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A Month in the Country

February 22 - February 26

20th century dramatist Brian Friel’s adaptation of 19th century playwright Ivan Turgenev's A Month in the Country is a study of the inequality of love by mingling tragedy and comedy, laughter and tears. Directed by Jim Tasse. Performances run Wednesday-Saturday 7:30pm; Sunday 2pm

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

February 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until April 14, 2017

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels!

UWM Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition Winners’ Concert

February 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The UWM Symphony Orchestra Concert will perform a concert featuring the winners' from the annual Concerto Competition

Fine Arts Quartet #3

February 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Fine Arts Quartet will perform works by Mozart and Shostakovich with guest pianist, Alon Goldstein

Where the Movement Comes From: A Study in Choreography

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

program will explore and showcase the choreography achieved in a cross-historical collection of 16mm films, the work to hit the boards including Maya Derens’s Study in Choreography for the Camera (1945) but also Shirley Clarke’s Bridges-Go-Round (1958) (pictured) -- and more

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UWM Friends of the MSO: Yaniv Dinur

March 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Margot Schwartz, MSO Violin, will speak on the MSO Concert to be performed in Uihlein Hall at 8 PM on both Friday, March 3, and Saturday, March 4

Sensoria | Caught Up in the Moment

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

Eclectic music and experimental sounds mingle and migrate with impromptu movement invented in real time. Get caught up in the moment at the UWM Peck School of the Arts with faculty, students, and special guests for one night of interdisciplinary performances

Finger-Style Guitar: History and Performance Workshop

March 2 @ 5:30 pm - 8:10 pm
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Weekly on the same day until May 11, 2017

Join us for a survey course in finger-style guitar that features both lectures and multimedia presentations, as well as applied instrument instruction on finger-style guitar technique and repertoire

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

March 3 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until April 14, 2017

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels!

UWM Choral Invitational

March 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The UWM Concert Chorale presents an afternoon of choral music with three outstanding high school choirs from Brookfield East, Chilton, and Fond du Lac High Schools

UWM Youth Wind Ensemble

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

The UWM Youth Wind Ensemble present a spring concert

Anon(ymous)

March 8 - March 12

Anon, a young refugee from a war-torn country finds himself alone in a hopeful, but dangerous United States of America. He recounts his epic tale of monsters, ghosts, and goddesses as he journeys home to his family in this modern retelling of Homer's The Odyssey

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Kevin Miyazaki

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

Kevin Miyazaki is an artist and photographer living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His work addresses issues of family history, memory, and space, both personal and institutional.

Finger-Style Guitar: History and Performance Workshop

March 9 @ 5:30 pm - 8:10 pm
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Weekly on the same day until May 11, 2017

Join us for a survey course in finger-style guitar that features both lectures and multimedia presentations, as well as applied instrument instruction on finger-style guitar technique and repertoire

MKE Unplugged Presents: D’Amato w/ Cree Myles

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

Milwaukee soul singer D'amato will perform an intimate, stripped down set

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until April 14, 2017

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels!

10th Annual Woody Herman Jazz Festival

March 11 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

A celebration of the music of Milwaukee legend Woody Herman and of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Jazz Program, the 10th Annual Woody Herman Jazz Festival welcomes trumpet extraordinaire Roger Ingram

UWM University Band Spring Concert

March 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The UWM University Band presents a spring concert

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Josie Osborne

March 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

A variety of experiences influence us. Processing those many experiences informs who we become as people and how we work as artists. Humankind has often used collage sensibility to express complex experiences and resulting feelings and Ideas. Josie Osborne will share her collage-like path as a human being, as artist and as a creative professional.

Finger-Style Guitar: History and Performance Workshop

March 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:10 pm
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Weekly on the same day until May 11, 2017

Join us for a survey course in finger-style guitar that features both lectures and multimedia presentations, as well as applied instrument instruction on finger-style guitar technique and repertoire

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“Sitting in a Tree” – Men’s and Women’s Choral Concert

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

A concert of men's and women's choral music featuring the UWM Advanced Women's Choir, Men's Choir, Chamber Choir, and Women's Chorus

UWM Institute of Chamber Music

ICM Concert #3

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

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

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

March 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until April 14, 2017

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels!

Finger-Style Guitar: History and Performance Workshop

March 23 @ 5:30 pm - 8:10 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until May 11, 2017

Join us for a survey course in finger-style guitar that features both lectures and multimedia presentations, as well as applied instrument instruction on finger-style guitar technique and repertoire

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

March 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until April 14, 2017

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels!

From the Archives: Every Frame a Gesture

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Animation may be considered to be an act of performance. What, then, is the resulting work? Artifact? Documentation? A new performance of its own? Find out as we take the time to encounter animated 16mm films together, let us consider each individual frame as a specific and intentional gesture

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Harlan Butt

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

Experiences are personal and particular to each of us through our lens of self, but by trying to break that down and create something beautiful that describes his experience, Harlan W. Butt hopes to encapsulate something universal in these remarkable vessels

Finger-Style Guitar: History and Performance Workshop

March 30 @ 5:30 pm - 8:10 pm
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Weekly on the same day until May 11, 2017

Join us for a survey course in finger-style guitar that features both lectures and multimedia presentations, as well as applied instrument instruction on finger-style guitar technique and repertoire

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

March 31 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until April 14, 2017

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels!

UWM Wind Ensemble & Symphony Band: March Madness!

March 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The UWM Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band present a program featuring the many varieties of marches in the wind-band repertoire

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Alvaro Pierri Classical Guitar Concert

March 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

World-renowned Uruguayan guitarist Alvaro Pierri is heralded as " ... an excellent musician, an emblematic personality in the guitar world, a stupendous virtuoso who uncompromisingly puts his art to the service of music ..." - Guitare Classique, Paris

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Lisa Park

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

Lisa Park has developed series of performances with using EEG (brainwave sensor) as a vehicle for manifesting her inner states and to obtain a real-time feedback of her thoughts and emotional reactions

Finger-Style Guitar: History and Performance Workshop

April 6 @ 5:30 pm - 8:10 pm
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Weekly on the same day until May 11, 2017

Join us for a survey course in finger-style guitar that features both lectures and multimedia presentations, as well as applied instrument instruction on finger-style guitar technique and repertoire

UWM Opera Theatre presents Offenbach’s operetta La Périchole

April 7 - April 8

The UWM Opera Theatre presents Jacques Offenbach's operette La Périchole

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

April 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until April 14, 2017

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels!

Kenilworth Open Studios

Kenilworth Open Studios

April 8 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Don’t miss this year's highly anticipated Kenilworth Open Studios (KOS) event. Peck School’s annual celebration of interdisciplinary arts!

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The Art of Piano Teaching: Creative Communication

April 8 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join UWM piano faculty members Elena Abend and Peggy Otwell and distinguished guest artist Randall Faber for an exciting afternoon of free workshops devoted to the Art of Teaching: Creative Communication.

Just Another Notion: Filmmaker Mike Henderson and his “Talking Blues Films” (+ more!)

April 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Painter, blues guitarist, and filmmaker Mike Henderson returns to Milwaukee with an evening of his celebrated films, often funny, inventive, & casually daring works that combine available performative brio with stagings of African American experience

Faith & Jealousy: Othello and Much Ado About Nothing

April 12 - April 23

The UWM Department of Theatre presents Faith & Jealousy: Othello and Much Ado About Nothing, two of Shakespeare's greatest plays being performed in a rotating schedule

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Fernando Martí

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

Martí's etchings, linocuts, screenprints, and constructions explore the clash of the Third World within the heart of Empire, and highlight the tension between inhabiting place and building something transformative

Finger-Style Guitar: History and Performance Workshop

April 13 @ 5:30 pm - 8:10 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until May 11, 2017

Join us for a survey course in finger-style guitar that features both lectures and multimedia presentations, as well as applied instrument instruction on finger-style guitar technique and repertoire

Inside the Selick Archive: An Evening with Director Henry Selick

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Henry Selick, director of animated classics like The Nightmare Before Christmas, James and the Giant Peach, and Coraline, comes to the UWM Union Cinema to discuss his work and career

MKE Unplugged Presents: New Boyz Club

April 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Milwaukee "glitter folk punk" ensemble New Boyz Club will perform an intimate, stripped down set

UWM Chamber Music Milwaukee

CMM: Chamber Music Milwaukee #4

April 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Chamber Music Milwaukee (CMM) presents a spring concert

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until April 14, 2017

Draw the nude male or female figure from a variety of poses! Short Poses range from 1 minute to 25 minutes long. Non-instructional session. Open to artists of all skill levels!

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Adam Holzman Classical Guitar Concert

April 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

World-renowned American guitarist Adam Holzman will perform a solo concert as part of the 2017 UWM Guitar Series.

Experimental Tuesdays at the Union Cinema presents: Kent Lambert: Reckoning

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Visual and director Kent Lambert to screen a reflective survey of his catalogue, including music videos and an unfurling of his new Reckoning 4 at Experimental Tuesdays

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Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Shara Hughes and Austin Eddy

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

This special guest lecture will consist of two parts. Hughes will speak on the progression of her paintings and Eddy will discuss his current understanding and relationship to painting

Milwaukee Underground Film Festival

Milwaukee Underground Film Festival (MUFF) 2017

April 20 - April 23

The Milwaukee Underground Film Festival is a student-run, international film festival dedicated to showcasing contemporary works of film and video that innovate in form, technique, and content

Finger-Style Guitar: History and Performance Workshop

April 20 @ 5:30 pm - 8:10 pm
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Weekly on the same day until May 11, 2017

Join us for a survey course in finger-style guitar that features both lectures and multimedia presentations, as well as applied instrument instruction on finger-style guitar technique and repertoire

Music From Almost Yesterday Concert

Milwaukee Composers’ Collective

April 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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

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UWM Percussion Ensemble Concert

April 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The UWM Percussion Ensemble presents its spring concert

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Elliot Frank Classical Guitar Concert

April 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

World-renowned American guitarist Elliot Frank will perform a solo concert as part of the 2017 UWM Guitar Series.

Music Under the Stars

April 23 @ 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

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UWM University Community Orchestra

April 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The University Community Orchestra presents its spring concert along with Milwaukee Liederkranz (men's choir)

UWM Friends of the MSO: Yaniv Dinur

April 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Yaniv Dinur, MSO Assistant Conductor, will speak on the MSO Concert to be performed in Uihlein Hall at 8 PM on both Friday, May l2, and Saturday, May 13

Springdances 2017

April 27 - May 1

Faculty and guest artist works performed by Dance BA and BFA majors

Finger-Style Guitar: History and Performance Workshop

April 27 @ 5:30 pm - 8:10 pm
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Weekly on the same day until May 11, 2017

Join us for a survey course in finger-style guitar that features both lectures and multimedia presentations, as well as applied instrument instruction on finger-style guitar technique and repertoire

High School Dance Days: Springdances

April 28 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Give your high school students the opportunity to live a day in the life of a UWM Dance student at our High School Dance Days! Students will get a behind the scenes look into the making of the 2016-2017 UWM concert season and the opportunity to take classes with our diverse, expert staff.

UWM Wind Ensemble: Hands Across the Sea

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

A performance of award-winning wind-band repertoire, featuring a performance by the winner of the annual UWM Bands Concerto Competition

Fine Arts Quartet #4

April 30 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Fine Arts Quartet will present its final concert of the ’16/’17 season with works by Schumann, and more TBD

UWM Youth Wind Ensemble Concert

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

A performance by the UWM Youth Wind Ensemble, featuring the winner of the annual "UWAY" Concerto Competition

From the Archives: Sending Messages to the Unconscious

May 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The unconscious mind, often ignored and suppressed in modern society, is brought out from the dark and onto the screen in a night of dreamy films curated by Ashley Brett Chipman, a MFA Candidate in the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres

Arcadia

May 3 - May 7

The UWM Department of Theatre presents Arcadia, Tom Stoppard's celebrated masterpiece tells the tale of two stories, over a century apart, intertwining. A play with a racing heart, Arcadia explores what it is that makes us human and our determination to keep dancing even as the darkness gathers and the universe grows cold. Directed by Michelle Lopez-Rios. By Tom Stoppard Performances run Wednesday-Saturday, 7:30pm; Sunday, 2pm Directed by Michelle Lopez-Rios

Spring 2017 BFA Exhibition and BA Poster Session

May 3 - May 20

Please join us for the Art and Design Department Spring 2017 BFA Exhibition and BA Poster Session.

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