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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
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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 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

Edgar Endress: Screening/Artist Talk

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Working in film and video, objects, music, installation, and whatever mean necessary, Edgar Endress is a thinker and artist across platforms, responding and reflecting in ways both on-target and global

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 comedy “La Périchole”

April 7 - April 8

The UWM Opera Theatre presents Jacques Offenbach's clever comedy "La Périchole" set in early-1990's Los Angeles

MACBETH

April 7 - April 21

The UWM Department of Theatre partners with Marquette University's Visualization Lab to bring a new spin on an old classic

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
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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

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 w/ Eccentric Acoustic

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
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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!

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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 (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

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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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.

Flute Studio Recital

April 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

An afternoon of flute ensemble music performed by the UWM flute studio

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)

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Joseph Velasquez

April 26 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm

Traveling 200,000 miles, presenting at over 200 Universities, visiting every Printshop, every Museum, gathering prints and leaving prints at every stop across the country has had an enormous influence on his own work and that of Joseph Velasquez's students. This lecture will cover a highlight of the history of Drive By Press and the impression that it has made.

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

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

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.

Artists Now! Guest Lecture Series: Robert Grame

May 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

This lecture will examine how visual communication design seemingly has the power to inform, to immerse, allow for exchange, embed meaning, to persuade, to inspire, to provoke, to validate, and to entertain people

Finger-Style Guitar: History and Performance Workshop

May 4 @ 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 Institute of Chamber Music

ICM Concert #4

May 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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

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UWM Symphony Band & University Band

May 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The UWM Symphony Band and University Band give their final performance of the season

UWM Symphony Orchestra Season Finale: “Izquierdo, Rodrigo and Shostakovich 5”

May 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The UWM Symphony Orchestra will present its season finale concert featuring virtuoso guitarist and UWM faculty member, Rene Izquierdo

Experimental Improvisation

May 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Experimental Improvisation Ensemble presents an evening concert of freely improvised music

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A Choral Collage

May 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Choral music from a variety of times and places performed by the UWM Concert Chorale, Advanced Women's Choir, Men's Choir, Chamber Choir, and Women's Chorus

UWM Percussion Ensemble Concert

May 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

The UWM Percussion Ensemble performs its annual spring concert

Composition 3 Showing

May 9 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Juniors in the UWM Department of Dance present a showing of their semester work in Composition classes

Zen and the Art of Filmmaking Spring Showcase

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

Experience the carnival of film offerings from the ever challenging and inventively demanding ZEN AND THE ART OF FILMMAKING class taught by Tate Bunker

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Gospel Choir Concert

May 9 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The UWM Gospel Choir, under director Diante Harris, presents its final performance of the 2016-2017 school year with an evening of Gospel music

African and Salsa: Merengue Showing

Africa and Diaspora Showing

May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The students in African and Salsa/Merengue Dance present a semester finale performance

Finger-Style Guitar: History and Performance Workshop

May 11 @ 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

Spring 2017 MA/MFA Exhibition: “8”

May 12 - June 3

The UWM Department of Art & Design presents its Spring MA/MFA exhibition: "8"

72nd Student Film and Video Festival

May 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Celebrate the semester’s end with this juried showcase of the finest in film and video from the students of the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres

Suzuki & Pre-College Guitar student concert

May 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The Suzuki & Pre-College Guitar Program presents its spring student concert

Spring 2017 Senior Screenings Part I

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

Celebrate the seniors of the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres in the first of a two-night showcase of their film work.

ElectroAcoustic Music Salon # 41

May 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 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

Spring 2017 Senior Screening Part II

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

Celebrate and enjoy the work of graduating senior film students at the the second of a two-night showcase

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Hip Hop Showcase

May 19 @ 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

Spring 2017 MFA Screening

May 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A showcase of the work from the MFA Candidates of the UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres

UWM Friday Night Figure-Drawing

June 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until June 30, 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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