Lakefront Festival of Art
Children paint at the PNC Childrenís Experience,
just one of the happenings at the Lakefront
Festival of Art.
- The Lakefront Festival of Art turns 55 with its
three-day run beginning Friday.
than 180 artists from 33 states and Canada will be
selling 6,500 pieces of art on the grounds of the
Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Drive,
Milwaukee. Itís kind of hard to miss with all the big
festival is more than just art, which probably prompted
ArtFairCalendar.com to name it one of the top 20 art
festivals in the country.
will be 19 musical acts playing over 20 hours during the
festival. There will be a fiber arts fashion show with
creations by LFOA artists from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday.
will be activities for all ages, including the PNC
Childrenís Experience, which provides free art
activities and entertainment aimed at the young.
After Dark, an event geared toward young professionals,
will be Friday evening.
will be adult beverages, not to mention the MAM Cave
with complimentary tastings on Fatherís Day on the
thereís plenty of strolling during the festival, a
sculpture garden is also on site. For the more active,
there will be a 27-foot climbing wall.
silent auction is expected to raise over $15,000 for the
museum. The festival has raised over $7.5 million for
the art museum over the years.
are from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, with MAM After Dark
from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
are $17 for adults, $15 for seniors and students, $10
for museum members and $25 for a three-day pass. Itís
free for kids 12 and younger, veterans, active military
and Wisconsin K-12 teachers with ID. See mam.org/lfoa
for more information, including the special $10
admission for those with a U.S. Open pass.