Third Annual Milwaukee Artist Marketplace

Posted on May 30th, 2007

Milwaukee, WI, May 30, 2007— The Milwaukee Art Museum along with a coalition of Milwaukee-based artist organizations is proud to present the Third Annual Artist Marketplace on Saturday, July 28, 2007, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. In conjunction with Gallery Night and Day, over 80 emerging and established artists will display and sell their work on the Museum grounds in a relaxed and informal setting. Works represented include jewelry, sculpture, photography, painting, drawing and printmaking.

Admission to the event is free and it will be held rain or shine. For more information, contact the Museum at 414-224-3840 or fran.serlin@mam.org.

The Milwaukee Artist Marketplace is a collaboration of the following organizations: African-American Artists Beginning to Educate Americans about African-American Art, A.C. Art Association, Artist Enhancement Program (Goodwill), Bayview Arts Guild, Coalition of Photographic Arts, Hmong Women’s Professional Circle, League of Milwaukee Artists, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee Artist Resource Network, Milwaukee Area Teachers of Art, Riverwest Artists Association, Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, Wisconsin Designer Craft Council and Wisconsin Painters & Sculptors.

Gallery Night and Day

Attend the Milwaukee Art Museum on Gallery Night, July 27, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m., for an exclusive opportunity to see Pissarro: Creating the Impressionist Landscape at its only Midwest venue. In the Lubar Auditorium at 6 p.m., Laurie Winters, curator of earlier European art, will provide insight on the life and works of Pissarro, who is regarded as the father of Impressionism and influenced artists such as Cézanne, Monet and Renoir. On Gallery night, general admission is free and there will be access to a portion of the Collection galleries, as well.