Key Milwaukee

September 2012

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

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known art museum, it's only natural that private galleries abound. Here are a few of the spots we're sure you'll enjoy. KEY GALLERIES IN A CITY THAT HOUSES an internationally • DAVID BARNETT GALLERY, 1024 E. State St. at Prospect Ave. features Toulouse-Lautrec and the Paris Scene through Oct. 13. Featuring vintage posters and original prints from the period – La Belle Epoch 1890s through 1930s French Art Deco – the exhibit highlights the rare 1897 Toulouse-Lautrec portfolio "Au Pied du Sinai." Subjects include music, movies, sports, air and nautical, travel, beverages and animals. • For a change of pace, head to the Historic Third Ward and the KATIE GINGRASS GALLERY, 241 N. Broadway. Gallery visitors will find Summer in the City, celebrating Milwaukee's beauty and liveliness and continuing through September. Experience life aboard a WWII sub Stroll the streets of a 19th century port town Operate locks & sail a boat downriver Fire up a 65-ton steam engine Come to River Rendezvous June 30 & July 1 • TORY FOLLIARD GALLERY, 233 N. Milwaukee St., features Michael Noland and After the Garden as well as Flora Langlois and Fantasy and Other Delights. The artists' reception is 5-8 p.m. Sept. 7, with the exhibits featured through Oct. 6. Noland uses bold color and repetitive, tight brush strokes to suggest the power of the natural world. In the words of Gabriela Sáenz- Shelby: "Flora´s works lay between the bound- aries of the natural and the imaginary worlds; frontiers that she transforms in enlightening and creative metaphors...." • Inside the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St., is the MORNING GLORY GALLERY. Visit the gallery before a show (or dur- ing intermission). Regular gallery hours are noon-6 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. • THE GALLERY at Vanguard Sculpture Services, 3374 W. Hopkins St., presents Out of the Forest, Into the Furnace, bronze, wood and ceramic sculpture of Bernard J. Roberts. The gallery is located within Wisconsin's only fine art bronze foundry. Get the free mobile app at: In picturesque Port Washington, visit BLUE HERON ARTISAN'S GALLERY. The gallery is located at 102 E. Pier St. in a historic 1929 fire sta- tion building, and features works by more than 25 artists. The atmosphere here is welcoming to visitors and supportive for artists. (There also is a gift shop and a banquet hall.) 36

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