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John Michael Kohler Arts Center

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In “Beauty Surplus,” on view through May 24, 2020 at John Michael Kohler Arts Center, artist Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels explores and challenges patriarchal notions of beauty. Read more

Visual Arts

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Photo credit: Victoria Sendra

On Dec. 13, New York City-based choreographer Catherine Galasso brings four time-honored dance works to the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan. Read more

Dance

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Photo courtesy of John Michael Kohler Arts Center.

“Ephemeral & eternal.” These words appear on a list of evocative phrases Lenore Tawney carefully compiled in her journal. It’s easy to imagine the artist seated at a desk, committing her thoughts to paper, rendering the ephemeral into the eternal. Read more

Visual Arts

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Photo courtesy of John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Fiber artist Lenore Tawney reinvented her own life and revolutionized the art of weaving. The trajectory of her life and career are on display in “In Poetry and Silence: The Work and Studio of Lenore Tawney,” on view now at the JM Kohler Arts Center. Read more

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Photo credit: Steve Wylie

CONTRA-TIEMPO, a Los Angeles-based urban Latin dance troupe, and the musicians of Las Cafeteras will perform "joyUS justUS," a work that celebrates the power of joy in battling inequality to the John Michael Kohler Arts Center on Nov. 16. Read more

Dance

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Photo courtesy of John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Alvarez and her troupe, Los Angeles-based CONTRA-TIEMPO Urban Latin Dance, to appear at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center on Nov. 16. The diverse mix of dancers will present joyUS justUS, a piece that celebrate the power of joy to battle injustice. Read more

Dance

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Photo courtesy of John Michael Kohler Arts Center

“Even thread [has] a speech,” now on view at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, examines how contemporary artists have broadened the groundbreaking experiments of fiber artist Lenore Tawney (1907–2007). Read more

Visual Arts

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Photo courtesy of John Michael Kohler Arts Center

The Arts Center’s collection of more than 150 of Smith’s works is one of 38 collections of artist-built environments that will go to the Art Preserve, now under construction in Sheboygan, Wis., and set to open in August 2020. Read more

Visual Arts

Lenore Tawney (1907–2007) was an influential figure in the postwar fiber arts movement. Her life's work will be the subject of a four-exhibition series titles Mirror of the Universe at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheyboygan, Wis. Read more

Visual Arts

Look carefully at Beauty Surplus on view through May 24, 2020, at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan. See if the ceiling looks different than your average drop-type affair. Peer into the fireplace; is that black stuff there on purpose? Read more

Visual Arts

Through Sept. 15, 2019, the John Michael Kohler Arts Center presents The Autotopographers—a group exhibition with ten contemporary artists exploring how biography is revealed in the creation of one’s environment. Read more

Visual Arts

Scott Reeder's current exhibition at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, “B-side of the Moon,” presents immersive installations referencing both a chapter from the artist’s past and visions of a future filled with interplanetary travel. Read more

Visual Arts

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Photo credit: Josh Pacheco Photography

This week, multiple holiday season-themed classical music, dance and theater performances take center stage in Milwaukee and beyond. Read more

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Photo credit: Victoria Sendra

On Dec. 13, New York City-based choreographer Catherine Galasso brings four time-honored dance works to the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan. Read more

Dance

ex.inp.2019.0031.jpg

Photo courtesy of John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Fiber artist Lenore Tawney reinvented her own life and revolutionized the art of weaving. The trajectory of her life and career are on display in “In Poetry and Silence: The Work and Studio of Lenore Tawney,” on view now at the JM Kohler Arts Center. Read more

Visual Arts

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Photo credit: Steve Wylie

CONTRA-TIEMPO, a Los Angeles-based urban Latin dance troupe, and the musicians of Las Cafeteras will perform "joyUS justUS," a work that celebrates the power of joy in battling inequality to the John Michael Kohler Arts Center on Nov. 16. Read more

Dance

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Photo courtesy of John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Alvarez and her troupe, Los Angeles-based CONTRA-TIEMPO Urban Latin Dance, to appear at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center on Nov. 16. The diverse mix of dancers will present joyUS justUS, a piece that celebrate the power of joy to battle injustice. Read more

Dance

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Photo courtesy of John Michael Kohler Arts Center

“Even thread [has] a speech,” now on view at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, examines how contemporary artists have broadened the groundbreaking experiments of fiber artist Lenore Tawney (1907–2007). Read more

Visual Arts

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Photo courtesy of John Michael Kohler Arts Center

The Arts Center’s collection of more than 150 of Smith’s works is one of 38 collections of artist-built environments that will go to the Art Preserve, now under construction in Sheboygan, Wis., and set to open in August 2020. Read more

Visual Arts

Here's a comprehensive list of all of the visual arts exhibits scheduled for Fall 2019 in Milwaukee. Read more

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Here's a comprehensive list of all of the dance performances scheduled for Fall 2019 in Milwaukee. Read more

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Lenore Tawney (1907–2007) was an influential figure in the postwar fiber arts movement. Her life's work will be the subject of a four-exhibition series titles Mirror of the Universe at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheyboygan, Wis. Read more

Visual Arts

Look carefully at Beauty Surplus on view through May 24, 2020, at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan. See if the ceiling looks different than your average drop-type affair. Peer into the fireplace; is that black stuff there on purpose? Read more

Visual Arts

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Photo credit: Ksenija Hotic

With an international guitar festival and IndiaFest, Slim Jim Phantom, Chris Haise Band, OKAN and Rebel Rampage, there will be no time to get bored this week in Milwaukee. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

Scott Reeder's current exhibition at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, “B-side of the Moon,” presents immersive installations referencing both a chapter from the artist’s past and visions of a future filled with interplanetary travel. Read more

Visual Arts

The week leading up to Summerfest’s first act includes performances by the New Rhythm and Blues Quartet, The Minus 5 and Viento Callejero. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

The Lakefront Festival of Art features 180 artists displaying and selling their work on the grounds of the Milwaukee Art Museum, while the Kohler Arts Center shows admiration for Wisconsin artist Mary Nohl. Read more

Visual Arts

The exhibit throws a lot of art against the stage walls, hitting it most of the time, and lands a curatorial bullseye with Scott Reeder’s “B-Side of the Moon.” Read more

Visual Arts

Opening this week: Dia de los Muertos Ofrendas Group Exhibition at the Latino Arts Gallery, Dawnland at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center and a community symposium on how arts and educational programming Read more

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Against the Grain is Danceworks’ latest production. It tells the life story of Civil War veteran-turned-artist Levi Fisher Ames through film, theater and dance in an ethereal performance. Read more

Dance

Another ambitious, multi-part exhibition cycle entitled “Live/Work” is now underway at the John Michael Kohler Art Center, aiming to examine the role of the artist’s studio in contemporary art practice. Read more

Visual Arts

Visual Arts events and openings this week include the Kohler Arts Center’s Chair City Cookout at the James Tellen Woodland Sculpture Garden (Sunday, Aug. 5), “Matthew Hintz: Spirit of the Open Road” at MIAD (Aug. 8-Oct. 20), and a lecture ... Read more

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