UPCOMING VISUAL ARTS EVENTS
Oct 26
Thu

On and About Paper

UW-Parkside

Kenosha Reception

A statewide exhibition exploring the potential of paper. UW Parkside Fine Arts Gallery opening Reception September 14th Evening

Oct 26
Thu

On and About Paper

UW-Parkside Fine Arts Gallery

Kenosha Opening Reception 5-7 pm

Juried exhibition of original work in, on, or of paper. Work on display September 6 through October 26, 2017. Opening reception September 14, 2017

Oct 27
Fri

Stitched Together - SAQA IL/WI Regional Exhibit

Marshfield Clinic - New Visions Gallery

Marshfield Reception 1 - 3 pm


Oct 27
Fri

Teachers' Pet Projects

Higher Fire

Madison Reception 5-9 pm

Gallery Night Ceramic Show: Pottery, tiles and sculptural pieces by studio teachers at Higher Fire Clay Studio

Oct 27
Fri

On and About Paper

UW-Parkside Fine Arts Gallery

Kenosha Reception

Janet Roberts had a painting, A STITCH IN TIME, included in the juried,WVA statewide exhibition at UW-Parkside Fine Arts Gallery.

Oct 28
Sat

Great Expectations on a Small Scale

Steenbock Gallery

Madison Reception 7:00pm

WVA-SC show of 6"x6" works

Oct 28
Sat

Great Expectations on a Small Scale

Steenbock Gallery

Madison Reception 7:00pm

WVA-SC show of 6"x6" works

Oct 28
Sat

Lines into Shapes Exhibit

Art Center & Gallery of Estes Park

Estes Park, CO Reception

Colorado Juried Exhibit

Oct 29
Sun

57th Annual Society of Animal Artists Exhibition

The Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum

Oradell, NJ Reception

The Society of Animal Artists (SAA), founded in 1960, is devoted to promoting excellence in the artistic portrayal of the creatures sharing our planet, and to the public education through art exhibitions and other venues.

Oct 29
Sun

Current Exhibit

Edgewood Orchard Galleries

Fish Creek Reception

Annual Fall Group Exhibit "GIFTS FROM THE HEART"

Oct 30
Mon

Martha Coaty's photograph, "The Waiter" accepted to Miller Art Museum 42nd Juried Annual Exhibition

Sturgeon Bay Reception

Martha Coaty's photograph, "The Waiter" is accepted to the Miller Art Museum's 42nd Annual Juried Exhibition opening September 9 in Sturgeon Bay, WI.

Oct 31
Tue

Know You Are Here: Observed details in drawings, watercolors and calligraphic paintings by Linda P. Hancock

Capitol Lakes

Madison Reception 6–9 p.m.


Nov 03
Fri

Inspirations Unleashed by Driftless Area Artists Group

Monroe Clinic Hospital Building

Monroe Reception 4:30-6pm

Members of the Driftless Area Artists group will be exhibiting Thursday, August 10, 2017 through Friday, November 3rd, 2017 at the Monroe Clinic Hospital Building, 515 22nd Avenue, Monroe WI Opening Reception Aug. 10, 4:30

Nov 03
Fri

*tiny* art at tiny prices

Art*Bar

Milwaukee Reception 7 p.m.-close

Art*Bar Milwaukee is hosting its annual tiny art show beginning on November 3!

Nov 04
Sat

Men of Metal: A Father & Son's Journey through the Art of Sculpture

Kenosha Public Museum

Kenosha Reception 1:00 - 4pm

A retrospective of 49 years of Bruce A. Niemi & his Father Frank's sculpture.

Nov 04
Sat

WRAP-Wisconsin Regional Arts Program

Colonial Club Senior Activity Center

Sun Prairie Reception

WRAP- Sun Prairie Exhibit and Workshop

Nov 04
Sat

Miller Art Museum 42nd Annual Juried Exhibition

Miller Art Museum

Sturgeon Bay Reception

Martha Coaty's photograph "The Waiter" is accepted to Miller Art Museum 42nd Annual Juried Exhibition in Sturgeon Bay.

Nov 05
Sun

Michael Santini: An Allegorical Journey

Cedarburg Art Museum

Cedarburg Reception 5:30pm

Featuring drawing, painting, and sculptural work of the artist.

Nov 05
Sun

Kathie Wheeler: Down a Country Road

Cedarburg Art Museum

Reception 5:30pm


Nov 08
Wed

Iconic Wisconsin

Cedarburg Art Museum

Cedarburg Reception

McCormick's watercolor, Capitol Trees, and his woodblock print, Intersection--Snow Drifts, will be featured in the show "Iconic Wisconsin"  at the Cedarburg Art Museum.

Nov 08
Wed

Iconic Wisconsin

Cedarburg Art Museum

Cedarburg Reception

McCormick's watercolor, Capitol Trees, and his woodblock print, Intersection--Snow Drifts, will be featured in the show "Iconic Wisconsin"  at the Cedarburg Art Museum.

Nov 08
Wed

Cedarburg Cultural Center "The Little Show"

Cedarburg Cultural Center

Cedarburg Reception 5:00

Martha Coaty's photographs will be included in "The Little Show" the annual juried exhibit at Cedarburg Cultural Center juried by Graeme Reid.

Nov 09
Thu

Audubon Artists Exhibition

National Arts Club

New York, NY Reception 7:00 PM

Deborah Dendler exhibits in the Audubon Artists Exhibition

Nov 10
Fri

Mentor: Pat Reiher's Art Students

Riverwalk Art Center

Fond du Lac Reception 5-8 pm

Pat Reiher, retired St. Mary's Spring's art teacher, curated this exhibit of works from former students.

Nov 10
Fri

Imagine!

Vagabond Visual Concepts

Manitowoc Reception 6:00 pm

Exhibit of Altered Photography and iPhoneography by Dale Van Minsel.

Nov 10
Fri

Wisconsin Landscape

Gallery of Wisconsin Art

West Bend, WI Reception

Christine Buth Furness will show her landscape watercolors at the Gallery of Wisconsin Arts's Wisconsin Landscape exhibition in November and December

Nov 11
Sat

ROOTS Where Are You Now?

Center for the Visual Arts (CVA)

Wausau Reception


Nov 08
Wed

Iconic Wisconsin

Cedarburg Art Museum

Cedarburg Reception 4-6pm

Cedarburg Art Museum's 4th Annual Juried Exhibition highlights images that represent the State

Nov 08
Wed

Iconic Wisconsin

Cedarburg Art Museum

Cedarburg Reception 4-6pm

Cedarburg Art Museum's 4th Annual Juried Exhibition highlights images that represent the State

Oct 30
Mon

Artful Women

Skylight Lounge Gallery

Madison Reception 4-6pm

The Wisconsin Womens Network's annual juried exhibition and sale

Nov 11
Sat

Roots--Where Are You Now?

Center for the Visual Arts

Wausau Reception

Entanglement, an oil painting by Roberta Scherrer is included in this juried show in Wausau.

Nov 08
Wed

Iconic Wisconsin

Cedarburg Art Museum

Cedarburg Reception 4-6pm

Retired Farm, Franklin oil painting included as part of this juried show

Nov 08
Wed

Cedarburg Art Museum "Iconic Wisconsin"

Cedarburg Art Museum

Cedarburg Reception 5:00

Martha Coaty's photograph "Fog Induction" is included in Cedarburg Art Museum's statewide juried exhibition "Iconic Wisconsin."

Nov 08
Wed

Cedarburg Art Museum "Iconic Wisconsin"

Cedarburg Art Museum

Cedarburg Reception 5:00

Martha Coaty's photograph "Fog Induction" is included in Cedarburg Art Museum's statewide juried exhibition "Iconic Wisconsin."

Nov 08
Wed

Iconic Wisconsin

Cedarburg Art Museum

Cedarburg, Reception 4-6 pm

Statewide juried art show celebrating the love of Wisconsin

Nov 11
Sat

American Artists Professional League

Salmagundi Club

New York, NY Reception 1:00 PM

Deborah Dendler exhibiting in American Artists Professional League Exhibition

Nov 12
Sun

Annual Winter Juried Show

Anderson Arts Center

Kenosha Reception 1:30-4 pm

Show features all media and fills the gallery and gift shop with new and exciting art. Join us for this special time of year.

Nov 12
Sun

6th Annual Juried International Exhibition of Contemporary Islamic Art

Irving Arts Center

Irving, TX Reception 6-8pm

This prestigious international exhibition of artwork is inspired by Islamic culture, art, literature and architecture and features works in a variety of styles and media from artists around the world.

Nov 04
Sat

Tiny Art Show

Rahr-West Art Museum

Manitowoc Reception 1-3 p.m.

And when the Lakeshore Artists Guild says tiny, they mean TINY - the artwork in this exhibit measures no more than 6" in any direction, including the frame!

Nov 17
Fri

Gift Gallery

Riverfront Arts Center

Stevens Point Reception 4:00-7:30

All art works at this exhibit are for sale and priced for holiday gift giving.

Nov 11
Sat

The Artful Binding

Riverwalk Art Center

Reception 5-8 pm

Cheryl Mahowald will be showing her hand made books.

Nov 11
Sat

The Artful Binding

Riverwalk Art Center

Fond du Lac Reception 5-8 pm

Cheryl Mahowald will be showing her hand made books.

Nov 18
Sat

2017 MOWA Members Show

Museum of Wisconsin Art

West Bend Reception

Tim Black will have a portrait (Neve No. 3) included in the 2017 MOWA Members Show.

Nov 18
Sat

MOWA Members' Show

Museum of Wisconsin Art

West Bend Reception 2 to 5 pm

Once upon a time in the not so faraway land of West Bend there was a magical place called the Museum of Wisconsin Art. And, every year, this place holds a grand event open to all its members.

Nov 18
Sat

MOWA 2017 Members' Show

Museum of Wisconsin Art

West Bend Reception 2:00-5:00


Nov 19
Sun

American Players Theatre's Last Great Stage 2018 Calendar

American Players Theatre Gift Shop

Spring Green Reception

Kathryn Lederhause produced a 2018 calendar of APT stage images that she photographed over a ten year period.

Oct 28
Sat

Artful Women Exhibit

University Hospital

Madison Reception 1:00-3:00


Oct 28
Sat

artful Women

University Hospital's Skylight Lounge Gallery

Madison Reception 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Artful Women Show/Sale

Nov 24
Fri

Diverse Directions

Plymouth Art Center

Plymouth, WI Reception 4:30-7 pm

Christine Buth Furness will exhibit her watercolors in the The Wisconsin Watercolor Society exhibition celebrating their 65th anniversary at the Plymouth Arts Center in Gallery 110 North

Nov 26
Sun

Birds in Art 2017

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

Wausau

Clarence P. Cameron's Montana dendritic soapstone sculpture, "Moonstruck," has been selected for the 2017 Birds in Art exhibition at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin.

Nov 26
Sun

Birds in Art

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

Wausau Reception 9am-12pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum’s 42nd annual Birds in Art exhibition. 4ft tall Woodcut "Prehistoric Adolescence" by S.V. Medaris has been selected for the 2017 exhibition.

Nov 26
Sun

Nakanosawa Museum

Reception

Rita Yanny is exhibiting three mixed media pieces in a group show at the Nakanosawa Museum in Japan.

Nov 29
Wed

The Little Show

Cedarburg Cultural Center

Cedarburg Reception 5-9pm


Nov 29
Wed

The Little Show

Cedarburg Cultural Center

Cedarburg Reception

I've been juried into The Little Show at the Cedarburg Cultural Center. Five pictures, each no larger than 36 sq inches.

Nov 29
Wed

The Little Show

Cedarburg Cultural Center

Cedarburg Reception

I've been juried into The Little Show at the Cedarburg Cultural Center. Five pictures, each no larger than 36 sq inches.

Nov 30
Thu

Zovar exhibit

Bethel Lutheran Church

Madison Reception

I have a one man showing of about 40+ pieces of my work

Dec 01
Fri

Substitute Tales, Handwoven Tapestries by Ruth Manning

Ballweg Gallery

Madison Reception

Substitute Tales is about people; learning to grow, looking for a way to connect, taking risks, being afraid to change, and wanting to be heard. Does this sound like you? I have worked as a substitute teacher for six years

Dec 01
Fri

Monches Artisans Holiday tour

studio/gallery/sculpture gardens

Colgate ,Wi. Reception 9 to 4

34th Annual Driving tour featuring several studios in the Monches area

Dec 01
Fri

Framed

Art Space Collective

Oshkosh Reception 6-9 p.m.

Members of Art Space use funky and unusual items as the frame for their artwork!

Dec 03
Sun

Unusual Perspectives

Overture Gallery II

Madison Reception 6-8pm

Photography captures reality, yet through unusual perspectives it can also transform the ordinary into the unfamiliar.

Dec 05
Tue

Artist Showcase Solo Art Series

www.lightspacetime.art/artist-showcase

Reception

The Light Space and Time website recently selected Tim Black in a juried competition as an Artist Showcase artist. Five paintings will be featured online for 2 weeks in December.

Dec 08
Fri

23rd Craft Forms 2017 Inter'l Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Fine Craft

Wayne Art Center

Wayne, PA Reception 6-10pm

The Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pennsylvania has selected artist Jean M. Judd of Cushing, Wisconsin for inclusion in the 23rd Craft Forms 2017 International Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Fine Craft. Artwork selected for in

Dec 10
Sun

Watercolor Wisconsin 2017

Wustom Museum of Fine Arts

Racine Reception 2:00 - 4:00


Dec 10
Sun

Watercolor Wisconsin 2017

Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts

Racine Reception

Watercolor Wisconsin 2017 is Racine Art Museum's annual exhibit of the state's artists using water-based medium. For the exhibit, jurors chose two of Brian McCormick's watercolors. The show opens December 10,

Dec 10
Sun

Watercolor Wisconsin 2017

Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts

Racine Reception

Watercolor Wisconsin 2017 is Racine Art Museum's annual exhibit of the state's artists using water-based medium. For the exhibit, jurors chose two of Brian McCormick's watercolors. The show opens December 10,

Dec 10
Sun

Watercolor Wisconsin 2017

Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts

Racine Reception

Watercolor Wisconsin 2017 is Racine Art Museum's annual exhibit of the state's artists using water-based medium. For the exhibit, jurors chose two of Brian McCormick's watercolors. The show opens December 10,

Dec 10
Sun

Watercolor Wisconsin 2017

Wustum Museum

Racine Reception 2 - 4 p.m.

Janet Roberts has a watercolor, MISS KATIE, juried into the Watercolor Wisconsin 2017 exhibit. The piece has received an award, which will be given at the opening in December.

Dec 15
Fri

Solo Show

Hudson Business Lounge and Cafe

Milwaukee Reception

Janet Roberts is the guest artist at the Hudson Café in the 3rd Ward. The exhibit will be up for three months, and was curated by Annemarie Sawkins.

Dec 11
Mon

New Works by Alan Hathaway

Riverwalk Art Center

Fond du Lac Reception 5-8 pm

Alan Hathaway will be showing his latest creations in stoneware pottery.

Nov 04
Sat

Frank Juarez Gallery AIR Program

Frank Juarez Gallery

Milwaukee Reception 5-8pm

During this residency, Sara Willadsen will continue to explore formal aesthetics using handmade collage materials and a variety of mark-making techniques inspired by existing spaces in Sheboygan County.Willadsen will be worki

Dec 30
Sat

Paintings by P. M. Duren

The Mixing Bowl Bakery

Sauk City Reception 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

A collection of paintings will be on display and for sale through December.

Dec 31
Sun

AN ENCOUNTER WITH PRESENCE: EMERGY BLAGDON + Shannon Stratton

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Sheboygan Reception

Emery Blagdon designed “The Healing Machine” to channel the earth’s energies and alleviate pain and illness.

Dec 31
Sun

IT’S GOTTA BE IN YA: FRED SMITH + Ruth Kohler

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Sheboygan Reception

Embellished concrete and mixed-media sculptures built by Fred Smith from his Wisconsin Concrete Park will be on display.

Dec 31
Sun

THINGS ARE WHAT WE ENCOUNTER: DR. CHARLES SMITH + Heather Hart

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Sheboygan Reception

Site-specific architecture has been created to house and interact with twenty iconic sculptures from Dr. Charles Smith’s African American Heritage Museum and Black Veterans Archives.

Dec 31
Sun

Science Inspires Art: OCEAN Exhibition

New York Hall of Science

Corona, NY Reception 3:00-5:00

'Silent Spring: Tide Pool in Peril', a collaborative 22x30 watercolor by Helen Klebesadel and Mary Kay Neumann, will be a part of'Science Inspires Art: OCEAN' an Exhibit of Art & Science Collaborations Inc.

Dec 31
Sun

Gerit Grimm’s Fairytales: In A Time Neither Now Nor Then

Museum of Wisconsin Art

West Bend Reception 2-5pm

Experience the enchanting sculptures of master ceramist Gerit Grimm.

Jan 2018 01
2018

Ann Haberl Landscapes

St Andrew's Episcopal Church

53726 Reception

Ann Haberl's landscape art will be exhibited during the month of January and February in the gallery of St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 1833 Regent St, Madison, WI 53726

Jan 2018 01
2018

Ann Haberl Landscapes

St. Andrews Episcopal

Madison Reception

Ann Haberl's contemplative landscape art will be shown at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 1833 Regent St., Madison, WI 53726 during the months of January and February.

Dec 01
Fri

Overture Public Gallery II (Second floor)

Overture Center Galleries

Madison, Wisconsin, 53 Reception 6:00-8:00pm

Recent Paintings by CHUCK BAUER 12/1/17 - 2/28/18 Overture Center Galleries, 201 State Street Second Floor, Madison, Wisconsin

Jan 2018 14
2018

MYTHOLOGIES: EUGENE VON BRUENCHENHEIN + Lisa Stone + Brett Littman + Michelle Grabner

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Sheboygan Reception

This exhibition takes an unprecedented, sweeping view of Von Bruenchenhein’s oeuvre, casting a contemporary lens on his paintings, sculpture, photography, drawings, and poetry.

Jan 2018 14
2018

SOREHEAD HILL: JESSE HOWARD + Matthew Higgs

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Sheboygan Reception


Jan 2018 15
2018

The Black Solo Show

Nicolet Art Gallery

Rhinelander Reception

Northern Wisconsin artist Tim Black’s enigmatic landscapes, portraits, and female nudes (sometimes in highly imagined settings) are expertly and realistically rendered in this one-man show.

Jan 2018 22
2018

Dale Knaak

Riverwalk Art Center

Fond du Lac Reception 5-8 pm

Dale will be showing his richly textured oil paintings.

Feb 2018 03
2018

2018 Wisconsin Artists Biennial

MOWA—Museum of Wisconsin Art

West Bend


Jan 2018 06
2018

Mopping Up

Frank Juarez Gallery

Milwaukee Reception 5-8 pm

The Frank Juarez Gallery is pleased to present Mopping Up, an exhibition of new work by Melissa Dorn Richards.

Feb 2018 03
2018

2018 Wisconsin Artists Biennial

Museum of Wisconsin Art

West Bend Reception 2:00-5:00

MOWA is pleased to welcome the Wisconsin Artists Biennial, which is organized by the Wisconsin Visual Artists (WVA).

Feb 2018 03
2018

2018 Wisconsin Artists Biennial

Museum of Wisconsin Art

West Bend Reception 2:00-5:00

MOWA is pleased to welcome the Wisconsin Artists Biennial, which is organized by the Wisconsin Visual Artists (WVA).

Feb 2018 11
2018

Searching for Excellence

Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass

Neenah Reception

The Searching for Excellence exhibition includes a curated selection of approximately 50 contemporary glass objects from private collections located throughout the Midwest. Through the representation of objects from private c

Feb 2018 18
2018

The Road Less Traveled

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Sheboygan Reception 7:00 p.m.

In 2017, the Art Center’s 50th anniversary, we embark on a yearlong exploration of art environments titled THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED.

Feb 2018 18
2018

IN CELEBRATION OF OURSELVES + SPACES Archive

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Sheboygan Reception


May 2018 20
2018

VOLUMES: STELLA WAITZKIN + Rita Barros

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Sheboygan Reception


Jul 2018 01
2018

THE MAKING OF A DREAM: LOY BOWLIN + Jennifer Joy Jameson

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Sheboygan Reception

Loy Bowlin transformed into the “Original Rhinestone Cowboy” and converted his home into a dazzling art environment.

Aug 2018 01
2018

"Still Water" Invitational Exhibition

Stillwater Art Guild Gallery

Stillwater, MN Reception 5pm