Gallery Night

Friday, May 2, 2014

About Gallery Night

Showcasing the city's vibrant arts community, Gallery Night is a long-time Madison tradition. Organized each spring and fall by MMoCA, Gallery Night  offers art lovers and art novices alike, an opportunity to enjoy a wide variety of exhibitions, opening receptions, special events, demonstrations, and refreshments at venues throughout the city. For information on Gallery Night, please contact Kaitlin at or 257.0158 x224.  

Click here to find out how to participate in Gallery Night.

Future Gallery Night Dates
Friday, October 10, 2014 * Please note: This is a deviation from the typical first Friday date, due to a holiday.


KeyRefreshments     Live music     Artist talk or demonstration


1     Aaron Laux Design at Change Boutique
1252 Williamson St ·  333.6159 ·
DJ, snacks, Aaron Laux Design sculpture and furniture, and the beautiful clothing of Change Boutique. R M

2     Absolutely Art
2322 Atwood Ave ·  249.9100 ·
Featuring India-inspired acrylic paintings by Bala Thiagarajan, linoleum block prints by Mark Cullen, and ceramics by Dan Ruggiero. Refreshments from Bunky’s Café and local music! R M

3     Art Space Twenty-Two Eleven
2211 Atwood Ave ·  241.8051 ·
Photographer/artist AE Mader, jewelry designer Barb Easton of Pink House Designs, and textile artist Megan Lemke will offer photographs, jewelry, greeting cards and hand dyed textiles. R M

4    bad dog frida
2094 Atwood Ave ·  442.6868 ·
“Really Cool Things for Good Dogs and Their People” bad dog frida’s guest, painter Adriana Willsie, loves to capture the pets that brighten our lives. R 

5     Bare Knuckle Arts
1949 Winnebago St ·  852.1394 ·
This new independent art center, invites you in to see their cool digs and view recent photographs by local artist Rosita Gonzalez. 6–9 pm. R

6     Body Conscious PilateSpa
2045 Atwood Ave, Suite 107 ·  244.0402 ·
Defining the era of self-realization, five decades of architecture, illustration, photography, industrial design explode in Richard Springer’s archetypal abstractions. 6–9 pm R 

7     Common Wealth Gallery
100 S Baldwin 3rd Floor ·  256.6564 ·
In Ethiopia with Seeds. Last July Audre Rae traveled to Ethiopia to work for the Seeds of Africa Foundation. These images capture that time through the eyes of Audre and her students. 6–10 pm R 

8     Design Coalition Architecture & Institute
2088 Atwood Ave ·  246.8846 ·
Celebrating 40 years as Madison’s grassroots architects. Recent work includes multi-family housing, natural home construction, daycare centers, net-zero design, and “green” accessory dwelling units. R

9     Door Pottery
2021 Winnebago St ·  274.5511 ·
Door Pottery, a small studio of artists, offers dynamic handcrafted pottery in the Arts and Crafts traditional style, upholding the movement’s ideals, including uncompromised creativity. R 

10   Earley Design
1231 E Wilson St ·  256.5171 ·
Family Feud—Earleys and Roeders face off. Art vs. Music, 3D vs. 2D. Kristy Larson Honky Tonk Trio plays music. R M

11    ExVoto/Home and Office Upholstery
2307 Atwood Ave · ·  ExVoto Art and Design on Facebook
Featuring work by Sandra Klingbeil and Emma Klingbeil La Pine at Home and Office Upholstery. Music by Mark Adkins of Subvocal. Singer/songwriter. R M

12   Eyeopia
2134 Atwood Ave ·  237.3032 ·
Eyeopia features local artist Dana Withers. R 

13   Gallery 849
849 E Washington Ave ·  770.2260
849 will be featuring recent work by Karl Lang. R 

14   The Gallery at Madison College
1701 Wright St ·  246.6369 ·
Featuring a juried collection of student work from the animation, art transfer, fashion marketing, graphic design + illustration, interior design, photography, college transfer art, and visual communications programs. R 

15   Goodman Community Center
149 Waubesa St ·  241.1574 ·
25+ artists at the Goodman Community Center! Pottery, fiber arts, photography, paintings, clothing, recycled art, jewelry, beads, quilts, and more. Visit for a complete listing. R 

16   Hatch Art House
1248 Williamson St ·  237.2775 ·
Special exhibition of Helen Mary Beck’s watercolor and embroidery paintings. Hatch showcases over 50 local artists, with an emphasis on repurposing, upcycling and recycling. R M

17   Inferno
1718 Commercial Ave ·  444.9891 ·
Inferno’s first Gallery Night! Showcasing the area’s best in lowbrow, pop-surrealism, and dark art in all types of mediums. 5 pm–2 am R M

18   Lakeview Bakery and Deli
524 E Wilson St ·  250.2380 ·
Treat yourself after hours to an anatomical show curated by Smeretactics. This show features work from 10+ area artists. R 

19   Little Mifflin Gallery
1921 E Mifflin St ·  213.4422 ·
Drawings by Nathan Vernau. Gallery located at sidewalk. R 

20   Megan’s Custom Framing
1941 Winnebago St ·  709.1322 ·
James Foskett with unique paintings and mixed media. Artist talks, refreshments, and a great custom framing discounts up to 60% off. R A

21   Midwest Clay Project
2040 Winnebago St ·  255.9240 ·
Join Midwest Clay Project at their new location and check out a fresh selection of pottery by MCP instructors and staff.

22   Monona State Bank
1965 Atwood Avenue ·  284.8381 ·
Join us under the Monona State Bank rotunda at Schenk’s Corners for an evening featuring local artists, artisan foods, and live music. R M

23   PhotoMidwest at the Center for Photography at Madison 
303 S. Paterson St ·  287.1182 ·
Qualities of Light photography by About, a group formed by 14 photographers to collaborate and further their work. R 

24   Stalzy’s Deli
2701 Atwood Ave ·  249.7805 ·
Sample free wines paired with house-made delicacies while viewing original works created by local artists. R 

25   The Straight Thread
2033 Atwood Ave ·  250.5134 ·
Presenting an understated line of furniture designed and built in our workshop using natural materials and finishes that grow more beautiful with age.

26   Studio Paran
2051 Winnebago St ·  242.1110 ·
The Tokonoma Gallery at Studio Paran presents Requiem for Ice, sculpture for flowers, an artist’s response to climate change by Richard Jones. Glassblowing demonstrations. R A

27   Tandem Press
1743 Commercial Ave ·  263.3437 ·
Tandem Press will feature new work by Alison Saar, Nicola López, and Robert Cottingham. R  

28   Underdog Pet Rescue of Wisconsin/ Full Circle Vet Clinic
2138 Atwood Ave ·  224.0018 · ·
Featured artist Peg Pritchett displays colorful, gorgeous pieces focused on animals. 25% of art sales will benefit Underdog Pet Rescue. R 

29   Vault Interiors
2000 Atwood Ave ·  535.9556 ·
Photographer Mike Rebholz will be showing his black and white series Equine. Erin Beaver’s decorated skulls with freehand patterns are inspired by Tiebele villages in Africa. R 

30   VSA Wisconsin
1709 Aberg Ave, Suite 1 ·  241.2131 ·
Visual Expressions: A Call for Art Exhibtion features more than two hundred works­—including paintings, drawings, mixed media, and sculpture—by Wisconsin artists with disabilities. R M

31   Warehouse Gallery
2716 Atwood Ave ·  807.8981 ·  
Libby Rosa: oil paintings and ceramic sculptures. Jeff Waldman: sculptures. Sara DeAngelo: jewelry. C Alexandria: jewelry. Missy Howard: metalsmith. Marie Abernathy: printmaker. 5-10 pm R


32   Barbara Westfall at the School of Education Gallery
UW Madison Education Building, 1000 Bascom Hill · 262.1660 ·
America’s Fragile Wetlands by Barbara Westfall, M.F.A., Assistant Professor of Art, UW-Platteville. Ethereal mangrove and wetland landscapes for purchase exquisitely crafted from fused glass and willow. R

33   Calabash Gifts
2608 Monroe St ·  233.2640
Treat yourself to an evening at Calabash Gifts and Home Accents. Jewelry, fine art, sculptures, Shona woodcarvings, tableware, tablecloths, cushions. R 

34   Chazen Museum of Art
750 University Ave ·  263.2246 ·
Join us for an exciting evening of live entertainment, refreshments and other activities. Please visit for a complete list of events. R M

35   Fine Earth
2207 Regent St ·  441.3462 ·
Pottery wheel demos in the studio. Sit down and give it a try! Class and camp sign up. New work by Lori Coan, Fred Murray and Sara Gordon. A

36   Gallery 800 UBD
800 University Bay Dr ·  238.0623
Ting-Li Lin Formation. Ting-Li Lin was awarded First Place in the Ansel Adams Gallery Photo Contest (2009). His subjects are expressed with contrast, texture, form, color, and illusion. R 

37   The Gallery at Yahara Bay Distillery
3118 Kingsley Way ·  275.1050 ·
The Gallery at Yahara Bay, Madison’s premier small batch distillery, features a monthly rotation of local artists. Sample, tour, and appreciate art. Thursdays 5–10 or by appointment. R M

38   Higher Fire
2132 Regent St ·  233.3050 ·
Wonderful pieces by our Clay for Kids students and Make One / Take One: Take home a glazed mini tile and decorate one to leave behind. R 

39   Holy Wisdom Monastery
4200 County Road M, Middleton ·
Whisper combines poetry by Donna Carnes and Blair Mathews, paired with photographs by Gregory Bleck and Laura Jacobson. 5–8 pm R 

40   HotelRED
1501 Monroe St ·  265.4442 ·
Photo series of “our river”, the Wisconsin, with an otherworldly quality that will make you wonder whether you really know the river at all. R 

41   Janus Galleries
2710 Monroe St ·  233.2221 ·
Celebrate spring with new landscapes, still lifes and figurative works by renowned world and local artists spanning three centuries. R M

42   Little Monroe Gallery
1901 Monroe St ·  213.4422 ·
Installation by Noah McDonald. Located at sidewalk. R

43   Lussier Community Education Center
55 S Gammon Rd ·  833.4978 ·
Featuring art and performances created by youth in LCEC afterschool programs. Enjoy work by local artists over a home-cooked meal. 5:30–7:30 pm R A

44   Milward Farrell Fine Art
2701 Monroe St ·  238.6501 ·
Celebrate spring with color and new indoor/outdoor art. New works by gallery artists include art jewelry, lamps, metal sculpture, paintings and prints. Reception 6–9 pm R 

45   Monroe Street Family Dental
2702 Monroe St ·  204.0222 ·
An eco-friendly dental office featuring local artists. Prints by Paula Schuette Kraemer, watercolor by Cynthia Spratt, and photography by Eric Preston. R 

46   Mound Street Yoga Center
1342 Mound St ·  616.9678 ·
YogAutism and Artworking collaborate to showcase artists on the autism spectrum for a memorable gallery night. ARTism highlights several talented artists. R

47   Randall Elementary School
1802 Regent St ·  698.6586
Enjoy the art and music of Randall Raccoons. Student art will be for sale. M

48   Scooter Software
625 N Segoe Rd #104 ·  233.0240 ·
Join painters Karen Watson-Newlin and Christina Thomas-Virnig as well as jeweler Kerri Shannon in a new venue. Refreshments in our English Pub. R 

49   Wisconsin Public Television Auction at The Stream Atrium at Edgewood College
1000 Edgewood Dr ·  265.4442 ·
Preview the work of various Wisconsin artists that will be sold during the WPT Auction starting May 28.   


50   Anthology
218 State St ·  204.2643 ·
Stop in and see the entries to Anthology’s postcard exhibit featuring local scenes captured by local artists using a variety of materials. R 

51   Capitol Lakes
333 W Main St ·  238.9225 ·
Larry Welo and S.V. Medaris will present an artist talk to accompany their joint show of fine art graphic prints and etchings, Printmaking OutliersPhotographer Craig Wilson will be available 6-7:30 pm to discuss Hanging by a Thread: A Kite's View6–9 pm R A M

52   Central Madison Public Library
201 W. Mifflin St ·  266.6300 ·
Gallery opening for the BUBBLER MADE exhibition featuring art made through the Library’s Bubbler program. Also, the MadRunway fashion show starting at 8 pm. 5–10 pm R 

53   Dines Incorporated
106 E Doty St, Suite 320 ·  268.0899 ·
Fine Art + Urban Life. Celebrate the confluence of contemporary art sales with urban real estate brokerage services in downtown Madison. R 

54   DreamBank
1 N Pinckney St ·  286.3150 ·
DreamBank is a one-of-a-kind destination open to anyone wishing to discover, celebrate and be inspired by dreams. Gaze upon Steven Kozar’s paintings of Wisconsin landscapes, set to his very own melodies. R 

55   Driftless Studio: Nature Gallery & Gifts
214 State Street ·  230.5153 ·
The Secret Life of Trees, featuring award winning-photography, multi-media collage, jewelry, and more! Wonderful vocalist and guitar players on site. R M

56   Fanny Garver Gallery
230 State St ·  256.6474 ·
Gregg Kreutz – Recent Paintings. Internationally renowned artist will be at opening reception. 6–9 pm R A

57   HYART Gallery
133 W Johnson St ·  442.0561 ·
A unique collection of art and jewelry from artists around the world, with a special cup exhibition. R 

58   James Watrous Gallery
Overture Center, 201 State St ·  265.2500 ·
View a pair of solo exhibitions of documentary photographs: The Chords of Memory by Ida Wyman and Camp Home by Kevin Miyazaki.   

59   Little Luxuries
230 State Street ·  255.7372 ·
Providing unique gifts for life’s special occasions. Hair accessories, scarves, purses, jewelry, reading glasses, gift books, baby items, gadgets from near and far. R M

60   Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
227 State St ·  257.0158 ·
Design MMoCA gallery talks: Sustainable Design with Jeff Mullins at 5:30; Elements of Design with Bill Beaudreau at 6:30; and Designers on their Design at 7:30. R A

61   Madison Senior Center
330 W Mifflin St ·  267.8650 ·
An Artful Affair features work by more than 50 Dane County artists, age 55+. Reception from 5–8 pm. R 

62   MMoCA Museum Store
227 State St ·  257.3222 ·
New Chihuly Studio Editions in the Museum Store   

63   Overture Galleries
201 State St ·  258.4169 ·
Gallery I: Studio Relay Interrupted Bird Ross, Brenda Baker, Derrick Buisch; Gallery II: Philip Lyons, Ryan Myers; Gallery III: Doug Bosley, Helen Hawley, Brian Kluge; Playhouse Gallery: Madison College Photography. 6-8 pm R 

64   SERRV
224 State St ·  251.2369 ·
Featuring fair trade handcrafts, live music, and delicious Divine Chocolate treats. R 

65   The Sunprint Café
10 W Mifflin St, Suite 110 ·  268.0113 ·
Paintings, photography, and jewelry by local artists. Wine tasting and light hors d’oeuvres. The regular menu will also be available. R 

66   Wisconsin Historical Museum
30 North Carroll ·  264.6555 ·
Enjoy Wisconsin in Watercolor: The Farmscapes of Paul Siefert. A presentation by curator Joe Kapler at 7 pm will explore the life and work of the artist. R