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April 06, 2023 | 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Join us for a member exclusive: preview "Mestiere Biennale" before the public opening.

"Mestiere" — Italian for craft — is a juried exhibition of contemporary craft in Greater Milwaukee featuring the works of five local artists: Abigail Edmonds, Sheila Held, Melissa Paré, James Smessaert and Michael Ware.

Experience the exhibition ahead of everyone else and enjoy complimentary snacks and music, Thursday, April 6. 

A cash bar will be available on site. Members get their first drink free.


5 p.m. — Doors open to members

6 p.m. — Doors open to the public

6:30 p.m. — Opening remarks by Senior Curator Phoenix Brown and Executive Director Jaymee Harvey Willms

7 p.m. — Live music and open galleries resume