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Jewish Museum Milwaukee

Moments & Markers: An Adolph Rosenblatt Retrospective

June 16 - August 27

Celebrate the creative contributions, imaginative mind and indelible legacy of the beloved artist, teacher, Milwaukee community member and consummate observer, Adolph Rosenblatt.

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Summer Film Camp

June 26 - June 30

Join our Department of Film, Video, Animation & New Genres for a week-long Film Production day camp! This comprehensive experience will include workshops on Storytelling & Screenwriting, Cinematography & Lighting, as well as Post Production & Editing.

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Dance MFA Thesis: Girl Messages, Change the Story

June 29 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

In "Girl Messages," MacDonald explores through movement the impact of messages women receive and internalize as children.

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UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

June 30 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels!

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Dancemakers 2017

July 21 - July 22

World premieres of choreography by UWM Dance MFA students from around the country.

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University Community Orchestra Summer Concert

July 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The UWM University Community Orchestra, led by conductor Margery Deutsch, performs works from classical and pops repertoires.

Leo Kottke Summer Workshops

The Music of Leo Kottke 2017 Summer Workshop

August 4 - August 6

A three-day workshop for intermediate guitar students working on three compositions by guitarist/composer Leo Kottke through the use of archival video, enhanced computer capabilities, and specifically designed pedagogical materials

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Charles Timm-Ballard

September 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Charles Timm-Ballard's recent work addresses collisions between past and present: pre-industrial/industrial/post industrial, and nature-made versus human-made.

Woven Images 2017

September 14 - November 9

The exhibition of selected woven pieces from the Woven Structure and Introduction to Fibers courses in the Department of Art and Design

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Music From Almost Yesterday featuring Accordion XXI Century

September 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Music From Almost Yesterday presents a concert with Stas Venglevski (accordion) as well as several other guest performer(s).

2017 SumTotal

September 15 - November 9

This biennial exhibition features the work of faculty and academic teaching staff.

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Marco Sartor Classical Guitar Concert

September 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

World-renowned Uruguayan guitarist and educator Marco Sartor will perform a solo concert as part of the '17-'18 UWM Guitar Series.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Jacinda Russell

September 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Jacinda Russell transforms objects into self-portraits, representations of place, and symbols of fixation. She works primarily in the mediums of photography, sculpture, installation, and bookmaking.

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Real Men Sing!

September 22 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

1000 men from over 40 area high schools and middle schools come together for a morning of singing!

UWM Wind Brass & Percussion Performance

UWM Wind Ensemble & Symphony Band: Classics for Wind Band

September 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

A shared performance by the UWM Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band. The program will include cornerstones of the wind band repertoire.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Morehshin Allahyari

September 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Artist, activist, educator, and occasional curator, Morehshin Allahyari is the recipient of Foreign Policy Magazine's 2016 "Leading Global Thinkers" award, former Eyebeam NYC and BANFF Canada artist in residence, and an internationally exhibited and critically reviewed thinker and maker.

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Jérémy Jouve Classical Guitar Concert

September 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

French Classical guitarist Jérémy Jouve will perform an intimate concert at UWM as part of the Classical Guitar Series.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Jesse McLean

October 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

2016 Nohl Fellow (Established) Jesse McLean’s creative work and research are motivated by a deep curiosity regarding human behavior and relationships, especially with and arising through media and technology.

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Raphaella Smits Classical Guitar Concert

October 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

World-renowned Belgian guitarist & educator Raphaella Smits will perform a solo concert as part of the '17-'18 UWM Guitar Series.

"Smits plays with more heart than anybody should be allowed to have."
Tom Chandler, Classical Guitar Corner.

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UWM Symphony Opening Concert “Bomsori Plays Brahms Violin Concerto”

October 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The UWM Symphony Orchestra's season opening concert, in conjunction with UWM Korea Day Festival, will feature award-winning Violinist Bomsori Kim

Fall Choral Showcase

October 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The UWM Concert Chorale, Women's Choir, Men's Choir, and Chamber Choir join for an evening of choral music spanning a variety of styles and time periods.

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UWM Youth Wind Ensemble & Percussion Concert

October 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The first concert of the 35th Anniversary season of the UWM Youth Wind Ensemble program. The concert will begin with Gabrieli's "Canzona per sonore, No. 2," one of the great traditions of the UWAY program.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: David Lenz

October 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

David Lenz is a UW-Milwaukee alumnus (1985) whose work includes meticulously rendered photo-realistic paintings bring to glowing light the faces of inner city kids experiencing joyful moments, a couple on a small subsistence Wisconsin family farm, and his own son Sam, who was born with Downs Syndrome.

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ICM concert #1: Slavic Sounds

October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The UWM graduate students of the Leonard Sorkin Institute will perform a concert of chamber music works by Slavic composers.

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Crossing Over 2017

October 20 - November 10

An exhibition showcasing work created by students who are receiving scholarship in the 2017-2018 school year. This exciting annual event includes artwork produced by these emerging artists in a wide range of mediums and covering a variety of topics.

UWM Wind Ensemble & Symphony Band: Anniversaries and Commemorations

October 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The UWM Wind Ensemble & Symphony Band perform music that celebrates composers, compositions, and events with significant milestone anniversaries in the year 2017.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Deborah Jojola

October 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Deborah Jojola’s creative practice connects her tribal lands and history by reviving images from the past and transforming them into symbolic forms for the future.

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Timo Korhonen Classical Guitar Concert

October 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

World-renowned Finnish guitarist Timo Korhonen will perform a solo concert as part of the 2017 UWM Guitar Series.

UWM University Band Concert

October 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The first concert of the academic year from the UWM University Band, and ensemble comprised of instrumentalists from all across UW-Milwaukee.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Della Wells

November 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Milwaukee native Della Wells is a self-taught, multi-faceted artist. Born in 1951, Wells has deep roots in the city's art community. In 2016 she, along with Dasha Kelly, were named 2016 Artists of the Year by the City of Milwaukee Arts Board.

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17th Annual Double Reed Day

November 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join the UWM Music Department's double reed faculty and your fellow players for a day of master classes, workshops, and faculty and ensemble performances

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Maggie Michael

November 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Wrestling control of her inherently fluid medium, Maggie Michael's work can be seen as reckoning with painting's dual nature, at once dynamic and still. Within individual works she achieves an exquisite tension between those states, but the arc of her career more generally can be seen as a back-and-forth between them

UWM Choirs and Symphony Orchestra Masterworks Concert

November 10 - November 11

The UWM Choirs and Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Dr. Zachary Durlam, perform Beethoven's Choral Fantasy and Vaughan Williams's Dona Nobis Pacem.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Beth Cavaner

November 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Beneath the surface, Beth Cavaner's work explores the consequences of human fear, aggression and misunderstanding through animal forms, and therefore transforms her animal subjects into human psychological portraits.

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“Tales of Hoffman” Showcase

December 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The UWM Opera Theatre will host performers from the Milwaukee Opera Theatre in a semester-long exploration of Offenbach’s “Tales of Hoffmann," culminating in a raw, pared down, and fresh reading of the opera on stage.

Stefan Kartman Recital

December 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Florestan Duo, comprised of UWM Music's Stefan Kartman (cello) and Jeannie Yu (piano), present a recital of Chamber Music with friends.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Rose Curley

December 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Rose Curley will speak on her recent work, a graphic memoir examining the issues surrounding her transracial adoption.

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UWM Design Entrepreneur Showcase 2017

December 7 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Design Entrepreneur Showcase presents its annual fall event featuring the innovative products and services developed by senior students in Design & Visual Communication at UWM.

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UWM Percussion Ensemble Winter Concert

December 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Annual program as performed by the UWM Percussion Ensemble includes compositions and arrangements by UWM faculty and students.

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ICM concert #2: British Beat

December 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The UWM graduate students of the Leonard Sorkin Institute will perform a concert of chamber music works by British composers.

UWM Wind Ensemble & Youth Wind Ensemble (UWAY): Concert in the Park

December 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

A shared performance by the UWM Wind Ensemble and UWM Youth Wind Ensemble, featuring music reminiscent of town band concerts at the beginning of the twentieth century.

‘Sounds of the Season’ Choral Concert

December 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The UWM Concert Chorale, Women's Choir, Men's Choir, and Chamber Choir present an evening of seasonal choral music from a variety of styles and time periods.

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University Community Orchestra Fall Concert

December 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The UWM University Community Orchestra, led by conductor Margery Deutsch, performs works from classical and pops repertoires.

UWM Symphony Band & University Band: Yuletide Spirit

December 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

This is a joint concert by the UWM Symphony Band and University Band. The program will include serious concert works, along with a nod to the holiday season.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Michelle Angela Ortiz

January 31, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Michelle Angela Ortiz is a visual artist/skilled muralist/community arts educator who uses her art as a vehicle to represent people and communities whose histories are often lost or co-opted.

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2018 Annual Vocal Arts Festival

February 2, 2018 - February 3, 2018

The UWM Vocal program presents the 2017 annual Vocal Arts Festival, hosting 90 exceptional high school vocalists to join UWM voice and choral faculty for two days of voice masterclasses, lessons, honor choir rehearsals and performances, and recitals focused on developing their skills as solo and choral singers and performers.

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UWM Vocal Showcase Recital

February 2, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

A recital featuring UWM faculty and students performing solo vocal works and short scenes from both classical and musical theater genres

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Vocal Arts Festival and Milwaukee Music Festival Final Concert

February 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The concluding performance of the Vocal Arts Festival and Milwaukee Music Festival features performances by the Vocal Arts Festival High School Honor Choir, the Milwaukee Music Festival High School Orchestra, and the UWM Concert Chorale.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Simon Levin

February 7, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Simon Levin is a visiting artist, lecturer and kiln builder at The China Academy of the Arts in Hangzhou, where he and his apprentices have been bringing a technology that originated in Asia and has evolved in the incubator of the United States back to Asia.

Wind Ensemble & Symphony Band: Mind, Music and Imagination

February 16, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

UWM's Wind Ensemble & Symphony Band present a thought-provoking concert of works that will engage and entertain.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Sang-Mi Yoo

February 21, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Korean-born, Sang-Mi Yoo’s print media and installations obscure the distinction between perception and reality, past and present, revealing the contradictions of our fixed ways of seeing everyday life and values.

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ICM concert #3: Black History Month

February 25, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The UWM graduate students of the Leonard Sorkin Institute will perform a concert celebrating Black History Month.

Free & open to the public.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Shane Walsh

February 28, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

By considering technology, 90’s underground youth culture, and art history, Walsh works to re-construct an image of abstraction that feels appropriate to his time and place.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Kyoung Ae Cho

March 7, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Cho has been exhibiting her work extensively in various venues nationally and internationally and is the recipient of numerous awards.

Men’s and Women’s Choir Concert

March 10, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The UWM Men's, Women's, and Chamber Choirs present an evening of choral music from a variety of styles and time periods.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Susie Ganch

March 21, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Ganch's most recent solo exhibitions include TIED at Richmond Visual Arts Center, Richmond, VA and Land and Sea at Sienna Patti Contemporary.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Meg Mitchell

March 28, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Meg Mitchell has shown her work in numerous group and solo exhibitions, at venues such as the Atlantic Center for the Arts, Conner Contemporary, the DC Art Center, the Museum of Applied Art (MAK) in Vienna and the International Waldkunst Zentrum in Germany.

Wind Ensemble & Symphony Band: Concerto Winners Perform!

March 29, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

UWM's Wind Ensemble & Symphony Band present a concert featuring the winners of the annual concerto competition.

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“Dying loudly: Opera isn’t dying…but we are!”

April 6, 2018 - April 7, 2018

Students of the UWM Opera Theatre program will perform Italian opera scenes highlighting death and the art of fighting. Staged and directed by UWM faculty and Milwaukee Opera Theatre artists.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Greg Martens

April 11, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Gregory Martens shakes off the pressure to conform, tapping into his early joy of drawing, and filling his prints, artists books, and drawings with the absurd, the demonic, the historical, the political, and cool cars.

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University Community Orchestra Spring Concert

April 22, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The UWM University Community Orchestra, led by conductor Margery Deutsch, performs works from classical and pops repertoires.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Josh MacPhee

April 25, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Josh MacPhee is a designer, artist, archivist, and a founding member of both the Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative and Interference Archive.

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Wind Ensemble & Symphony Band: Lindsay Kesselman sings Mr. Tambourine Man

April 27, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Wind Ensemble & Symphony Band, alongside soprano Lindsay Kesselman, perform Pulitzer Prize winning composer John Corigliano's Mr Tambourine Man: Seven Poems of Bob Dylan.

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ICM concert #4: A Tribute to FAQ

April 29, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The UWM graduate students of the Leonard Sorkin Institute will perform a concert from the repertoire of the Fine Arts Quartet.

Free & open to the public.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Plug-in Studio

May 2, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Plug-In Studio (Steve Ciampaglia + Kerry Richardson) is a socially engaged new media art collective that collaborates with adults and youth in diverse Chicago communities.

Choral Collage Concert

May 5, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The UWM Concert Chorale, Women's Choir, Men's Choir, and Chamber Choir present their final concert of the 2017-2018 school year featuring choral music from a variety of styles and time periods.

UWM Percussion Ensemble Spring Concert

May 10, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Annual spring concert as performed by the UWM Percussion Ensemble. Program TBD. Free & open to the public.

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University Community Orchestra Concert

July 27, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

University Community Orchestra, led by conductor Margery Deutsch, performs works from classical and pops repertoires.

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