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Wisconsin Avenue sculptures make virtual debut
Press Release

Wisconsin Avenue sculptures make virtual debut

Sculpture Milwaukee releases app with audio tour and interactive features

Sculpture Milwaukee site set to host community picnic on Sept. 9
Press Release

Sculpture Milwaukee site set to host community picnic on Sept. 9

“Shoreline Repast” artist Paul Druecke leverages inspiration behind sculpture to celebrate Milwaukee’s culture at water’s edge

Now Serving: New Restaurant Comes to The North End
Now Serving

New Restaurant Comes to The North End

Plus: a taqueria comes to Brady Street and Big Boy returns, for just one night.

Sculpture Milwaukee artist Alison Saar to speak at Milwaukee Art Museum on August 17
Press Release

Sculpture Milwaukee artist Alison Saar to speak at Milwaukee Art Museum on August 17

The lecture is free to Museum members and free to the general public with Museum admission.

First-Ever Footlights Performing Arts Awards Announce Winners
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First-Ever Footlights Performing Arts Awards Announce Winners

Thirty-two nominees were awarded in 16 categories, and both professional and non-professional artists were recognized.

Sculpture Milwaukee artist Deborah Butterfield to speak at Milwaukee Art Museum on June 29
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Sculpture Milwaukee artist Deborah Butterfield to speak at Milwaukee Art Museum on June 29

Butterfield’s piece, Big Piney (2016) made of cast bronze, is positioned at 500 E. Wisconsin Ave. until Oct. 22.

Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers Announces Peter Feigin as Honoree of 2017 Roast
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Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers Announces Peter Feigin as Honoree of 2017 Roast

Milwaukee Bucks and Sixteenth Street share commitment to improving outcomes for Milwaukee’s most vulnerable

Sculpture Milwaukee kicks off May 31 with mayoral proclamation, live entertainment and free lunch
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Sculpture Milwaukee kicks off May 31 with mayoral proclamation, live entertainment and free lunch

Chase Tower at Water and Wisconsin to host ribbon-cutting ceremony from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Downtown Sculpture Project Being Installed
Eyes on Milwaukee

Downtown Sculpture Project Being Installed

Massive sculptures being installed on Milwaukee's main street.

Urban sculpture installation to debut along Wisconsin Avenue in June
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Urban sculpture installation to debut along Wisconsin Avenue in June

Featuring 22 sculptures by 21 artists, the pieces will be positioned along Wisconsin Avenue from 6th Street to O’Donnell Park.

Professional and Non-Professional Arts Groups Both to Be Awarded at Footlights Performing Arts Awards
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Professional and Non-Professional Arts Groups Both to Be Awarded at Footlights Performing Arts Awards

The results will be announced at the live awards ceremony June 22, 2017 at Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s Quadracci Powerhouse.

Footlights Announces John McGivern as Ceremony Host for 2017 Footlights Performing Arts Awards
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Footlights Announces John McGivern as Ceremony Host for 2017 Footlights Performing Arts Awards

The first-ever Footlights Performing Arts Awards ceremony is set for Thursday, June 22, 2017 at Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s Quadracci Powerhouse.

Footlights Announces Footlights Performing Arts Awards for 2017 for the Greater Milwaukee Area
Plenty of Horne: City Leaders Plot New Urban Placemaking Effort
Plenty of Horne

City Leaders Plot New Urban Placemaking Effort

With some creative use of grant money, the Greater Milwaukee Committee is helping neighborhoods update their image by ‘Urban Placemaking’

In Public: The Resistible Rise of Public Art
In Public

The Resistible Rise of Public Art

More and more of it is scattered about the city. But how much of it does anyone actually like? 

Murphy’s Law: Can Wisconsin Avenue Be Saved?
Murphy’s Law

Can Wisconsin Avenue Be Saved?

A city task force hopes to revive the street but the obstacles are many.

Murphy’s Law: The $1 Million Art Project
Murphy’s Law

The $1 Million Art Project

Steve Marcus’ plan to bring world class sculpture to Milwaukee is expensive. Is it a good idea?

The Roundup: Tower De Force
The Roundup

Tower De Force

Mandel’s Groundbreaking High Rise

The Roundup: The Kerry Rally
The Roundup

The Kerry Rally

Senator John Kerry paid another visit to Milwaukee on Monday, August 2nd at a public rally in Pere Marquette Park. Gates to the park opened at 4:30 p.m. while the presidential candidate was still racing across Lake Michigan on the Lake Express ferry. Access to Kerry these days requires a thorough screening by security personnel, […]

Murphy’s Law: Why Did Chief Jones Protect a Man With a Violent Record?
Murphy’s Law

Why Did Chief Jones Protect a Man With a Violent Record?

Earlier this week, Milwaukee Police Chief Jones used his power to protect Wendell Jones, the husband of County Supervisor Elizabeth Coggs-Jones.