This Fri., May 6 from 5-9 p.m., the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMoCA) kicks off Gallery Night — which features venues around the Madison area that will have original artworks to view and buy, artist talks, demonstrations + live music and performances. The best part? All venues participating in Gallery Night are open free of charge.
Below are just a few of the 75 participating venues around Madison + the events they are hosting throughout the night. You can find the full list of participating venues to pick your own route and celebrate Gallery Night in your own way.
- 100state | 17 S. Fairchild St. | Peruse a mix of local artists’ work, watch a live painting session + enjoy complimentary refreshments accompanied by a live pianist.
- Madison Museum of Contemporary Art | 227 State St. | View the three exhibits currently on display — one of which has been curated by MMoCA’s Teen Forum.
- The Garver Gallery | 18 S. Bedford St. | Stop by for a look at the masterful oil paintings done by artist Gregg Kruetz.
Atwood + Winnebago
- Eli’s Art & Art Supplies | 2346 E. Washington Ave. | Support the alternative art supplies provider plus explore a mix of street and mural art styles.
- Marzen/Integrated Art Group | 2345 Atwood Ave. | View The Illusion of Permanence — a series of sculptures + paintings by Wisconsin native Thomas Ferrella.
- Olbrich Botanical Gardens | 3330 Atwood Ave. | See the cyanotype installation in the outdoor gardens and stick around for an artist talk + paper making demo at 6:30 p.m.
Willy Street + East Washington
- Arts + Literature Laboratory | 111 S. Livingston St. | Explore MFA thesis exhibitions + stick around for artist talks beginning at 6 p.m.
- Cornucopia, Inc. | 2 S. Ingersoll St. | Engage with members of the arts + wellness center uplifting community members in mental health and substance use recovery.
- Hatch Art House | 1234 Williamson St. | Join the eco-friendly gallery and gift shop for a night of pottery + celebrating local makers.
Monroe + Regent
- Art Gecko on Monroe | 1725 Monroe St. | Come hangout at the outdoor block party with art for sale, music + giveaways.
- Bloom Bake Shop | 1851 Monroe St. | Hear from boutique photographer Shalicia Johnson and enjoy refreshments from the bakery.
- Milward Farrell Fine Art | 2701 Monroe St. | View the current gallery artists exhibiting a collection of paintings, prints, and mix media.