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Fine Arts Quartet 2016 Summer Evenings of Music

Fine Arts Quartet w/ Shanghai Quartet with Robert Cohen and Juan-Miguel Hernandez

June 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The world renowned Fine Arts Quartet presents its third concert of the 2016 summer season featuring works by Haydn, Shoshtakovich, Brahms

Fine Arts Quartet 2016 Summer Evenings of Music

Fine Arts Quartet w/ Shanghai Quartet

July 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The world renowned Fine Arts Quartet presents its final concert of the 2016 summer season featuring works by Grieg, Mendelssohn

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Dancemakers 2016

July 22 - July 23

Choreography by Dance MFA students from around the world, performed by UWM Dance students and alumni plus Milwaukee community dancers

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University Community Orchestra

July 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

University Community Orchestra's Summer 2016 Concert

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Dan Schuchart New Work Award Showing

September 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Dan Schuchart (Dance and Painting & Drawing BFA, 2004), winner of the 8th Annual Dance New Work Award, will be presenting his new choreographic work on the UWM Dance majors for the Winterdances 2017 concert, following his week-long choreographic residency


Often Undocumented Daily Texture: Work from Emerging Artists of the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres

September 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tonight’s back-to-school Experimental Tuesdays will spotlight a parade of artists from the tenaciously remarkable and tirelessly inventive undergraduate program

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Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Pedro Valez

September 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Pedro Valez's lecture will focus on how he merges his interest in art criticism (including his own writing) and journalism into what he calls “visual essays” that take the form of large sculptural paintings, photographic collages, and limited edition posters and postcards


Woven Images 2016

September 15 - November 12

Woven Images 2016 features an exhibition of selected woven pieces from the Woven Structure and Introduction to Fibers courses in the Department of Art and Design



September 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A suite of Midwestern parables that question the historical role belief has played in ideology and national identity. Filmmaker Deborah Stratman will be present.


Continuum 2016

September 16 - November 3

Continuum is the annual exhibition showcasing works by Peck School of the Arts' esteemed alumni


As the Cottonwood Flies: Film & Video by Ken Wood

September 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres for a memorial screening in honor and reflection of our colleague, the singular Ken Wood

UWM Real Men Sing 2016

Real Men Sing!

September 23 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Men from high school and middle school choral programs around Wisconsin and Illinois gather for a morning of music making


From the Archives: USE OF FORCE

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The monthly From the Archives… series opens with this program curated by Dan Black, an undergraduate in the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres, who will share a program that explores physical restraint used to compel compliance of unruly individuals

Character Recognition

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Myra Green

September 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Contemporary artist and professor Myra Greene will share three different bodies of work which use of photographic techniques varying from historical alternative processes to digital imaging

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“And Comes Safe Home…”

September 29 - October 2

The Warrior's Story of deployment and return enacted by an all Veteran cast, through original story, song and the texts of William Shakespeare. American veterans of the country's last half century of military conflicts, bring their stories to the communities that asked them to serve in this emotional and high power theatrical production presented by Feast of Crispian: Shakespeare with Veterans, in collaboration with producing partners UWM Peck School of the Arts, Department of Theatre and the Military and Veteran's…

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Artists Now! Guest Panel: Community Arts

October 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

This week, Artists Now will see a community art panel in conjunction with the Imagining America conference in Milwaukee focusing on Milwaukee-based community art projects that address the intersections of art, urban farming, and racial justice


TEDxUWMilwaukee: I am. We are.

October 8

TEDxUWMilwaukee works toward the overall goal of building a better world by giving those with an idea worth spreading a stage to share it

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This is Washington Park. This is Milwaukee.

October 12 - October 16

A docu-drama told through the eyes of a group of college students who have been assigned to collect oral histories from the people who live, work and care about the neighborhoods in the Washington Park area

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Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Gary Schott

October 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Intrigued by the term utilitarian, Gary Schott finds himself drawn toward creating objects that balance between aesthetics and function; wearable and non-wearable


31st Annual Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival

October 13 - October 23

The Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival returns for its 31st Annual Edition this October 13-23


Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band present “Jazzed Up”

October 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

The UWM Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band present “Jazzed Up,” a concert featuring jazz-influenced works including Mike Mower’s exciting Concerto for Flute and Wind Orchestra, featuring Peck School faculty and flutist Jennifer Clippert

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“An American Journey” – Fall Choral Showcase

October 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

With the 2016 election just around the corner, the UWM Concert Chorale, Advanced Women's Choir, Men's Choir, Chamber Choir, Women's Chorus, and Gospel Choir will perform a concert celebrating American music


Pino Forastiere Concert

October 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join us for a guitar concert at UWM by the world renowned and genre defying musician, Pino Forastiere

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Youth Wind Ensemble

October 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Celebrating its 35th season, the Youth Wind Ensemble features SE Wisconsin's finest high school musicians performing a concert


Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Maria Gaspar

October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Redefining the politics of space requires tenderness and sensitivity for a location, its citizens, and its visual, and socio-cultural nuances


MKE Unplugged Presents: Klassik

October 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Milwaukee hip hop staple Klassik will perform an intimate, stripped down set

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Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Maggie Sasso

October 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Through fabricated archives, Maggie Sasso tells personal narratives that function as allegories. She contextualizes objects through installation and documented performance, which serves to collapse the space between prop, artifact, and artwork

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ICM Concert

October 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The UWM graduate students of the Leonard Sorkin Institute will perform a concert of chamber music


Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

November 2 - November 9

Based on the film by celebrated Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar, this play takes a comic look at urban women, and their men, experiencing love, longing, loss, and lunacy to the pulsating rhythms and vibrant energy of Madrid

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16th Annual UWM Double Reed Day

November 5 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join the UWM Music Department's double reed faculty and your fellow players for a day of master classes, workshops, and faculty and ensemble performances

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Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Becky McDonah

November 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Becky McDonah’s creations are designed to place importance upon objects and actions that might ordinarily be overlooked

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CMM: UWM Faculty Composers Concert

November 10 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Chamber Music Milwaukee (CMM) presents a fall concert

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Mozart’s Requiem

November 11 - November 12

The UWM Symphony Orchestra and choirs join forces for a concert of Mozart masterpieces including the much-loved Requiem

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November 16 - November 23

Emotionally resonant, a heart rending tale told with humor and lyricism, Translations explores the joy and limitations of human language. This drama set in rural Ireland in 1833, explores language, love and identity under the hard fist of British rule. Directed by Jenny Wanasek. By Brian Friel Performances run Wednesday-Saturday, 7:30pm; Sunday, 2pm

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Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Jon Horvath

November 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

This Is Bliss is a multidisciplinary project about the vanishing roadside geography and current residents of a small rural Idaho town named Bliss. The project is philosophically rooted in a broad consideration of how deeply entrenched mythologies of place (the American West) and traditional mythologies of happiness collide (and are frequently confounded) in a location that bears a complex narrative of booms and busts and reflects the long evolution of American Idealism

Music From Almost Yesterday Concert

Music From Almost Yesterday Student Ensemble

November 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

UWM Music Composition & Technology students present a recital of newly composed chamber and electroacoustic music


MKE Unplugged Presents: Midnight Reruns

November 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Milwaukee rockers Midnight Reruns will perform an intimate, stripped down set

UWM Honors Band Festival

Middle School Honors Band Festival

November 18 @ 12:00 pm - November 20 @ 5:00 pm

Celebrating its 49th year, the UWM Middle School Honors Band Festival provides the region’s top middle school instrumentalists an opportunity to work with each other and with nationally recognized wind band conductors

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Recit-a-what?!?! – UWM Opera Theatre Scenes Presentation

November 19 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Fall 2016 Opera Theatre class will present a performance of varied operatic repertoire, featuring recitative and spoken dialogue

Milwaukee Music Festival Honor Band and UWM Wind Ensemble

November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Milwaukee Music Festival High School Honor Band Festival showcases the talents of the finest young musicians in Wisconsin and surrounding states

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Music Under the Stars

November 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The UWM Collegium Musicum will perform music from the Middle Ages and Renaissance on period instruments with a guided tour of the stars and constellations in the fall sky


New Dancemakers: Reshaping Perceptions

November 29 - December 4

Senior Project choreographic works from graduating Dance BA and BFA majors


Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: John Ford

November 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Within the hybrid character of artist John Ford's work, he alludes to the disciplines of aesthetics, archaeology, visual anthropology (with its focus on small things), popular culture, and historical narrative in an attempt to evoke a sense of wonder, a response that is rare in our media-saturated culture

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UWM Percussion Ensemble Concert

December 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The UWM Percussion Ensemble presents its fall concert

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Contemporary Music Ensemble

December 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Contemporary Music Ensemble presents a concert of new works


Youth Wind Ensemble

December 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The UWM's Youth Wind Ensemble includes students from over 25 high schools featuring chamber ensembles, percussion ensemble, and the wind ensemble

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Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Jenny Odell

December 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Jenny Odell will talk about projects involving infrastructure (waste, power, manufacturing, etc.) and her ongoing attempts to represent the places that are implicated in our everyday actions


Intro to Dancemaking Skills Showing

December 8 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am

Freshmen in the UWM Dance Department present their very first showing


Wind Ensemble presents “Suites, Songs, and Serenades”

December 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The wind ensemble performs an eclectic mix of music by Renaldo Hahn, Vincent d'Indy, Antonin Dvorak and John Phillip Sousa

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ICM Concert

December 8 @ 7:30 pm

The UWM graduate students of the Leonard Sorkin Institute will perform a concert of chamber music


Symphony Band and University Band

December 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Symphony Band and University Band present a concert of wind band favorites

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“Peace on Earth” – Choral Sounds of the Season

December 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The UWM Concert Chorale, Advanced Women's Choir, Men's Choir, Chamber Choir, and Women's Chorus present music centered around the theme of "Peace on Earth"

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Holiday Sing-along with the UWM Collegium Musicum

December 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Add your voice to the UWM Collegium Musicum as they perform some familiar and less familiar seasonal music from the Middle Ages and Renaissance on period instruments, all under the stars

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Dance Composition 1 Showing

December 12 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Sophomores in the Dance program show works in progress

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Dance Composition 2 Showing

December 13 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Works-in-progress from juniors in the Dance BFA program. Collaboration with Music Department performance majors

African and Salsa: Merengue Showing

Africa and Diaspora Showing

December 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Students from Africa and Diaspora 1 Technique classes, plus students from Salsa & Merengue present a final showing

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Hip Hop Showcase

December 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Hip Hop 1 and Hip Hop 2 strut their stuff, with guest performances from crews and organizations around the region


71st Student Film & Video Festival

December 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A juried showcase highlighting the semester’s finest work by students in the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres



December 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres will illuminate the UWM Union Cinema in this one-night-only celebratory showcase of senior work


Arts and Technology Night

December 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Arts+Tech Night showcases interdisciplinary work from students in the Peck School of the Arts, featuring works in a wide variety of mediums, from digital prints to time-based media, sculptures, and installations


ElectroAcoustic Music Salon # 40

December 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The ElectroAcoustic Music Center presents a salon concert of end-of-semester projects in electroacoustic music and music technology by composition, interdisciplinary arts technology, and other students


Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Roberto Lugo

February 1, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Lugos will juxtapose street graffiti, European decorative patterning, and rich symbolism drawn from his Puerto Rican heritage to show how his work serves as a hybrid of visual art traditions and stimulates new conversations surrounding cultural tolerance


Winterdances 2017

February 2, 2017 - February 5, 2017

Winterdances 2017 presents UWM Dance faculty and guest artist choreography performed by Dance BA & BFA and Musical Theatre majors

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UWM Vocal Showcase Recital

February 3, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

A vocal recital featuring UWM student and faculty soloists, opera and musical theater scenes, and performances by the men's and women's chamber choirs

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UWM Vocal Arts Festival Final Concert

February 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The final concert of the 2017 UWM Vocal Arts Festival

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