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Updated July 19, 2018
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Summer Gallery Night, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday (individual gallery hours may vary), throughout downtown and surrounding area, parking at Historic Third Ward parking structure, 212 N. Milwaukee St., Milwaukee ($5). Plein air painting competition through Friday with VIP reception and awards from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Hudson Business Lounge CafŽ, 310 E. Buffalo St., Milwaukee. Participating galleries, museums and other businesses in Third Ward, Easttown, Walker’s Point/South, and the North Side.  

“The Fruits of Analysis” by artist Tom Shelton, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, David Barnett Gallery, 1024 E. State St., Milwaukee. Large-scale paintings of fruit, conceptual drawings and nature paintings. 414-271-5058 or  

Hunger Next Door, through July 26, Milwaukee Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. The traveling exhibit designed by the Hunger Task Force to illustrate the reality of hunger in the community. Five local families were given digital cameras to tell their story through powerful and humbling photos. These families shared their private lives with the hope of changing how we view, understand and work to solve hunger.  

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Fundraiser at CafŽ Hollander, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 8, 20150 Union St., at The Corners, Town of Brookfield. CafŽ Hollander will donate 10 percent of sales to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Reservation only; 414-62-PARTY to register a group.  

“Stuff and Nonsense” exhibit, through Aug. 15, Almont Gallery, 342 W. Main St., Waukesha. Featuring artists Stephanie Coupoulos-Selesco, Jeff Homar and Rose Lange. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. or 262-542-1522.

West Bend Plein Air, Aug. 16 through Aug. 18, Gallery of Wisconsin Art, 303 Water St., West Bend. $1,000 best of show prize as artists visit streets and parks to capture images of the city. On Aug. 18 a “Paint the Market” competition will take place as artists try to caputre the West Bend Farmers Market downtown. Art will be exhibited and for sale at GOWA until Sept. 1, as well as Aug. 18 and 19 at GOWA. Register at

Call & Response, through August, Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2145 W. Brown Deer Road, River Hills. Summer-long exploration by artists who share a commitment to the radical black imagination as a means to re-examine the past and imagine a better future. Choreographer Reggie Wilson, visual artist Folayemi Wilson, filmmaker Portia Cobb, textile artist Arianne King Comer, chef and food anthropologist Scott Barton, poet Duriel E. Harris, and visual artist Tyanna Buie. Starting Tuesday, Wilson will remake “Citizen,” his latest work, for a large, intergenerational cast, with a performance at 2 p.m. July 28 ($25, $20 for members and $15 for students). For “IBILE!: Ancestral Call in Cloth” (through July 28), Comer will open an all-ages, drop-in, indigo-dyeing workshop. Comer will work with Barton and Cobb to compile community recipes related to “Lizzie’s Garden,” Cobb’s project, in a cloth cookbook and will design costumes for “Citizen’s” expanded cast. Cobb will return to cultivate “Lizzie’s Garden” and perform; Buie, a 2012 Nohl Fellow, will open a responsive solo exhibition on Aug. 26; and Barton will prepare and share a harvest story meal from Lizzie’s produce. Admission: $9, $7 for students and seniors, free for members and children younger than 6. 414-446-8794,  

Milwaukee Fashion Week 2018, 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 13 through Sept. 15, Potawatomi Hotel, 1721 W. Canal St., Milwaukee. Works of more than 30 designers from Milwaukee, Chicago, Madison and Indiana featured. $30 to $75.

“Look Here!” - a collaboration between the UWM Libraries and artists from Redline Milwaukee and the UWM Peck School of the Arts, through Sept. 16, Village Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, 1801 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee. It will include “Maps and Artifacts: Mining the Collections of the American Geographical Society Library,” 3 p.m. Aug. 1; “The Contents of Books: Reprocessing Pattern and Image,” 3 p.m. Aug. 8; and curatorial walk-throughs with staff at 6 p.m. July 26, 1 p.m. Aug. 8, 6 p.m. Aug. 23 and 1 p.m. Sept. 5. 414-278-8295,

 “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 1980.  Curatorial walk-throughs at 1 p.m. July 11, 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,  




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