|Updated March 21, 2019|
William A. Schneider,
through March 30, River’s End Gallery, 380 W. Main St., Waukesha. Schneider said
he views figures, landscape or still life as opportunities to explore the
effects of light on form. Painting from life, he seeks to capture the emotion
of a particular moment and place. 262-780-1191.
“A Look at Landscapes,” through March 31, Almont Gallery, 342 W. Main St., Waukesha. featuring artists Audrey Casey, Mark Mueller and Lucien Woodring. 262-542-1522, www.almontgallery.com.Clement Meadmore: “The Models,” through March 31, Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2145 W. Brown Deer Road, River Hills. The exhibit continues exploring the work and creative processes of artists in the Lynden’s collection, many of whom were also making smaller sculpture, furniture or works on paper. The exhibition, organized in collaboration with Meadmore Sculptures, will display eight models - some of them used to this day to fabricate Meadmore’s large-scale works. www.lyndensculpturegarden.org, 414-446-8794.
“Earth: Vessel,” through March 31, Concordia University, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, Mequon. Ceramics, one of the world’s most ancient art forms, will be shown. Opening reception featuring all of the artists will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 7.“Half Glue Gun Will Travel: Domestic Divas,” through March 31, Concordia University, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, Mequon. Illustrations by Peggy McDowell will be shown in Concordia’s 14 Frames Gallery. Opening reception featuring all of the artists will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today.
Collaborative Exhibition, through March 31, Concordia University, 12800 North Lake Shore Drive, Mequon. Featuring works by Concordia University Wisconsin and Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design interior architecture and design majors will take center stage in the Student Gallery. Gallery hours 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and noon to 4 p.m. Friday and Sunday.“A Look at Landscapes,” through March 31, the Almont Gallery, 342 W. Main St., Waukesha. Featuring artists Audrey Casey, Mark Mueller and Lucien Woodring. 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. www.almontgallery.com.
“Handmade For Home Exhibition: The Craft of Contemporary Design,” 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. March 30 through May 19, Museum of Wisconsin Art, 205 Veterans Ave., West Bend. Enjoy art making, live music, light bites and a cash bar. 262-334-9638, wisconsinart.org.“Signs of Spring,” April 1 through May 15, Almont Gallery, 342 W. Main St., Waukesha. Featuring artists Stephanie Copoulos-Selle, Connie Pelzek and Ann Windell. 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. 262-542-1522, www.almontgallery.org.
Festival of Arts, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 6, UWM at Washington County, 400 University Drive, West Bend. 262-335-5204, www.wccf-wi.org.“Art in Bloom: A Tribute to Art and Flowers,” 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 11, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 12, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 13, 10 a.m. 5 p.m. April 14, Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee. Art-inspired floral arrangements, workshops, lectures, a fashion show and family-friendly activities. $24, free for 12 and younger.mam.org/bloom.
A Modern Approach to the Centerpiece, 11 a.m. April 12, Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee. Get inspired by the latest floral trends. Reservation required; $65. www.mam.org.“Gardens and Other Vegetative Gems in Foreign Lands,” 1 p.m. April 12, Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee. Take a photo tour of gardens and plants Dale Siever, writer for Sukiya Living, has seen on his global travels. www.mam.org.
Succulent Garden Workshop, 1 p.m. April 12, Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee. Design a beautiful garden for the home. Reservation required; $55. www.mam.org.Spring Fair to Remember, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 13, Washington County Fair Park & Conference Center, 3000 Highway PV, West Bend. Buy direct from the artists, original handmade artwork and crafts. 262-692-9488.
Spring Centerpiece Workshop, 11 a.m. April 13, Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee. Learn how to create a nature-inspired centerpiece with seasonal flowers. Reservation required $55. www.mam.org.Container Garden Hands-On Workshop, 1 p.m. April 13, Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee. Design a container garden filled with florals and edible plants with Heidi Hornung. Reservation required; $50. www.mam.org.
Friendship through Flowers: The Ikebana Way Workshop, 10:30 a.m. April 14, Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee. Learn about the Japanese art of ikebana with Laurie Wareham. Gain a new perspective on floral design while creating an arrangement. Reservation required; $65. www.mam.org.Southern Blooms Workshop, 1 p.m. April 14, Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee. Melissa Maas guides workshop attendees to make a Southern-inspired floral arrangement. Reservation required; $35. www.mam.org.
Waukesha Art Crawl, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. May 4, as well as Aug. 3, 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.Art Exhibit: “Bouguereau & America,” through May 12, Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee. Showcasing more than 40 masterful paintings by the French academic painter William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905). 414-224-3200 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Alexis Rockman: The Great Lakes Cycle,” through May 19, 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.“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. thewarehousemke.org.
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. www.delafieldchamber.com.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. www.villaterrace.org.
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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