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John Michael Kohler Arts Center

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

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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

The John Michael Kohler Arts Center (JMKAC) is hosting an exhibition series exploring the human impulse to “escape.” Through the works of contemporary artists, the series includes six original exhibitions of photography, sculpture, video... Read more

Visual Arts

Andrea Chastant Burkholder’s original solo, Bayou’s State, explores the rising water levels and deteriorating coastal conditions of her native Louisiana. She’ll begin the Milwaukee premiere by serving the audience a traditional Southern Lou... Read more

Dance

Stop by the Grohmann Museum on the campus of Milwaukee School of Engineering on Saturday, March 12 from 12-4 p.m. to check out a new acquisition, Lee Frederickson’s The Welder, and attend a workshop called “Future Transportation and the Rai... Read more

Visual Arts

I would venture a guess to say that the single most famous thing about Sondheim’s A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is its title. Coming in what might be a pretty close second is the opening number from the show: “A Comedy Ton.. Read more

Theater

“Japanese Design Today 100” will displayed in MIAD’s Brooks Stevens Gallery Oct. 30 through Feb. 6. Read more

Visual Arts

The Brew City Bombshells Burlesque are holding on to summer for as long as it’s still technically here. The burlesque entertainment group has included the dance talents with names like Vee Valentine, Polly Amour, Anetta Vendetta and the hula.. Read more

Theater

Through rare historical photographs, decorative objects and personal effects, the John Michael Kohler Arts Center’s “Close to Home” recalls days past of the southwest wing of the center: the Kohler’s family’s Victorian-era home. The exhi... 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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