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Updated May 16, 2019
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Meet & Greet with Gathering Art, Stories and Place Artist-in-Residence Celeste Contreras, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday,  Milwaukee Public Library - Mitchell Street Branch, 906 W. Historic Mitchell St., Milwaukee. Celebrate diversity through storytelling and multimedia art. 414-286-3000,

“Handmade For Home Exhibition: The Craft of Contemporary Design,” 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. through Saturday, Museum of Wisconsin Art, 205 Veterans Ave., West Bend. Enjoy art making, live music, light bites and a cash bar. 262-334-9638,

“Alexis Rockman: The Great Lakes Cycle,” through Saturday, Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University, 13th Street and Clybourn Avenue, Milwaukee. Multifaceted exhibition by New York-based artist Alexis Rockman will examine the forces shaping the Great Lakes. The project features all new work by the artist.  

Mini Iridescent Abstracts, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. through Monday, Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, 19805 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield. Sparkle in this meditative painting class. Discuss color theory and proper use of watercolors, students will make abstract 4”x6” paintings. Ages 16 and older. Register at

Burlington Jaycees Arts and Crafts Fair, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 25 through May 26, Echo Park, 588 Milwaukee Ave., Burlington. 262-763-6044.  

“On Belonging,” through May 31, The Warehouse Museum, 1635 W. St. Paul Ave., Milwaukee. Two nationally recognized artists - photographer Lois Bielefeld and interdisciplinary artist Nirmal Raja. Bielefeld is a Milwaukee native and Chennai-born Raja has lived in Milwaukee for 27 years. Products of their two collaborations to be exhibited at The Warehouse explore different perspectives on the city they live in.  

Spring Art Walk, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. May 31, downtown Delafield. Stroll along the streets and browse the artwork for sale or ride in a horse-drawn carriage.

Moving Images: British Royal Portraiture and the Circulation of Ideas, through June 2, Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, 2220 N Terrace Ave., Milwaukee. The exhibition features ceremonial and family photographic portraits of the British royal family from        the Victorian Age to the present. These photographs show how images can reflect and energize major cultural shifts.  

Good Old Summertime Art Fair, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 2, Civic Center Park, 900 57th St., Kenosha. Exhibitors of fine arts and crafts, food booths and music.  

Private Exhibition Preview Reception, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. June 6, Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University, 1234 W. Troy Hill St., Milwaukee. Public reception will follow from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 414-288-7290.  

The Woman’s Club of East Troy annual Art and Craft Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 8, Historic East Troy Square, Main Street, East Troy. The fair will feature wearable art and accessories, handmade painting and etched glassware, handmade jewelry and purses, wood carvings, plus oil and acrylic paintings by local artists.  

Retrospective of Influential Artist James Nares, June 14 through Oct. 6, Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee. Explore the artist’s films as central to his artistic practice in a highlight of his significance to contemporary art through his photographs, drawings, paintings and sculpture.

Art Exhibit: “A Painterly Approach,” through June 30, The Almont Gallery, 342 W. Main St., Waukesha. Featuring artists Samantha Konop and Gerta Zinda. Gallery hours 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Waukesha Art Crawl, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 3, as well as Oct. 5, Dec. 7, downtown Waukesha, 337 W. Main St., Waukesha. About 175 artisans at 20 galleries and showplaces are featured at the seasonal event. 262-542-1522.  

Rare Views on the Rails: A Railroad Photography Experience, through Jan. 5, National Railroad Museum, 2285 S. Broadway, Green Bay. Featuring photography by Kevin Hass, The 53-piece exhibit will feature photographs Hass shot during his travels throughout the United States and France as he visited museums, railroad buildings and landscapes. Several will also include images of the rolling stock at the National Railroad Museum. 




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