Made In Milwaukee is proud to bring you the 2015 season of Bay View Gallery Night. A celebration of local art, music, business and community.

(times vary – check listings)

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Join us for the next installment of Bay View Gallery Night on Friday June 5th! Celebrate local art, music and local business on one amazing evening in Bay View. Over 40 businesses and hundreds of artists!

bvjf-iconBVGN is proud to partner once again with Bay View Jazz Fest! Look for the BVJF icon to find locations featuring jazz acts as part of their participation in gallery night.

We are happy to announce the 2nd annual BVGN Rollout Bike Tour. For complete details click here.

1 Colectivo Coffee - 2301 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 10pm

bvjf-iconJoin over 40 art, craft and design vendors in the parking lot of Colectivo for the Maker Market!
BVJF Lineup
6:00 – Davis/Peplin Duo
7:30 – ESJO
9:00 – Three Stacks Elliot

Event Contains: Art & Craft Fair, Bay View Jazz Fest

2 Rev Pop - 2479 S Howell Ave

7pm - 10pm

Find yourself at our little graphic design studio; sway to the sounds of Amanda Huff (8pm), enjoy Belgian bier by Lowlands Brewing Co., go-carts, screen-printed posters and limited edition Bay View t-shirt designs.

Event Contains: Live Music, Screen Print

3 Tonic Tavern - 2335 South Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 12am

bvjf-iconLive jazz as part of Bay View Jazz Fest and an exhibition and an exciting Live Art performance by Bass Structures! A collaborative body of work between artists Emmanuel Fritz and  Collin Schipper. They use sound to arrange paint into geometric and/or fractal-like patterns. The patterns are subject to several factors. The note/frequency that is pulsing through the system reacts uniquely to the types of materials used in the process. Come and see it for yourself.
BVJF Lineup
5:30 – Cedarburg HS
7:00 – Bill Martin Trio
8:30 – 4th Street Elevator
10:00 – Fred Boswell Quartet

Event Contains: Live Art, Bay View Jazz Fest

4 Cafe LuLu - 2265 S Howell Ave

5pm - 10pm

See “Myths from Exoplanets” By artist Luke Chappelle. Combining the scale and palette of his Blackbird Bar mural, the opulent jeweled facades of his recent landscape works, and the bizarre, intricate, and psychedelic occult primitivism of his drawings, these new paintings seek to distill the essence of Chappelle’s unique aesthetic.

Event Contains: Puffy Paint Pieces

5 Food Truck Friday @ Morgan Park - Kinnickinnic Ave. and Holt

5pm - 8pm

bvjf-iconEnjoy this family friendly event, grab a bite and picnic with the neighbors.
Local Food Vendors:  Oscars on a Roll, Gouda Girls, Eats and Treats, Meat on the Street, 5 Star Nachos, Hattie’s Truck, Press. (Gourmet Belgian waffles), Chilango Express, Streetza Pizza and Mr. Dyes Pies

BVJF Lineup
6pm – Cecilio Negron Jr. Trio

Event Contains: Food Trucks

6 8branches Chinese Medicine - 3401 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.

5pm - 9pm

Stephanie Barenz – Exhibiting a new mixed media series called “Heading out of the Dimensional”
Beehive Alchemy – products and delicious honey tastings will be available.

Event Contains: Mixed Media

7 St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care - 2801 E Morgan Ave

5pm - 9pm

FEATURED ARTWORK: 5-12 year olds will hold their first gallery opening to display, talk about, and sell their work to raise money for the St. Ann Center’s non-profit. There will be a variety of work made completely by the kids.
Also on site: SEASON’S OF LIFE ART GALLERY with Photographs of Bay View by resident Earl R. Gutbrod, and work by Nancy Macek and Dominique Kyle; Plus, SISTER EDNA’S JEWELRY Store with one of a kind, hand crafted jewelry creations by St. Ann Center President Sister Edna Lonergan.
Complimentary Wine & cheese will be served with more refreshments available from the center’s café.

Event Contains: Kids Art

8 Rusty Sprocket Antiques - 3391 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 10pm

Beautiful reclamation artists from Hummingbirch will be displaying their original pieces here as well as their location on Howell Ave.
We will serve the beers that made Milwaukee Famous! Cold cans of Blatz, Schlitz, and Pabst in store while you browse our antique shop filled with great treasures!

Event Contains: Antiques, Repurposed Art

9 Blackbird Bar - 3007 S Kinnickinnic Ave

7pm - 11pm

Featured Artist: Von Munz “Born in Bay View”
DJ Set by Eric Von Munz

Event Contains: Art, Music

10 Hummingbirch - 3205 S Howell Ave

5pm - 9pm

Local artisan boutique featuring several Milwaukee artists such as Northern Aura, Simpler Times Herbs, Barton Artel and others. Soaps, candles, jewelry, etched glasses, loose tea, artwork, clothing, up-cycled furniture. Weekend Commute at 7 pm

Event Contains: Art, Craft, Live Music

11 Mke Mindbody Wellness - 3174 S. Howell Avenue

5pm - 9pm

“The Me You Don’t See”
How does a teen interpret their outward and inward self? These unique self-portraits blend the line work of block prints with the language of the inner voice. Mindfulness activities engaged the artists in thoughtful writing processes that enhanced their ideas of how they describe themselves with honesty and awareness. Witness the voice of our youth at this fascinating event. Keep the conversation going over a treat with our partner of the night, Cream City Swirl.
This is a Bay View collaboration with Parkside School of the Arts and Cream City Swirl.

Event Contains: Student Art, Self Portraits

12 Outpost Natural Foods - 2826 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 9pm

Stunning mixed media works by Zina Mussman!

Event Contains: Mixed Media

13 Frank’s Power Plant - 2800 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 10pm, 10pm - 2am

Artists: Eleanor Bleksley (composite American landscapes), Brandon Nacke (collage), Shannon Hogan (photography)
After Party 10pm $5
Powerwagon (hardrock), American Monroe (experimental Americana psychedelic jam), Jab Jugular (experimental rock), The Gazettiers (indie/folk)

Event Contains: Collage, Photography, Live Music

14 Palomino - 2491 S Superior St

5pm - Close

The Art of the Cocktail.  Stop in for some very special, barrel-aged cocktails by Drew Malley of Palomino – created just for Gallery Night.

Event Contains: Craft Cocktails

15 Orange Gallery - 1438 E. Russell Ave.

5pm - 10pm

Grand Opening Celebration! With music provided by Malcolm Michiles.

Art From:
Nina Bednarski – Enamel on glass WI Animal Shaman Series and Flora series
John Kowalczyk – Ram and Jackalope Sculptures and Masks and Kimono series

We will be providing some light snacks and beverages.
There will be a raffle drawing for some Gift Certificates from a few local businesses as well as a piece of work from each of the artist being showcased.

Any sales made in the month of April until the evening of BVGN will receive a raffle ticket. Customers do not need to be present to win. Winners will be contacted by Orange Gallery.

Event Contains: Fine Art, Glass, Mixed Media, Music

16 Puddler’s Hall - 2461 S St Clair St.

5pm - 10pm

Puddler’s Hall is pleased to have two Milwaukee-based artists. Christine Burke will showcase her acrylic on canvas paintings including pop culture, abstract, and scenery paintings. Samantha Henson will have on display pen and ink and mixed media wood burning.

Event Contains: Mixed Media, Painting

17 Milwaukee Makerspace - 2555 S. Lenox St.

5pm - 10pm

Featuring local craftsmen and makers displaying their work, including an interactive ceramic installation from Rachel Clark, as well as several machine demos (CNC router, robot arm, blacksmithing, etc…)

Event Contains: 16,000 sq feet of Awesome

18 Akara Arts - 2721 S. Howell Ave

5pm - 10pm

Akara Arts welcomes all to their Grand Opening on BVGN. Featured local artists are Katerina Nissa (Sculpture and Paintings), Jacob Klapperich (paintings), Adrienne Pierluissi (paintings), Scott LaShay (sculpture), Brian Nusslock (mixed media illustration and jewelry), Pj Heffernan (sculpture/jewelry), DakotaSky Bowen (ceramics, jewelry, and print work), Christopher Shelvik (sculpture), Nolan Bonner (paintings), and Shawn Gurath (paintings)

Event Contains: A Collection of Local Arts

19 Hide House - 2625 S Greeley St.

5pm - 9pm

Make Hide House your Destination!  Explore three floors, three different buildings with various artists.  Be inspired by a true artist studio/gallery experience as you tour  this historic building

Event Contains: Art, Art, and more Art

20 Bubbler Studios - 2612 S. Greeley Street

5pm - 10pm

Artists Include: Amanda Iglinski – Painter ( Milrawkee ) & ( MilRAWkee Alt.), Ryan Laessig – Photographer / Mixed Media ( Milwaukee Alt. ) & ( MilRAWkee Alt. ), Taylor Loy – Photographer ( Taylor Loy Photography ) & ( Miltography)
Guest Artists: Juliet Jaeger & more!

Event Contains: Pop Art, Performance Art, Live Music

21 Hue Vietnamese Restaurant - 2691 S Kinnickinnic Ave.

5pm - 10pm

Featuring work by Sonja Haag

Event Contains: Photography

22 Cream City Swirl - 2663 S. Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 10pm

The Me You Don’t See
How does a teen interpret their outward and inward self? These unique self-portraits blend the line work of block prints with the language of the inner voice. Witness the voice of our youth at this fascinating display. See more Parkside School of the Arts student work on display at MKE Mindbody Wellness, our partners for this event.

Event Contains: Student Art

23 Solid State Tattoo - 2660 S. Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 10pm

“Indelible”, a display of Ukiyo-e prints (traditional Japanese woodblock prints), featuring tattooed subjects.

Event Contains: WoodBlock Prints

24 Honeypie Cafe - 2643 S Kinnickinnic Ave

6pm - 9pm

Ceramicists and Pie curated by Cortney Heimrel featuring local Milwaukee artists.  Free pie bites from Honeypie!

Event Contains: Ceramics, Free Pie

25 Rush Mor Records - 2635 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.

5pm - 10pm

Unrevealed: Typewriter Drawings by Rachel Mulder
Rachel Mulder is a draftswoman living in Portland, Oregon. She grew up in Waubeka, Wisconsin, and received her BFA in Printmaking from MIAD in 2007. Coveting the obsessive nature and happy accidents of printmaking, Mulder makes drawings using a manual typewriter. Unrevealed is a series of such portraits in which the subject’s identity is withheld either by natural visual distortion or by the absence of certain features. It will be on view at Rush Mor Records June 5 – June 30, 2015.

Event Contains: Poster Art

26 Avalon Theater - 2473 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 9pm

Milwaukee’s only Atmospheric movie theater replicates an outdoor Mediterranean villa, complete with hundreds of twinkling stars above.  This 1929 theater has been completely restored to include modern amenities like large leather seats, full food and beverage service in the auditoriums, and a full bar and lounge.

27 Remedy Well Spa - 2381 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.

5pm - 10pm

Featured Artist: Jan Massie, Painting and Fiber Arts

Event Contains: Painting and more

28 Razor Barbershop - 2340 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 9pm

Featuring paintings by Bay View artist Joe Bree.

Event Contains: Paintings

29 Linear Salon - 2326 S. Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 10pm

“Multiplicity” Oil paintings and mirror etchings by Renée Luna Bebeau – ceramics and mosaics by Jessica Laub.

Event Contains: Paintings, Etchings, Ceramics

30 Highbury - 2322 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 12pm

bvjf-iconLive jazz as part of Bay View Jazz Fest and “Lift Off” – Hand painted pop culture icons, collaged & composed by Therd
BVJF Lineup
6:00 – Johannes Wallmann Quartet
7:30 – Lenard Simpson Quartet
9:00 – Twin Talk

Event Contains: Art, Bay View Jazz Fest

31 Freya - 2318 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 9pm

The Anonymous Artist will be the featured Artist at Freya Salon, we will be providing beverages, and appetizers for the guests, while they last…

Event Contains: Large Scale Charcoal Drawings

32 Z Chiropractic - 2331 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 10pm

Amy Soczka is installing her work for BVGN, with Ball-n-Biscuit providing light snacks

Event Contains: Paint, Paperwork

33 The Newport - 939 E Conway St.

6pm - 10pm

Featuring work from local artist Nic Buchel

Event Contains: Painting, Photography

34 Milwaukee Community Acupuncture, Cream City Chiropractic & Saffron Yoga Center - 435 E Lincoln Ave

5pm - 9pm

Featuring local artists Jeffrey Eckel and Carly Huibregtse

Event Contains: Paint, Print, Collage

35 The Muse - 2268 South Winchester Street

5pm - 9pm

Come and check out local artists set up in the parking lot, live music and refreshments. The gallery inside the BnB/Guesthouse will feature the work of: Melissa Dorn Richards, John Kowalczyk, Skully Skyrocket, Daniel Fleming, Kerri Root, Carol Rode-Curley, Sara Risley and Jeff Redmon.
Artists / back yard of The Muse Guesthouse & Gallery: Anita Burgermeister – mixed media, musical art, portraits of local jazz musicians, greeting cards, earrings, Linda Freund – hats made with vintage fabrics, Andrea Toussaint – fabric pins and accessories w vintage flair, paintings and maybe painted windows, Lyndsey Kuhlmann – silk screened tote bags, bow ties with dinos & knit wear, Alice Konkel – earrings and other items created with polymer and glass beads, Megan Moran – photography, Jon Severson – photography, Jill Kenehan-Krey – mixed media & collage, Kaitlyn Bukalders – painted tennis shoes, mixed media art

Event Contains: Art, Music, Snacks

36 District 14 - 2273 S. Howell

5pm - 10pm

Featuring Tony Beuche and Kris Austin


Event Contains: Painting, Brew Pub!

37 Chocobella - 2257 S. Howell Ave.

5pm - 9pm

Brand new location! Artisan chocolates, local art & music TBA

Event Contains: Chocolate, Music

38 Stone Creek Coffee - 2266 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 9pm

Featuring terrariums by local artist Cory O’Brien; Live music by Sam Rodewald.  Iconic Stone Creek Coffee Posters for sale.  Enjoy a complimentary cappuccino or espresso shot, featuring single-origin Costa Rica MICEPA or traditional Green Bike Blend.

Event Contains: Terrariums, Live Music, Poster Art, Food/Drink

39 Refuge Smoothies - 422 E. Lincoln Ave.

5pm - 9pm

Refuge Smoothie Cafe presents YOU as our local artist! Join us as we create a community puzzle, where each piece is its own work of art. Visit Refuge Smoothie Cafe from 5pm- 9pm to personalize your own piece, which will be proudly displayed in our store. Each participant receives 15% off any of our menu items.

Event Contains: Community Art Project

40 Revel Bar - 2246 S Kinnickinnic Ave.

5pm - 12am

Featuring work from photographer Dan Dudzinski.

Event Contains: Photography

41 Golden Vanity - 2229 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.

5pm - 9pm

Paintings by Lena Golden
Salon,Spa & Art gallery Tour
Skin and hair care products displays and demos
Air brush make-up demos

Event Contains: Painting, Demos

42 Sparrow Collective - 2224 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 10pm

Featuring the artwork of students from Bay View’s Downtown Montessori Academy

Event Contains: Painting, Photography and more

43 Tease Salon - 2222 S. Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 9pm

Pablo Ramirez as well as local middle and high school students.  Refreshments provided.

Event Contains: Mixed Media, Student Art

44 Jan Pierce SC - 2217 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.

5pm - 10pm

Photography and art from Adam Radford and Adam Murphy

Event Contains: Photography

45 Bigfoot Bike and Skate - 350 E. Ward St

5pm - 10pm

50 skateboards on display with graphics by local artists. Art by Tim Chiapetta, Jeremy Hanson, Amanda Iglinski, Abbey Manalli and many more. Live music, food and drinks from 5:00PM to 10:00PM. On the corner of KK & WARD (call for details: 414.332.3479)

Event Contains: Live Music, Skateboard Art

46 Mac’s Pet Depot - 2197 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.

5pm - 9pm

Our featured local artist is Sabrina Jan. She specializes in landscape and abstract paintings.

Event Contains: Paintings, appetizers, wine

47 The Backyard - 2155 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 10pm

bvjf-iconPhotography will be displayed by: Jason Williams, Michele Ripp, Erin Pfaff
Art will be displayed by: Christine Burke, Stacy Pawlowski, Emmet Ruthwell, John Ferraro
BVJF Lineup
5:30 – MYSO BJQ
7:00 – Manty Ellis Trio

Event Contains: Photography, Art, Bay View Jazz Fest

48 Boone & Crockett - 2151 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 12am

bvjf-iconLive jazz as part of Bay View Jazz Fest and local art TBA
BVJF Lineup
5:00 – WCM Batterman
6:00 – Paul Silbergleit Trio
7:30 – Cigarette Break
9:00 – Russ Johnson Quartet

Event Contains: Craft Cocktails, Bay View Jazz Fest