Reginald Baylor has a problem with reading. "I do not see pictures when I read words," the Milwaukee-based artist said. "I can't get the environment processed in my mind. Those letters don't translate into an environment." Interestingly enough, that's exactly what TypeFace, Baylor's latest art project, aims to do: translate and transform words into something that visually reflects an environment, or, in the case of this project, a community.
Recognition is nice. We all like it, and should give more of it. So, it's heartwarming to see Milwaukee make The Atlantic Cities' "Where Millennials Can Make It Now" list.
Design matters and a little bit more attention to details along the avenue will help. To this end, ART Milwaukee, Newaukee and other civic groups want to transform how people perceive Wisconsin Avenue. And there's a $50,000 fund to help bring your awesome ideas to life.
ART Milwaukee's Jeremy Fojut is leading a new charge in Milwaukee, one full of creativity and passion. The organization he helps lead enriches, empowers and inspires the community through art programming and events Learn more about Fojut and ART Milwaukee in this latest edition of Milwaukee Talks.
We all love our bar crawls here in Milwaukee. But what about a music crawl? Over 50 bands. More than 25 local businesses. One street. One day. $15.
ART Milwaukee is once of four recipients of the 2013 Joyce Awards.
Art Milwaukee is partnering with a number of theater companies to stage "Interact." It's a unique one-night event that will include live music, art, cash bar and selections from six Milwaukee-based theater companies.
Gallery Night and Day is a cultural gem that Milwaukee is lucky to have and other cities are right to envy. But for some - especially those who are in the beginning stages of their art connoisseurship - the scope of the event can be a little daunting. That's where the ART Bus comes in. For the past two years, Jeremy Fojut and his team at ART Milwaukee have been chauffeuring Gallery Night participants all around the city to and from the hottest galleries - but the ART Bus is so much more than just a convenient way to hitch a ride.
O'Lydia's Bar and Grill is opening an art gallery on its second floor with a party, Friday, May 11, from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. A co-production of Milwaukee Odyssey, the party includes outdoor music and performance, the artists' gallery and Marcus Doucette from 88.9 Sound Travels.
ART Milwaukee's family-friendly Community ARTreach initiative returns Sunday, Feb. 12 to bring an afternoon of art, botany and cultural diversity to the Mitchell Park Domes.
ART Milwaukee, Newaukee, a young professionals organization, and The Friends of Lakeshore Park host a benefit for the lakefront state park, 480 N. Harbor Dr., on Thursday, Aug.4 at 6 p.m.