Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum


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With two weekends bookending Milwaukee Museum Week 2020, there’s even more time to see more museums—and thereby to learn more about Milwaukee’s past, present and future. Read more

A&E Feature

This week, the MacDowell Club’s “Grand Finale” farewell concert takes place at Villa Terrace with works by Chopin, Liszt, Gershwin and more. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

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

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Jack Grassel and Garrett Waite plan a concert full of surprise and improvisation. Read more

Local Music


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Pathos and poetry, entrapment and paralysis are among the emotions stirred by this eclectic exhibit. Read more

Visual Arts

See what's coming to Milwaukee's visual arts scene this week, including Villa Terrace's "So Milwaukee Night" on Friday, May 24. Read more

Visual Arts


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The 8th annual Milwaukee Museum Mile Day (MMM Day) offers unique museum experiences on Milwaukee’s East Side for a special event on May 12, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Read more


“Moving Images: British Royal Portraiture and the Circulation of Ideas” at Villa Terrace (through June 2) tells us that the Windsors are less autonomous moral agents than reflections of their subjects’ values. Read more

Visual Arts

America SCORES Milwaukee, which offers free soccer and poetry practice to underprivileged children, asks for support through an upcoming fundraiser. Read more


Local writer Anna Lardinois collects tales from across the metro area, including the Historic Third Ward’s Marshall Building. Read more


Oil painter Steve Gerhartz offers demonstrations at the Cedarburg Cultural Center Aug. 9, 10 and 17. The career retrospective “Joseph Friebert: A Life in Art” graces the Museum of Wisconsin Art Aug. 11-Oct. 7. “Jerry,” a tribute to beloved figure ... Read more

Visual Arts

What color is Zen? Wisconsin painter Terrence Coffman seems to know. He ostensibly treads in abstract expressionism’s historical modernism. “Terrence Coffman: A Compendium of Paintings” is on display at the Tory Folliard Gallery through July 7. Read more

Visual Arts

This week, we preview the murder mystery send-up Any Number Can Die and Heathers: The Musical—a rock musical based on the 1988 cult film, Heathers. Both shows are in current production at Elm Grove’s Sunset Playhouse. Read more

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Every year, MMM museums open their doors to residents, museumgoers and first-time visitors for a chance to experience five of Milwaukee's unique museum gems at free or reduced admission. Read more

Visual Arts

While the premise of an accordion-fold book seems straightforward enough, the variety of pieces in “FOLD: Artists’ Accordion Books” at Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum (through June 3) reveals endless possibilities of this creative form. Read more

Visual Arts

The Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum’s “FOLD,” opening March 1, presents accordion-fold books from the extensive collection of artist publications assembled by Stephen Perkins. Read more

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. Read more

Visual Arts

Villa Terrace’s “Back to School” offers a brief glimpse into a longer sense of evolution, an acknowledgement that the work and interests we have today are inevitably part of the path that creates our future. Read more

Visual Arts


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Off the Cuff with Charles Allis-Villa Terrace’s John Sterr and Shana McCaw Read more

Off the Cuff