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Jewelry & Metalsmithing Summer Workshops

June 1 - August 20

Jewelers and metalsmiths of all levels are invited to expand their skills with the exciting and challenging summer workshops. Investigate a variety of techniques and processes and learn new ways to solve problems while exploring your creative potential. For a…

Dancemakers 2021

July 23 - July 24

Dancemakers features bold eclecticism in contemporary dance works by Peck School of the Arts MFA candidates in dance. Their dances draw from African Diaspora, tap, modern, hip hop, ballet, and other contemporary dance forms.

Summer Dance Intensive for High School Students

July 26 - July 30

This week-long face-to-face workshop is led by dance professors whose portfolios range from Cirque du Soleil to Switzerland, Beijing to the Pilobolus. High school students will work with acclaimed dance educators in daily workshops to prepare for college auditions, performance competitions and build esprit de corps among emerging dance artists.

2021 Sum Total: Department of Art & Design Faculty Exhibition

September 8 - September 22

An unmissable, biennial exhibition by Art & Design faculty & staff, Sum Total 2021 brings diverse and delightful, multimedia and Milwaukee-made works of art to the KSE Gallery.

Street Signs

October 20 - October 30

Street Signs is an original jukebox musical featuring familiar songs of the paths we all travel.  Join us on a journey to iconic places such as Oz, Broadway, Beale Street, Penny Lane, and Thunder Road.

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November 17 - November 21

The UWM Theatre Department puts a one-of-a-kind spin on Shakespeare's HAMLET, the ultimate story of loyalty, love, betrayal, murder, and madness.

Contemporary Craft Exhibition and Sale

November 19 - November 21

This event will feature handmade student work from across many disciplines within the Peck School of the Arts, including jewelry and metalsmithing, print and narrative forms, ceramics, photography and imaging, fibers, sculpture, digital fabrication and design, and design and visual communications.

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This is Modern Art

March 9, 2022 - March 13, 2022

This In Modern Art takes you racing over the rooftops, through the history of graffiti art, and face-to-face with the question: Where does art belong?  Graffiti crews are willing to risk anything for their art.

Prince of Denmark

April 6, 2022 - April 10, 2022

An imagined prequel to Shakespeare's HAMLET.  Michael Lesslie's play explores the world of a younger Hamlet and gives us answers to many of the questions that Shakespeare left up in the air. 

The Laramie Project

April 20, 2022 - April 24, 2022

On October 7, 1998, Matthew Shepard, a young gay man, was discovered bound to a fence outside Laramie, Wyoming, savagely beaten and left to die. 

Into The Woods

May 4, 2022 - May 8, 2022

James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim takes everyone's favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless, musically sophisticated event.  The Tony Award-winning book and score are both enchanting and touching. 

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