celebrate Milwaukee with Urban Milwaukee: The Store. Milwaukee's gift shop will feature all new photography as well as a number of new products. All designed for you to showcase the city you love. Friday: 5 to 10pm, Saturday: 11am to 3pm


13) VILLAGE CHURCH ARTS GALLERY – (130 E. Juneau - 414.273.7617 - CollettaScope art in a variety of media created with professional artists, by students with cognitive disabilities; Clever Creations paintings on silk by Cassie Schwarzinger; Eclectic Mix acrylic & oil paintings by Carol Fischer & Peg Robbins; Moments photography by Fred Hang. Appetizers & Live Music. Exhibition runs October 16 through November 3. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 1 to 3pm


14) THE ART INSTITUTE OF WISCONSIN (320 E. Buffalo St., Suite 100 - 414.978.5000 - Bras & Boxers. Breast & Prostate Cancer awareness campaign.  Art Institute students, staff, faculty and associates will embellish undergarments for cancer awareness and funds.  Community members will vote via a financial contribution for the best garment. All proceeds benefit local cancer support. Exhibition runs October 16 through November 16. Friday: 5 to 9pm


15) BRILLIANT DANCER/MKE ART DESIGN – (338 N. Milwaukee St., Studio 303 - 414.897.8523 - Feast on a banquet of sumptuous silks and fabulous felted wearables for home and body by Clare Jorgensen. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 5pm


16) CLEAR WATER OUTDOOR – (250 N. Water St. - 414.897.7106 - Explore an array of one of a kind photography that indulges in a unique and intimate setting with nature. Friday: 5 to 8pm, Saturday: 10am to 8pm


17) GALLERY 218 – (207 E. Buffalo St., Suite 218 - 414.643.1732 - Celebrating 25 Years. Gallery artists: Judith Hooks (painting), Bernie Newman (photography), Rande Barke (collage), Alex Block (mixed media), Natalie Brey (painting), Tara Keefe (prints), Joanne O’hare (photography), Harry Wirth (watercolor). Closing of “Our Water Our World.” Also guest artist, Jim Toth. Live Jazz. Exhibition runs October 16 through November 30. Friday: 5 to 10pm, Saturday: Noon to 5pm


18) GALLERY 326 – (221 N. Broadway - 414.906.1990) Gallery 326 will be showcasing artwork from Flux Design and a variety of local artists on Onesto’s 2nd Floor. Come grab a drink and join us for this amazing opportunity to mix and mingle with the people who make Milwaukee’s art scene so vibrant. Bring a friend! Featuring: Feed Your Soul Art and Artists- promoting November 6th Event at Flux Design. Friday: 5pm to Midnight


19) GALLERY MKE -- (207 E. Buffalo St., Suite 421 - 414.256.2574 - Gallery MKE offers bright fun fine art, artisan jewelry and creative keepsakes, perfect for holiday gift giving. Mary Culling, currently Artist-in-Residence at the Richard Stravitz Gallery, brings her ocean series “Water, Water, Everywhere.” Sally Lautmann presents her holiday collection keepsake jewelry. Need a special gift? MKE welcomes commissioned pieces. Friday: Noon to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 5pm


20) HGA ARCHITECTS & ENGINEERS – (333 E. Erie St. - 414.278.8200 - and ARTspace, a unique gallery and shop of the John Michael Kohler Arts Center presents their latest exhibition LOOKING EAST. Experience the work of artists Amy Nguyen (MA), wearables; Sowon Joo (South Korea), jewelry; So Young Park (NY), jewelry; and and Randi Solin (VT), glass. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 4pm


21) ITALIAN COMMUNITY CENTER – (631 E. Chicago St. - 414.223.2180 - Local photographer Nicholas J. Smith will be showing two series of photos entitled “Batter” and “Dirt”. This is a not to be missed original show. Friday: 6 to 10pm, Saturday: 11am to 3pm


22) JIM KRAHN ART/ NOMAD ART GALLERY – (207 E. Buffalo St., Suite 310 - 626.825.1611 - The nomadic adventures of the artist have inspired many oil and acrylic paintings. Plein air, memory, and a little imagination make up the artwork from coast to coast to coast. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 4pm


23) KIT AND ACE – (315 N. Broadway - Kit & Ace is proud to feature local artist Shane Walsh on The Wall, our in-shop gallery space which highlights a new Milwaukee artist each quarter. Shane’s current work, while influenced by the years of art history before him, embodies a new generation of creative class. Exhibition runs through November 3. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 7pm


24) LESLIE HINDMAN AUCTIONEERS – (525 E. Chicago St. - 414.220.9200 - Please join us for an early preview of Leslie Hindman Auctioneer’s November 6 Milwaukee Fall Auction, featuring a wide variety of furniture, decorative arts, and fine art, as well as the work of celebrated Wisconsin and regional artists. Friday: 4 to 8pm, Saturday: 10am to 2pm


25) METRO EYE – (325 E. Chicago St. - 414.727.5888 - Metro Eye invites you to experience an eclectic assortment of alluring local artwork, varying in technique and media, created by accomplished Milwaukee artists. Exhibition runs October 16 through November 13. Friday: 5 to 8pm

26) MILWAUKEE INSTITUTE OF ART & DESIGN (MIAD) – (273 E. Erie St. - 414.847.3200 - Motion 15: A Juried Alumni Media Exhibit. Frederick Layton Gallery. MIAD alumni across all disciplines create motion-based digital media works expressing how time-based media functions within their creative endeavors. Exhibition runs October 16 through December 5. The Naked Truth. River Level Gallery. A small, diverse group of artists create works observed from the human form in all its nakedness. The artists feel a sense of awe and humility toward light, form and space. On view Gallery Night and Day. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 5pm

27) MKE STUDIO SHARE – (338 N. Milwaukee St., Suite 305 - 414.943.2243 - Adventures in Travel. Life is an adventure; why not explore it through travel photography? MKE Studio Share will showcase beautiful images featuring unique cultures, landscapes and people around the world. Friday: 6 to 9pm


28) NEROLI SALON & SPA – (327 E. St. Paul Ave. - 414.227.2889 - Neroli Salon & Spa is partnering with Front Room Photography to showcase the makeover transformation of local Breast Cancer survivors with a live photo shoot. Show your support by stopping in or attending our GNO event. Visit for details. Friday: 5 to 8pm


29) 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 Hal Koenig’s urban and landscape canvases. Exhibition is ongoing. Friday: 3 to 9pm, Saturday: Noon to 4pm


30) RUSTICO PIZZERIA – (223 N. Water St. - 414.220.9933 - Gregory Sukowaty and Corey LaFleur both started with a childhood wonder about the world. Corey, inspired by cartoons, comics and movies, and Greg the human nature and surroundings he grew up with. They both have been making art since they could hold ideas, Corey through film and painting and Greg with photography. Exhibition runs October 16 through November 16. Friday: 11am to 1:30am, Saturday: 11am to 1:30am


31) SB FRAMING GALLERY – (409 E. Buffalo St. - 414.431.5050 - Framed photography by 6th -8th grade students from Discovery World's Jr. Digital Photographer Summer Camp.  Students walked around Milwaukee for inspiration, edited and printed their images at Discovery World, and framed them at SB Framing Gallery. Come see their first exhibit! Friday: 5 to 8pm, Saturday: 10am to 6pm


32) (SHOO) (241 N. Broadway - 414.765.2355 - Just L Designs. Designed by Milwaukee based designer Leslye Schlack. She believes you can find comfort in every outfit, no matter the occasion. Leslye will be featuring multi-wear “wrapalls.” Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 5pm


33) SPLASH STUDIO: A PAINTING BAR – (184 N. Broadway - 414.882.7621 - Le cadavre exquis boira le vin nouveau (The exquisite corpse shall drink the new wine). The exhibit is a collaborative “mixed media game” in which the creators must work in isolation, only seeing a small portion of another single contributor’s work on the project. The final outcomes will result in triptychs revealed at a public reception with drink specials and refreshments on Friday from 6pm-9pm. Plus, the Super Secret Glow Project returns from 10pm-midnight on both Friday and Saturday nights. (Reservations recommended for Glow.) Exhibition runs October 16 through November 20. Friday: 6 to 9pm


34) STUDIO BLIP – (207 E. Buffalo, Suite 422 - 414.429.8132 - Original art is a great holiday gift for yourself or someone special! Take advantage of a price reduction event at Studio Blip during the last gallery weekend of 2015. Abstract and representational works of varying sizes and styles will be available. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 11am to 4pm


35) THE FINE ART GALLERY – (207 E. Buffalo St., Suite 210 - 414.688.2787 - “Multiple Visions”

THE Fine Art Gallery is an electrifying broad spectrum of creativity with artworks by artists displaying a cross section of artistic styles and medium. Experience works of guests artists Nora Boedeker, David Boskovich, Stephanie Copoulos-Selle and Jef Raasch. Enjoy works by Dagmara Costello, Virgi Driscoll, J.J. Joyce, Michele Murphy and Darlene W. Rzezotarski. Exhibition runs October 16 through January 2. Friday: Noon to 9pm, Saturday: Noon to 4pm


36) TIMOTHY COBB FINE ARTS – (207 E. Buffalo St. - 414.323.4555 - The Three Treasures: Drawings, Paintings, and Sculpture. What Would We Be Without Them? Drawings by Oliver Benson, Tyler Meuninck and Christian Ricco. Madeline Glaspey, Latest Paintings. Susan Falkman, Sculpture: Masks and Maquettes. Exhibition runs October 16 through January 2. Friday: 10am-9pm, Saturday: 10am to 5pm


37) TORY FOLLIARD GALLERY – (233 N. Milwaukee St. - 414.273.7311 - Fred Stonehouse – A Peaceable Kingdom. Beautifully executed, Stonehouse‘s work expresses his personal psychology and dreamlike vision as influenced by Renaissance painting, folklore, magic realism, and the unseen mysteries which abound in the world. In this exhibition Stonehouse delves deeper into the metaphor behind his crossbred animal paintings. Working from a biblical vision of harmony between all earthly creatures, Stonehouse’s new work strives to capture the realistic consequences of such unlikely animal pairings. The exhibition includes paintings and drawings. The Gallery’s exhibition runs concurrently with the Fred Stonehouse exhibition at the Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA) through January 17. Susan Stamm Evans – Unspoken. The artist continues to explore the human figure in her new body of bronze sculptures.  The exhibition includes her intimate "Face Fragments" and new "Threads" and "Interwoven " series, both containing her one-of-a-kind sculptures that appear woven.  Stamm Evans expresses our connection to the universal human experience through the “common threads” that weave her abstracted faces and metaphorically intertwine us all. Exhibitions run October 16 through November 15. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 11am to 4pm



38) ARTS @ LARGE – (908 S. 5th St. - 262.271.5764 - Portraits of Nature. Examining our relationship to the natural world, this exhibit showcases student-created artwork that emerged from two projects: 1) an excursion on the Milwaukee River, exploring water within a changing environment and 2) a student-created school museum about the biological community of bees. Exhibition runs October 16 through January 8. Friday: 5 to 8pm, Saturday: Noon to 4pm


39) BLACK SHEEP – (216 S. 2nd St. - 414.223.0903 - Black Sheep is proud to feature an array of original works highlighting iconic Milwaukee landscapes along with 'black sheep' personalities from across the world. This show combines an homage to our home city along with a reminder that at any time, we can all feel like the odd person out, AKA, the Black Sheep. Friday: 10am to 2am, Saturday: 10am to 2am


40) HARLEY-DAVIDSON MUSEUM – (400 W. Canal St. - 414.287.2789 - Custom Kings Motorcycle Display. Harley-Davidson dealers from across the country competed in the H-D Custom Kings contest, transforming stock H-D Street® motorcycles into rolling works of art. The winning Harley-Davidson Street® motorcycle is currently on display in the Harley-Davidson Museum lobby. Free admission from 5-9pm on Friday; regular admission applies on Saturday. Exhibition opens October 16. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 4pm


41) HIDE HOUSE CREATIVE – (2625 S. Greeley St. - 414.482.2200 - Make Hide House Creative your destination! Three floors…three buildings. The amazing local artists welcome you into their studios for a true artist experience. Explore this historic building’s unique architecture. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: Noon to 4pm


42) THE IRON HORSE HOTEL (500 W. Florida St. - 414.831.4600 - Scátháin (Gaelic for mirror) out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Scátháin is an industrial-chic, metal-smithing, wood-shaping shop in Walker’s Point, specializing in wood, metal and mirror art work. Founder John McWilliam began by pioneering the world of silvering glass and has been working with glass companies, showrooms, designers, contractors and individuals from around the world. Friday: 5 to 10pm, Saturday: 5 to 10pm


43) ORLANDINI STUDIOS – (633 W. Virginia St. - 414.272.3657 - Debra Stubbe Burkart will be showing her new Milwaukee & Wisconsin Landmark prints, including Leon’s Custard and Miller Park. She is showcasing her Portraits of families and pets since she will be taking special orders for Christmas time. Eugene Orlandini will be demonstrating his mould and casting techniques. He will have several casts from his latest restoration and repair jobs that he is working on at the moment. Join us for a fun night and day sharing our passion! Friday: 6 to 10pm, Saturday: 11am to 5pm

44) WALKER’S POINT CENTER FOR THE ARTS – (839 N. 5th St. - 414.672.2787 - Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Exhibition. Our annual Día de los Muertos exhibition celebrates the rich Latin American holiday honoring the dead while celebrating life — reminding us to reflect on those who are dear to us, living or dead. Ofrendas (alters/offerings) created by local artists and families give narratives on the person honored. The styles vary and reflect the diverse cultures that celebrate this holiday, including those in Milwaukee who've adopted it as their own. Exhibition runs October 16 through November 21. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: Noon to 5pm



45) AYZHA FINE ARTS GALLERY & BOUTIQUE – (275 W. Wisconsin Ave. - 414.220.4355 - Theme is "Afro Blue: Musings Within the Rhythms of the African Aesthetic." Curator is noted artist Ras Ammar Nsoroma. On exhibit will be figurative works by painter George Gist of Pittsburgh; mixed media works by Tamara Natalie Madden of Atlanta; jewelry, handbags and accessories by Zeina Fawaz of Ghana; wearable art (shoes, bow ties, shirts) by Francis Annan Affotey, Ghanian turned Milwaukeean; and ceramics by Muneer Bahauddeem, photography by Scott Pollard, and mixed media works by Nsoroma – all Milwaukee artists. Also, filmmaker Patrick Branson, the maker of a new documentary, "America's Blues," about the history of the blues, will be featured, and on exhibit will be blues photos by Leanne Parshalle. Finally, the project room will feature an installation by artist Jose DeHoyos on the Day of the Dead. Exhibition runs October 16 through December 12. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: Noon to 4pm


46) GALLERY @ THE BLUE – (310 W. Wisconsin Ave. - 414.273.5500 - Members of the Coalition of Photographic Arts present various styles of high quality photo art. CoPA members have had their works shown locally, nationally, and internationally. Meet the artists personally at the Artist’s reception, Friday 6:00P-9:00P. Light snacks and beverages will be available. Exhibition runs September 14 through January 9. Friday: 5:30 to 9pm


47) GREENWOOD PARK GALLERY AND FRAMING – (4233 W. Fond du Lac Ave. - 414.444.5166 - Guest Visual and Performing Artist: James Dallas. Mr. Dallas will unveil a 54” x 54” sculpted digital original during Friday night’s 5:30 p.m. “Artist Speaks” portion of his exhibition event where he interprets his music related digital images. Your experience will also be enhanced by the live entertainment he provides as a renowned woodwind player. Light refreshments will be served. Bring someone you would like to impress. Mr. Dallas’ art and music CDs will be for sale. Door Prizes. Exhibition runs September 27 through October 24. Friday: 4 to 9pm, Saturday: Noon to 5pm


48) HAGGERTY MUSEUM OF ART AT MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY – (13th & Clybourn - 414.288.1669 - Join architect Giuseppe Mazzone on Saturday, October 17, from 11 a.m. to noon, when he will present his recreation of a 16th century Parisian church in Marquette’s College of Engineering 3D Visualization Lab at 749 N 16th St., Seating is limited to 25, first come, first served. A reception will follow in the museum from 12:15 to 1 p.m., Giuseppe Mazzone will be available for questions. Museum exhibitions include Marc Chagall: Biblical Narratives in Print, Adi Nes: Biblical Stories, What is Hispanic?, and Giuseppe Mazzone: Geometry of Faith. Exhibition runs September 17 through December 23. Friday: 10am to 8pm, Saturday: 10am to 4:30pm

49) MILWAUKEE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY – (910 N. Old World Third St. - 414.273.8288 - On tap for you this October, in partnership with the Museum of Beer & Brewing, a series of murals depicting brewing history by Chicago artist Jean Allen. The paintings were originally unveiled in 1935 at the Master Brewers Association of America convention. Exhibition runs October 10 through 24. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 9:30am to 2pm


50) MOBILE DESIGN BOX AT THE NORTH END – (1551 N. Water St. (entry at corner of Water and Pleasant St.) - UWM’s “From Waste to Wonder” design studio challenges preconceived notions of Waste. Students conducted research of various waste flows within Milwaukee to produce unlikely approaches to design and waste-management. “Beintween”, the social and spatial network, will showcase improvised spaces to build community. Exhibition runs October 16 through January 3. Friday: 5 to 10pm, Saturday: Noon to 4pm


51) MOWA @ SAINT JOHN’S ON THE LAKE – (1800 N. Prospect Ave. - 414.272.2022 - Lost in Space: Art Quilts by Bruce Seeds. Bruce Seeds’ kaleidoscopic quilts suggest nebulae and galaxies whirling out into the cosmos. Seeds begins his quilt-making process with a single printed fabric. He’s used Star Wars-themed designs and other novelty prints as the base for his artwork. The graphic fabric is then transformed throughout his process, resulting in geometric tessellation akin to mosaic tile. The final quilt is not about the smaller, individual pieces but about the larger whole – much like the way we see solar systems far off in the distant outer reaches of space. Exhibition runs October 15 through January 11. Join us as artist Bruce Seeds provides a look into contemporary quilt-making on October 15 at 7pm. Refreshments provided. Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: 10am to 5pm


52) REDLINE MILWAUKEE – (1422 N. 4th St. - 414.491.9088 - Jason Ruhl | Thirteen Tales. Ruhl’s work including collage, letterpress boxes and video, revolves around simplifying images to the essential components. Ruhl’s artwork is collaborative, gleaming inspiration from songs submitted from the RedLine community.  Ruhl resides in Madison, WI where he is a Master Printer at Tandem Press. The opening reception of Thirteen Tales from 6-9 will be followed by an “After Gallery Night Party” from 9-11, featuring live music by Swamp Folk Band Honest Monday. Exhibition runs October 16 through December 19. Friday: 6 to 11pm, 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.


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