Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts

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Bud and Sue Selig Announced as 2018 Wilson Center Eddy Recipients
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Bud and Sue Selig Announced as 2018 Wilson Center Eddy Recipients

MSO ACE Program Also Selected to Receive Fourth Annual Educational Excellence Award

Announcing your 2017 Starry Nights Concert Series
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Announcing your 2017 Starry Nights Concert Series

Gather your family & friends, pack your lawn chairs & picnic baskets, and find your perfect spot in the Wilson Center’s beautiful backyard!

Wilson Center Guitar Festival Receives Increased Prize Money Sponsorship
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Wilson Center Guitar Festival Receives Increased Prize Money Sponsorship

Fifth annual multi-genre competition will award $32,000, opening act for Kevin Eubanks

Winners Announces at 2016 Wilson Center Guiter Competition & Festival
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Winners Announces at 2016 Wilson Center Guiter Competition & Festival

Fourth Annual International Festival Featured 55 Competitors from 35 Cities. Milwaukee-area business leader sponsors increased prize money for future competitions

Sponsored – Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik: Songs from New York City
Sponsored – Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik

Songs from New York City

Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik: Songs from New York City – From Bleecker Street to Broadway. Saturday, November 14, 2015. 8:00pm 10:00pm. Vega has sold more than seven million albums and has been nominated for seven Grammy awards. Duncan Sheik’s remained on the Billboard Hot 100 for a record-setting 55 straight weeks with the 1996 […]

Sponsored – Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik: Songs from New York City
Sponsored – Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik

Songs from New York City

Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik: Songs from New York City – From Bleecker Street to Broadway. Saturday, November 14, 2015. 8:00pm 10:00pm. Vega has sold more than seven million albums and has been nominated for seven Grammy awards. Duncan Sheik’s remained on the Billboard Hot 100 for a record-setting 55 straight weeks with the 1996 […]

Sponsored – Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik: Songs from New York City
Sponsored – Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik

Songs from New York City

Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik: Songs from New York City – From Bleecker Street to Broadway. Saturday, November 14, 2015. 8:00pm 10:00pm. Vega has sold more than seven million albums and has been nominated for seven Grammy awards. Duncan Sheik’s remained on the Billboard Hot 100 for a record-setting 55 straight weeks with the 1996 […]

Sponsored – Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik: Songs from New York City
Sponsored – Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik

Songs from New York City

Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik: Songs from New York City – From Bleecker Street to Broadway. Saturday, November 14, 2015. 8:00pm 10:00pm. Vega has sold more than seven million albums and has been nominated for seven Grammy awards. Duncan Sheik’s remained on the Billboard Hot 100 for a record-setting 55 straight weeks with the 1996 […]

Sponsored – Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik: Songs from New York City
Sponsored – Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik

Songs from New York City

Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik: Songs from New York City – From Bleecker Street to Broadway. Saturday, November 14, 2015. 8:00pm 10:00pm. Vega has sold more than seven million albums and has been nominated for seven Grammy awards. Duncan Sheik’s remained on the Billboard Hot 100 for a record-setting 55 straight weeks with the 1996 […]

Sponsored – Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik: Songs from New York City
Sponsored – Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik

Songs from New York City

Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik: Songs from New York City – From Bleecker Street to Broadway. Saturday, November 14, 2015. 8:00pm 10:00pm. Vega has sold more than seven million albums and has been nominated for seven Grammy awards. Duncan Sheik’s remained on the Billboard Hot 100 for a record-setting 55 straight weeks with the 1996 […]

Sponsored – Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik: Songs from New York City
Sponsored – Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik

Songs from New York City

Suzanne Vega & Duncan Sheik: Songs from New York City – From Bleecker Street to Broadway. Saturday, November 14, 2015. 8:00pm 10:00pm. Vega has sold more than seven million albums and has been nominated for seven Grammy awards. Duncan Sheik’s remained on the Billboard Hot 100 for a record-setting 55 straight weeks with the 1996 […]

Winners Announced at 2015 Wilson Center Guitar Competition & Festival
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Winners Announced at 2015 Wilson Center Guitar Competition & Festival

Three-day festival featured competitors from 14 countries.

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The evening will include the presentation of the EDDY Award to Jodi Peck in recognition of her strong commitment to nonprofit organizations and particularly the performing arts throughout Southeastern Wisconsin.

Emmy-Nominated Anderson & Roe Revolutionize Piano Duo Experience for Wisconsin Audiences
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Emmy-Nominated Anderson & Roe Revolutionize Piano Duo Experience for Wisconsin Audiences

Described as "the most dynamic duo of this generation."

For Immediate Release:  Five Finalists Compete for Wilson Center’s Inaugural ArtsPark Sculpture
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For Immediate Release: Five Finalists Compete for Wilson Center’s Inaugural ArtsPark Sculpture

From the 40 artists who submitted sculpture designs, finalists Ray Chi, Joshua Hunt, Don Rambadt, Andrew Redington, and Nizar Schaller were selected.

Keigwin + Company Member and Brookfield Native Emily Schoen Takes Center Stage this February
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Keigwin + Company Member and Brookfield Native Emily Schoen Takes Center Stage this February

Dancer Emily Schoen returns to her roots for a special one-night-only performance.

Wilson Center Celebrates its First Published Book
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Wilson Center Celebrates its First Published Book

A celebration of strange beasts, troublesome felines, and mysterious nocturnal gatherings at the Wilson Center marks the publishing of a new tale by Milwaukee-based artist Sue Lawton, The Fire Keepers.

Wilson Center to Host Sold-Out Performance by <i>Britain’s Got Talent</i> Stars The Jive Aces this November
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Wilson Center to Host Sold-Out Performance by Britain’s Got Talent Stars The Jive Aces this November

A sold-out concert event from the group that Simon Cowell declared "absolutely brilliant" comes to the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts.

Wilson Center Honored AS 2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Wilson Center Honored AS 2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit

GreatNonprofits.org Award is based on Positive Online Reviews

Wilson Center to Showcase a Record-breaking Number of Visual Artists in its Ninth Annual Hidden River Art Festival
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Wilson Center to Showcase a Record-breaking Number of Visual Artists in its Ninth Annual Hidden River Art Festival

Hidden River Art Festival will feature a record-breaking 120 Midwestern artists

Legendary Milwaukee Rock/Blues Guitarist Greg Koch and Canadian Rumba Flamenco Guitarist Jesse Cook Headline Second Annual Wilson Center Guitar Competition & Festival
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Legendary Milwaukee Rock/Blues Guitarist Greg Koch and Canadian Rumba Flamenco Guitarist Jesse Cook Headline Second Annual Wilson Center Guitar Competition & Festival

Most events are free and open to the public – including competitive rounds, vendor exhibits, master classes and more!