Wisconsin Funnies: Fifty Years of Comics

Art & other exhibits


Revealed: Milwaukee's Unseen Treasures

Artifact-focused exhibit allows visitors to experience unseen treasures from collections throughout Milwaukee County.

Milwaukee County Historical Society


Through Oct. 2

50 Years of Art & Cultural Diversity Exhibit by Reynaldo Hernandez

A retrospective of artist, educator, and leader Reynaldo Hernandez's indelible contributions to the arts echo system in Milwaukee and beyond.

Latino Arts


Through Oct. 12

Doug Hatch - Close to the Earth

Realistic urban and rural landscapes.

You Are— Group Show

Three female artists: Melanie Parke, Janica Yoder, and Anne Siems.

Michael Hedges— New Paintings

Expressionist paintings.

Richard Taylor— Forests

Painting and sculpture using cut-out metal.

Tory Folliard Gallery


Through Nov. 1


Opening Reception Sept. 11. Expressive paintings and ink works by Komikka Patton (Martian).

5 Points Art Gallery & Studios


Through Nov. 22

Wisconsin Funnies: Fifty Years of Comics

The first exhibition to present the rich history of comics in Wisconsin. The nearly two hundred works by over 30 artists illustrates the major themes, innovations, and publications that characterize the state’s past half-century of comic art.

Museum of Wisconsin Art


Through Nov.

Better, Bigger, Brighter: 150 Years of Milwaukee Politics

Includes Milwaukee's 50 year period that was controlled by a midwestern Socialist Party focused on fiscal responsibility, municipal services, and the health and well-being of its citizens.

Milwaukee County Historical Society

Through early November

Taming the Road in Style

Examines this history, from the dawn of the bicycle to the launch of the new Harley-Davidson Softail models. See more >>

Harley-Davidson Museum


Through Nov. 21

SEAMS: Contemporary Textile Artists

Features 17 regional and national artists working with fabric.

Portrait Society Gallery


Through Dec. 20

Two Edmunds: Fitzgerald and Lewandowski—Their Mark on Milwaukee

Highlights the industrial works of Edmund Lewandowski and his connection to the Edmund Fitzgerald, the Great Lakes freighter that sank Nov. 10, 1975.

Grohmann Museum


Through Dec. 23

Ariana Vaeth: New Work

Autobiographical paintings rooted in intimacy chronicle formative relationships, honoring the people most important to her in a given moment.

Lynden Sculpture Garden


Through Jan. 31

Luba Lukova: Designing Justice

Protest posters and signs with graphic images stir the soul with a single image.

Jewish Museum Milwaukee


Oct. 2- Jan. 10

Claudette Lee-Roseland:

Imagination Unleashed & Masters As Muses

Outdoor Reception Oct. 3, 1-3pm.

Cedarburg Art Museum


Oct. 3–Nov. 1

Thomas Gondek: Breaking the Bonds

Museum of Wisconsin Art


Oct. 16-Nov. 20

Día de Los Muertos Ofrendas

Día de los Muertos is a day to remember, and prepare special foods in honor of those who have departed. The exhibit has various altars and ofrendas.

Latino Arts