After a thoughtful search for a new home for its regional art center and marketplace, the Milwaukee Artist Resource Network (MARN), has announced it signed a 10- year lease at the Lofts on Broadway, 191 N. Broadway, in the Historic Third Ward.
Sometimes, the most challenging aspects of our lives become the most poignant. Such was the case for artist Joyce Winter who was in a serious snowmobiling accident in 1972.
Mike Brenner's new Walker's Point Brewery aims to support local artists while making creative brews.
The Milwaukee Art Museum opens its doors for another Target Free First Thursday on Aug. 2. This month, it is also giving visitors a chance to support local artists.
"I know who killed the Schumacher boy." Wauwatosa native Paul Hoffman, a journalist now based in Indiana grew up hearing that from his elderly neighbor Lillian Harwood. Decades later, that line resulted in Hoffman's new book, "Murder in Wauwatosa: The Mysterious Death of Buddy Schumacher," published in paperback by The History Press.
The Milwaukee Artist Resource Network (MARN) has set up an emergency relief fund for artists who suffered losses as a result of July 17's five-alarm fire.
""Wrapped Around Your Finger" by Sting was all you heard and after a while you just couldn't take it," recalled Mark Eberhage, who moved to Kansas City for graduate school and went on to document a strange and burgeoning new scene based around underground music.
I first found out about Zweig's innovative art project coming to Milwaukee about three years ago when the project was still just an idea. I was curious. Today, it's grown into a minor "controversy." Here are my thoughts and what you can do to move the project forward.
He's the man you love to hate, Fonz fans, but Mike Brenner helped found Milwaukee Artists Resource Network, once ran what was one of the best galleries this city has seen in a long time, and is one of the few people willing to throw himself in front of the train for public art.
After 8 Years, Mike Brenner resigned as Executive Director of MIlwaukee Artist Resource Network (MARN) last week. He's going out ripping Milwaukee.
Mike Brenner tells us that due to issues with the artist, he canceled the final show at Hotcakes Gallery and the space will close May 24 instead on in July as originally announced.
On Friday, the Riverwest gallery brings German composer Marcus Schmickler to the Miramar Theater thanks to a grant from the Argosy Contemporary Music Fund.
Hotcakes Galley will close for the month of December to protest "the spread of bad public art," said owner Mike Brenner in a statement on Tuesday.
Some harsh words for the Fonz from a local gallery owner.
Milwaukee Artist Resource Network (MARN) president Mike Brenner is hoping that Hotcakes, his new art gallery in Milwaukee's Riverwest neighborhood, will be an outlet for artists to display and sell their work.