As the weather warms, Milwaukee's farmers markets will come out into the light again. But Cortney Heimerl has organized an event that will also shine some light on great Milwaukee crafters, too. The Maker Market will take place the first Sunday of every month from May to September in the parking lot behind the Alterra on Kinnickinnic and Lincoln in Bay View. The first installment is Sunday, May 5 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
On Friday, March 15, The Waxwing - a gallery / boutique in Shorewood - will host an anniversary party from 6 to 9 p.m. There will be new art on the walls, live music by The Thriftones, raffle prizes and more.
Lemon Street Gallery in Kenosha is currently running a holiday show. Billed as "giftable art," the art in the holiday show is all priced under $100, and includes knits as well as jewelry, prints and more.
For the fourth year in a row, OMC is accepting submissions for its Milwaukee Poetry Contest. All poems must be about Milwaukee or include the word "Milwaukee" and poems will be accepted via e-mail through Sept. 26.
MILWAUKEE ARTBEAT: Unique Arts Showcase Series Kick-Off: April 3rd in Bay ViewA unique and exciting show: Celebrating Milwaukee Area Female Artists, hosted by award-winning producer Annie B. & fun-loving local artist Nick Ramsey. Music, paintings, sculpture, film, photography, dance, & s...