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Articles tagged with 'art'


Local artist Kpolly chats about his fascination with faces and butts

Published Oct. 17, 2016

Fans of Milwaukee Film certainly know Kristopher Pollard, the organization's affable membership manager. But this weekend, they'll be able to get to know Kpolly, the artist, thanks to his upcoming "Slap Fights" gallery, opening Friday night at Hot Pop.


MAM chief curator takes director position at Florida museum

Published Oct. 14, 2016

The Milwaukee Art Museum announced today that its chief curator, Brady Roberts, is leaving to become the executive director/CEO of the Vero Beach Museum of Art in Vero Beach, Florida. His last day at the museum is Oct. 21.


MPTV "The Arts Page" show features OnMilwaukee's Locamoji

Published Oct. 12, 2016

This weekend, The Arts Page, with host Sandy Maxx, tells the story of Locamoji and shows how our team spearheaded by creative director Jason McDowell designs, develops and deploys the Locamojis. The episode is called "arts in a flash."


Kohl's Cares donates $1.5 million to Milwaukee Art Museum

Published Oct. 4, 2016

Kohl's announced a donation of more than $1.5 million over three years to the Milwaukee Art Museum. The financial support allows the museum to continue the family-friendly Kohl's Art Generation program, an interactive art experience in the community.


Blyth Meier gallery says good morning to "a city of discoveries"

Published Sept. 8, 2016

It all began with a single photo: an image of Ivan Mestrovic's "Immigrant Woman" in Cathedral Square Park. More than 1,100 photos later, Meier continues to greet the day with a "Good morning, Milwaukee" and a black-and-white image of some part of the city.


South Side residents work to complete mural on supermarket wall

Published Aug. 15, 2016

After a group of residents participated in several artist-led brainstorming workshops with local residents, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports a new mural is on the wall of Supermercado El Rey, at 1320 W. Burnham St.


Beatles cartoon animator brings his work to Milwaukee

Published July 20, 2016

More than 50 years after the Beatles appeared on "The Ed Sullivan Show," Beatlemania has barely subsided. This week, Beatles die-hards will be thrilled at the chance to meet Ron Campbell, director of the 1965 Beatles cartoons and "Yellow Submarine" animator.


Torrent partners with Too Much Metal, adds 414 patch to team jerseys

Published June 21, 2016

The Milwaukee Torrent soccer team has added the 414 area code to the left sleeve of its home and away jerseys. The Torrent has also teamed up with local Milwaukee's Too Much Metal For One Hand in order to add more merchandise and designs to the team store.


Milwaukee Art Museum announces new director

Published May 17, 2016

Tuesday evening, the Milwaukee Art Museum announced that it selected Dr. Marcelle Polednik as its Donna and Donald Baumgartner director, the first to receive the title, honoring a recently announced $8 million gift from Donna and Donald Baumgartner.