Exhibits & more



Through April 14

Clement Meadmore: The Models

The exploration of the work and creative processes of artists in the Lynden collection. In this exhibition eight models are displayed—some of them used to this day to fabricate Meadmore’s large-scale works.

Lynden Sculpture Garden


Through April 14

Forward 2018

A Survey of  Wisconsin Art Now

A state-wide juried exhibition of artwork created by Wisconsin artists.

Charles Allis Art Museum


Through April 16

Peter Dahlke: Dream Spaces

Constructed boxes made from pieces of old pipe organ wood influenced by the assemblages of

Surrealist artists.

MOWA on the Lake

Saint John's On The Lake,

1840 N. Prospect Ave.


Through April 20

Dance of Life:

Out of Africa & Beyond

African art and artifacts from around the world, curated alongside contemporary works of art.

David Barnett Gallery


Through April 20

Melanie Parke - Dew

Lively colors punctuate interiors filled with flowers, birds, and decorative objects.

Mary Jones - Coddiwompling

Intricate, collaged paintings chart the journey of the mind.

Tory Folliard Gallery


Through April 27

Linger On

Work by Mark Ottens includes early Chicago Imagist influenced work to more recent small scale abstract paintings that incorporate many layers of pattern and shape.

Portrait Society Gallery


Through April 28

Growing Place:

A Visual Study of Urban Farming

Seeks to shed new light on the past, present, and future of growing food in cities, using Milwaukee as its anchor study.

Grohmann Museum


Through April 28

Native Fiber

A breathtaking array of work by contemporary Native American fiber artists from throughout the Great Lakes.

Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts


Through May 12

Bouguereau & America

showcases more than 40 masterful paintings by French academic painter William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825–1905). The exhibition explores the artist's remarkable popularity during America's Gilded Age (1870s-1900).

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Milwaukee Art Museum


Through May 19

Alexis Rockman:

The Great Lakes Cycle Explores the past, present, and future of the  Great Lakes.


Vintage photographic prints alongside his social documentary.

Haggerty Museum of Art


Through May 26

Resistance: The Wartime Photographs of Jewish Partisan Faye Schulman

World War II images of the camaraderie, horror and loss, bravery and triumph of the rag-tag, tough partisans who fought the Nazis and their collaborators.

Jewish Museum Milwaukee


Through June 7

Mas de Mil-Walk-Aqui

Freddy Hernandez combines his passion for landscape photography with his love of Milwaukee's unique energy to emphasize the growing presence of the city's Latino population.

Latino Arts Gallery


Through June 16

The Art of Devotion:

Illuminated Manuscripts from Local Collections

Manuscripts, or handwritten books.

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Milwaukee Art Museum


Through July 7

The Power of Poison

Discover the complex role of poison from aphrodisiac and self-defense to lethal weapons and medical miracles. See how the toxin and venoms found in nature can be used for good and evil.

Milwaukee Public Museum


Through August 4

Sara Cwynar: Image Model Muse

Photography and film  that explores color and design and the ways that they operate politically, socially, and historically.

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Herzfeld Center for Photography and Media Arts, Milwaukee Art Museum


April 3-July 7

DK Palecek: Unclenched Explorations

Cedarburg Art Museum


April 28-July 28

America’s Favor/Guests Who Came to Dinner (and Stayed!)

Evelyn Patricia Terry brings together different bodies of work: an iconic table installation, artist books, and mixed media works.

Lynden Sculpture Garden