Exhibits & more



Through Dec. 2

FANTASTIC: Four Contemporary Illustration Artists

Features the work of internationally renowned illustrator Henrik Drescher, among others.



Through Dec. 3

In Death

Over 20 American fiber artists express their views on death through their work.

Wisconsin Museum of

Quilts & Fiber Arts


Through Dec. 3

Lace: Works of Adornment

Lois Markus garment laces will be on display.

Wisconsin Museum

of Quilts & Fiber Arts


Through Dec. 10

The Temple of Flora

Milwaukee Art Museum


Through Dec. 10

Modern Folk

Milwaukee Art Museum


Through Dec. 29

Masterworks from the Grohmann Museum – Celebrating 10 Years

30 paintings from the permanent collection.

Grohmann Museum


Through Dec. 30


The gallery's annual ceramic exhibition is geared toward small and affordable works for holiday purchases.

Portrait Society Gallery


Through Dec. 31

The Seventh Day: Revisiting Shabbat

Jewish Museum Milwaukee


Through Jan. 1, 2018

Anthony Hernandez

160 photographs—many never shown before.

Milwaukee Art Museum,

Herzfeld Center for Photography

and Media Arts



Through Jan. 1, 2018


Beyond the Blade

over 180 stunning examples of weapons from over 50 countries throughout history.

Milwaukee Public Museum


Through Jan. 7, 2018

Once Upon A Members' Show

Explore the work of 250 MOWA members.

Museum of Wisconsin Art


Through Jan.14, 2018

Rick Shaefer

The Refugee Trilogy

The World Turned

Upside Down

Apocalyptic Imagery in England, 1750-1850

Kirsten Leenaars

(Re)Housing the American Dream: A Message From The Future

James Rosenquist

F-111 (South, West, North, East), 1974

Haggerty Museum of Art



Through Jan. 14, 2018

Gerit Grimm’s Fairytales:

In A Time Neither Now Nor Then

Dean Meeker:

Myths and Masquerades

Museum of Wisconsin Art


Through Jan. 21, 2018

Iconic Wisconsin

Diverse works of 56 artists from Wisconsin and surrounding states.

Frankie Johnson:

Rhythm & Colors in Oil

Versatile, vibrant, and expressive oil painting

Cedarburg Art Museum


Through Jan. 28, 2018

Back to School

Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum




Through Feb. 18, 2018

Small Works by Sculptors

in the Bradley Family Foundation Collection

As winter closes in, the gallery fills with smaller works by the artists whose sculptures punctuate Lynden’s landscape.

Lynden Sculpture Garden


Through March 3

Chair5: Perspectives on Form, Function and Innovation

A highly interactive and experimental furniture exhibition.



Dec. 1-Feb. 2018

Here We Make Our Home

Area schools decorate bird houses as a metaphorical visual element.

Latino Arts


Dec. 2-30

Derrick Buisch

Vibrant color combinations as a conduit for jolts of optical electricity designed to warm a room.

Bill Reid

Brightly painted metal sculptures tell the story of the artist’s own folklore.

Tory Folliard Gallery