Key Milwaukee

June 2015

An A-Z visitors guide to Milwaukee Wisconsin. Sponsored by Key Magazine Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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THE LAKEFRONT FESTIVAL OF ART celebrates its 53rd year in 2015, filling the grounds of the Milwaukee Art Museum with art and activities for the whole family. State-of-the-art tents shelter the artists' booths, allowing one-on-one discussions with exhibitors, who include jewel - ers, painters, sculptors, photog- raphers and more. The festival also offers family-friendly activities such as live music, refreshments and the PNC Children's Experience, featur- ing drama performances and hands-on art projects for kids of all ages. And admission to the festival includes admission to the museum's exhibitions and galleries. Adults can enjoy gourmet food and relax at the Milwau- kee Magazine Wine Garden or the Blue Moon Beer sampling area. For a change of pace, there's a sculpture garden cre- ated by Hawks Landscape to stroll through and a silent auc- tion of artist-donated works to bid on. Funds raised from the fes- tival support the museum's world-class collections and exhibitions, including the summer's featured exhibition, Van Gogh to Pollock: Modern Rebels Masterworks from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. At the The Paint Your Own Modern Rebel area, adults can channel their inner Dali, Kahlo or Picasso while creating a painting to take home. (Ad - ditional fee required, includes canvas, painting supplies and a glass of wine.) Lakefront Festival of Art, June 19-21 ranks as one of top 20 U.S. art festivals u Hours: Friday: 10am-10pm, Saturday: 10am-7pm, Sunday: 10am-5pm u Tickets: Advanced: $10, At the gate: $17 for adults, $14 for seniors and students, $10 for museum members and free for kids age 12 and under, veterans, active military and Wisconsin K-12 teachers (with ID). Advance tickets can be purchased at and at participating locations throughout Southeastern Wisconsin. F E S T I VA L D E TA I L S The Lakefront Festival of Art is presented by Milwaukee Magazine and Quad/Graphics, with additional support provided by PNC Financial Services Group, Baker Tilly, Blue Moon, Hawks Landscape, Schlossmann Auto Group, Potawatomi Bingo Hotel & Casino, Pick 'n Save, ShopKeep POS, Danny Vegh's, Adelman Travel Group, 88.9 Radio Milwaukee, and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

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