Tyler Friedman

Tyler Friedman has been a contributing writer for the Shepherd Express since 2013. He is a Lecturer and Doctoral Candidate in Philosophy at Marquette University where he is writing his dissertation on music in early twentieth century German philosophy (he’ll spare you the details).

Radical Jewelry Makeover holds a kick-off symposium, Feb. 24-25, on the third floor of the Kenilworth Square East Building. more

Feb 20, 2018 2:06 PM Visual Arts

Adrienne Pierluissi’s popular Bay View bar, Sugar Maple, presents an art auction to support ongoing hurricane relief for Puerto Rico. more

Feb 13, 2018 1:11 PM Visual Arts

The Shepherd Express Spring Arts Guide 2018 features interviews with six arts professionals who received training in Milwaukee. more

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Photo Credit: Front Room Photography

Jahmés Finlayson and Dumah Saafir will perform Haitian music at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10 at the Milwaukee Art Museum. more

Feb 6, 2018 1:38 PM Visual Arts

The Wisconsin Artists Biennial opens with a party on Saturday, Feb. 3 at the Museum of Wisconsin Art. more

Jan 30, 2018 1:12 PM Visual Arts

Milwaukee Art Museum presents “The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip,” Jan. 26-April 22, a far-reaching exhibition of photographs meditating on our country and its inhabitants. more

Jan 23, 2018 1:46 PM Visual Arts


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The Jewish Museum Milwaukee’s “Allied in the Fight: Jews, Blacks and the Struggle for Civil Rights” runs Jan. 19-March 25. more

Jan 16, 2018 2:25 PM Visual Arts


Image by Gudrun Lock

MIAD’s “Humanly Possible: The Empathy Exhibition” explores an important topic for our times and opens Jan. 12. more

Jan 9, 2018 2:06 PM Visual Arts

Two solo exhibitions opening Jan. 5 at Tory Folliard Gallery find two regional artists meditating on the singular beauty of Midwestern landscapes. more

Jan 2, 2018 1:48 PM Visual Arts

The exhibition finds the artists investigating language. Text is central to Bauer’s work, which playfully alters the meaning of language by placing it in a sculptural context. more

Jan 2, 2018 1:47 PM Visual Arts

UW-Milwaukee’s new Emile H. Mathis Gallery, located in Mitchell Hall, Room 170, adds 2,400 square feet of state-of-the-art exhibition space to house the treasures of the university’s art collection. more

Dec 19, 2017 1:40 PM Visual Arts

After Gallery presents a series of investigative solos, duets and quartets called “Questions About Anger//Goodbye” and a holiday marketplace on Saturday, Dec. 16. more

Dec 12, 2017 3:11 PM Visual Arts

“UWM Design Entrepreneur Showcase 2017” takes place Thursday, Dec. 14 from 5-9 p.m. more

Dec 12, 2017 3:11 PM Visual Arts

The Milwaukee Art Museum displays Parisian posters from la Belle Époque Dec. 15-April 29, 2018 in “Designing Paris: The Posters of Jules Chéret.” more

Dec 12, 2017 3:04 PM Visual Arts


Towering Over Wheatland, Carlotta Miller watercolor from 2017. Photo credit: Jon Bolton

“Watercolor Wisconsin 2017,” now in its 51st year, opens at the Wustum Museum of Fine Arts on Dec. 10. more

Dec 5, 2017 12:38 PM Visual Arts 1 Comments

“Jaime Hayon: Technicolor” will be displayed at Milwaukee Art Museum, Dec. 8-March 25, 2018. more

Dec 5, 2017 12:32 PM Visual Arts

With “30 Flirty + Thriving,” Chicago-based visual artist Caroline Liu has channeled the angst of aging to more productive ends by pairing with 30 different artists to create as many collaborations in the month preceding her 30th; the show opens ... more

Dec 5, 2017 12:29 PM Visual Arts

West Allis’ Inspiration Studios presents the biomorphic abstractions of Allison Estry in “Organic Nonsense,” while Gallery 2622 exhibits Benjamin Fairly’s “Lacerations” and Latino Arts Gallery presents student work dealing with immigration. more

Nov 28, 2017 3:42 PM Visual Arts

In time for holiday art sales, the Portrait Society Gallery presents “Stacked,” an exhibition of ceramics exploring the titular theme. more

Nov 21, 2017 1:41 PM Visual Arts