What’s going on in Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin in spring 2023

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Bayshore Art Festival.
Bayshore Art Festival.

Armed Forces Day Celebration: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. May 20. Military equipment and interactive displays; free event offers experience to talk with all branches of the military. Harley-Davidson Museum, 400 W. Canal St. www.milwaukeearmedforcesweek.com/

Bavarian Bierhaus: Lager & Friends, noon-4 p.m. May 20. Lager-only beer festival in Wisconsin. 700 W. Lexington Blvd., Glendale. thebavarianbierhaus.com

Herb Society WI Unit Herb and Artisan Fair: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 20. Vendors and artisans selling herbal, gardening, jewelry, ceramics, garden art, Herbal Ladies Heirlooms, and fresh baked items. Activities for children and adult education sessions. Boerner Botanical Gardens, 9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners. herb-society-wisconsin.org/

NARI Milwaukee Tour of Remodeled Homes: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 20-21. Visit homes in Greendale, Wauwatosa, Elm Grove, Mequon, Menomonee Falls, Sussex, Waukesha and Summit. naritourhomes.com

Old Falls Village Park: Revolutionary War Days, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 20; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 21. Revolutionary War Encampment with food, beer garden, entertainment, presentations, music, sutlers row, artillery demonstrations, and daily battle recreations. N96 W15791 County Line Road, Menomonee Falls. www.OldFallsVillagePark.com

Ozaukee County Pioneer Village: WWII Living History Event, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 20. Living History Re-enactors portray the WWII servicemen from various theaters of the war; see the camps of the European theater, learn about the role of the USO on the homefront. 4880 Highway I, Saukville. www.ochs.co.ozaukee.wi.us

Wisconsin State Polka Festival: Music and dancing, 4-10 p.m. May 19; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. May 20; noon-6 p.m. May 21. Sterling Chalet, 1271 Highway 175, Richfield. wisconsinpolkaboosters.com

Bayshore Art Festival: Spring Makers Market, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 20; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. May 21. Art show with live music, food trucks. 5800 N. Bayshore Drive, Glendale.

Wisconsin Geological Society: Rock Gem and Mineral Show, May 20-21. Rocks, fossils, gems and jewelry exhibits, with activities for children. Muellner Building, Hart Park, 7300 Chestnut St., Wauwatosa. wigeo.org

Lakefront Brewery Maifest: Outdoor celebration with live entertainment, food and beverage vendors, art and crafts, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. May 21. 1872 N. Commerce St. lakefrontbrewery.com

Dan Jansen Family Fest: Festival, 5-11 p.m. May 26; noon-11 p.m. May 27-28. Music by Smart Mouth, Cherry Pie, and Bella Cain. Konkel Park, 5151 W. Layton Ave., Greenfield.

Art in the Park: Fair features Wisconsin artists and crafters, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 27. Henry Miller Park, 3415 E. Groveland Drive, Oak Creek.

Falls Memorial Fest: Street Festival with live music, Kids Fest, vendor marketplace, food and beverages, car show, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. May 27. Memorial Day Parade on Main St., 10 a.m. May 29. Event held from Main St. to Village Park, Menomonee Falls.

Falls Memorial Fest Veterans Concert: 52nd Street Band, 5 p.m. May 28. Village Park Amphitheater, N88 W16798 Garfield Drive, Menomonee Falls.

The Gift of Wings Family Kite Festival: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. May 27-28. The Fabulous Windjammers precision kite flying team will perform three times each day.Veterans Park, 1010 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive.

Forest Home Cemetery & Arboretum: Memorial Day, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. May 29. Historical presentations and tours. 2405 W. Forest Home Ave. foresthomecemetery.com

Field of Flags: 6 p.m. May 29. Ceremony honoring Wisconsin’s veterans killed in action since WWI. Veterans Park, Lincoln Memorial Drive.

Three Bridges Park: Party in the Park, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 3. 10th Anniversary party with guided hikes, music, games, dance performances, and animal stations. Along the Menomonee River between 27th and 37th Sts.

MOTOR Bar & Restaurant: Patio Party, noon-5 p.m. June 4. Live music, with BBQ, beer and cocktail specials. 400 W. Canal St.

Westown Day Market: Lunch options, specialty vendors and entertainment, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays, June 8, 22, July 13, 27, Aug. 10, 24, Sept. 7 and 21. Zeidler Union Square, 301 W. Michigan St. westown.org

St. Joseph Center: Sister Water Beer Garden, 4-8 p.m. June 10. Music by Hot Off the Grill, and beverage purchase of $15 includes a commemorative pint glass with the Sister Water Beer Garden logo; refills are $8. Water, wine, soft drinks and food are also available for purchase. Enter the garden at 29th and Orchard St.

Milwaukee Night Market: Local vendors, performers and artists, 5-10 p.m. June 14, July 19, Aug. 16, Sept. 13. On Wisconsin Ave. between 2nd St. and Phillips Ave. mkenightmarket.com

Wisconsin Beer Lovers Festival: noon-5 p.m. June 17. Beer and food tasting event featuring craft brews from across the state, with food trucks and live bands. Ticket required. 5800 N. Bayshore Drive, Glendale. wibrewersguild.com/WIBLF

Enjoy Life Active Aging Symposium: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. June 21. Free event with speakers, exhibitors, activities and performances. Brookfield Conference Center, 325 South Moorland Road, Brookfield. enjoylifesymposium.com

Fish fries.
Fish fries.


American Legion Post 449: Music at 6:30 p.m. Our House, May 19-20. Depot Express, May 26. 3245 N. 124 St., Brookfield.

Art of Joy: Live music, 6-8:15 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday; 7-9:15 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 1-3:15 p.m. Sunday. W63 N664 Washington Ave., Cedarburg.

Artisan 179: JC Ayer, 7 p.m. May 19, June 9. 179 W. Wisconsin Ave., Pewaukee.

The Brick Pub & Grill: Live music, 7 p.m. Wednesday and 8 p.m. Saturday. 6343 N. Green Bay Ave., Glendale.

Cue Club: Music at 8:45 p.m. Rustbucket, May 20. 2454 N. Grandview Blvd., Waukesha.

Kochanski's Concertina Beer Hall: Polka Open Jam, 6-11 p.m. Wednesdays. 1920 S. 37th St.

Mequon Public Market: Lou’s Jazz Express Plus, 5:30-8 p.m. May 23. On the Mezzanine, At Spur 16, 6300 W. Mequon Road., Mequon.

Metro Market Bar & Food Court: Third Coast Blues Collecrtive, 4-8 p.m. May 26. 4074 N. Oakland, Shorewood.

MOTOR Bar & Restaurant: Bike Night, 5-9 p.m. Thursday. Red’s Hot Chili Peppers, May 25. 400 W. Canal St.

MOTOR Bar & Restaurant: BBQ & Blues with music, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday. Third Coast Blues Collective, May 13. Billy Flynn Trio, May 20. Tonic Roots, June 10. Third Coast Blues Collective, June 17. 400 W. Canal St.


Improv at The Corners of Brookfield: Venue features two live performance stages with full food and beverage service. 20110 Lower Union St., Brookfield. (414) 928-5400; improv.com/milwaukee

The Laughing Tap Comedy Club: Weekly live comedy shows and bar featuring Wisconsin craft beer and spirits. 706 S. 5th St. laughingtap.com

Milwaukee Symphony and Chorus.
Milwaukee Symphony and Chorus.


Acacia Theatre Company: Holmes and Watson, 7:30 p.m. June 9, (through June 25). The Norvell Commons at St. Christopher’s Church, 7845 N. River Road. (414) 744-5995.

Bel Canto: Brahms: A German Requiem with Kettle Moraine Symphony, 3 p.m. May 21. Concordia University Wisconsin Field House, 12800 N. Lake Shore Drive, Mequon. (414) 481-8801; belcanto.org

Concord Chamber Orchestra: New Sounds and a New World, 7 p.m. May 20. St. Sebastian Parish, 5400 W. Washington Blvd. (414) 750-4404; concordorchestra.org

Danceworks Performance MKE: Small but Mighty, June 2-4. Milwaukee Youth Arts Center, 325 W. Walnut St. (414) 277-8480; danceworksmke.org

Eastwinds Chamber Ensemble: Concert features works by Rossini, Mike Keegan, and Beethoven, 3 p.m. May 21. St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3515 E. Van Norman, Cudahy.

First Stage: Three Little Birds, (through May 21). Marcus Center Todd Wehr, 929 N. Water St. (414) 267-2961.

First Stage: The Gracious Sisters, (through May 21). Mainstage Hall, Milwaukee Youth Arts Center, 325 W. Walnut St. (414) 267-2961.

Florentine Opera Company: The Barber of Seville, May 19, 21. Marcus Performing Arts Center, 929 N. Water St. (414) 291-5700; www.florentineopera.org

Lake Country Playhouse: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, (through May 26). 221 E. Capitol Drive, Hartland. lakecountryplayhousewi.org

Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra: Schumann, 7:30 p.m. May 20. Calvary Community Church, N2620 Harris Road, Lake Geneva. (262) 359-9072.

Marcus Performing Arts Center: Tootsie, June 6-11. 929 N. Water St. (414) 273-7206.

Memories Dinner Theater: Packing Up Polly, (through May 21). 1077 Lake Drive, Port Washington. (262) 284-6850.

Milwaukee Concert Band: Spring Concert 2 p.m. May 21. Oak Creek Community Center, 8580 S. Howell Ave., Oak Creek. mkeconcertband.org

Milwaukee Opera Theatre: Impossible Operas, May 25-28. Broadway Theatre Center-Studio Theatre, 158 N. Broadway. milwaukeeoperatheatre.org

Milwaukee Repertory Theater: The Greatest Love for Whitney, (through May 28). Baker Theater Complex, 108 E. Wells St. (414) 224-9490.

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra: The Zodiac & The Planets, May 26-28. Uptown Nights, June 2-4. Jupiter & Serenade, June 9-11. Mahler’s Resurrection Symphony, June 16-17. Marvel Studios’ Black Panther (orchestra with film), June 23-25. Jaws (orchestra with film), June 30-July 1. Bradley Symphony Center, 212 W. Wisconsin Ave. (414) 291-7605.

Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra: Symphonic Celebration, 7 p.m. May 20. Sunday Serenade, 3 p.m. May 21. Shattuck Music Center Auditorium, Carroll University, 218 N. East Ave., Waukesha. myso.org

Morning Star Productions: Spying in 1779, 6:30-8 p.m. June 2; 2:30-4 p.m. June 4 and 11. New show every 10 minutes. Old Falls Village Park, N96 W15791 County Line Road, Menomonee Falls. morningstarproductions.org

New Berlin Community Band: Spring Concert, May 19. New Berlin West PAC, 18695 W. Cleveland Ave., New Berlin. newberlinband.com

Next Act Theatre: God’s Spies, (through May 21). 255 S. Water St. (414) 278-0765.

Oconomowoc Arts Center: Doobie Others, May 20. Erik Lunde Storyteller Tour with The Boston Imposters, 7 p.m. May 25. 641 E. Forest St., Oconomowoc. (262) 560-3172.

Present Music: Birds of a Feather, May 31-June 1. Jan Serr Studio, 2155 N. Prospect Ave. www.presentmusic.org

Racine Theatre Guild: Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, May 19-June 4. 2519 Northwestern Ave., Racine. (262) 633-4218.

Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra: Season Finale, 7:30 p.m. May 20. Weill Center for the Performing Arts, 826 N. 8th St., Sheboygan. (920) 208-3243.

Skylight Music Theatre: SuperYou, May 26-June 18. Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway. (414) 291-7800; www.skylightmusictheatre.org

Sunset Playhouse: Spider’s Web, June 1-18. 700 Wall St., Elm Grove. (262) 782-4430.

Waelderhaus: Sonora Winds, 2 p.m. June 4. Eric Jacobson Trio, 2 p.m. June 18. Daniel Adam Maltz, 2 p.m. July 23. 1100 W. Riverside Drive, Kohler. (920) 453-2851.

Waukesha Civic Theatre: Bloom, June 2-18. 264 W. Main St., Waukesha. (262) 547-0708.

Wilson Center: The Contenders, May 19. Lee Ritenour, 8 p.m. Aug. 18. 3270 Mitchell Park Drive, Brookfield. (262) 781-9520; www.wilson-center.com

Boswell Books.
Boswell Books.


Boswell Books: Howard Seaborne “Ten Keys West,” 6:30 p.m. May 19. Renée Graef “Gertie, the Darling Duck of WWII,” 11 a.m. May 20. Luis Alberto Urrea “Good Night, Irene,” 6:30 p.m. June 1. Mark Guarino “Country & Midwestern: Chicago in the History of Country Music and the Folk Revival,” 6:30 p.m. June 8. Kristine Hansen “Frank Lloyd Wright’s Wisconsin,” 6:30 p.m. June 9. Claire Fuller “The Memory of Animals,” 6:30 p.m. June 12. SA Cosby “All the Sinners Bleed,” 6:30 p.m. June 15. Registration required. 2559 N. Downer Ave. boswellbooks.com

Lion’s Tooth: Mary Helen Stefaniak “The Six-Minute Memoir,” 4:30 p.m. June 10. 2421 S. Kinnickinnic Ave. (414) 455-3498.

MPL Centennial Hall: Matthew Desmond “Poverty, by America,” 6:30 p.m. May 23. 733 N. 8th St. boswellbooks.com

Muskego Public Library: “Pursuing the Impossible” with Olympic biathlete Deedra Irwin, 6:30 p.m. May 30. S73 W16663 Janesville Road, Muskego.

New Berlin Historical Society: Historical Fiction Book Talks, 9 a.m. May 22. The Voice of Theodora Winton Youmans, 1 p.m. June 5. Historical Park, 19885 W. National Ave., New Berlin. www.newberlinhistoricalsociety.org

North Point Lighthouse: Lecture series, 7 p.m. Admission $10; senior/student $5; members, free. 2650 N. Wahl Ave. (414) 332-6754.

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Oriental Theatre: Stacey Abrams, “Rogue Justice: A Thriller,” 7 p.m. May 31. 2230 N. Farwell Ave. boswellbooks.com


Boerner Botanical Gardens: Gardens open daily 8 a.m.-7 p.m. May to Oct. daily. The Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens (FBBG) offer a variety of year-round classes for adults and children. Whitnall Park, 9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners. General Information and FBBG: (414) 525-5653; boernerbotanicalgardens.org

Central Library: Architectural Tours, 11 a.m. Saturdays. Take a docent-led tour of the Milwaukee Public Library building listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Significant architectural features include its rotunda with an Italian mosaic floor and coffered dome. 814 W. Wisconsin Ave. www.mpl.org

Heyden’s Gardens: Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Garden related classes/demos/workshops. Registration required. 8504 Highway 60, Cedarburg. (262) 377-2500; heydensgardens.com

  • Herb Garden Workshop. June 7.

Historic Milwaukee: Self-guided tour maps are available for the city which highlight local architecture and history. The store is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 235 E. Michigan St. (414) 277-7795; historicmilwaukee.org

Hoard Historical Museum: Habitat outdoor exhibit, (ongoing). Explores the uniqueness of the natural environment. 401 Whitewater Ave., Fort Atkinson. (920) 397-9914.

Kenosha History Center: Historic Walking Tours available May through October, include Third Avenue, Library Park, and the Old Northside. $10 per person. Reservation required. 220 51st Place, Kenosha. (262) 654-5770; kenoshahistorycenter.org

Lynden Sculpture Garden: Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, (closed Thursdays). Experience art in nature with sculptures sited across 40 acres of park, lake and woodland. 2145 W. Brown Deer Road. (414) 446-8794; lyndensculpturegarden.org

  • Spring Ephemerals Walk. May 21.

  • Garden Work Day. May 23.

  • Natural Areas Work Day. May 25.

Maxwell Spring Street Days: Vendors, 6 a.m.-2 p.m. May 28. Antiques, collectibles, produce, crafts, seasonal items, tools, pottery, vintage treasures, and farm items. Firemen's Park, W65 N796 Washington Ave., Cedarburg.

Mitchell Park Domes: Metamorphosis: The Lives of Frogs and Butterflies' show, (through May 29). Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday-Friday; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. 524 S. Layton Blvd. mitchellparkdomes.com

Saukville Historical Society: The Crossroads Rendezvous, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 20; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 21. Living history event celebrating Wisconsin’s Fur Trade Era from 1750 to 1840. Due to limited parking, visitors are encouraged to take the free shuttle from U-Haul at 835 Green Bay Ave. in Saukville. www.crossroadsrendezvous.org/

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center: Wildflower Hike, 12:30 p.m. May 20. Hike highlights native plants, growing conditions and the benefits of various plant species. 1111 E. Brown Deer Road. schlitzaudubon.org

Southeastern Wisconsin Invasive Species Consortium: Invasive Plant Management workshop, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 3. $60. Hands-on class with intro on general ecology, demonstration and practice of control methods, and suggested native plantings. Registration begins May 1. Workshop held at Ellwood H May Environmental Park, 3615 Mueller Road, Sheboygan. sewisc.org

Fight for Air Climb.
Fight for Air Climb.


American Legion Hall: Second Hand Purrs benefit rummage sale, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. June 15; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. June 16; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 17. Electronics, furniture, collectibles, glassware, music, bedding, housewares, home décor, some tools, children’s items, holiday, and pet items. 9327 S. Shepard Ave., Oak Creek.

American Lung Association: Fight For Air Climb, 8:15 a.m. May 20. Participants can climb 1,550 steps or challenge themselves by climbing on the Loge Level and Terrace Level up to three times, totaling 5,303 steps. American Family Field, 1 Brewers Way. Register at FightForAirClimb.org/Milwaukee

Cedarburg Cultural Center: Youth Plein Air Art Contest, June 13-21. W62 N546 Washington Ave., Cedarburg. (262) 375-3676.

Cudahy Family Library: World Wide Knit in Public Day, noon-4 p.m. June 10. Bring lawn chair and knitting supplies. Ladish Foundation Plaza, 3500 Library Drive, Cudahy.

Grace Weber’s Music Lab: Open House, 5-7 p.m. May 24. Radio Milwaukee Walker’s Point Studios, 220 E. Pittsburgh Ave.

Hawthorn Hollow Nature Sanctuary and Arboretum: Teuscher Social, 10 a.m. June 10. History presentations and refreshments. 880 Green Bay Road, Kenosha. hawthornhollow.org

Kettle Moraine State Forest: Garlic Mustard Pull at Haskell Noyes Woods State Natural Area, 4:30 p.m. May 23-24, 30-31; and 9 a.m. May 13, 20, 27 and June 3. Meet at parking lot on County Road GGG, just south of County Road SS, east of New Prospect. Info: Connie Ramthun, (920) 533-8939.

River Bend Nature Center: Moonlight Paddle, 7 p.m. June 2. Campfire, buffet and live music by music by Miss Meaghan Owens, 8:30 p.m. June 2. 3600 N. Green Bay Road, Racine. Reservation required. (262) 639-1515.

River Bend Nature Center: Bat Walk, 7:30 p.m. June 14, July 26, Aug. 16. Free presentation with night hike. 3600 N. Green Bay Road, Racine. (262) 639-1515.

Shorewood Hub: FRESH 40 Juried Art Show and Community Open House, 4-8 p.m. June 3; 2-4 p.m. June 4. 3970 N. Oakland, Shorewood.

The Sugar Maple: Artistic Anarchy benefit for Radio Milwaukee, 5-10 p.m. May 27. Anime and art event showcases local artists, with sake-inspired cocktails and Japanese beer. 441 E. Lincoln Ave.

Urban Ecology Center: Environmental activities and education. Registration required. urbanecologycenter.org

  • Summer Solstice Soiree, June 16.

Wisconsin Early Mustangers: All Ford Car Show, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. May 21. Car show with food served by the Lion’s Club, music, a 50/50 raffle, participant raffle prizes, and swap area. Ewald’s Venus Ford, 2727 E. Layton Ave., Cudahy.

La Terrazza, the patio at Ristorante Bartolotta in Wauwatosa, has three walls keeping it cozy but is open at the front and overhead to supply fresh air.
La Terrazza, the patio at Ristorante Bartolotta in Wauwatosa, has three walls keeping it cozy but is open at the front and overhead to supply fresh air.


The Bartolotta Restaurants: For menus and reservations visit bartolottas.com

  • SpringVegetarian Dinner. Bacchus. May 24.

  • Morel Mushroom Dinner. Lake Park Bistro. June 1.

Glorioso's Appetito & Italian Market: In-person and online classes. 1011 E Brady St. (414) 272-0540; gloriosos.com

Lupi and Iris: Jazz Brunch, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays. Aperitivo - Happy Hour Specials, 4 to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday. 777 N. Van Buren St. (414) 293-9090; www.lupiandiris.com

Milwaukee Food & City Tours: See full calendar at milwaukeefoodtours.com

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center: Wingspan & Wine, 6-9 p.m. June 22. Wines from around the world. Registration required. 1111 E. Brown Deer Road. schlitzaudubon.org

Stone Bank Farm Market: Seasonal cooking classes, local farm products, makers and vendors. N68-W33208 County Road K, Stone Bank. (262) 563-8010; stonebankmarket.com

  • Dinner in the Barn. June 15.

The Village Cheese Shop: Store and cafe, with classes and virtual events. Order cheeses, meats and specialty foods, with Cheese of the Month and Wine Club subscriptions available. 1430 Underwood Ave., Wauwatosa. (414) 488-2099; villagecheesetosa.com

Charles Allis museum at 1801 N. Prospect Ave. in Milwaukee.
Charles Allis museum at 1801 N. Prospect Ave. in Milwaukee.


The Alice Wilds: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, and by appointment. 900 S. 5th St. (414) 635-0887.

Almont Gallery: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday. 342 W. Main St., Waukesha. 342 W. Main St. www.almontgallery.com

  • Inner Visions: Work by artists Julie and Mike Edwards, Laura Fesser, and Samantha Konop, (through June 30).

Cedarburg Cultural Center: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday. W62-N546 Washington Ave., Cedarburg. (262) 375-3676.

  • Youth Plein Air Art Contest Exhibit, June 23-July 10.

  • Seasons of Change at the Cedarburg Bog, paintings by Jeff Kunkel, (through June 4).

Charles Allis Art Museum: April hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday. New hours May-Oct: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday-Sunday.1801 N. Prospect Ave. (414) 278-8295.

  • Sarah Ball Allis, (through June 11).

David Barnett Gallery: 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. 1024 E. State St. (414) 271-5058.

  • Textiles & Patternmaking (through July 15).

Haggerty Museum of Art: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily. Marquette University campus, 1234 W. Tory Hill St. (414) 288-1669; marquette.edu/haggerty-museum

  • Nohl Fund Fellowships Exhibition, opening reception, 6-8 p.m. June 1, (through Aug. 6).

  • Tomás Saraceno: Entangled Air, (through May 21).

  • Moving Pictures: Kinesiology 1, (through May 21).

Inspiration Studios: Art gallery and performance space. 1500 S. 73rd St., West Allis. (414) 587-3474; www.inspirationstudiosgallery.com

  • Wehr Nature Center Camera Club, (through May 28).

Italian Community Center: 631 E. Chicago St. www.iccmilwaukee.com

  • It’s About Time: Artwork by Richard Lazzaro, Andre Ferrella, Antonio Testolin, (through May).

Jewish Museum Milwaukee: Open daily, closed Saturdays. 1360 N. Prospect Ave. (414) 390-5730; jewishmuseummilwaukee.org

  • DEGENERATE! Hitler’s War on Modern Art, (through June 4).

  • Propaganda Over Pints: Beer Halls in Nazi Rise to Power. May 24.

Kenosha History Center: Open Tuesday-Sunday, closed holidays. 220 51st Place, Kenosha. (262) 654-5770; kenoshahistorycenter.org

Latino Arts: Open 10:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. 1028 S. 9th St. (414) 384-3100; latinoartsinc.org

  • Mama Said: A Reflection on Maternal Figures, (through June 2).

Lily Pad Gallery West: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday. 215 N. Broadway. (414) 509-5756.

  • Forward, opening reception, 5-9 p.m. June 30, (through Aug. 27).

  • Gallery Night hours, 5-9 p.m. July 21; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. July 22.

  • Tonalism Now: John MacDonald and Curt Hanson, (through June 25).

Luxembourg American Cultural Society: Winter hours, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, and first Saturday of the month. Roots and Leaves Museum features exhibit panels, display cases, furnishings and artwork. 100 Peter Thein Ave., Belgium. (262) 476-5086.

Lynden Sculpture Garden: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, (closed Thursdays). Experience art in nature with sculptures sited across 40 acres of park, lake and woodland. 2145 W. Brown Deer Road. (414) 446-8794; lyndensculpturegarden.org

Milwaukee Art Museum: Open Wednesday-Sunday. 700 N. Art Museum Drive. mam.org

  • Native America: In Translation, (through June 23).

  • Scandinavian Design and the United States, 1890–1980, (through July 23).

Milwaukee County Historical Society: Exhibits and research library open to the public, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday-Saturday. 910 N. King Drive. www.milwaukeehistory.net

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design: Brooks Stevens and the Frederick Layton Gallery hours, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 273 E. Erie St. miad.edu/miad-galleries-overview

Milwaukee Public Museum: Natural and cultural exhibitions, educational programs, collections, and research. 800 W. Wells St. (414) 278-2728; www.mpm.edu/

MPM Planetarium & Dome Theater: One Planetarium program is included with museum admission, first-come, first-served with limited capacity. Films are sold separately and can be reserved online. Milwaukee Public Museum, 800 W. Wells St. (414) 278-2728; www.mpm.edu/theater-planetarium

Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA): Open 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday. Collects and exhibits contemporary and historical art from Wisconsin. 205 Veterans Ave., West Bend. (262) 334-9638; wisconsinart.org

North Point Lighthouse: Climb the tower, learn about lighthouses and maritime history of the Great Lakes, 1-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. 2650 N. Wahl Ave. (414) 332-6754.

  • The Occasional Artists, art exhibit and sale, 4-8 p.m. July 8.

Old World Wisconsin: Spring hours, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday (through June 11). Visit 10 working farmsteads, explore 12 heirloom gardens, meet heritage animal breeds, and try historic crafts and skills. Highway 67, south of Eagle. (262) 594-6301; www.oldworldwisconsin.org

  • Heritage Livestock Weekend. May 20-21.

Pabst Mansion: Visitors learn about Pabst family and details about the architecture and furnishings of the home with guided and self-guided tours. 2000 W. Wisconsin Ave. Advance ticket purchase recommended. (414) 931-0808; pabstmansion.com

Ploch Art Gallery: Wilson Center, for the Arts, 3270 Mitchell Park Drive, Brookfield. wilson-center.com/ploch-art-gallery

  • Kelly Alexander-Wendorf: Handmade Paper Cuts Inspired by Nature, (through June 19).

Polish Center of Wisconsin: Art Gallery is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays, and during public events. 6941 S. 68th St., Franklin. (414) 529-2140.

Portrait Society Gallery: Hours, noon-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. 207 E. Buffalo St. (414) 870-9930.

RAM (Racine Art Museum): Noon-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. 441 Main St., Racine. (262) 638-8300.

  • Futures Reimaged: RAM Community Art Show, June 14-Aug. 5.

  • Women and the WPA, (through Sept. 23).

  • Gathering Voices at RAM, (through July 15).

RAM Wustum Museum of Fine Arts: Noon-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. 2519 Northwestern Ave., Racine.

Saint Kate Arc Theatre: Artist in Residence workshops with Jeff Zimpel. 139 E. Kilbourn. (414) 286-7495.

  • The Color of Alchemy. May 27.

Sculpture Milwaukee: Dear Nature, (through Oct.). Exhibit explores human intersections with nature, and features installations from Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD), Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE), UW-Milwaukee Peck School of the Arts (PSOA), and UW-Milwaukee School of Architecture and Urban Planning (SARUP). On view at The Avenue, 275 W. Wisconsin Ave. www.sculpturemilwaukee.com

Spectrum School of Arts & Community Gallery: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, or by appointment. East Building of the DeKoven Center, 2050 Wisconsin Ave., Racine. (262) 634-4345; spectrumschoolandgallery.org

  • The Black and White Invitational Show, (through May 28).

Ten Chimneys: National Historic Landmark home of Alfred Lunt & Lynn Fontanne is open for tours from May 14 through Dec. 3. Advance reservations recommended. Lunt-Fontanne Program Center, S43 W31575 Depot Road, Genesee Depot. (262) 968-4110 tenchimneys.org

  • A Conversation with Jerry Zaks. July 21.

Tory Folliard Gallery: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. 233 N. Milwaukee St. (414) 273-7311.

  • Derrick Buisch: Remarks on Colour, oil paintings, (through May 27).

UW Parkside Mathis Gallery: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, or by appointment. The Rita, 900 Wood Road, Kenosha. (262) 595-2188.

  • 28th Parkside National Print Exhibition, (through July 28).

Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday-Sunday. 2220 N. Terrace Ave. (414) 271-3656; villaterrace.org

  • Mestiere Biennale, (through Aug. 13).

Walker’s Point Center for the Arts: Gallery hours, 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 839 S. 5th St. (414) 672-2787.

Warehouse Art Museum: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Private art museum specializing in modern and contemporary art. 1635 W. St. Paul Ave. WAMmke.org

  • Objects of Substance, (through July 22).

Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday. W5050 Portland Road, Cedarburg. (262) 546-0300; wiquiltmuseum.com

  • Fiber Arts Rummage Sale, June 15-17.

  • Akiko Ike: Boro Chiku-Chiku, May 18-Aug. 27.

  • Gallery Talk by Ike, 5:30 p.m. May 19.

Please submit your event three weeks before the event or registration deadline to jsenter@journalsentinel.com, with “Attention Entertainment calendar” in the subject line.

This article originally appeared on Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: What’s going on in Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin in spring 2023