Mark your calendar for BVGN Spring 2024, Friday May 31st 5pm – 9pm (or later), in locations all over the Bay View neighborhood. All listed events are free and open to the public, with most being family friendly. Participants and details will be added below…
3:00pm - 12:00amnavigation2018 South 1st Street
Artwork by Nikki Johnson, live music from Cozy Danger, Cool Cool Cool & more, Wild Oak BBQ & Hidden Kitchen food trucks
Event Contains: Local Art, Live Music, Food Trucks
5:00pm - 10:00pmnavigation2018 S 1st St, #207
Event Contains: TBA, Craft Beer
5:00pm - 9:00pmnavigation2180 S Kinnickinnic Ave
M.M.M. is BACK for BVGN! Check out an eclectic mini Milwaukee Makers Market inside Zillman Park with Local Small Businesses – Sponsored by 88.9 Radio Milwaukee.
Event Contains: Maker Market/Fair
5:00pm - 9:00pmnavigation350 e ward st
Doggie and Human desserts! Art TBA
Event Contains: Pet Paintings, Refreshments
5:00pm - 9:00pmnavigation2197 S Kinnickinnic Ave
Dog art project, wine appetizers!
Event Contains: Pet Paintings, Refreshments
5:00pm - 9:00pmnavigation2248 S Kinnickinnic Ave. (upper)
Open Studio and Sale. roxartmke is a private art studio in Bay View with the best bird’s-eye view!
Roxane Mayeur is a mixed media artist working in painting, printmaking and collage. She resides in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and is an active member of the visual arts community
Event Contains: Gifts, Guest Artists, Snacks
6:00pm - 8:00pmnavigation602 E Lincoln Avenue
The Muse Gallery Guesthouse will be open to view the art of 12 local artists and more TBA. Refreshments while they last.
Event Contains: Open House, Group Show
5:00pm - 9:00pmnavigation2421 S Kinnickinnic Ave
Lion’s Tooth co-owner Cris Siqueira presents a series of collages mixing original drawings and lenticular photography, inspired by her work-in-progress comic “May You Get What You Want”. Cris is a Brazilian cartoonist, multimedia artist and 2023-2024 Ruth Arts Mary L. Nohl Alumni Award fellow.
Event Contains: Collage
5:00pm - 9:00pmnavigation400 East Homer Street
This charming Bay View business will be featuring several different artists from Wisconsin and beyond, with all of their beautiful paintings priced to sell! Also to feature a book signing / DVD sale by Oliver Bestul, local author of the chapter book series “The Zodiac Dozen” and co-director of the horror film “Poppit”. Beverages and macaron cookies will also be available for your enjoyment. An affordable stop on Bay View Gallery Night!
Event Contains: Wisconsin Art, Book Signing, Refreshments
5:00pm - 9:00pmnavigation2627 S Kinnickinnic Ave
Event Contains: TBA
5:00pm - 9:00pmnavigation2654 S. Kinnickinnic Ave
The Art School welcomes to you to its group art exhibition, showcasing the impressive paintings and drawings of adult and youth students from a broad range of experience levels. Come and meet the instructors, experience the unconventional classroom facility and enjoy the art!
Event Contains: Group Show, Student Art
5:00pm - 9:00pmnavigation2625 S. Greeley St, #100
Amara will host Fanny of M&F FLORAL + DÉCOR; a bespoke Floral Designer and Event Décor Stylist who will be showcasing her floral arrangements and have them available to purchase as a takeaway. Inspired by the free-form beauty of florals seen in nature in the way they naturally grow, Fanny M. designs each piece with the intention to evoke/capture those same elements, movements, and emotions from nature to your space. Fanny was voted people’s choice award three days in a row during her first year (2023) participating at Art in Bloom held at the Milwaukee Art Museum.
Event Contains: Vintage Fashion, Floral Art
5:00pm - 9:00pmnavigation2826 S Kinnickinnic Ave
Staff art show and wine/food samples from a host of local vendors. Featuring Sarah Talaska (paintings), Paul Kenok (pottery), Matthew Tomczak (illustrations), Reese, Eva Nimtz Franco, Summer Bobber, and Matt Flipiak
Sarah Talaska: Using acrylic and gouache paints, Sarah Talaska creates whimsical (and sometimes dark) fantasy- and nature-inspired art. They also make earrings inspired by plants, flowers, and fantasy themes.”
Paul Kenok: Functional Stoneware Pottery
Matthew Tomczak: is a Milwaukee based artist and illustrator. The works he generates are the blending of scientific curiosity and imaginative ideation. The results being a variety of images that span from wondrous views of the cosmos to fantastical glimpses of places not of this world.
Reese: “I find my art is cute and comforting, reminiscent of simple pleasures in everyday life. While my art typically aims to induce nostalgia, I’m not afraid to step outside of the box and bring complex feelings into my pieces.”
Event Contains: Staff Art Show, Food & Wine Samples
5:00pm - 10:00pmnavigation3074 S Delaware Ave.
Event Contains: Hand made jewelry