Gallery Night for kids 2017


Do you want to attend Gallery Night, but you're not sure if it's kid-friendly? Gallery Night and Day 2017 is this weekend, July 21-22 throughout the city of Milwaukee

And you're right. Many of the galleries and exhibits are probably not meant for young kids.

However, a few of the stops would be perfect for a family to explore, and we've listed them here for you.

Find out more information at the Gallery Night website.

1. Walker’s Point Center for the Arts 839 S. 5th St. • 414.672.2787 • wpca-milwaukee.org United Through Art – 2017 Youth Art Exhibition

Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: Noon-5pm

Featuring artwork from our Summer Art Camp students in ceramics, printmaking, fiber art and Latin dance, our annual youth art show presents the extraordinary creativity of kids. This year’s theme, United Through Art, represents the unifying power that art provides to all! Exhibition runs July 21 through August 19.

Featured Member Exhibition: PJ Boylan Photographs worthy of a National Geographic cover from one of the best Milwaukee photographers. Exhibition runs July 21 through October 7, 2017.

2. Washington Park Urban Ecology Center 1859 N. 40th St. • 414.344.5460 • urbanecologycenter.org

Art and Environment

Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: noon to 4pm

Home to the Neighborhood Environmental Education Project, the Washington Park Urban Ecology Center will open its doors to showcase a variety of artists inspired by education and the environment.

3. Sander’s Superbowl 3827 W. Vliet St. • 414.933.2022 | nearwestsidemke.org

Pins and Paint

Friday: 5 to 9pm, Saturday: noon to 4pm

Near West Side Partners and Fresh Perspective Artist Collective is proud to present Pins and Paint. This gallery will pay homage to Milwaukee, the bowling capital of America. Join for a night of art while playing a game of tenpin.

4. Harley-Davidson Museum 400 W. Canal St. • 414.287.2789 • h-dmuseum.com The Race of Gentlemen: Special Exhibit

Free admission 5-9 p.m. on Friday

The H-D Museum™ is proud to bring together the vehicles, artistry and personalities that make up The Race of Gentlemen for its special exhibit. In addition to displaying portraits, bikes and roadsters pulled from past races, The Race of Gentlemen exhibit will reveal the passion and devotion TROG compatriots bring to this sandy spectacle. Free admission 5-9 p.m. on Friday; regular admission applies on Saturday. Exhibition runs June 16 through September 4, 2017.

5. Pfister - Artist in Residence 424 E. Wisconsin Ave. • 414.273.8222 • thepfisterhotel.com

Friday: 5 to 11pm, Saturday: throughout the day

Visit Pfister Artist in Residence, Margaret Muza in her studio from 5pm-9pm and pose for a 5x7 tintype photograph. Watch as she processes it right in front of your eyes with a process dating back to the mid-1800s. Guests will receive 10% off portrait purchases that evening, From 9-11pm, join Margaret in the Rouge Ballroom for light snacks and a cash bar, and live music by King Courteen.


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