Gallery Night

Friday, May 1, 2015

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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.  

Show us your Gallery Night experience by participating in our Spring Photo Contest.

Click here to find out how to participate in future Gallery Nights.

Future Gallery Night Dates*
Friday, May 1, 2015
Friday, October 2, 2015

*Gallery Night typically falls on the first Friday in May and October each year, except when there is a major holiday conflict (as is sometimes the case in October).


Spring 2015 GALLERY NIGHT PARTICIPANTS - May 1, 2015

Key:  R  Refreshments     M  Live music     A  Artist talk or demonstration



1    849
849 E Washington Ave  ·  770.2261
Work by Steven Agard will be presented.  R  

2    A Place to Be
911 Williamson St  ·  630.2508  ·
Presenting works by local artist Christy Grace and Indian fabric designer Sukhmani Cheema. Live music by guitarist Matt Hollander.  R A M

3    Art In
1444 East Washington Ave  ·  535.9976  ·
Group show at Art In featuring work by 20 local artists. 5:30 - 9:30.  R M

4    Artspace Twenty-Two Eleven
2211 Atwood Ave  ·  241.8051  ·  ·
Photographer/artist A.E. Mader of Artspace Twenty-Two Eleven and Jewelry Designer Barb Easton of Pink House will be showing new work. Guest artists TBA.  R  

5    bad dog frida
2094 Atwood Ave  ·  442.6868  ·
bad dog frida features really cool things for good dogs and their people. Artist Stephanie Schultz uses oils and acrylics to create mindful and custom pet portraits.  R  

6    Banzo
2105 Sherman Ave  ·  441.2002  ·
Merging landscape and still life, Tiffany Olson’s paintings encourage viewers to reflect on their relationship with the land, while celebrating the colors and forms of nature.  R  

7    Bare Knuckle Arts
1949 Winnebago St  ·  852.1394  ·
View the art of Jo Jensen, who uses gambling pull tabs to create amazing art. Her work pokes at the sleeping dog of culture and provides observant satire for the masses.  R A

8    Common Wealth Gallery
100 S Baldwin St, 3rd Floor  ·  256.6565  ·
Studio Structures: Works in Process Ben Skiba works with intentional creation and the byproducts of his ceramic making. Wood and found objects are assembled in constant progress depciting process.    

9    Community Support Network
1137 Sherman Ave  ·  620.5145  ·
At CSN, art is created by men and women with developmental disabilities. Art is an ideal means of expression to tell their stories and showcase their talents. 5-8 pm. R  

10    Cornucopia Arts and Wellness
2 S Ingersoll St  ·  249.7477
Featuring whimsical art made by hands that heal with laughter and love. Fine arts and other media are also featured.  R M

11    Door Pottery / Nstar Studio
2021 Winnebago St  ·  274.5511  ·
Hand-thrown, decorated, and glazed studio pottery in the Arts and Crafts and contemporary styles.  R  

12    Evolution Arts Collective — Studios and Gallery
202 S Dickinson St  ·  286.2559  ·
An eclectic group exhibition by members of Evolution Arts Collective — including painting, sculpture, ceramics, and mixed media. Featured artists: Daithi, Mary Palmer, and John Pahlas.  R A M

13    Eyeopia
2134 Atwood Ave  ·  316.7999  ·
EyeWear trunk show and sale. Featuring local artist Dana Withers.    

14    Fat City Emporium
2716 Atwood Ave  ·  422.5128  ·
Eric Hagstrom, Julie Koenke, Mandy Yourick, C. Alexandria, Sarah DeAngelo, Laura Timmins, Erin Bowe, Missy Howard, Deborah's Frame Garden, and the Fat City Emporium artists.  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. 5-9 pm. R A M

16    Hatch Art House
1248 Williamson St  ·  237.2775  ·
Special exhibition of Lesley Number's latest project Solstice Sketches. Hatch showcases over 50 local artists with an emphasis on repurposing, upcycling, and recycling.  R M

17    Juneberry Studio & Marketplace
702 E Johnson St  ·  312.925.7846  ·
Juneberry Studio & Marketplace is pleased to participate in their second MMoCA Gallery Night. Juneberry will be serving refreshments and featuring local favorite Toast Ceramics.  R  

18    Madison Art Hub
78 N Bryan St  ·  284.8277  ·
Join us at the Hub, proudly featuring Barbara Landes, for fine art, food, and music in our second Gallery Night since opening our studio doors.  R M

19    Marzen
2345 Atwood Ave  ·  709.1454  ·
Featured artist Paula Schuette Kraemer will give a small talk about her prints at 7 pm. Nourishment provided by Bunky's.  R  

20    Megan's Custom Framing
1941 Winnebago St  ·  709.1322  ·
Photography, paintings, jewelry, glass, and more! Megan's Custom Framing hosts an eclectic mix of artists from the group 14 South Artists, Inc.  R  

21    Midwest Clay Project
2040 Winnebago St  ·  255.9240  ·
A fabulous display of new pottery and small sculpture by Midwest Clay Project members & staff.  Demonstrations on the potter's wheel - all ages welcome.    

22    Monona State Bank
1965 Atwood Ave  ·  284.8382  ·
As a locally-owned community bank, Monona State Bank is pleased to showcase the art of local artists. Please join us for refreshments and live music.  R A M

23    Plymouth Congregational United of Church of Christ
2401 Atwood Ave  ·  249.1537  ·
Art exhibit by children from Lowell Elementary School.  R  

24    Roman Candle Pizzeria — Madison
1054 Williamson St  ·  358.2000  ·

25    Stalzy's Deli
2701 Atwood Ave  ·  249.7806  ·
Sample free wines paired with house-made delicacies while viewing original works created by local artists.    

26    Stone Fence Gifts and Goods
2322 Atwood Ave  ·  608.238.4331  ·
Featuring local Wisconsin artists. Ken Swanson's original linocuts and original art metal works from Shad Williams.  R M

27    Studio Paran
2051 Winnebago St  ·  242.1111  ·
New works in carved glass and cut stone by Richard Jones. There will be glassblowing demos.  R A

28    Vault Interiors & Design
2000 Atwood Ave  ·  535.9556  ·
Madison native Pat Sweeney is a retired interior designer whose interest in traveling is shown in her photography.  R  

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

30    Williams Woodworks & Don MacCrimmon Artwork
72 N Bryan St  ·  514.2289  ·
James Williams' uniquely-designed benches and tables created from reclaimed materials — wood, metal, and stone. Highlighted by a special display of Don MacCrimmon's original artwork.  R A M

31    Yahara River Gallery
1937 Winnebago St  ·  235.1961
Yahara River Gallery is an artist-organized gallery featuring many local artists. Media includes watercolor, prints, photography, ceramics, metal, and jewelry.  R A



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

33    Edgewood College Gallery
1000 Edgewood College Dr  ·  663.2263
Reception for Matthew Bindert: Large Scale Woodcuts. Bindert’s woodblocks take over the gallery and charge the environment with an interconnected view on global issues.  R M

34    Gallery 800 UBD
800 University Bay Dr  ·  238.0623
Alina McIntyre's photographs, Beyond Boundaries, vividly engage viewers in nature's beauty, peacefulness, and challenges that span the caves of Wisconsin to Alaska's expansive wilds. Parking on Marshall Court.  R  

35    Higher Fire
2132 Regent St  ·  233.3050  ·
Pottery, tiles, and clay artworks by 30 ceramic artists plus handmade jewelry by 14 talented jewelers. Many affordable gifts for that special Mom, spring graduate, or upcoming wedding.  R  

36    Holy Wisdom Monastery
4200 Co Hwy M  ·  836.1631  ·
People in Daily Life features acrylic works by Pastor David Mngodo. Join us on Gallery Night, or M-F, 8am - 4:30 pm through June 26.  R A

37    HotelRED
1501 Monroe St  ·  819.8228  ·
Dean Leeper creates handmade ceramics and ceramic ware that combine traditional craft and process with modern design and his love for his home landscape and lakes.    

38    Janus Galleries
2701 Monroe St  ·  233.2222  ·
Welcome spring with great original paintings! Over 1500 works spanning three centuries and several continents. Special exhibit featuring a beautiful selection of Russian impressionism.    

39    Matrix Collaborative Business Solutions
6302 Odana Rd  ·  819.5319  ·
Something for the whole family with lots of local art, children's activities, live music and DJ, photobooth, and mini sessions with dance and yoga professionals.  R A M

40    Milward Farrell Fine Art
2701 Monroe St  ·  238.6501  ·
Think Spring! The days are longer and color is bursting forth. Come see new works for the wall, jewelry, glass, metal objects, and more. Reception 6-9 pm.  R  

41    Monroe Street Arts Center
2526 Monroe St  ·  232.1510  ·
MSAC is happy to feature artwork from out grant funded OASis program. OASis is our inclusive art studio for students, ages 6 and up with varying needs.  R M

42    Monroe Street Family Dental
2702 Monroe St  ·  204.0222  ·
A green dental office that also offers artwork from local artists. Displaying watercolors by Kristine Kellor and black and white photography by Paul Thoresen.  R A

43    Mound Street Yoga Center
1342 Mound St  ·  616.9678  ·
Mound Street Yoga Center is once again working collaboratively with local non-profits, YogAutism and Artworking, to highlight professional artists on the autism spectrum.  R  

44    Orange Tree Imports
1721 Monroe St  ·  255.8211  ·
Meet Jennifer Spink of White Lily Glass — her unique fused glass plates depicting the Memorial Union's terrace chairs are among our most popular gifts! Artist appearance 5-7 pm.  R A

45    Randall Raccoons at Randall School
1802 Regent St  ·  204.3300
3rd, 4th, and 5th grade artists create, show, and sell their artwork as well as perform!  M

46    Roman Candle Pizzeria — Fitchburg
2685 Research Park Dr  ·  278.1111  ·

47    Roman Candle Pizzeria — Middleton
1920 Parmenter St  ·  831.7777  ·

48    Yahara Bay Distillers Gallery
3118 Kingsley Way  ·  275.1050  ·
Dual Art Gallery and Distillery featuring fused and lamp-worked glass by local artist Andrew Bethard. Free tours, samples, and appetizers. Cash bar and artist meet and greet.  R A



49    Anthology
218 State St  ·  204.2644  ·
A local paper and gift shop now featuring original Madison and Wisconsin designs on greeting cards, t-shirts, pint glasses, and prints.  R  

50    Artist & Craftsman Supply
203 W Gorham St  ·  257.2977  ·
Showcasing customer artwork in a variety of styles.  R  

51    Capitol Lakes
110 S Henry St  ·  283.2046  ·
Cynthia Quinn and John Ribble will talk at 7 pm about their joint exhibit: watercolor and pastel landscapes and animals (Atrium and Henry St. Café galleries). The photography gallery features Randy Larson's Shadowland photos.  R A

52    Diane Endres Ballweg Gallery at Madison Public Library
201 W Mifflin St  ·  266.5975  ·
Night Light event featuring Liminal Grounds by Suzanne Torres and work by Caroline Hoffman, Aaron Laux, Juliette Walker, 100Arts, and Media Lab film/costume event celebrating National Free Comic Book day.  R  

53    Dines Incorporated
106 E. Doty St., Suite 320  ·  268.0899  ·
Fine Art + Urban Living. La Femme Indépendante exhibition featuring a private collection from local and international artists including Niso Maman, Lotti van der Gaag, and Rone.  R  

54    Driftless Studio
214 State St  ·  230.5153  ·
Visit Driftless Studio for an exhibit of all things Madison. Original artwork by Anne M Connor uses digitally-enhanced photographs to show off our beautiful city!  R  

55    Fanny Garver Gallery
230 State St  ·  256.6755  ·
Midwestern landscapes featuring paintings by Georgene Pomplun and drawings by Lee Kimball. Both artists will be present to discuss their work.  R  

56    Gallery 211 at Madison College
211 N Carroll St, Room D011  ·  258.2437  ·
Madison College's College Transfer Art students showcase their finest works from various course offerings including design, drawing, painting, ceramics, photography, and art metal.  R  

57    HYART Gallery
133 W Johnson St  ·  442.0562  ·
HYART offers a unique collection of art and jewelry from local artists. Glass artists Alexis J Boz and Gregory Hall of Firefly Studios present new works.  R  

58    James Watrous Gallery
201 State St  ·  265.2500  ·
Waterways, featuring three artists — Sarah FitzSimons, Marsha McDonald, and John Miller — whose work investigates the essential nature of water.    

59    Little Luxuries
230 State St  ·  255.7373  ·
Providing unique gifts for life's special occasions, here you will find hair accessories, scarves, purses, jewelry, reading glasses, gift books, baby items, and gadgets from near and far. Stop in to enjoy refreshments and live entertainment.  R  M

60    Madison Children's Museum
100 N Hamilton St  ·  256.6445  ·
Installations by Faisal Abdu'Allah, Olive Early, Laura Anderson Barbata, and JJ L'Heureux; plus the University of Wisconsin Invitational Neon and Light Exhibition: one night only!  R  M

61    Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
227 State St  ·  257.0158  ·
Celebrate the debut of Eric and Heather ChanSchatz's painting for Madison. At 7:30, internationally renowned artist Alfredo Jaar discusses his current projects.  A

62    Madison Senior Center
330 W Mifflin St  ·  266.6290  ·
An Artful Affair features work by more than 50 Dane County artists, age 55 plus. This show awards cash prizes. 4-7:30 pm. R  

63    MMoCA Museum Store
227 State St  ·  257.3222  ·
Perfect timing! With Mother's Day around the corner, stop into the Museum Store at MMoCA to see our new spring merchandise including sophisticated and edgy bracelets by Rebel Designs of Brooklyn, NY.    

64    Overture Galleries
201 State St  ·  258.4169  ·
Gallery I: Justifed Art!; Gallery II: Linked Roots, Poonam Rao and Michael Rausch; Gallery III: Yang Chen, Heather Baker, Benjamin Peyer.  R A M

65    RawMaterials Wellness
408 E Wilson St  ·  575.8600  ·
Come sip organic wine and meet our Health Practitioners. Experience our holistic approach to wellness in our Center of Fine Art and Therapeutic Healing.  R  

66    Wisconsin Historical Museum
30 N Carroll St  ·  264.6555  ·
Travel through 130 years of Wisconsin cycling history while exploring the exhibition Shifting Gears: A Cyclical History of Badger Bicycling. Curator remarks at 7 pm.  R  

67    Yellow Rose Gallery
122 State St #201  ·  575.7683  ·
Yellow Rose Gallery is a community run art gallery that works to provide a home for up and coming artists throughout the state of Wisconsin.  R A M