Art & Design Summer Open Studios

Kenilworth Square East 2155 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, WI

Summer open studios are available to current intermediate/advanced Jewelry & Metalsmithing and Digital Fabrication & Design students and alumni who have had previous studio training and are seeking access to help make their own self-guided projects.

Art & Design Summer Workshops

Kenilworth Square East 2155 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, WI

Investigate a variety of topics, techniques and strategies while learning new ways to solve problems in the studio and developing new ideas while exploring your creative potential!

“where do we go from here” Halie Bahr’s End-of-Alumni-Incubator-Residency Showing

Mitchell Hall, Room 395 3203 N. Downer Ave., Milwaukee

With equal parts sincerity and spectacle, Halie Bahr (she/her) creates wildly vivid and visceral dances that feel like puzzles. On Saturday, she will show work-in-progress, “where do we go from here,” the third and final solo in a make-shift-trilogy that all started in 2019. Halie (BFA Dance Alumni, 2015) returns to Milwaukee as part of UWM’s Department of Dance Alumni Incubator Residency Program. Join us for a brief show-and-tell of what she has been working on all week.

Film Summer Camp

Kenilworth Square East 2155 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, WI

The Department of Film, Video, Animation & New Genres at UWM’s Peck School of the Arts welcomes young filmmakers to develop their skills at a week-long day camp this summer! Choose from two comprehensive experiences: film camp (with optional overnight accommodations) and advanced film camp. Both camps include hands-on workshops and sessions led by practicing artists and professors, so participants gain knowledge from experienced professionals.

Dance Summer Intensive for High School Students & Young Artists

Mitchell Hall, Studio 254 3203 N. Downer Ave., Milwaukee, WI

Our three-day summer intensive is designed for young dance artists seeking to deepen their dance practice, discover new techniques and build bridges that lead to pursuing dance professionally and in higher education. Dancers cultivate creativity and technique in a variety of dance forms taught by nationally renowned dance educators from UW-Milwaukee and beyond.

UpStart 2024 – MFA in Dance

Mitchell Hall, Studio 254 3203 N. Downer Ave., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Join MFA in Dance students for an evening of original, experimental choreography developed in collaboration with MKE dance artists and mentored by UW-Milwaukee Dance faculty. Theirr dance works explore diverse choreographic questions that delve into notions of boundaries, disability, materiality, freedom, resilience, new media, and memory. UpStart is a unique opportunity to experience choreography from dance artists from across the nation.

University Community Orchestra Summer Concert

Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Bader Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Please join us for the UWM University Community Orchestra's annual summer concert. Our music will include lighter pop selections and standard orchestra repertoire.

Continuum 24: Where Everything Begins

Kenilworth Square East Gallery 2155 N. Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Continuum 24: Where Everything Begins combines selected pieces from distinct bodies of work by Raoul Deal created both individually and in collaboration with other artists and communities in the United States and Mexico over a period of 35 years.

Experimental Tuesdays: Program TBD

UWM Union Cinema 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Referred to as “experimental,” “underground,” or “avant-garde,” the filmmakers presented in this series work in a truly independent fashion and their work pushes beyond the boundaries of mainstream convention. Program and details for this specific date are TBD.

Woven Images 2024

Kenilworth Square East, 3rd Floor Gallery 2155 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, WI

Exhibition of selected hand-woven pieces from Fibers courses in the Department of Art & Design.

Sing Out! Tenor-Bass Festival

Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Bader Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Formerly the Real Men Sing Festival, the Sing Out! Tenor-Bass Festival is open to all current and emerging tenors and basses in grades 7–12. No advance preparation necessary. Students will be organized into middle school and high school choirs, and the morning concludes with performances from both ensembles. Interest and reading sessions are available for directors.

Jack Hancher Guitar Recital

Music Building, Recital Hall 175 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Described by Gendai Guitar Magazine as a “poet and a painter, coloring sounds out of the guitar as if his imagination and the guitar were one”, Jack Hancher is a rising star of the classical guitar.

Experimental Tuesdays: Program TBD

UWM Union Cinema 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Referred to as “experimental,” “underground,” or “avant-garde,” the filmmakers presented in this series work in a truly independent fashion and their work pushes beyond the boundaries of mainstream convention. Program and details for this specific date are TBD.

Experimental Tuesdays: Program TBD

UWM Union Cinema 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Referred to as “experimental,” “underground,” or “avant-garde,” the filmmakers presented in this series work in a truly independent fashion and their work pushes beyond the boundaries of mainstream convention. Program and details for this specific date are TBD.

Korea Day Celebration and Symphony Orchestra Concert

Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Bader Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

The Korean American Faculty & Staff Association at UWM and Korean American Association of Milwaukee host the 2024 KOREA Day (한국의 날) Celebration.

Fall Choral Showcase

Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Bader Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Join UWM’s Alta Voce, Bella Voce, Kameraden, and Kameraden Plus choirs for their first concert of the 2024-2025 school year!

Chorale Fall Concert

Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Bader Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI
Hybrid Hybrid Event

Join UWM’s flagship choral ensemble – the Concert Chorale – for an afternoon of choral music. They will be joined by several area high school choirs!

Experimental Tuesdays: Program TBD

UWM Union Cinema 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Referred to as “experimental,” “underground,” or “avant-garde,” the filmmakers presented in this series work in a truly independent fashion and their work pushes beyond the boundaries of mainstream convention. Program and details for this specific date are TBD.

The Green Room and Beyond: A Day in the life of a Theatre Student

Theatre Building, Mainstage Theatre 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Are you a high school student with a passion for theatre? Whether you're a seasoned performer, a behind-the-scenes enthusiast, or simply someone who loves the art of theatre (like all of us here!), we have an exciting event just for you. It's called "The Green Room and Beyond," and it's completely FREE.

Prelude: Day in the Life of a Music Major

Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, Bader Hall 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Remember what it was like when you first picked up your instrument or sang in front of an audience? That moment was the beginning of your life as a musician. And now that your skills are strengthening in high school, it’s time to think about college as your next step to lifelong success in the music industry. See for yourself what it is like to be a music major at UW-Milwaukee.