Summer Gallery Night
Reginald Baylor Studio recently moved to the lower level
Baylor says he conceived the 58-by-102-inch mural as a way to incorporate all the elements involved in an arts education, including dance, theater, literature, visual arts and music. On Friday, July 25, from 1 to 9 p.m., the public is invited to participate in the creation by picking up a Prismacolor pencil from outside Baylor’s studio to complete the mural. Baylor encourages people of all ages to exhibit their personal talents on this public art, which will eventually be exhibited at the MHSA. On Saturday, the finished mural will be on display.
Also in the Historic Third Ward, VP Gallery premieres a unique collection of photographs from the Underwood Foundation. This insightful collection features the colored prints of six internationally known artists: Jean-Claude Louis, Bas Uterwyk, Trevor Peterson, Maureen Collins and two Milwaukeeans, Robb Quinn and Thom Feroah.
is president of the Underwood Foundation, whose mission is “to advance and
support humanitarian principles and practices both locally and worldwide
through all forms of art, with a special interest in fine art and photo-essay
photography.” Photographs from the Underwood collection include pictures of
people and places in
There are several other galleries to view this weekend as well:
Luckystar Studio moves to the Third Ward for Gallery Night & Day with the fanciful exhibit “Fairies Wear Boots,” which is inspired by the song from Black Sabbath. The exhibit is opening exclusively at Design Within Reach, from 5 to 9 p.m.
Elaine Erickson Gallery in the
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) offers “New Intersections: Form and Meaning,” an exhibit that details the provocative and fun influence of the product design process in the Brook Stevens Gallery from 5 to 9 p.m.