Bay View Gallery Night is Friday, June 1
May 9, 2012
Presented by The Alchemist Theatre and Made in Milwaukee, Bay View Gallery Night (BVGN) Friday, June 1 offers an evening for exploring the Bay View community and great Milwaukee art talents. Over 25 venues will host more than 50 local artists and 20 local bands for the evening, highlighting the creative community and great spaces of Bay View.
Most venues will be featuring artists from 5pm – 9pm. The Alchemist Theatre will be featuring photography by Shane Gardner. Visit Sweet Water Organics for tours of their garden, and art show from Alec Regan, Sara Bott, Kari Garon, and John Kowalczyk and a benefit concert for the Aids Resource Center featuring music by the Todd Richards Band and Choir Fight. Then head on over to Outpost Natural Foods for hung works from Jeff Redmon, and a local cheese and wine tasting in the cafe area. Outside Outpost you’ll find a local art fair from Rita Maria, Milwaukee Blacksmith, Too Much Metal, Matty Cipov, Timmy K Kramp, Lalo and Joy O’Brien with coffee and bakery samples from Anodyne Coffee Roasters & Outpost.
Among the other 5pm – 9pm venues you will find The Hide House will also be hosting 3 floors of local and resident artists. The first floor featuring the ART MIX show by Bay View Arts Guild members. Sugar Maple will feature 3 works from Charles Dwyer as well as a local comedy show from Ryan Holman and a host of Milwaukee comedians. Another high point of the evening will be the opening of the A.C.E Gallery – Carriage House an experimental gallery/workspace housed in a vintage 1903 carriage house designed by Alexander Chadbourne Eschweiler. View work from the collection of Scott and Leila Jackson and new work from local artists. Tonic Tavern will feature the works of Brooklyn Henke, CD Boleratzky and Field Lehmann and music from The Neil Davis Trio.
Headlining the 10pm – 2am portion of the evening will be concerts featuring local Milwaukee musicians and artists. Cactus Club will feature music from Lamb Legs, Static Eyes, Drugs Dragons, and Phylums; and paintings by Luke Chappelle of Drugs Dragons. Club Garibaldi will be featuring live art from Dwellephant and Field Lehmann and music from Fatty Acids, Sat. Night Duets, Rusty Ps, MC Oneself, and D’Amato. More music and art will be offered at Cafe LuLu, the Highbury Pub, and Frank’s Power Plant.
For a complete listing of all the evenings events, times and more information please visit http://www.bayviewgallerynight.com. Mobile map: http://g.co/maps/tjuzk
Presenting sponsor is The Alchemist Theatre; supporting sponsors: Alterra Coffee, Outpost Natural Foods, Tonic Tavern, Studio Lounge, and Frank’s Power Plant.
Made in Milwaukee (MiM) is an organization that exists to highlight and enrich the culture of Milwaukee by creating a platform for artists and local business to interact and interface with the community.
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