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)

Join us for the next installment of Bay View Gallery Night on Friday Sept 25th! Celebrate local art, music and local business on one amazing evening in Bay View. Over 45 locations and over 200 artists! Free and family friendly.

1 Colectivo Coffee - 2301 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 10pm

Join over 40 art, craft and design vendors in the parking lot of Colectivo for the Maker Market!

Event Contains: Art & Craft Fair

2 Tonic Tavern - 2335 South Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 12am


Event Contains: Live Art

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

4pm - 8pm

Enjoy this family friendly event, grab a bite and picnic with the neighbors.

Food by : Gouda Girls, Eats & Treats, Meat on the Street, Denson’s Catering, Fresh Farm Bowls, Jamaican Kitchen & Grill, Oscar’s on a Roll, Chileango Express, Press., Mr. Dye’s Pies, That Salsa Lady, Wok in the Park, Flying Cow Pizza

Music TBA

Event Contains: Food Trucks

4 8branches Chinese Medicine - 3401 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.

5pm - 8pm

Beehive Alchemy – products and delicious honey tastings will be available.

Event Contains: Mixed Media, Honey

5 Kathye Green Mittens - 2680 S Kinnikinnick

5pm - 9pm

Christmas in Sept. A. 8′ white Christmas tree fillied with upcycled glitten mittens made from recycled sweaters and grandmas olf fur coats

Event Contains: Upcycled mittens/handcrafts

6 Frank’s Power Plant - 2800 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 10pm, 10pm - 2am

Frank’s Power Plant is proud to host a special Bay View Gallery Night benefit for Milwaukee’s Habitat for Humanity. Area artists have transformed found doll houses into unique works of art which will be auctioned off via a silent auction taking place throughout the evening. Representatives from Milwaukee’s Habitat for Humanity will be on hand to speak about their work in our community and ways that the public may get involved. Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity and ReStores depend on partnerships to fulfill their vision of a world where everyone has an adequate, affordable place to live. Those who do not wish to bid on their favorite house will still have a chance to donate to this great organization, as well as purchase raffle tickets for a surprise drawing to be held at 10 pm.

From five til ten pm, Franks will be having a Gallery Night record spin, snacks donated by Rocket Baby Bakery and as always, a full service bar with great bartenders.

After nine pm, Franks POST PARTY hootenanny begins with three of the city’s best bluegrass bands!! MISSISSIPPI SAWYER, BREWGRASS, and THE THISTLEDOWN THUNDERS. COVER IS ONLY 5 DOLLARS!

Event Contains: Benefit for Milwaukee’s Habitat for Humanity, Live Music

7 Club Garibaldi - 2501 S Superior St

5pm - 9pm, performance piece @ 7:00pm

Featuring work from Joe Zoltak
Style: Abstract and Impressionism
10-12 pieces of art, 1 performance piece with Joe painting a picture to music


Event Contains: Painting, Live Art

8 MinkMaids - 3145 S. Howell Ave

5pm - 9pm

MinkMaids is a bespoke bridal design studio specializing in modern, structured silhouettes in beautiful fabrics. BVGN will be the launch of the 2016 Bridal collection and MINK by MinkMaids bridesmaid collection. Come check out the studio, try on the new collection and learn more about the bespoke process and how to customize your wedding look.
Desserts and Refreshments will be served.

Event Contains: Wedding Fashion

9 Orange Gallery - 1438 E. Russell Ave.

5pm - 10pm


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

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

5pm - 10pm

Puddler’s Hall is pleased to have two Milwaukee-based artists return for BVGN. 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

11 Shape Up Shoppe - 2697 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 10pm

Barb Poklar -3 floors of wall art, Lessa Mandleman – 30×15 over sized logo art, cartoon graphics, black and while oil paintings for breast cancer awareness and 3D art. 10×10 framed album jackets from the 80’s. Canvas by Nayja, and photos/prints both color and b/w half price all weekend by up and coming Hunter.

In this eclectic old building with original cream city walls, screen foil walls and a 15 foot marlin hanging from the ceiling, every which way you look there is something for everyone. Stop in and wander around while enjoying a complimentary wine 5:30-10.

Event Contains: Prints, Paintings, Photos and more

12 South Shore Gallery & Framing - 2627 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 9pm

Featuring: Moraye, geometric handmade jewelry made from local reclaimed wood. Sarah Thierman’s ceramic goddess sculptures and flat ladies, recently shown at the John Michael Kohler Art Center exhibit “Folktales and Legends”. Large scale glass mosaics by Indie La Londe. Handmade cotton flags by Cortney Heimerl.

Event Contains: Jewelry, Ceramic, Fibers

13 Bounce Milwaukee - 2801 S. 5th Ct.

5pm - 9pm

Bounce Milwaukee will be working with We Paint artists to helping you and your children create your own color wheels, coupled with painting demonstrations to showcase what we are all about. Come paint and play with us!

Event Contains: Collaborative Art, Refreshments, Family Friendly

14 Spectrum - 116 E Dakota St

5pm - 9pm

Come check out Bay View’s newest tattoo shop! In-house artists Ruben Alcantar, Nisha Kumar, Jocelyn Schmidt, Patrick Mbida and Rachael Nelson will have their art on display and for sale. Guest artists Ryan Laessig and Rachel Hughes will have their art featured as well. We will also be displaying art from fellow tattooist’s Zach Black and Nick Hetzel from Serenity Ink.

Stop by to enter a raffle for a free tattoo! Refreshments will be provided.

Event Contains: Tattoo Artist Group Show

15 Firehouse Engine 11 - 2526 S Kinnickinnic Ave


Event Contains: Sculpture Dedication

16 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

17 Bubbler Studios - 2612 S. Greeley Street

5pm - 10pm

Bubbler Studios welcomes Jamie Robarge, recent MIAD graduate and official photographer of Milverine! See new works by resident artists Amanda Iglinski, Ryan Laessig, and Jamie Robarge. Guest artists Juliet Jaeger, Thaison Nguyen, and Allison Miller. We will have t-shirts, postcards, magnets, prints, stickers, and original artwork for sale. Refreshments will be provided.

Music by Faux Fiction.

Event Contains: Art of all kinds, Live Music

18 Ink Spot Tattoo Studio - 2505 S. Howell Ave

5pm - 10pm


Event Contains: Tattoo Art, Jewelry, Embroidery, Painting

20 Rocket Baby Bakery - 2434 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 9pm

We will be showcasing Alex Smith’s photograph series titled “When the Pool Closes”.
Refreshments provided, including delicious bakery samples and shots of Anodyne’s Mind Tonic Espresso.

21 The Stone - 2422 S Howell Ave

5pm - 10pm


22 Hairys Hair Bar - 2385 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 9pm

Gallery night presents; Cirque Du Hairys
Come one, come all and experience a 3 ring world of weird and wonderful art.
Featuring in 1 ring ‘ Debutanes Debacle’ by Deb Brill
Ring 2 featuring, ‘Tits N’ Ash’ by DayeLynn Harmon
Ring 3 featuring, ‘ You don’t scare me’ by Jillian Zbleski
Also, come eat, drink and dance with delight, while conversing with the gorgeous beasts of Hairys (Joe, Kristi, Kaleigh and Monet) about, beauty and your own tempestuous tendrils!
A truly fun carnivalesque atmosphere.

Event Contains: Cirque Du Hairys

23 Avalon Theater - 2473 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 9pm

Stop in for a Milwaukee Film Festival Film and/or check out local artists in the retail space just south of our theater entrance. Featured Artists: Michael Weiss, Alicia Brzeski, Terry Tayler, Mark Strube   

24 Drive Through Gallery @ The Magnet Factory - 2424 S Graham St

5pm - 9pm

A must see spot during BVGN! Urban architecture art and more by dozens of BVAG (Bay View Arts Guild) members and friends in 7000 sq ft rehabbed factory. Hosted by Michael Brylow. Yes, you can drive in the front of the building and out the back. But you’ll want to park and stay!

Event Contains: Urban Architecture Art, Group Art Show

25 Collector’s Edge Comics - 2330 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 9pm

Don Wood, local Milwaukee illustrator and comic artist will be showing his watercolor, brush and ink comic art illustrations. He will also have copies of his self-published 80 page comic collection ” One Man Show.”

Event Contains: Illustrations, Comic Art

26 Highbury - 2322 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 12pm


Event Contains: Art

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

5pm - 9pm

Featuring originals and prints by Mara Natkin & Gloria Ramirez of Artery Ink.

Event Contains: Paintings, Prints

28 The Muse - 2268 South Winchester Street

6pm - 9pm

Don’t miss out on an amazing exhibition at The Muse guesthouse and gallery from 6 – 9pm. It features artwork from Todd Mrozinski (2015-16 Pfister Artist in Residence), Renee Bebeau, Ruth Vonderberg, Jessica Laub, Melissa Dorn Richards, Adam Ithier, Clive Promhows, Dena Nord and Bass Structures! Curated by Jeff Redmon. Light refreshments will be served while they last.

Event Contains: Group Local Art Show

29 District 14 - 2273 S. Howell

5pm - 10pm



Event Contains: Painting, Brew Pub!

30 Chocobella - 2257 S. Howell Ave.

5pm - 9pm

Brand new location! Artisan chocolates and more…

Event Contains: Chocolate, Music

31 Stone Creek Coffee - 2266 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 9pm

We will be sampling out free seasonal espresso shots and cold brew samples.
There will be live music in our park as well as local artists selling art.

Event Contains: Samples, Live Music, Art Sales

32 Refuge Smoothies - 422 E. Lincoln Ave.

5pm - 9pm

Community Circle art project: Each participant would get a chance to paint a circle while it is spinning, making unique and fun designs. You can pick multiple paint colors or brushes to enhance your piece of art. All of these circles will be put together to make a community colleague.

Event Contains: Community Art Project

34 Revel Bar - 2246 S Kinnickinnic Ave.

5pm - 10pm

Come check out 2 artists at Bay View’s newest Bar.  We will feature World Photography by Dan Dudzinski and Superhero paintings by Christine Burke

Event Contains: Photography, Painting

35 Halo Soap - 2227 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 10pm

Back by popular demand – henna tattoos! Our featured artist Jessica will be displaying her hand painted silk scarves. Alex Paniagua will be playing live acoustic guitar. We’ll have product demos and raffles through out the night.

Event Contains: silk scarves, henna tattoos, live music, raffles

36 Sparrow Collective - 2224 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 10pm

Fine Art, Wearables, and gifts from over 100 independent artists. Complimentary refreshments from 6-10.

Event Contains: Painting, Photography and more

37 Tease Salon - 2222 S. Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 9pm


Event Contains: Mixed Media, Student Art

38 Jan Pierce SC - 2217 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.

5pm - 10pm

Photography and art from Adam Radford and Adam Murphy

Event Contains: Photography

39 Bigfoot Bike and Skate - 350 E. Ward St

5pm - 10pm

Custom one of a kind skateboard graphics by local artists.
This shows theme is: MONSTERS / WEIRD CREATURES.
Join us for food, drinks and live music.
For more info or to participate:

Event Contains: Live Music, Skateboard Art

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

5pm - 9pm

artist TBA, appetizers, beer and wine.

Event Contains: Paintings, appetizers, wine

41 The Backyard - 2155 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 10pm

Live/interactive art, Art for purchase, Live Music

Event Contains: Live Art and Music