Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum

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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Photo Credit: Milwaukee Museum Mile

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

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

Off the Cuff

“Mythos Fantasia,” at Inspiration Studios through Oct. 30, finds emerging Milwaukee artist John Zieloski working with images of human-animal hybrids. Read more

Visual Arts

As the 21st century accelerates into the future art museums, whose traditional mission has been to preserve the past, obliged to keep abreast? And, if yes, how do they achieve this without diminishing their core objective? Read more

A&E Feature

In “TimeLine 2017," RedLine Milwaukee’s 12 Artists-in-Residence will demonstrate how much uncompromising work can be created in a year under the right conditions.Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum’s “Sculpt-cussion" finds four sculp... Read more

Visual Arts

The Milwaukee Museum Mile hosts its second annual “Art in the City: Plein Air MKE," May 11-17. Also for the second year, “Oneida Arts: Evolving Traditions" will grace Southeastern Oneida Tribal Services, Saturday, May 13. Finally, to ... Read more

Visual Arts

“Ornate/Activate," in which dozens of works highlight artistic approaches that are contemporary but clearly draw from cultural histories, is on exhibit through May 14 at the Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum. Read more

Visual Arts

Maria Gillespie and Tim Russell are the co-founders of Hyperlocal MKE, a Milwaukee-based dance and music collaboration focused on live improvisational performance. The next show, Activate/Ornate, takes place on Sunday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. at ... Read more

Off the Cuff

Dear Ruthie answers offers advice to a reader looking for tips on how to keep his New Year’s resolutions. Exciting upcoming events include a Make & Take Stencil Workshop at The Waxwing with artist Jeremy Novy, Jan. 6; Full Frontal Doherty a... Read more

Dear Ruthie

Groovy Dog Gallery, a new art space in Riverwest with an emphasis on local artists and affordability, opens with a party on Friday, Nov. 11 from 7 p.m. to midnight. Read more

Visual Arts

The latest release from Milwaukee indie heroes Sat. Nite Duets captures their evolving thoughts on being in a band. Read more

Music Feature