BVGN 2018

Friday, September 28th – 5:00pm to 10:00pm (times vary – check listings)

Join us for the next installment of Bay View Gallery Night on Friday September 28th! Celebrate local Milwaukee art, music and local business on one amazing evening in Bay View. 50+ businesses and hundreds of artists!

directions_bus New! Get around Bay View Gallery Night by shuttle. Stops are Lincoln Warehouse, Highbury, Urban, and the Hide House. It runs from 5-9 pm, with the last stop at Lincoln Warehouse. Loops will be about 20 minutes so if you see it, jump on, it’s free!

The Jewelers Guild 2408 E. St. Francis Ave.

5pm to 8pm

Hands on events and demonstrations throughout the evening! Refreshments and Drawings

Event Contains: Fine Hand-Crafted Jewelry, Demos (5pm)

Food Truck Friday @ Morgan Park Kinnickinnic Ave. and Holt

4pm - 8pm

Family friendly event with food booths and trucks, and more! Music will be provided by BEMBEmke and Samba Da Vida

Vendors: Gouda Girls, Meat on the Street, Marco Pollo, Lumpia City, Rolling Cones, DRIFT, Little Havana Express, The Denson’s Catering, La Guacamaya, Press., That Salsa Lady, Olano’s Empanadas, Happy Dough Lucky, Mr. Dye's Pies

Event Contains: Food Trucks, Live Music

8 Branches Chinese Medicine 3401 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.

5pm - 8pm

Connection Drawings by Pat Hidson. This series of drawings, done in various media on paper, incorporate many different images that include botanicals and animals. The underlying theme is the way all life forms are connected to each other.

Event Contains: Drawing

Straight Shots 1503 E Oklahoma Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207

5pm - 10pm

Featuring Jenn Anderson live oil painting - come get an 20 min oil painting done. Local artist Saebra Laken's art will be displayed. Hors d’oeuvres will be served. Drink and beer specials also.

Event Contains: Paintings, Live Art

Sam’s Tap 3118 S Chase Ave

5pm to 10pm

Local Artists on display and local Musicians will be performing.

Event Contains: Local Art, Live Music

Commonplace Shop 3074 S Delaware Ave.

5pm - 10pm

Join us as we debut a new collection of ceramic planters by IW Ceramics for Commonplace. Select a free plant with each planter purchase to create the perfect pairing.

Event Contains: Ceramics

Tasha Rae Jewelry 3074 S Delaware Ave.

5pm to 10pm

Presenting ‘Pinned’, a collection of hand forged hair pins by local jewelers. Complementary hair style from the experts at Amity Salon with every purchase. Beverages, snacks, music, and fun.

Event Contains: Locally Crafted Jewelry

Frank’s Power Plant 2800 S Kinnickinnic Ave

4pm - 2am

War Pigs Presents the Debut of works by Shawn Page. BVGN afterparty! 9pm $5 21+ - Live music from: Ravi/LolaSend Medicine, and Beach Static

Event Contains: Painting, Mixed Media, Live Music

Shape Up Shoppe 2697 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 10pm

Featured Artist, wetplate photographer Margaret Muza uses a photographic method from the mid 1800s which predates film. Using large format view cameras and Civil War era chemical process, each images is a direct exposure on metal or glass. These images are a glimpse at how Margaret views her modern subjects through old lenses and antique techniques. She will be available from 5-9. We will have complimentary wine throughout the evening and live drumming by percussionist and Drum Line Director Dennis Newman. Also young local "unknowns" will have prints on display and for purchase. The eclectic building hosts retro photo's, foil walls, over sized photo album covers, murals, and much more This year we will FEATURE THE UNVEILING OF OUR 13 FOOT 3D MARLIN IN FULL COLOR AT 8PM. GUESS THE WEIGHT OF THE MARLIN AND WIN A PRIZE!

Event Contains: Photography, Live Music, Youth Art

Hue Vietnamese Restaurant 2691 S Kinnickinnic Ave.

5pm - 10pm

Featuring the art of Januel Leon, photography with a blend of different editing styles.

Event Contains: Photography

Alive and Fine 2652 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm to 10pm

Be a dreamer of dreams and experience some pure imagination with a group show at Alive and Fine inspired by the 1971 film, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Over 20 artists take on this classic with painting, fiber arts, illustration, installation, vintage fashion, and of course, candy.

Event Contains: Group Show

Hi-Fi Cafe 2640 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm to 10pm

Paintings, drawings, scuplture, collage, poems, prose, and photos by Peter F. Steinhoff

Event Contains: Paintings, drawings, scuplture and more...

South Shore Gallery & Framing 2627 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 9pm

Indie la Londe  - new paintings & mixed media & a little wine & niblets

Event Contains: mosaics, paintings and collages

Hide House 2625 S Greeley St.

5pm - 9pm

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Hide House Gallery Night features many artist studios that are open to the public. Stop by and discover new art!

Event Contains: Artist Studios and more

Goodkind 2457 S Wentworth Ave

5pm - 1am

Up to 6 local artists and their submission for our new Goodkind logo! Visitors/guests can also vote on the local artists submissions. The artists' work will be on display inside the restaurant. Looking forward to a great event filled with local art and local friends!

Event Contains: Local art, Logo Competition/Voting

Kindred on KK 2535 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm to 11pm

Photography from local artist Nick Collura, Patio and dinner specials to enjoy fireside or indoors. Looking forward to another great night celebrating our community!

Event Contains: Photography

URSA 2534 S Kinnickinnic, Milwaukee WI 52307

5pm - 9pm

Curio is a multi disciplinary studio created by Rachel Gropper. Objects range from mobiles made with hand molded clay pieces to prints exploring botanical forms.  Each piece is designed with a focus on color, shape and space, and inspired by unique elements from the surrounding environment. Complimentary beverages courtesy of Collective Arts Brewing

Event Contains: Mobiles, Prints, Craft Beer

Deco Salon & Spa 2534 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 9pm

DECO Salon and Spa hosting two local artists! Beautifully unique sculpture and pottery from Michael Hagen (414Clayworks), and "GlamRock" a collection of paintings and jewelry inspired and enhanced by the beauty of rocks,crystals and glitter. Pam Dalecky-Hetzel artist.

Event Contains: Pottery, Paintings, Jewelry

Dave’s Guitar 2479 S. Howell Ave

5pm - 9pm

Free live music by: Fiona Blue and (TBA) Paintings on display by Kara Murphy, Live guitar art demos, And enter to win a Kala Ukelele!

Event Contains: Paintings, Live Music

The Stone 2422 S Howell Ave

5pm - 10pm


Event Contains: TBA

Avalon Theater (Alleyway) 2473 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 9pm

Behind the Avalon Theater is a cool hidden gem of Bay View filled with Street Art done by Bay View High School Students, Local Artists – Ryan Laessig, Tarah Mueller, Heather Shinn & Joe Woiak ( Stinky Goblin Emporium ), and National Artists – GetLostALot, Leon Rainbow, & Zar Have a walk through, take some photos, and continue your BVGN Experience.

Event Contains: Public Art, Student Art

Susan Schmidt Skincare Savant and Z Chiropractic 2445 S. Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 10pm

Celebrating 5yrs as a Holistic Skincare Practitioner on Kinnickinnic Ave (20 yrs. total). Please enjoy a sampling of organic skincare and/or healthy makeup tips. Very honored to provide Carmen Gagliano the opportunity to share her pondscape, portrait, figure and still life oil paintings in our historic dwelling. Also serving a healthy treat and an interesting NA concoction.

Event Contains: Oil Paintings

The Magnet Factory MKE 2424 S Graham St

5pm - 10pm

Coloring Your Potential, a series of paintings enlarged from the coloring book created by Ernesto Atkinson intended as practical Art Therapy directives from his local private practice Integration Healing ( In collaboration with his wife, Jenny Urbanek, both artists communicate a distinct visual language that is vibrant, bright, and complex. Get your own copy and explore your own potential.

Event Contains: Paintings

Hairys Hair Bar/ G’day Gallery 2381 - 2385 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 9pm

Artists: Scott Terry - Oil pastels. Themes centered around black american folk art, black culture and life, and Erika Wilcox - Mixed media. Finding her place in her art @ 15 yrs. young. Magician: Tom Burgermeister 5:30-7:30 Singer/guitarist: Janice Scholz 7:30-9 Wearables and collectibles by 12 local artisans

Event Contains: Local art, Live music, Magic, Refreshments, Raffle

Hoax Gallery 2375 S. Howell Ave

5pm - 9pm

Krissy Gehring and Rochelle Nason combine landscape photography and one of a kind travel bags and packs. Inspired by our public lands, they collaborate to create Phantasm Terrain.

Event Contains: Phantasm Terrain

Tonic Tavern 2335 South Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 12am

See RedLine Revolutionaries, a new series of paintings by William Richard Hurst about the revolutionary figures of Milwaukee’s past. Live Music by Jayk Burczyk, Eoin of Whiskey Of The Damned and The Red Flags!

Event Contains: Paintings, Live Music

Vital Signs, MKE 2331 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.

6pm - 10pm

Vital Signs, MKE welcomes LOVEBUG featuring the the works of Michael Goldberger. Instagram: @promking_ @vitalsignsmke.

Event Contains: Drawings, Ski Masks, and more...

Linear Salon 2326 S. Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 9pm

Explore the Universe in several acrylic works by local artist Jeff Castillo. Also featured : mixed media abstracts by Miranda Bettinger. Special Added Feature : Kids Interactive Display / kids can create their own abstract for the “Young Artists Wall”

Event Contains: Acrylics, Mixed Media, Kids Interactive art

Highbury 2322 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 12pm

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Graffiti works from local artist Therd

Event Contains: Graffiti Work

Water’s Edge Gallery and Retail Company 2320 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.

5pm - 9pm

Come see the work of featured artist, Sabrina J. Rembert, as well as the Water's Edge artists, Susan Edgerton, Jamie Stoehr, Timothy Stoehr, Tara Kuechler, and Art Rice. Newcomer Jessie Roach will also have his first pieces on display! Live music starts at 5:00 with reggae musician, David Robinson. Jamie Stoehr will be on stage at 6:00, followed by Bronze Clockwork that will be playing 7-9 pm.

Event Contains: Group Show, Live Music

Freya 2318 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 9pm

Hosting Molly Chase of Personal Bird, macrame and textile arts. Molly is an experimental, textile artist with interests including Ceramics, Macrame, Shibori Indigo Dye and Interior design. Featuring macrame wall hangings and plant hangers.

Event Contains: Macrame wall Hangings, Plant Hangers

Cafe Centraal 2306 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 11pm

Featuring Gwen A.P. creating a live painting all night, and a color-changing Starry Night cocktail!

Event Contains: Live Painting

The Muse 2268 South Winchester Street

6pm - 9pm

The Muse Gallery Guesthouse will feature the art of Melissa Dorn, Sara Risley, Carol Rode Curley, Fred Bell, Jessica Zalewski, Elias Zananiri, luna and more. Stop by to view the art, meet the artists and shop the gift shop. Light refreshments while they last. Open House from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Event Contains: Group Show, Open House

Urban 939 E. Lincoln Avenue

5pm - 10pm

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Paintings by Kimberly Gesvain. Music by Dj Devast8

Event Contains: Paintings

The Newport 939 E Conway St.

7pm - 11pm

Oil paintings by Luke Van Dyke, and Knitted art, crafts and creations of 'Knit Shit' by Kiersten Darling

Event Contains: Knitted Crafts, Oil Paintings

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 Music Performance by LUXI at 8pm

Event Contains: Art & Craft Fair, Live Music

Little Duck Kitchen 2301 S Howell Ave

5pm - 9pm

Art by Joseph Heimermann. Stop by and see Odd Duck's newly renovated event space! Serving wine, beer, artisan cheese & charcuterie selections.

Event Contains: Paintings, Drawings and Collages

District 14 2273 S. Howell

5pm - 11pm

Artists are Andrea Vossekull and Sandy Kegel, and live music with the Flood Brothers from 8-11

Event Contains: Live Music, Pop art

Stone Creek Coffee 2266 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 10pm

Artists showing in cafe include Meghan Walsh, Cassandra Papesh, and Daniel Jay Chung. With live music featuring Kellie Lutz and Chris Sorenson.

Event Contains: Local Artwork, Live Music, Free Samples

Cafe LuLu 2265 S Howell Ave

5pm - 10pm

Featuring artist Patrick Liddle. His work is a variety of abstractions and colorful paintings that try to express the emotions of life.

Event Contains: Paintings

Brass Rooster 2252 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 9pm

The Brass Rooster & The Hen House will continue their pin up theme evening. With a Halloween theme we will have live pin up models as witches, kitty’s, bride of Frankenstein, a vampire and a she-devil! The fashion and designs of internationally known pin up, Pamela Marie, her Holleyville fashions will be available to order and a gallery of pin up photography on display as well.

Event Contains: Pinup Fashions

Revel Bar 2246 S Kinnickinnic Ave.

5pm - 2am

Revel Bar will feature an 'Achromatic Show' from Photographer Che Correa along with $3 drafts, rails, and house shots from 5pm-8pm. Music by Dj Cell.

Event Contains: Photography

Milwaukee Aikido Club 2235 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.

5pm - 10pm

Works by local artists

Event Contains: Drawings, Paintings, Digital Media

Lifted Beauty Lounge 2229 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 8pm

Paintings on display and for sale, painting prints on accessories like scarves and hand bags for sale, handmade jewelry and custom orders from the maker herself, complimentary wine and snacks, give-aways, coupons, raffle to win salon/spa package

Event Contains: Paintings, Handmade Crafts & Jewlery

Halo Artisan Skin Care 2227 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 10pm

Stop in for unique handcrafted jewelry by Sonder Craft while listening to live acoustic music by Alex Paniagua. Create your own perfume and enjoy snacks and refreshments.

Event Contains: Jewelry, Live Music

Sparrow Collective 2224 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 10pm

Featuring handcrafted apparel, gifts, art and more from local and national artisans. Live fiddle music from Beth Allison. Refreshments served

Event Contains: Live Music, Crafts, Painting, Clothing and more

Voyageur Book Shop 2212 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.

5pm to 10pm

Kisten Meier is a Milwaukee-based artist who unravels the fabric of femininity, intimate spaces, and the language of color through pinks and woven chords.

Event Contains: Local Art

Tease Salon 2222 S. Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 9pm

"Those who can...TEACH!" An expo of artwork from local schools' art teachers. This exhibition showcases artwork created by teachers in the Metro Milwaukee area. Featured artists/schools include: St. Thomas Moore HS's Jodi Brzezinski; Cudahy HS's Tina W. Mitchell, Greg Molzahn, Kimberly Cutts, Adrienne McConnell, Caley Hildebrand (works at Jones Elementary, too); Kosciuszko & Parkview Elementary's Traci St. John; Greendale HS's Pam Merkel; West Allis's Kris Franze; Megan Hahn; Laura Dorow; Doerfler’s Kristelle Ulrich; and Andrew Novak Wearables by Dynamo and Tambour Market

Event Contains: Group Show, Teacher Art

Mac’s Pet Depot 2197 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.

5pm - 9pm

Featuring Jennifer Miller, Pet-ographer. Human wine and appetizers, dog wine!

Event Contains: Dog and People Wine, People Food, Pet-ography

Bigfoot Bike and Skate 350 E. Ward St

5:00PM to 10:00PM

One of a kind skateboard art and fabric art by local artists.  Theme: BATS

Event Contains: Skateboard Art, Bats!

1840 Brewing Company 342 E Ward St

5pm to 10pm

Featuring the art of local artist Krystleyez

Event Contains: Craft Beer, Paintings

The Backyard 2155 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 10pm

Local Artists on display and local musicians will be performing.

Event Contains: Local Art, Live Music

Lost Whale 2151 S Kinnickinnic Ave

5pm - 12am

Featuring Illustrations by local artists Cleto Acosta-McKillop and Loretta Keresen, a Milwaukee-based duo who specialize in concept art and animation for film/tv.

Event Contains: Illustrations

Component Brewing 2018 S 1st St #207

5pm - 10pm

Share a craft beer with Local artists Sharon and Zach from EverBern.

Event Contains: Paintings

LunatiCK Cosmetic Labs 2018 S 1st St #368

5pm - 10pm

Catherine Erwin owner of LunatiCK Cosmetic Labs opening up her shop of pro quality vegan, talc- Free, Paraben Free and cruelty free cosmetics.

Event Contains: Locally Created Cosmetics

Bust-N-Stuff 2018 S 1st St #135

5pm - 10pm

Bust-N-Stuff is a place where you can have fun, let loose, and BUST STUFF. Bust-N-Stuff will feature a collaboration between Nick Buchel and Chris Trotter, called "Art of the Buster".

Event Contains: Collaboration Piece

SHY Gallery of Art 2018 S 1st St #406

5pm - 9pm

"Things with Wings" - A photographic exhibition of avian creatures by Glenn Chambliss

Event Contains: Photography

Twisted Path Distillery 2018 S 1st St

5pm - 10pm

Paintings by Joe Bree, Craft Cocktails, Live Music

Event Contains: Paintings, Live Music

MOR Bakery and Cafe 2018 S 1st St #102

5pm - 10pm

Featuring work from local painter Laura Easey Jones

Event Contains: Paintings

Enlightened Brewing 2018 S 1st Street

5pm to 10pm

Featuring work from local Bay View artist Joe Bree with his paintings and skate decks

Event Contains: Craft Beer, Paintings

Lincoln Warehouse 2018 S 1st Street

5pm to 10pm

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Multiple craft persons, artists, and photographers throughout our building - stop by and explore!

Event Contains: Open House

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