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With nothing else like it in the U.S., St. Kate provides Milwaukee visitors and residents alike with a contemporary arts experience. Read more

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Winners in the Arts and Entertainment category for Best of Milwaukee 2018 including subcategories like Best Art Gallery, Best Movie Theater, Best Theater Company and more. Read more

Best of Milwaukee 2018

A pushback against Edward Said’s narrow thesis has been underway and is manifest in James Parry’s Orientalist Lives: Western Artists in the Middle East 1830-1920. Read more

Books

By emphasizing the kinetics and interactivity of play over usual formal rhetoric, MAM’s “Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America” speaks up for a history that’s taken a beating. Read more

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“Inspiring Change: The Photography of Chip Duncan and Mohamed Amin” at the Charles Allis Art Museum (through Oct. 21) examines two photographers whose works have combated blindness to suffering in Third World countries. Read more

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An artist to watch, Elias Zananiri creates highly detailed and ornate paintings, which he says touch on “the subconscious of things and the hidden spiritual context behind everything physical.” Read more

My LGBTQ POV

The 5-month-old Gallery of Wisconsin Art in West Bend presents a compilation of landscape art by more than 60 artists, living and diseased, through Dec. 30. Read more

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Tom Fruin’s Coakley Brothers Watertower fits seamlessly into its setting as an echo of Walker’s Point’s past, but with a refreshing and even uplifting sense of the present. Read more

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Describing his work as “visual essays" in response to the 2016 election, Pedro Vélez’s paintings are expressions of anger and anxiety. His exhibition, “Emojis, Lies, Instagram Muses, and Headline News," is on display at Latino Arts. Read more

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: Doors Open Milwaukee, Sept. 23-24, finds more than 150 buildings in Downtown Milwaukee and its surrounding neighborhoods in their most hospitable mode. Maker Faire Milwaukee graces Wisconsin State Fair Park Expo Center, the same weekend. Read more

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Whitefish Bay’s Gallery 505 displays a rare collection of the paintings and sculpture of Dr. Seuss, “The Art of Dr. Seuss," Sept. 14-17. There is a special opening reception from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 14. The Jewish Museum Milwauke... Read more

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The steampunk subculture is broadly interpreted artistically and curatorially at Art*Bar’s “Steampunk Junque" exhibit. Read more

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The exhibition at Woodland Pattern Book Center, “Vicki, with an i," is organized by Michelle Grabner and features six artists addressing what is described as “the changing power dynamics afforded women in western culture." Read more

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Life imitates art for the Shoreline Picnic hosted by Sculpture Milwaukee on Saturday, Sept. 9, at O’Donnell Park (910 E. Michigan St.). At 3 p.m. the merriment moves to the Green Gallery East (1500 N. Farwell Ave.) for musical performances ... Read more

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The Nohl Fellowship exhibition at the Haggerty Museum of Art showcases recent work of artists who received this prestigious award in 2016. The exhibit focuses on identity and history. Read more

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A trinity of new exhibitions featuring work by Michael Santini, Joseph Friebert and Kathie Wheeler opens at the Cedarburg Art Museum on Thursday, Aug. 31. The 2017 Annual Members Show opens at Walker’s Point Center for the Arts on Friday, S... Read more

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“NOW Figuration" at Portrait Society Gallery is a group exhibition in response to an exhibit held 35 years ago at the Milwaukee Art Museum called “New Figuration in America." The primary question for both is the same—what do represent... Read more

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“Romano Johnson: The Glitterati" will be displayed at the Museum of Wisconsin Art, Aug. 26-Nov. 5. “Men of Metal," a sculptural exhibit featuring work by father and son Frank and Bruce Niemi, will be on display at the Kenosha Public M... Read more

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Shane Walsh’s paintings exhibition, “Xpressor," at The Alice Wilds in Walker’s Point, translates impressions of misstepped photocopies into compositions that borrow techniques of sampling, remixing, paste-up and collage in a purely non-f... Read more

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Deb Marett’s portrait exhibition, “Famous" honors everyday celebrities at West Allis’ Inspiration Studios; on Sunday, Aug. 20, from 3-4:30 p.m., visitors will have the opportunity to hear from and about three of Marett’s meritorious subj... Read more

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