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Elaine Erickson Gallery

207 E. Buffalo St., Milwaukee, WI 53202
Hours: Tuesday - Friday 11am - 5pm; Saturday 10:30am - 5pm

The gallery focuses on contemporary paintings, works on paper and sculpture. Both abstract and representational works are featured, as well as surrealism. Featured artists include well-established artists along with emerging regional and national talents.
Elaine Erickson Gallery Exhibit
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Schomer Lichtner's Homage to Matisse

Exhibition includes Schomer's original paper cuttings of his beloved ballet dancers, cows, female figures and more.

Exhibition runs March 7 through April 7, 2015

Katie Gingrass Gallery

207 E. Buffalo St., Milwaukee, WI 53202
Hours: Monday - Saturday 10am - 6pm, Sunday 11am - 3pm

Contemporary art and fine craft gallery founded in 1980. The Gallery hosts exceptional exhibitions of lithographs, paintings, pastels and the fine craft of regionally and nationally recognized artists.

Katie Gingrass Gallery Exhibit
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273 E. Erie St., Milwaukee, WI 53202
Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm

MIAD is Wisconsin's only fully-accredited, nonprofit, independent college of art and design granting the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.

MIAD Gallery Exhibit
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MIAD 2015 Senior Exhibition

MIAD celebrates 40 years of education excellence and visual arts leadership with the 2015 Senior Exhibition, Wisconsin's largest and most exuberant exhibition of the emerging professionals who innovate for our economy and society, representing all of MIAD's Bachelor of Fine Arts majors and minors.  Generously sponsored by BMO Harris Bank.

Exhibition runs April 17 through May 9, 2015 in all MIAD Galleries. 

Opening Reception: Gallery Night, Friday, April 17, 5-9pm

Gallery Day Conversations: Saturday, April 18, 1-5pm.

Wallway & Perspectives Galleries

MIAD's Wallway Gallery and Perspectives Gallery house continuously evolving exhibits curated and created by students and alumni focused in Sculpture (Wallway) and Photography (Perspectives).  Both galleries are an important place of contemplation poised between the MIAD classroom and the art work beyond.

Exhibition is ongoing

Wallway Gallery, first floor; Perspectives Gallery, second floor







207 E. Buffalo St., Lobby, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm

Reserved parking by appointment.

Timothy Cobb Fine Arts was established in 1998, in the long-standing Cobb Family tradition of purveying fine paintings.

Timothy Cobb Fine Arts Exhibit
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233 N. Milwaukee St., Milwaukee, WI 53202
Hours: Tuesday - Friday 11am-5pm; Saturday 11am-4pm

Established in 1988, the Tory Folliard Gallery is a showcase for contemporary art by nationally recognized artists. Focusing on traditional media and content, the Gallery offers an impressive collection of painting, sculpture, and photography. Each year the Gallery presents a series of in-depth exhibitions of museum quality art.

Tory Folliard Gallery Exhibit
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Craig Blietz: Calendar

Focusing on the rural environment of Wisconsin, Craig Blietz paints the iconic farm animal and is best known for his depiction of cows. Capturing far more than just the exterior beauty of his subjects, Blietz finds that these animals offer marvelous anthropomorphic opportunities.

Exhibition runs June 3 through July 2, 2016.

Mark Chatterley: Betwixt and Between

Internationally recognized as one of the top ceramic sculptors, Mark Chatterley makes larger-than-life figurative sculptures using his signature crater glaze. Each piece is a unique, hand built sculpture that echoes Chatterley’s thoughts of life, death, creation, and destruction.

Exhibition runs June 3 through July 2, 2016.


This biennial exhibition highlights the extraordinary talent in Wisconsin art featuring paintings, drawings, sculpture, prints and photography by the state’s best known contemporary artists.  It is the Gallery’s largest and most diverse exhibition of the year.

Exhibition runs July 9 through September 3, 2016.

Mark Mulhern – New Work

The two main Galleries will feature an expansive new body of work by Mark Mulhern which reflects his ongoing interest in the figure and its surroundings. Introspective but unselfconscious, the work is filled with subtle gestures and freely painted locations that invite contemplation on the part of the viewer. Inspired by the Brocante (vintage markets) of France and garden parties, these paintings expose moments of everyday life through simplified abstraction. Mulhern’s paintings capture fleeting moments, but are the result of making marks, revising, amending, and finally, accepting the end result.

Exhibition runs September 16 through October 15, 2016.

Charles Munch – New Paintings

Inspired by his life in rural Wisconsin, Charles Munch’s paintings continue to be a meditation on man’s complex relationship with nature. Munch uses bold, graphic lines and carefully composed compositions to evoke questions and suggest situations. These deceptively simple landscapes embrace a world where nature’s balance is restored.

Exhibition runs October 21 through November 26, 2016.

207 E. Buffalo St., Milwaukee, WI 53202

Join the Marshall Building each 3rd Friday of the month as they open their 7 floors of creative studios and offices to the public.  Explore the varied offerings of the local craftspeople, artisans, and creatives during this monthly aesthetic happy hour.

5 to 9pm each 3rd Friday.







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