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Updated Jan. 19, 2017
 
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Photo-collage Art Adventures, led by local artist Trevor Husky, 7 p.m. today, Waukesha Public Library, 321 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha. Learn to create compelling photo collages from old photos.  Supplies will be provided, but participants are encouraged to bring an exacto knife and old photos of any quality. Registration is required; space is limited. waukeshapubliclibrary.org or 262-524-3682.  

Karri Jamison’s “Whimsical Nature,” through March 4, with artist reception from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, with an artist dialogue at 6:30 p.m., Sharon Lynne Wilson Art Center, 19805 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield. It features the birds and woodlands of the Midwest, with the woodlands in black and white and the birds in color. To RSVP for the reception, visit www.wilson-center.com/karri-jamison.  

“DaVinci & Michelangelo: The Titans Experience,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Pabst Theater, 144 E. Wells St., Milwaukee. Multimedia, nonstop event featuring movies, videos, 3-D animations, and images of DaVinci and Michelangelo’s inventions, machines, sketches, codices, paintings and sculptures by Mark Rodgers, curator of the DaVinci Machines and Michelangelo Exhibitions for North America. $25 and up. 414-286-3663, pabsttheater.org.  

Forward 2016: A Survey of Wisconsin Art Now, an exhibition highlighting contemporary work from artists all over the state, through Feb. 19, Charles Allis Art Museum, 1801 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee. Gallery Walk and Talk from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 28, featuring artists Lois Bielefeld, Eddee Daniel, Kevin Giese, Pat Hidson, Jeanne Nikolai Olivieri, Vicki Reed, Sara Risley, Jason Van Roo and Sara Willadsen. The Walk and Talk is $3 for members, seniors and students with ID; $5 general admission. Public hours are 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sunday. $7 for adults; $5 for students, seniors (62 and older) and veterans; free for museum members, children 12 and younger and active military. www.charlesallis.org or 414-278-8295.  

“Why Wallpaper” exhibit, through Jan. 29, Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, 2220 N. Terrace Ave., Milwaukee. Six leading artists and designers redefine and explore the possibilities of the what began in the 1500s as an inexpensive method of interior decoration. 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. $7, $5 for students, seniors and veterans, free for 12 and younger and active-duty military. www.villagterracemuseum.org.  

The Conservation Framing Series Curatorial Care of Works on Paper with Bruce Knackert, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 29, Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2145 W. Brown Deer Road, River Hills. Knackert, Lynden's collections manager, will talk about the five factors harmful to artwork on paper (light, acid, relative humidity, temperature, pests) and expand on the techniques and materials discussed in previous sessions. $10 or $5 for members. www.lyndensculpturegarden.org.   

“View Through a Lens,”  through Feb. 15, Almont Gallery, 342 W. Main St., Waukesha, featuring Anna Grosch, Patricia Harris, Ralph S. Mizener Sr. and Tom Voss. From black-and-white and colored-layered images of renowned sites, to decorative travel images on canvas, to grainy 1940s, ‘50s and ‘60s photos of  how America was, to Wisconsin nature images. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays.  www.almontgallery.com.  

ZIP MKE photography exhibit, through Feb. 19, Milwaukee Public Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. It celebrates the diversity of the 28 zip code boundaries. The photos show a wide array of people and places that call Milwaukee home. The gallery can be viewed online at www.zipmke.com.  

Pat Hidson and Tori Tasch: Draw, Print, Fold, Paint, through Feb. 19, Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2145 W. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee. lyndensculpturegarden.org or 414-446-8794.  

 Nature and Opulence: The Art of Martin Johnson Heade, through Feb. 26, Milwaukee Art Musuem, 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee. Karen Quinn, senior historian and curator of art and culture at the New York State Museum, will be at the opening reception and gallery talk from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. Gallery talks by a Milwaukee Art Museum curator will be at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 17 and Feb. 21.  A Kohl’s Art Generation Family Sundays: Tropical Holiday will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 4. www.mam.org.  

A series of exhibitions exploring Native American culture and social justice, Feb. 2 to May 21, Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University, 530 N. 13th St., Milwaukee. During the series, artist Jeffrey Gibson will participate in a public conversation at 6 p.m. Feb. 2. Activist Winona LaDuke will present “Creating a Multi-Cultural Democracy: Religion, Culture, and Identity in America” at 6 p.m. April 6.  

“Pastoral Testimony” art exhibit by Rafael Francisco Salas, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday,  runs to February, 1028 S. 9th St., Milwaukee. $15 for general admission in advance ($20 at the door), $10 for seniors and full-time students in advance ($15 at the door), and $8 per student in groups of 10 or more.  

Michael Imes exhibition, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, 19805 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield. Free. www.wilson-center.com or 262-781-9470.  

Community Art Critique, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. second Saturday of each month, The Clinton Street Gallery, 336 W. Main St., Waukesha. $10 per piece. 262-446-0665.  

“Fine Contemporary Art in a Landmark Setting,” 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Peltz Gallery, 1119 E. Knapp St., Milwaukee. 414-223-4278.  

Works by Amy Cropper, associate professor of art at Carroll University, ongoing, Waukesha Public Library, 321 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha. 262-524-3680.  

The Potter’s Shop Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, 335 W. Main St., Waukesha. 262-547-1920.  

Allison Art House, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, evening hours by appointment, 234 Brook St., No. 5, Waukesha. 262-970-9570.  

Almont Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 3 p.m. Sundays, 342 W. Main St., Waukesha. 262-542-1522.  

St. Paul Gallery, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 136 E. St. Paul Ave., Waukesha. 262-253-4829.

Lil Gabriel Boutique and Galleria, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 19035 W. Capitol Drive, No. 106, Brookfield. 262-781-5858.  

Mafu Jiang and Shauna Wang, paintings, ongoing, Lil Gabriel Boutique and Galleria, 19035 W. Capitol Drive, No. 106, Brookfield. 262-781-5858.  

Beverly Designs, boutique and gallery, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and by appointment, 149 E. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc. 262-567-3650.  

Griffin Gallery, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays, 133 E. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc. 262-567-1826.  

Current Gallery of Fine Art, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and by appointment, N88-W16475 Main St., Menomonee Falls. 262-255-3588.  

The Painted Bean Coffee House and Art Gallery, 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, 1315 Wisconsin Ave., Grafton. 262-377-4374.  

Raku Night, last Friday of the month, The Potter’s Shop, 335 W. Main St., Waukesha. 262-547-1920.  

“Man At Work,” art collection, ongoing, Grohmann Museum, Milwaukee School of Engineering, 1000 N. Broadway, Milwaukee. 414-277-2300 or visit www.msoe.edu.

“Shaping Creativity Out of Clay,” presented by the Waukesha Clay Art Guild, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, The Potter’s Shop, 335 W. Main St., Waukesha. 262-547-1920.  

“Works On Paper and In Porcelain,” presented by Paula Murray and Ludmila Armata, ongoing, Elaine Erickson Gallery, 207 E. Buffalo St., Milwaukee. 414-221-0613.  

Adult pottery classes and individual instruction, beginner and intermediate classes, The Potter’s Shop, 335 W. Main St., Waukesha. Call to register. 262-547-1920 or visit www.clayartguild.com.  

 



 

     
 

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