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*CANCELED* Springdances: Moving Stories

April 16 - April 19

Professors premiere new dance works at our annual spring concert. This year's event features a collaboration with San Francisco's famed Joe Goode Performance Group and MKE-area social justice organizations.

*Canceled* Milwaukee Composers Collective

April 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Milwaukee Composers Collective presents a diverse recital of new music.

*CANCELED* High School Dance Day

April 17 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Live a day in the life of a Peck School of the Arts dance major! Matinee performance, meeting with current students and professors and masterclasses are included in this exciting, immersive day-long event.

*CANCELED* Guest Vocal Recital

April 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Guest Baritone John Daugherty and UWM's Piano faculty member Elena Abend will perform a recital including Schumann's song cycle "Liederkreis" Op. 39.


*CANCELED* Kenilworth Open Studios

April 18 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Peck School faculty and graduate studio doors open, inviting the community in to watch live art in the making. Experience four hours of art exhibitions & film screenings; live performances; demonstrations and hands-on activities for all ages.


April 18 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Please join us for an afternoon of flute activities! Guest artist Mary Stolper will be presenting a class on practice techniques, performing a recital and giving a masterclass.

*CANCELED* University Community Orchestra Concert

April 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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

*CANCELED* #3 (hashtag cubed)

April 22 - April 26

This devised piece explores our current global political realities by relocating de Vega’s play from embattled fifteenth century Spain to present day.

*CANCELED* MKE Unplugged presents: An Tran in Concert

April 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Praised for his “gorgeous playing” with “flawless technique” by the KnoxTNToday and considered as a “Vietnamese guitar virtuoso” by Austin Classical Guitar, guitarist An Tran has captivated audiences throughout North America and Asia. Most recent seasons brought An to different parts of the world, including recitals for Bangkok Guitar Society, Austin Classical Guitar, Toronto International Guitar Series and many more. Upcoming 2019-20 season highlight include An’s solo concert at the prestigious Segovia Classical Guitar Series in Chicago, USA in May 2020.

*CANCELED* Art and Design MFA Exhibition

April 24 - May 16

Art and Design MFA Exhibition with an opening reception and panel discussion with the artists.

*CANCELED* UWM Percussion Ensemble: Fragmented Rituals

April 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The UWM Percussion Ensemble presents Fragmented Rituals, featuring new works by young composers Dave Molk ("Rush") and Anna Meadors ("Fragment/Segment") along with powerhouse percussion composers John Psathas ("Kyoto") and David Skidmore ("Ritual Music"). The program will also include important works by Johanna Beyer, Bob Becker, and George Hamilton Green in addition to a brand new student composition and David Little's whimsical "Speak Softly."

*CANCELED* University Community Band Spring Concert

April 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join the University Community Band as they present their spring concert.

*CANCELED* Leonard Sorkin Institute of Chamber Music

April 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Advanced students of the Leonard Sorkin Institute of Chamber Music perform masterpieces of chamber music repertoire.

*CANCELED* Bonnie & Clyde

April 29 - May 3

Bonnie and Clyde went from small-town nobodies to Depression-era folk heroes and Texas law enforcement’s worst nightmare.

*CANCELED* DVC BFA: Senior Design Capstone Showcase

April 30 - May 17

Seniors of the the Design & Visual Communication program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Peck School of the Arts will be showcasing their capstone work from their Spring 2020 semester.

*CANCELED* UWM Jazz Guitar Recital

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

Featuring performances by students of the UWM Jazz Guitar Program.

*CANCELED* Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2

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

UWM Symphony Orchestra's season finale concert featuring Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2.

*CANCELED* UW-Milwaukee Jazz Ensemble Concert

May 3 @ 7:30 pm

Come see the UWM Jazz Ensemble and Youth Jazz Ensemble ease into summer with some cool jazz charts!

*CANCELED* Flute Ensemble Concert

May 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Please join us for an afternoon of flute ensemble music performed by our current undergraduate/graduate flute students of the UWM Flute studio!

*CANCELED* Improv Showcase

May 5 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Improv games and scenes from students in THR 111 Theatre Games.

*CANCELED* Classical Guitar Chamber Music Recital

May 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Graduate & undergraduate guitar students of Rene Izquierdo will provide an evening of varied chamber repertoire.

*CANCELED* Africa & the Diaspora, Salsa/Merengue Showing

May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

See how salsa, the African Diaspora, merengue and more influence student dancers in this lively end-of-semester showcase.

*CANCELED* Improv Showcase (2 Shows!)

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

Improv games and scenes from students in THR 111 Theatre Games and THR 311 Advanced Improvisation.

*CANCELED* Hip-Hop Showcase

May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Peck School dance artists in this MKE-favorite end-of-semester hip-hop showcase. What's the point of learning new moves if you don't use them to dazzle/delight audiences?

*CANCELED* Experimental Improvisation

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

Experimental Improvisation, directed by Amanda Schoofs, presents an evening of freely improvised sound.

*CANCELED* 78th Biannual Student Film & Video Festival

May 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Our 78th Biannual Student Film & Video Festival showcases the work of UWM students on the big screen!

*CANCELED* World Percussion Night

May 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The UWM Percussion Area hosts World Percussion Night in the beautiful Jan Serr Studio featuring the UWM Steel PANthers steel band with special guest Dr. Alexandros Fragiskatos and Samba da Vida MKE.


Jewelry & Metalsmithing Summer Workshops

May 25 - August 14

Jewelers and metalsmiths of all levels are invited to expand their skills with the exciting and challenging summer intensive workshops.

*CANCELED* Dancemakers

July 24 - July 25

Dancemakers welcomes audiences into our studios to experience new works premiered by our master's of fine arts (MFA) students, alumni and community dancers.

University Community Orchestra Concert

July 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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

summer dance intensive

Department of Dance – High School Summer Intensive

July 27 - July 31

High school summer intensive is a one-week, immersive workshop where students will participate in daily classes specially designed for their technical levels.

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