Mural

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Organizer of voting rights mural says denial is problematic for artists

Published Aug. 4, 2020

On Monday, the City of Milwaukee Historic Preservation Commission voted to deny the application of Wallpapered City to have artist Shepard Fairey paint a large mural in support of voting rights on the side of the Railway Exchange Building at 229 E. Wisconsin Ave. Stacey Williams-Ng says the ruling could be problematic for local artists.

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New mural completed in West Allis

Published July 9, 2020

Thomas Evans completed a massive mural on the facade of the Lamplight building in West Allis. Evans is a nationally-recognized artist from Colorado who is known as Detour.

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Urban spelunking: Haas' colossal Downtown mural

Published June 29, 2020

Though it's only been mentioned in passing during the exciting renovation of the 1930 Warner Grand Theater into the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra's new home and performance venue, the 1981 mural on the east side of the building's tower will get a much-needed facelift as part of the massive project.

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Brown begins work on long MacArthur Square mural

Published June 26, 2020

Artist Ken Brown has begun work on his 620-foot long mural, called "The Hero In You," on a 6-foot high wall that runs along MacArthur Square on North James Lovell Drive Downtown.

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Black Lives Matter mural coming to Harambee

Published June 19, 2020

The public is invited to help paint the mural during a Juneteenth community art event on Friday, June 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Masks will be provided and social distancing will be encouraged during the event.

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Ramirez paints massive mural honoring medical workers

Published April 10, 2020

Artist / muralist Mauricio Ramirez is in the process of painting a new mural that pays homage to the front-line heroes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ramírez is commissioning the project himself.

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Tosa seeks artists for shipping container mural

Published Feb. 11, 2020

As part of its ongoing mural arts program, the City of Wauwatosa seeks submissions from artists for a mural to be painted on a shipping container located in Hart Park along State Street.

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Artists sought to paint mural on the 2nd Street skywalk Downtown

Published Jan. 8, 2020

As part of a vision for an enhanced pedestrian experience along North 2nd Street between Michigan Street and Postman's Porch at Wells Street, Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21, has partnered with The Avenue on a new mural on the south face of the skywalk that spans the street between Wisconsin Avenue and Michigan Street.

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Bad-ass Bango stars in Reed Street Yards mural

Published May 14, 2019

Milwaukee-based artist David Mark Zimmerman, who paints under the tag BigShot Robot, has painted a giant Milwaukee Bucks Fear the Deer mural in Walker's Point, facing Reed Street Yards.