Explore Kenilworth Square East – a 6-floor, 500,000-square-foot, industrial artist studio space home to over 100 award-winning graduate students and faculty of UWM’s Peck School of the Arts.
During KOS, studios open their doors and invite the community in to watch live art in the making. Guests will experience four hours of art exhibitions & film screenings; live music, theatre and dance performances; demonstrations and hands-on activities for all ages!
Art & Design
A Wednesday evening lecture series designed for a broad audience with an interest in contemporary visual art. It presents a diverse group of artists working across traditional, hybrid and emergent disciplines. Join these nationally and inter- nationally recognized practitioners as they explore and expand the boundaries of creative visual practice today.
ArtsECO stands for Arts Education/Community Ecosystem. Centered out of UWM’s Peck School of the Arts Department of Art & Design, it develops teachers as change-makers. ArtsECO is backed by a strong and sustainable community of arts organizations, non-profits and K-16 school partnerships. The program recruits and develops thoughtfully engaged, social justice-oriented pre-service teachers and supports them as they grow into inspired mentors who integrate the arts into the classroom. The program develops teachers’ abilities to leverage and share the rich assets of Milwaukee and Southeastern Wisconsin.
The Innovation Studio Open Research Sessions provide enrolled participants access to the UWM Innovation Studio and equipment during scheduled weekly hours.
This studio is NOT open to the general public and is for experienced fabricators who have had previous training in metal arts and are seeking studio access to help them make their own self-guided projects.
The Jewelry & Metalsmithing Open Studio Program provides enrolled participants access to the UWM Jewelry & Metalsmithing studio and equipment during scheduled weekly hours.
This program is only for experienced metalsmiths who have had previous training in metal arts and are seeking studio access to help them make their own self-guided projects.
Jewelers and metalsmiths of all levels are invited to expand their skills with the exciting and challenging summer intensive workshops at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Investigate a variety of techniques and processes and learn new ways to solve problems in metal while exploring your creative potential.
Dates: July 28, 2018 (10AM–5PM)
Webpage: Workshop + Professional Development For Dance Teachers
A one-day, immersive workshop where colleagues from the field of Dance will participate in classes specially designed for educators. Workshops include Somatically Informed Ballet, Laban Movement Analysis for Young Dancers, and Composition.
Join double reed faculty and fellow players for a day of master classes, workshops and faculty/ensemble performances. Open to all ages & levels.
A survey course in finger-style guitar that features both lectures and multimedia presentations, as well as applied instrument instruction on finger-style guitar technique and repertoire. We welcome anyone interested to sign up, and have designed the performance requirements of the class to accommodate students at a variety of levels.
Join us for a day of classes, workshops and performances featuring UWM faculty, students, and alumni. The day concludes with a recital of UWM faculty, students and alumni. Junior High and High School students may audition for a performance slot on the concluding recital.
No registration fee – open to flutists of all ages and abilities
Dates: June 10–12, 2019
Webpage: Leaders of Versatile Voice Education (L.O.V.V.E.) Workshop
Gather with voice teachers, professional singers, future teachers of singing, and choral directors to learn about training the “versatile voice” to perform musical theatre, classical, contemporary pop music, and more.
In this intensive three-day workshop, intermediate guitar students will have an opportunity to work on three compositions by guitarist/composer Leo Kottke. Archival video, enhanced computer capabilities, and specifically designed pedagogical materials will enable participants to study these pieces in depth. This class also includes multimedia lecture/presentations on the background, career, compositions, and technique of Leo Kottke, featuring rare archival video of Leo Kottke discussing composition, performance, and a life devoted to music.
The Milwaukee Saxophone Festival will encompass two full days of lectures, performances, informational sessions and master classes with two of the world’s most celebrated saxophonists and teachers: Daniel Kientzy, and Dr. Frederick Hemke, Professor Emeritus from Northwestern University. Professor Hemke is also a UWM alum and recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from UWM.
Dates: April 21, 2018 (12-5:30PM)
Webpage: Piano Festival | The Art of Teaching: Inspiring Improvisation
Contact: Peggy Otwell, email@example.com
Join UWM piano faculty member Peggy Otwell and distinguished guest artist Bradley Sowash for an exciting afternoon of workshops devoted to the Piano Festival | Art of Teaching: Inspiring Improvisation.
The University Community Band (UCB) is a concert band open to community members ages 18+ and students at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
This ensemble invites advanced beginners to skilled amateurs, ages 12 and older, to rehearse and perform together. It is open to anyone who can read music and enjoys playing classical symphonic repertoire.