Street Signs

Mainstage Theatre Mainstage Theatre (Theatre Building) | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee

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.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Lara Shipley

Milwaukee
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Lara Shipley is an American photographer. Her work has appeared in notable exhibitions at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC, GuatePhoto International Photography Festival in Guatemala, the Benaki Museum in Greece and a recent solo exhibition at the international photography festival Cortona on the Move, in Italy.

Jazz Ensemble

Jan Serr Studio Jan Serr Studio (Kenilworth Square East - 6th Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

The UWM Jazz Ensemble is comprised of 20 undergraduate and graduate students and performs a wide variety of music composed and arranged for jazz big band.

CANCELED – UWAY Concert #1

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee

UWAY Concert #1 This event has been canceled. This event has been canceled. If you have purchased tickets, please check your email for refund information from the PSOA Box Office. We invite you to explore the Peck School of the Arts’... Read More

Spooky Student Showcase: Spooky Movies with FVANG IV

UWM Union Cinema UWM Union Cinema (2nd Floor) | 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee

Student Filmmakers in Attendance!
Brace yourselves for another Halloween-themed showcase of student films and videos from the Department of Film Video Animation and New Genres. This screening promises to dazzle you with the spookiest, scariest, grossest, and most otherworldly student creations.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Shannon Molter

Milwaukee
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Shannon Molter holds a BFA from the Peck School of the Arts in both Fiber Art and Art Education, with an Honors College certificate in Philosophy.

String Academy of Wisconsin Halloween Concert

Music Recital Hall Music Recital Hall, Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

The String Academy of Wisconsin presents our annual Fall/Halloween Concert.  Violin/Viola students, ranging in age 4 to 18 and beginner to advanced levels, will perform works of various styles and composers.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: David Clemons

Milwaukee
Virtual Event Virtual Event

David Clemons was born in El Paso, Texas and spent much of his life in Austin, Texas. Initially he began his undergraduate career attending Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, pursuing a degree program for Biology Art.

Baroque and Beyond: UWM Choral/Orchestral Masterworks Concert

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

The UWM choirs and Symphony Orchestra perform music of the Baroque and beyond!

UWM Percussion Ensemble

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

The UWM Percussion Ensemble presents its annual Fall concert, featuring a wide variety of instruments, sounds, and compositions from different periods.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Katrina Andry

Virtual Milwaukee
Virtual Event Virtual Event

A native of New Orleans, LA, Katrina Andry received an M.F.A in printmaking in 2010. She currently lives and works in New Orleans where she maintains a studio. Andry’s work is often in dialogue with the viewer, asking them to confront their own race and gender biases and to consider how it affects the quality of life of their community writ large.

MKE Unplugged Presents: Grisha Goryachev

Jan Serr Studio Jan Serr Studio (Kenilworth Square East - 6th Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee

MKE Unplugged is a free music series featuring predominantly acoustic music performers from around the corner and around the world. All concerts take place in the Jan Serr Studio. Join us November 10th for Flamenco guitarist Grisha Goryachev.

Hamlet

Mainstage Theatre Mainstage Theatre (Theatre Building) | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee

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.

New Dancemakers 2021

Mitchell Hall (Studio 254) Mitchell Hall (Studio 254) | 3203 N. Downer Ave., Milwaukee
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

Senior capstone choreographic works by our BA and BFA students.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Valaria Tatera

Milwaukee
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Valaria Tatera is a visual artist whose work investigates the intersection of ethnicity, gender, commerce, and the environment. A member of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Tatera explores self- identity and contemporary Indigenous issues such as the environment, sovereignty, and the co-opting of imagery.

Jazz Ensemble

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts (Room 250) Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts (Room 250) | 2419 East Kenwood Boulevard, Milwaukee

The UWM Jazz Ensemble is a jazz big band comprised of 20 undergraduate and graduate musicians who share a passion for the music of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Woody Herman, Charles Mingus, Thad Jones, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Maria Schneider, and other luminary jazz composers and arrangers.

Contemporary Craft Exhibition and Sale

INOVA Gallery at Kenilworth Square East INOVA Gallery at Kenilworth Square East | 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee

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.

5th House Ensemble: Rivers Empyrean and Student Work Premieres

Jan Serr Studio Jan Serr Studio (Kenilworth Square East - 6th Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee

Fifth House Ensemble is pleased to present the world premieres of four exciting new works written by UWM student composers Adam Taylor, Lawton Hall, Gavin Roberts, and Alex Malin. 5HE will also present several pieces from their environmentally-focused program Rivers Empyrean.

UWM Symphony Band and Steel PANthers Steel Band present “Musical Steel”

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

The UWM Symphony Band and UWM Steel PANthers will share a concert program in Bader Concert Hall at the Zelazo Center of the Performing Arts.

First Year Musical Theatre Fall Showcase

Mitchell Hall (Studio 254) Mitchell Hall (Studio 254) | 3203 N. Downer Ave., Milwaukee

The class of 2025 will present a showcase, All 4 One: an evening of quartets from the musical theatre canon.

UWM Guitar Department Student Concert

Music Recital Hall Music Recital Hall, Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

End of the semester Guitar studio Solo performances.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Ck Ledesma

Milwaukee
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Ck Ledesma is a transdisciplinary artist from San Juan, Puerto Rico, living in the diaspora in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Besides art practices, they are passionate about serving their community and the liberation of all BIPOC people.

UWM Symphony Orchestra

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

UWM Symphony Orchestra December Concert "Baroque and more" Dates/Time:  Friday, December 3, 2021 7:30 p.m. CT Ticket Pricing – In Person: General – $11 Senior/UWM Faculty & Staff – $9 Youth under 18 – Free (Ticket must be picked up at... Read More

UWM Opera Theatre 2021 Fall Scenes Program

Music Recital Hall Music Recital Hall, Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

Join the students of UWM Opera Theatre for a program of Baroque arias and duets woven together to form a narrative exploring themes of love, loss, oppression, and communion with the natural world.

University Community Orchestra Concert

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

University Community Orchestra, a full symphony orchestra comprised of students and community members, led by conductor Margery Deutsch, performs works from classical and pops repertoire.

University Community Band

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

The University Community Band presents their annual fall concert!

Saxophone Studio Recital

Music Recital Hall Music Recital Hall, Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

Join us for an evening of solo and chamber music featuring members of the UWM Saxophone Studio. This program will feature soloists, chamber groups, and the Milwaukee Saxophone Ensemble.

Dance Composition I – End of the Term Showing

Mitchell Hall (Studio 254) Mitchell Hall (Studio 254) | 3203 N. Downer Ave., Milwaukee

Dance Composition I end of the term showing with works by our second year dance makers.

MKE Unplugged Presents: Buffalo Nichols w/special guest Stephen Hull

Jan Serr Studio Jan Serr Studio (Kenilworth Square East - 6th Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee

MKE Unplugged is a free music series featuring predominantly acoustic music performers from around the corner and around the world. All concerts take place in the Jan Serr Studio. Join us December 9th for Buffalo Nichols with special guest Stephen Hull.

From Silence to Song: UWM Choirs Sounds of the Season Concert

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

Join the UWM Concert Chorale, Bella Voce, Kameraden, and Alta Voce choirs for an evening of eclectic choral music from a variety of styles and time periods!

Florestan Duo and Friends

Music Recital Hall Music Recital Hall, Room 175 | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

The Florestan Duo, stefan and Jeannie invite friends to perform an evening of Russian Chamber music including works of Glazunov, Rachmaninov, and Shostakovich.

UWAY Concert #2

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

UWAY Concert #2 Date/Time:  Sunday, December 12, 2021 4:00 p.m. CT Ticket Pricing – In Person: General – $11 Senior/UWM Faculty & Staff – $9 Youth under 18 – Free (Ticket must be picked up at PSOA Box Office) UWM Student... Read More

Jazz Ensemble

Jan Serr Studio Jan Serr Studio (Kenilworth Square East - 6th Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

The UWM Jazz Ensemble is comprised of 20 student musicians and performs a wide variety of music, but largely selected from the catalogs of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Woody Herman, Charles Mingus, Thad Jones, Toshiko Akiyoshi, and Maria Schneider.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Lorena Molina

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Lorena Molina is a Salvadoran multidisciplinary artist and educator. She is an Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Cincinnati. Through the use of photography, video, performance, installation art, she explores identity, intimacy, pain, and how we witness the suffering of others.

Winterdances 2022

Mainstage Theatre Mainstage Theatre (Theatre Building) | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

Winterdances 2022 The Dance department presents its faculty and guest artist winter concert. Dates/Time: February 3 | 7:30 p.m. February 4 | 7:30 p.m. February 5 | 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Ticket Pricing – In Person: General – $23... Read More

Winterdances 2022: High School Matinee & High School Day

Mainstage Theatre Mainstage Theatre (Theatre Building) | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee

UWM High School Dance Day is the best way for high school students to learn about the life of a dance major at the esteemed Peck School of the Arts. Individuals and groups are welcome to register.

Winterdances Studio Workshop Day

Mainstage Theatre Mainstage Theatre (Theatre Building) | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee

UWM Dance Studio Workshop Day is the best way for high school students to learn about the life of a dance major at Peck School of the Arts, University of Wisconsin’s only School of the Arts. Individuals and groups are welcome to register.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Carlos Barberena

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Carlos Barberena is a Nicaraguan self-taught Artist / Printmaker based in Chicago, where he runs the printmaking projects: Bandolero Press & La Calaca Press. He is also a member of the Instituto Grafico de Chicago.

MKE Unplugged Presents: Ogni Suono

Jan Serr Studio Jan Serr Studio (Kenilworth Square East - 6th Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee

MKE Unplugged is a free music series featuring predominantly acoustic music performers from around the corner and around the world. All concerts take place in the Jan Serr Studio. Join us on February 10th for Ogini Suono.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Kynita Stringer-Stanback

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Kynita Stringer-Stanback is an Information Activist / Sociology Librarian at the University of California, Santa Barbara where she provides engaging liaison services in collaboration with the BlackStudies/Sociology departments and to students in support of developing their awareness of the complex scholarly information environment.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Angie Piehl

Milwaukee
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Angela Piehl is a cross-disciplinary artist whose work addresses luxury, accumulation, and alienation from Nature. Piehl has exhibited widely, in national, international, juried and invitational exhibitions.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Arielle Romano

Virtual Milwaukee

Arielle Romano is a Milwaukee-based Painter who is pursuing her MFA at UW-Milwaukee’s Peck School of the Arts. She is a recent graduate from UW-Parkside where she earned her BFA in 2018.

This is Modern Art

Kenilworth Five-0-Eight Kenilworth Five-0-Eight (Kenilworth Square East - 5th Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave., Milwaukee

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.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Mary Flanagan

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Mary Flanagan has exhibited internationally at venues such as The Guggenheim New York, Tate Britain, Museu de Arte, Arquitectura e Tecnologia Lisbon, the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Hyundai Motorstudio Beijing, NeMe Arts Center, Cyprus, LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Spain, Museum of Fine Arts Cologne, and the 2002 Whitney Biennial of American Art.

MKE Unplugged Presents: Billy McLaughlin

Jan Serr Studio Jan Serr Studio (Kenilworth Square East - 6th Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee

MKE Unplugged is a free music series featuring predominantly acoustic music performers from around the corner and around the world. All concerts take place in the Jan Serr Studio. Join us on March 10th for internationally renowned guitarist Billy McLaughlin.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Arijit Sen

Milwaukee
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Arijit Sen is an architect and vernacular architecture historian who writes, teaches and studies urban cultural landscapes. His research includes studies of South Asian immigrant landscapes in North America.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Melanie Ariens

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Melanie Ariens is multi disciplinary artist, environmental advocate and volunteer community coordinator with a diverse knowledge-base and creative skills set that allows her to design and manage projects in organized, creative and upbeat manner.

Prince of Denmark

Kenilworth Five-0-Eight Kenilworth Five-0-Eight (Kenilworth Square East - 5th Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave., Milwaukee

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. 

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Hiroko Yamada

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Hiroko Yamada is a Japanese born studio artist and owner of the HYART Gallery in Madison, Wisconsin. She earned her Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she studied art metal and jewelry and currently serves as an honorary fellow.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: HC Dunaway Smith

Virtual Event Virtual Event

H. C. Dunaway Smith is a mixed reality artist that blends storytelling, illustration, animation, sound design, and the physical world into immersive art experiences. Her paintings combine with lyrical branching narratives to create otherworldly interactive experiences that blur the line between art and audience.

The Laramie Project

Kenilworth Square East 5th Floor Gallery Kenilworth Square East (5th Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave., Milwaukee

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. 

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Antonius-Tín Bui

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Antonius-Tín Bui (they/them/theirs pronouns) is a spontaneous shapeshifter and poly-disciplinary artist with roots all over the country. They play in the realms of hand-cut paper, community engagement, performance, and soft sculpture to visualize hybrid identities and histories that confront the unsettling present.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Ricardo Levins Morales

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Ricardo Levins Morales (he/him pronouns) is an artist and organizer based in Minneapolis. He uses his art as a form of political medicine to support individual and collective healing from the injuries and ongoing reality of oppression.

Springdances 2022

Jan Serr Studio Jan Serr Studio (Kenilworth Square East - 6th Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

Springdances 2022 The Dance department presents its faculty and guest artist spring concert. Dates/Time: April 28 - May 1, 2022 7:30 p.m. CT Ticket Pricing – In Person: General – $23 Senior/UWM Faculty & Staff – $18 Student/Youth – $12... Read More

Into The Woods

Mainstage Theatre Mainstage Theatre (Theatre Building) | 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee

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. 

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Cobi Moules

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Cobi Moules is a painter whose work focuses on personal narrative relating to his queer and transgender identity. Reflecting on art historical representation of both portraiture and 19th century American landscape painting, his work often disrupts the historical narratives while seeking inclusion and creating a space for personal significance and a queer presence.

MKE Unplugged Presents: Trapper Schoepp

Jan Serr Studio Jan Serr Studio (Kenilworth Square East - 6th Floor) | 2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee

MKE Unplugged is a free music series featuring predominantly acoustic music performers from around the corner and around the world. All concerts take place in the Jan Serr Studio. Join us on May 5th for Trapper Schoepp.

African Dance & Salsa/Merengue – End of the Term Showing

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee

This end of the term showing features works by the African Dance & Salsa/Merengue classes.

Hip-Hop – End of the Term Showing

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - Helen Bader Concert Hall | 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee

End of the Term Showing of Hip-Hop classes with the participation of groups and crews from Milwaukee and Southeastern Wisconsin.