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Updated November 27, 2019
 
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Birdwatching in the Gallery, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 30, Museum of Wisconsin Art, 205 Veterans Ave., West Bend. Join conservation biologist and bird expert Kim Kreitinger in the exhibition galleries as she identifies and discusses the bird species found in Tom Uttech’s paintings. www.wisconsinart.org.

Waukesha’s Art Angel Art Crawl, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Dec. 7, Downtown Waukesha. Featuring 175 artists in 20 venues, it’s a great way to find unique gift items, enjoy cool art and great food and drinks while supporting local businesses and artists. waukeshaart.com.  

Star and Stripes Honor Flight, 10 a.m. Saturday through Dec. 13, Butler Public Library, 12808 W. Hampton Ave. Butler. Stars and Stripes Honor Flights have taken thousands of veterans and guardians on a one-day trip to Washington, D.C. Moving images have been curated into a chronological journey of an Honor Flight trip. 262-783-2535, www.butler.lib.wi.us.

“Ben Shahn: For the Sake of a Single Verse,” through Dec. 15, Haggerty Museum of Art, 1234 W. Tory Hill St., Milwaukee.  

“Building a Milwaukee Icon: Magnificent Machines of Milwaukee,” through Dec. 22, the Grohmann Museum at MSOE, 1000 N. Broadway, Milwaukee. From the QWERTY keyboard the outboard motor, see the many machines and designs that originated in Milwaukee, highlighting the engineers who created them. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. $5 general admission, $3 for students and seniors, and free for younger than 12 as well as MSOE students, alumni, faculty and staff. www.msoe.edu/grohmann-museum/exhibitions/.

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.   

Tom Uttech: Into the Woods, through Jan. 12, Museum of Wisconsin Art, 205 Veterans Ave., West Bend. The nationally acclaimed Wisconsin artist weaves the real and imagined in his work focused on nature. www.wisconsinart.org.

“Wolfgang Klein: Freedom of Expression,” through Jan. 17,  Saint John’s on the Lake, 1840 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee.  Klein, an educator in Berlin before relocating to the United States in 1954, became known for his woodblock prints. He started working in advertising and then taught for many years at the YWCA in Milwaukee and Marquette University. wisconsinart.org.  

Exhibits “Jeffrey Clancey: Measured Misalignments” and “Ariana Huggett: House Tableau,” through Jan. 26, Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, 2220 N. Terrace Ave., Milwaukee. 7 p.m. Clancey, a UW-Madison professor of art in metalsmithing and jewelry, idiosyncratically examines the Village Terrace Museum. Huggett, artist in residence at Villa Terrace, concludes her residency with a composed look at the Charles Allis and Villa Terrace museums. www.villaterrace.org.

Landfall Press: Five Decades of Printmaking, through Feb. 9, Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Museum Drive, Milwaukee. Featuring about 100 edition prints, many from the Milwaukee Art Museum’s Landfall Press Archive, that are the result of collaboration and experimentation at Landfall. Stories from the workshop are brought to life through photographs, videos, and documents, and a lithography press and printing materials showcase the hand-printing process that the workshop sustains and advances. mam.org.  

“Portrait of Milwaukee” exhibit, through March 1, Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee. The exhibition shows slices of life, from civil rights marches to motorcycle manufacturing, from the era in which Milwaukee came of age as a city. It includes perspectives from photojournalists, commercial photographers and artists, most of whom were living in Milwaukee at the time. mam.org.  

Ploch Art Gallery Call for Artists, March 2, Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, 3270 Mitchell Park Drive, Brookfield. Wisconsin artists with an invitation to submit proposals for solo and collaborative exhibitions for the 2020-2021 season of the Ploch Art Gallery. For more info on proposal and requirements, visit www.wilson-center.com/ploch-art-gallery-submissions.





 

     
 

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