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Updated Dec. 1, 2016
 
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Raptor Calendar Photography Show and Raffle, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily to Dec. 31, Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Fox Point. Raptor Saturday is 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Admission: $8, $5 for ages 3 through 17 and for active-duty military and veterans. 414-352-2880.

“The Art of the Gift” holiday show, through Dec. 31, The Almont Gallery, 342 W. Main St., Waukesha. The Almont is one of the galleries that are part of the “Art Angel” Art Crawl from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Dec. 3 in downtown Waukesha. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. 262-542-1522 or www.almontgallery.com.

“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.

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. 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.  

 Nature and Opulence: The Art of Martin Johnson Heade, Friday 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.

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.  

“Pastoral Testimony” art exhibit by Rafael Francisco Salas, 5 p.m. Dec. 2 opening reception, followed by Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Sextet jazz, 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. Dinner and a show for $25 in advance ($30 at the door).  RSVP at 414-384-3100. Exhibit runs to February. Hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday.  

“On Display/Milwaukee,” 2 p.m. Dec. 3, Haggerty Museum of Art on the campus of Marquette University. The performance  is in commemoration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Created by choreographer Heidi Latsky, “On Display” is a deconstructed art exhibition and fashion show commenting on both the body as spectacle and on society's obsession with body image. Twenty-one community members will represent all body types, ages and abilities in the performance.  

Paint & Pour, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 3, Wehr Nature Center, 9701 W. College Ave., Franklin. With a blank canvas and a little wine, artist and naturalist Karen Kerans will guide participants in acrylic painting. Light snacks and beverages included. $25, $20 for Wehr members. 414-425-8550.  

Fall Student Exhibition, Dec. 5 to Dec. 22, University of Wisconsin-Waukesha Fine Arts Gallery, 1500 N. University Drive, Waukesha. Noon to 1 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays. Free. www.waukesha.uwc.edu.  

Free Family Art Workshop: Recycled Fabric Boxes, 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 10, Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, 19805 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield. 262-781-9520, www.wilson-center.com. Registration is required.

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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