RSS

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

ex.eve.2019.0082.jpg

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

ex.smi.2019.0009.jpg

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

ex.eve.2019.0082.jpg

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

ex.smi.2019.0009.jpg

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

, , , , , Fall Arts Guide

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

, , Fall Arts Guide

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

TWiM_OKAN_B_(ByKsenijaHotic).jpg

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

Visual Arts

DanceworksAgainstTheGrain.jpg

Photo Credit: Paul Ruffolo

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

Visual Arts

The Democratic candidates for Wisconsin’s First Congressional District debate twice, while protesters hold a vigil for immigrants outside of GOP Rep. James Sensenbrenner’s office. Read more

Saving Our Democracy

: Coming up in the visual arts this week are a call for submissions for the John Michael Kohler Arts Center’s Arts/Industry Program residency (through May 31), Tosa Pop-Up Shop (May 5) and BFA exhibitions at UWM’s Kenilworth Square East (May 3-19). Read more

Visual Arts

Two exhibitions open on July 13 at the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts. Also, John Michael Kohler Arts Center’s “Midsummer Festival of the Arts" and a photo exhibit, “Faces of a Fish Empire," at Milwaukee Public Central Libr... Read more

Visual Arts

Day trippers have no excuse to be bored as the weather warms: Within two hours of Milwaukee are several good reasons to hit the road for a quick rendezvous that won’t flatten the wallet. Read more

Summer Guide

The Kohler Art Center opens a yearlong exhibition series, “The Road Less Travelled," with a Feb. 25th reception; “What Was Always Yours and Never Lost: Indigenous Experimental Film" screens at the Haggerty Museum of Art on Feb. 23; an... Read more

Visual Arts

SOCIAL UPDATES