Arts/Crafts   Books    Dance   Theater   Films   Health   Kids   Etcetera   Music   Lectures   Museums   Movies  Movies/Theater Reviews   

calendar.gif (10166 bytes)

Updated September 12, 2018
arts.gif (902 bytes)


Milwaukee Fashion Week 2018, 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.  through Saturday, Potawatomi Hotel, 1721 W. Canal St., Milwaukee. Works of more than 30 designers from Milwaukee, Chicago, Madison and Indiana featured. $30 to $75.

Holy Hill Arts & Crafts Fair, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary Help of Christians at Holy Hill grounds, 1525 Carmel Road, Town of Erin. More than 230 juried artists and crafters offering pottery, paintings, woodcarving, textiles, metalwork, jewelry, stained glass, photography, sculpture, mixed media and more. Live entertainment, refreshments, door prizes and a silent auction. Admission is $5, free for 12 and younger, includes free shuttle bus service from and to the parking areas and entry for door prizes. Visit

“Look Here!” - a collaboration between the UWM Libraries and artists from Redline Milwaukee and the UWM Peck School of the Arts, through Sunday, Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, 1801 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee.  414-278-8295,

“A Fresh Look at Portraiture” exhibit, through Sept. 30, Almont Gallery, 342 W. Main St., Waukesha. Featuring artists Laura Fesser and Dint Sweitzer. Fesser focuses on iconic stars in bright acrylic with hand-lettered lyrics. Sweitzer glams up her portrait subjects with wigs, costume jewelry and fabrics. 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. www.almontgallery.comor 262-542-1522.  

 Wisconsin Waterways: A Celebration, Tuesday through Oct. 7, Milwaukee Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. Juried exhibit sponsored by the Wisconsin Marine Historical Society and the Coalition of Photographic Arts in partnership with the library. In addition to Wisconsin lakes, rivers and streams, the exhibit celebrates plant and animal life, landscapes and waterscapes, and commerce and recreational activities. A reception announcing the winning photographers will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday outside the second floor Frank P. Zeidler Humanities Room at the library.  

“Inspiring Change: The Photography of Chip Duncan and Mohamed Amin,” through Oct. 21, Charles Allis Art Museum, 1801 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee. Featuring the work of internationally recognized author, photographer, and filmmaker Chip Duncan, president of the Milwaukee-based Duncan Entertainment Group Inc., alongside acclaimed African photographer Mohamed Amin (1943-96), a Kenyan photojournalist responsible for exposing Ethiopia’s famine crisis globally in the 1980s.  Curatorial walk-throughs at 6 p.m. Sept. 20, followed by screening of “Mo & Me,” and 1 p.m. Oct. 10. 414-278-8295,  

Bonsai Exhibit, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 31, Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2145 W. Brown Deer Road, River Hills. A collaboration with the Milwaukee Bonsai Society and the Milwaukee Bonsai Foundation. Display area for bonsai, waterside teaching patio and pollinator garden. Admission: $9, $7 for students and seniors, free for members and children younger than 6. 414-446-8794,

“Extraordinary Elegance: Nathan Lumbard’s Desk-and-Bookcase,” through Nov. 26, The Godfrey American Art Wing, Level 2, Gallery K2, Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee.




Milwaukee events  |  Waukesha events  |  Washington Co. events Ozaukee Co. events Milwaukee news  |  Waukesha Co. news Washington Co. News   |  Waukesha Freeman  |  West Bend Daily News  | Ozaukee Co. News Graphic | Oconomowoc Enterprise