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Articles tagged with 'art'

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Desmond Mason paints mural at local youth organization, talks art and Bucks

Published July 21, 2017

On Friday, former Bucks player-turned professional artist Desmond Mason teamed with the Running Rebels and local Milwaukee artists to help create pieces of art at the local community youth organization's news facility. Afterward, Mason talked about the project, his art and the current Bucks.

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A.W.E. Truck Studio gives interns a path to career in art

Published July 16, 2017

Running from June 26 to Aug. 4, the Summer Truck Studio program brings four vans with art supplies to 18 Milwaukee County parks and playgrounds Monday through Friday from noon to 3 p.m., Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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Rashid Johnson goes big for MAM show

Published July 13, 2017

There is not a large number of works in Milwaukee Art Museum's Rashid Johnson show, called "Hail We Now Sing Joy," but all the works in the show, which runs through Sept. 17 in the museum's Baker/Rowland Galleries, are large ... and engaging for a variety of reasons.

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Katie Gingrass Gallery closes after 37 years

Published July 12, 2017

Katie Gingrass, who owned the Katie Gingrass Gallery in Milwaukee's Third Ward since 1980, quietly closed shop this weekend with the help of her family.

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Night Market: July 12

Published July 11, 2017

One Wednesday a month during the summer, the NEWaukee Night Market brings the best of the city together for a free, fun, open-air event that offers a variety of experiences for people of all ages and backgrounds to enjoy. This year's dates are July 12, Aug. 16 and Sept. 13.

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LISTEN: Have reports of the East Side's death been greatly exaggerated?

Published June 1, 2017

In Episode 30 of The Postgame Tailgate, Jimmy Carlton and Matt Mueller are joined by OnMilwaukee senior writer Molly Snyder to discuss the much-discussed death and consternate over the much-consternated-over change of the East Side neighborhood. That, and a lot more!

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Art in the City: Plein Air MKE outdoor painting competition begins Thursday

Published May 9, 2017

The second annual Art in the City: Plein Air MKE outdoor painting competition will take place May 11-21 along the Milwaukee Museum Mile. The event showcases talented Midwest artists and exposes new audiences to the history, architecture, culture and art that define the East Side.

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Another Calatrava artwork is coming to Milwaukee this summer

Published May 2, 2017

For years now, Milwaukee and its visitors have marveled at the Santiago Calatrava-designed Milwaukee Art Museum. And this summer, Brew City will be getting another Calatrava piece - and almost two dozen other public pieces to go alongside of it.

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UW-Milwaukee professor combines art with social justice work

Published April 23, 2017

For the past 15 years, artist Nicolas Lampert has focused on connecting local artists to Milwaukee social justice organizations, such as Voces de la Frontera and ReciproCity, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.