Friday, Nov. 30, 2012

A Week of Art

By Peggy Sue
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Art Watch for the Week: December 1-8

Keep the artistic soul in sync with these festive activities that also celebrate the holidays in creative style.     Plan ahead to enjoy these events with a friend and welcome the season.   

“James Charles Jewelry Show” at Elaine Erickson Gallery on the first Floor of the Marshall Building, Historic Third Ward:  The first floor gallery hosts an annual Christmas show with contemporary jewelry for one day only, Saturday, December 1, noon to 5:00 p.m.

“Object Group Jewelry Trunk Show” at Milwaukee Art Museum Gift Shop on 700 North Museum Drive: A great place to buy unique holiday gifts and on display Thursday, December 6, noon to 8:00 p.m.

“The Nativity” in University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Art History Gallery at Mitchell Hall, 3203 North Downer: An exhibition of exclusive prints from Old Masters comprise an exhibition celebrating the Nativity at an opening reception Thursday, December 6, 5:00-7:00 p.m with a special gallery talk at 5:30 p.m. 

Dogs and Wine at Portrait Society Gallery on the 5th Floor of the Marshall Building:  The creative Deb Brehmer pairs a delightful breed of dog with fine wines at her Thursday night soirees beginning at 5:00 p.m. Last week Thursday, a gorgeous Great Dane named Duchess (Black, six and half years old from a rescue shelter) was paired with two dark, red wines: Italian Berolo and a California Cabernet.  Join a great group of people in a great gallery to appreciate great company, canine and otherwise on Thursdays, December 6. 

 “Artbook: The Show" at greymatter on the 2nd Floor of the Marshall Building:  Ten artists including Bridget Griffith Evans, Kari Garon, Daniel Fleming, and William Zuback, join forces to open a new exhibition on December 7, 5:00-9:00 p.m.

 “The Art Of Adornment” at Racine Art Museum on 441 Main Street, Racine: The museum's annual ornament contest that ends December 1 at 4:00 p.m., (there’s still time to submit an entry) opens on the RAM’s Free First Friday this December 7 beginning at 7:00 p.m.

 “MAM After Dark: Pajama Jam” at Milwaukee Art Museum on 700 North Museum Drive: Hot cocoa and cupcakes inspire an evening at the museum to wear your pajamas and dance until midnight. Bring an unwrapped toy to fill the Toy for Tots box on Friday, December 7 from 5:00 through Midnight, for a small admission fee.

 

 

 

 

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