Woodland Indian Arts Festival

Friday, September 14, 2018
Haggerty Street Party unGALA

Celebrate the Haggerty Museum of Art's uniquely creative role in the Marquette University and Milwaukee communities at this year's "street art" fundraising unGALA. Register now!

All programs are free, open to the public and take place at the Haggerty Museum of Art, unless otherwise noted.

Now on view:
The Nohl Fellowship @ 15

August 2018

Friday, August 17, 2018
Exhibitions open:
Sable Elyse Smith | Ordinary Violence
Kirsten Leenaars | (Re)Housing the American Dream: Freedom Principles
Scripture as Source | Artists Interpret the Bible

September 2018

Thursday, September 6, 2018, 6 p.m.
Artist talk with Sable Elyse Smith
A reception will follow
Free and open to the public

Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
UWM DEPARTMENT OF ART & DESIGN: ARTISTS NOW! GUEST LECTURE SERIES: ARIANA VAETH
UWM Arts Center Lecture Hall, 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd.
Information: (414) 229-6052 or arts.uwm.edu

Ariana Vaeth, a 2017 Nohl Fellow in the Emerging category, is a representational painter focused on personal narrative. A graduate of the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Vaeth recently completed the first artist-in-residence program offered by her alma mater. Vaeth has shown her work in Milwaukee including at the Portrait Society Gallery, the Museum of Wisconsin Art at Saint John’s on the Lake, as well as in Chicago at Woman Made Gallery and the Museum of Science and Industry. 

Thursday, September 20, 2018, 6 p.m.
Artist talk with Kirsteen Leenaars
A reception will follow
Free and open to the public

Artist-Filmmaker Kirsten Leenaars, Associate Professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago will be in conversation with Jesse McLean, Associate Professor of Film/Video/Animation/New Genres at the Peck School of the Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

October 2018

Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 11 a.m. to noon
Attempts at a Unified Theory gallery talk with tapestry artist Sheila Held, in conjunction with the exhibition The Nohl Fellowship@15

November 2018

Thursday, November 1, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Curtis L. Carter Art and Social Change Lecture featuring Elizabeth Hinton and Christian Viveros-Faune
Weasler Auditorium, 1506 West Wisconsin Ave
Free and open to the public

Elizabeth Hinton, Assistant Professor in the Department of History and the Department of African and African American Studies at Harvard University and author of From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America will be in conversation with Christian Viveros-Faune, art and culture critic and author of Social Forms: A Short History of Political Art This presentation serves as a keynote address for the symposium The Milwaukee Model: Envisioning the Role of the Arts in Criminal Justice Reform, organized by the Haggerty Museum of Art and the Milwaukee Art Museum and taking place November 1 -3.

November 1-3, 2018
The Milwaukee Model: Envisioning the Role of the Arts in Criminal Justice Reform
Community Symposium
Haggerty Museum of Art and Milwaukee Art Museum
Free and open to the public

Co-organized by the Milwaukee Art Museum and the Haggerty Museum of Art, this three-day symposium will examine the role of the arts in criminal justice reform by inviting nationally-renowned scholars, subject matter experts, and artists to Milwaukee.

Activities:

•Thursday, November 1: Keynote presentation at Marquette University’s Weasler Auditorium

•Friday, November 2: Lunch reception, panel presentations, and evening mixer at the Milwaukee Art Museum  

•Saturday, November 3: Small-group listening circles that invite Milwaukee community members and experts to meet with national experts to discuss productive solutions to the problems identified or questions raised in the panels. 

This symposium is presented with the support of Greater Milwaukee Foundation.

Thursday, November 8, 2018, 6 to 8 p.m.
Talks by 2018 Nohl Jurors
The three jurors who will be selecting the five recipients of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Mary L. Nohl Fund for Individual Artists Fellowships (2018) will give a public talk about their institutions and curatorial interests. The talk begins at 6:30 pm and is preceded by an informal reception. Jurors will be announced in the fall. Reception begins at 6 p.m.; talk begins at 6:30 p.m.

December 2018

Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
UWM DEPARTMENT OF ART & DESIGN: ARTISTS NOW! GUEST LECTURE SERIES: SKY HOPINKA
UWM Arts Center Lecture Hall, 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd.
Information: (414) 229-6052 or arts.uwm.edu

Sky Hopinka, a 2017 Nohl Fellow in the Emerging category, is a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin and a descendant of the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians. His videos use figures and text that are layered and dense in image and sound; those tactics are used to question the simple movements and complications of knowledge, access, and artifact.  His talk will consider the production of these videos and their influences using selections from his work, as well as adjacent writings, responses, and problems around their existence. 

 

The Haggerty Museum of Art's exhibitions and programs are free and open to the public.

 


 

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