Art Events

Arts Education

Come be part of Milwaukee’s vibrant arts scene at art events all year round. You can purchase art to take home, admire the work of local and visiting artists, and maybe even create some art yourself.

MAM After Dark (Monthly)

The city’s premier art attraction welcomes young professionals and more for a creative, exciting after-hours event. These events are currently on hold.

Gallery Day & Night (Quarterly)

Free quarterly event that opens the doors to around fifty participating galleries and venues to experienced connoisseurs and newbie art admirers alike.

Lakefront Festival of Art (June)

Work from more than 170 national artists is available for sale on the grounds of the Milwaukee Art Museum, along with activities, food and entertainment. This event is postponed until 2022.

Whitefish Bay Art Festival (July)

Over 100 artists from all over the country will be set up on Silver Spring Drive. This is a juried show and includes live music and food from local restaurants.

Morning Glory Fine Craft Fair (August)

Art to wear and art for the home from 130+ Wisconsin artists and designers, hosted by the Wisconsin Designer Crafts Council taking place at the plaza in front of the Fiserv Forum.

Third Ward Art Festival (September)

Free art festival featuring more than 140 juried artists, including 36 Wisconsin artists. Fun for art enthusiasts of all ages.

Starving Arists' Show (September)

Featuring local and national artists in a variety of mediums,  all artwork sold is priced at $100 or less. Talking place at the Mt. Mary Campus, the entrance fee supports students.