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Updated April 19, 2018
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“Exhibition of (In)sight: A Portrait Project” opening reception, 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. April 23, Carroll University pop-up art gallery in the campus center parking lot, 100 N. East Ave., Waukesha. The exhibition will be on display from April 24 to April 29. Sculptures, painting, drawings and written narratives will be on display as part of the exhibition. It’s part of a yearlong, interdisciplinary artist-in-residence project with Saskia de rooy. Questions? Contact Amy Cropper at or Sara Meyer at  

American Women Rebuilding France, 1917-1924: “Anne Morgan’s War,” through May 18, UWM Golda Meir Library’s Fourth Floor Exhibition Gallery, 2311 E. Hartford Ave., Milwaukee. Photos and film footage depicting France’s devastated Picardy post-World War I and the American women volunteers who helped rebuild the region. Premier of the documentary film “Anne Morgan’s War / L’Autre chemin des Dames” at 6 p.m. April 24 with a reception at 7 p.m. Anne Morgan, daughter of the financier J.P. Morgan, was a philanthropist who provided aid in France after World War I and World War II and supported working women in the U.S. and in Europe. 414-229-4345.  

International Sculpture Day, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 28, Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2145 W. Brown Deer Road, River Hills. Drop-in activities related to the sculptures of David Smith and Tony Smith, and a cake in the shape of Tony Smith’s “Wandering Rocks” created by Debbie Pagel of Eat Cake. Free to members or with admission to the sculpture garden. 414-446-8794 or  

Milwaukee Area Teachers of Art 77th annual Member Showcase, Monday through May 18, Milwaukee Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. Join MATA in celebrating the showcase at an artists’ reception from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 29.  

“Signs of Spring,” through May 15, Almont Gallery, 342 W. Main St., Waukesha. Artists Connie Pelzek of Hales Corners and Ann Windell of Beaver Dam celebrate spring with colors, textures and patterns. 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. For more information, visit 

“HMA DNA: Collection Highlights, through May 20, Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, 530 N. 13th Ave., Milwaukee. An ongoing exhibition of work from the museum’s collection by artists including Francesco Trevisani, George Grosz, Barbara Morgan, Wifredo Lam, Salvador Dali, Chuck Close, and LaToya Ruby Frazier. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, except 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday., 414-288-1669.  

“Resistance, Protest, Resilience,” through May 20, Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, 530 N. 13th Ave., Milwaukee.  “Resistance, Protest, Resilience” features more than 40 photographs from the collection of the Minneapolis Institute of Art, tracing protests in select 20th-century movements and events that triggered important social and political changes. Featured photographers include Thomas Arndt, Danny Lyon, Gilles Peress and Gary Winogrand., 414-288-1669.  

“Collection Spotlight: Environmental Health,” through May 20, Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, 530 N. 13th Ave., Milwaukee. Contemporary photographs by artists Edward Burtynsky, Jason Larkin and Richard Misrach. They address issues of environmental health and justice with particular attention to the damage inflicted by fossil fuel and mining industries., 414-288-1669.  

“Representing Self: Portraits from the Permanent Collection,” through May 20, Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, 530 N. 13th Ave., Milwaukee. Works range from early 16th-century society portraits to large-format contemporary photographs exploring ways that artists convey information about their sitters and themselves. Artists include ValŽrie Belin, Dawoud Bey, George Braque, Jim Dine, Jean-Leon Gerome, Nicolas Maes, Diego Rivera and Kiki Smith., 414-288-1669.  

“Coming Away: Winslow Homer and England,” through May 20, Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee.  

Katheryn Corbin: “Migrant,” through May 27, Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2145 W. Brown Deer Road, River Hills. The series will have nearly-life-sized figurative ceramic sculptures and sawdust-fired vessels. Corbin will accompany poet Chuck Stebelton on a bird walk from 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. April 29. She will also offer an artist’s tour of the sculpture garden at 3 p.m. May 13, focusing on the work of women sculptors in the collection in honor of Mother’s Day. Admission to the garden is $9, $7 for students and seniors. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., except closed Thursdays and April 1. 414-446-8794,  

“Expansive Threads,” through June 8, Latino Arts Auditorium and Gallery in the United Community Center, 1028 South 9th St., Milwaukee. Exhibit of Latin American artists who incorporate fiber in their work. Opening reception at 5 p.m. March 23.





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