Wisconsin Craft is pleased to offer high visibility sponsorship opportunities to grow your brand. Your vital support benefits our region:
Help develop and promote craft and the maker to enhance the cultural life of Wisconsin communities!
Engage with artists and the public through a variety of events and programming!
Support emerging craft artists and artistic communities!
Bring important professional programming to craft artists!
Questions? Contact our Development Chairperson:
Kathy DeVries mailto:email@example.com
Online Payments Accepted.
Checks can be made out to WI Craft Inc. and mailed to:
8496 N 50th Street
Brown Deer, WI 53223
(Create an invoice via the registration form "Invoice Me")
MKE Studio Tour
Saturday, September 30th, 10AM - 5PM
Sunday, October 1, 10AM - 5PM
22 Tour Stops around Milwaukee County
Welcome to the highly anticipated MKE Studio Tour, where art enthusiasts like you can embark on an extraordinary self-guided journey across the picturesque landscape of Milwaukee County. Prepare to be inspired as you explore the rich tapestry of creativity woven by over 50 talented artists, each showcasing their unique handcrafted artworks at 22 carefully selected studio locations.
We encourage you to print out your tour map either online at mkefinecraftstudiotour.org or pick up the Studio Tour Brochure at the first studio stop you visit. This comprehensive guide will lead you through the diverse neighborhoods and artistic enclaves of Milwaukee County, allowing you to discover hidden gems and immerse yourself in the vibrant arts scene.
We take pride in offering this enriching experience to the public free of charge, as we believe that art should be accessible to all. From awe-inspiring fiber arts to captivating mixed media, mesmerizing photography, exquisite woodwork, captivating ceramics, stunning jewelry, and breathtaking paintings – there is something for every artistic taste on this remarkable tour.
Mark your calendars, gather your friends and family, and get ready to embark on an unforgettable adventure through the vibrant artistic landscape of Milwaukee County.
Visit the Studio Tour Website
*Application Process has closed for the 2023 MKE Studio Tour. Please be careful of spammers in the facebook event comments of posts.
Date: Monday, October 16th from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (Recorded)
Host: Sarah Weh, Wisconsin Craft Marketing Chairperson
Who’s Invited: Members Only
Join us for an engaging Member Meet & Greet in October where Sarah Weh, Wisconsin Craft Marketing Chairperson, will delve into the nuances of photography in various artistic contexts. Please note that this event is strictly a discussion about photography, and it will not include live demonstrations on how to take specific photos.
Social Media Photography: Discover the art of creating eye-catching visuals for your social media platforms. Learn about composition, lighting, and content that make your art pop online.
Juried Photography: Understand the essentials of crafting photographs for juried exhibitions and competitions. Explore what juried panels look for in photography submissions.
Product Photography: Delve into the world of product photography and uncover the techniques that make your craft products stand out. Discuss lighting, angles, and staging.
Booth Shot Photography: Gain insights into capturing the essence of your art booth effectively. Learn how booth shots can help you stand out at art fairs and exhibitions.
Throughout the discussion, we'll explore placement, lighting, content within photography, dos and don'ts, and the differences between 2D and 3D art photography.
Please remember that this event is a conversation about these photography topics.
It will not include live demonstrations on how to take these photos. However, stay tuned for our upcoming programming events, where you'll have hands-on opportunities to refine your photography skills.
This Member Meet & Greet promises to be an insightful and informative session for artists looking to elevate their photography game. We look forward to your participation and lively discussions.
*Most Member Meet and Greets are only available for Active Paying Wisconsin Craft Members, if you are interested in participating in our future topics, please sign up for our annual membership.*
Event Title: The Art Show Circuit: A Group Discussion
Date: Thursday, November 9th from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (Not Recorded)
Host: Cayla Mrnik, Wisconsin Craft Member
Who’s Invited: Members Only
If you're not currently a member of Wisconsin Craft but would like to present your work, you can easily become a member by visiting our website.
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8469 North 50th Street
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53223