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Local Music

 

Local Music

Milwaukee’s music scene includes a slate of incredibly maintained historic venues, studio collectives for musicians of all genres, and Radio Milwaukee, a community radio station that champions local musicians and local stories.

Film

 

Film

Milwaukee’s vibrant film community includes stalwarts like the Milwaukee Film Festival, and NO Studios, a hub for local filmmakers and creatives founded by Oscar-winning Milwaukee native John Ridley.

Performing Arts

 

Performing Arts

Milwaukee is home to both the oldest and largest performing arts companies in the state, as well as a strong community of indie arts groups - these artistic powerhouses foster the next generation of performing artists, ensuring Milwaukee and its visitors will be enriched by the arts for decades to come.

City of Festivals

 

City of Festivals

With about 100 festivals every year, it’s no wonder Milwaukee is called the “City of Festivals.” We celebrate everything here, from our ethnic heritage to the simple deliciousness of garlic!

Museums

 

Museums

There’s so much to discover at Milwaukee’s 17 downtown museums, from natural history to science and technology, and the history of the people who built our city. Take a look with Dr. Bert Davis of America’s Black Holocaust Museum.

Sculpture Milwaukee

 

Sculpture Milwaukee

Couldn't your daily life use more world-class art? Sculpture Milwaukee brings museum-quality pieces to downtown Milwaukee every year, transforming a city street into an open air art gallery.

Milwaukee County Zoo

 

Milwaukee County Zoo

Get up close and personal with wildlife at the Milwaukee County Zoo, where more than 3,000 animals from around the world make their home.

Murals

 

Murals

Let muralist David Mark Zimmerman (better known as Bigshot Robot) introduce you to the vibrant murals that bring creativity to humble overpasses, forgotten alley walls, and even gas stations.