Woodland Indian Arts Festival

All programs are free, open to the public and take place at the Haggerty Museum of Art, unless otherwise noted.

Exhibitions from October 6, 2017 through January 14, 2018

Rick Shaefer The Refugee Trilogy
The World Turned Upside Down Apocalyptic Imagery in England, 1750-1850
Kirsten Leenaars (Re)Housing the American Dream: A Message From The Future
James Rosenquist F-111 (South, West, North, East), 1974

October 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017, noon
Soup with Substance featuring Kate Fontanazza, Poe Ru, and Soe Min

Thursday, October 26, 2017, 6 p.m.
Milwaukee Arts Board inaugural listening session

Hear from the MAB Public Art Subcommittee, network, and get your questions answered on New Work Fund and Conservation Fund Grants. Please RSVP and spread the word: https://goo.gl/YBJpYB

Friday, October 27, 2017, 9 - 10 a.m.
Student Fridays - Yoga in the galleries beginner class
Art Club and the Haggerty Museum of Art present Student Fridays. Yoga in the galleries beginner class is FREE and open to all Marquette students. Taught by Marquette's own Catey Ott Thompson. For information, contact maryrose.weatherton@mu.edu. A limited number of yoga mats will be available, please bring your own, if possible.

November 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017, noon
Soup with Substance featuring Omar Mohamed

Thursday, November 2, 6 p.m.
Ex Fabula: Refugee Stories
Noncompetitive Curated StorySlam Stories exploring the experiences of refugees living in Milwaukee

Saturday, November 4, 2017, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
The MU/MIAD Mash-Up

December 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Artists Now! Rose Curley: Where I'm Coming From
All Artists Now! lectures take place on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. in the Arts Center Lecture Hall on the UWM campus and are free and open to the public.

Information: (414) 229-6052 or arts.uwm.edu
Rose Curley was born and raised in Milwaukee in the 1990s. Her current work, a graphic memoir, examines the issues surrounding her transracial adoption. She will discuss her multifaceted process and the significance of language in narratives that aim to affect social change.

Thursday, December 21, 2017, 7:19 a.m. to 4:20 p.m.
Joseph Mougel: Still River
at the Lynden Sculpture Garden

Events will be added to the web site as they are scheduled. Watch for an Experimental Tuesdays screening with Jesse McLean at the UWM Union Cinema in late autumn.




  • Monday – Saturday:
    10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday:
    10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Sunday:
    Noon to 5 p.m.