• 15 Dec 2021 8:31 PM | Jean Wells (Administrator)

    Members! Apply now for the:

    47th Annual Morning Glory Art Fair on August 13 & 14, 2022


    Join us in Milwaukee's Deer District outside of Fiserv Forum on Aug. 13-14, 2022 for the Morning Glory Art Fair.

    Morning Glory Art Fair returns for its 47th year. Named one of the top art fairs in the Midwest, Milwaukee’s fine juried art and craft show and sale brings together outstanding artists from around the country. This will be the third year on the Plaza in front of Fiserv Forum and also adjacent to the Forum on Juneau Avenue - the heart of Milwaukee’s Deer District.

    The Morning Glory Art Fair showcases art to wear and art for the home in ceramics, fiber, glass, jewelry, painting, mixed media, photography, wood and more. 

    An artist-friendly show featuring 135 artists, extensive marketing, booth sitters and many more amenities, the Morning Glory Art Fair is presented by Wisconsin Craft, an organization that develops and promotes Craft and the Maker to enhance the cultural life of Wisconsin communities and beyond.

    • March 8, 2022 - Application Deadline 

    • March 25, 2022 - Notification Date

    • April 22, 2022 - Booth Purchase Deadline

  • 01 Nov 2021 12:52 PM | Jean Wells (Administrator)

    Click HERE for our Latest Announcement!

  • 30 Sep 2021 9:28 AM | Jean Wells (Administrator)

    Join us on October 2 & 3 for the 3rd Annual:

    MKE Fine Craft Studio Tour

    15 Tour Stops around Milwaukee County featuring 42 Wisconsin Craft members. See the working studios of the 15 host artists while also shopping for art and gifts from a large selection of hand crafted items in pottery, jewelry, photography, fiber, wood furniture, sculpture and more.

    Interactive Google Map and more information on participating artists and their Tour Stops can be found at: MKE Fine Craft Studio Tour

    Tour Stops will be open from 10AM - 5PM on Saturday and Sunday.

  • 05 Aug 2021 3:04 PM | Jean Wells (Administrator)

    What will you find at the Morning Glory Art Fair this year on August 14 & 15? We hope it will surprise you!

    Come and visit 140 artist from the region showcasing their latest work in Fiber, Ceramics, Wood, Photography, Sculpture, Glass, Printmaking, Jewelry, Painting and more! Discuss how artists create their work and support them by bringing home a handmade piece or two.  Artists will be spread out along the Deer District Plaza at Fiserv Forum and along Juneau Avenue in Downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  

    Artist listing and more info can be found on the Morning Glory Website.   

    Based on CDC and Milwaukee Health Department guidelines at the time, the art fair will implement appropriate COVID safety protocols if necessary. 

    Click here for Directions and Parking

  • 05 Jul 2021 9:00 AM | Jean Wells (Administrator)

    Libby Collins from WTMJ Radio interviews WI Craft member Maday Delgado for ideas of what to do will all of our used fabric face masks. Time to get creative! And thank you to Maday for doing such a great job!

    View the 6 minute interview on the new WI Craft YouTube Channel:

  • 18 Mar 2021 8:56 AM | Jean Wells (Administrator)

    Saturday & Sunday - OCTOBER 2 & 3

    The MKE Fine Craft Studio Tour is a self-guided, open-studio tour showcasing Wisconsin Designer Crafts Council members with studios in Milwaukee  County.  Each studio location will feature the work of the host artists along with several guest artists.

    Attention Artists: If your studio resides in MKE County, please consider applying as a host artist to showcase your work and studio.  If you live outside MKE County, or do not want to host, please apply as a guest artist.

    Important 2021 Dates:

    April 30 - Applications due

    May 15 - Host and Guest Artists matched

    May 20 - 1st $75 payment due (Total participation fee $150)

    Aug 1 - 2nd $75 payment due

    Late Aug - Artist Social (Date tbd, will be held outdoors at Good Hope Island)

    Oct 2&3 - MKE Fine Craft Studio Tour


  • 15 Mar 2021 10:20 AM | Jean Wells (Administrator)


    Join us to view the creative work of 37 WDCC members that expresses how the seismic events of this past year have impacted our artists personally and how it is reflected in their art. 

    Alverno's Arts and Cultures Gallery will be open regular hours for in-person viewing on

    Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. for the duration of the show.   Closed on Sunday. The Gallery will be CLOSED on March 12, 13 & 14 for Spring Break. 

    We hope you will be able to enjoy the exhibition in-person or virtually!...... Check back for link to virtual show.

    Directions to Alverno

    Entrance to Gallery
    Alverno College Artwork Dropoff W Morgan ave off of 39th.pdf

  • 14 Dec 2020 10:10 AM | Jean Wells (Administrator)

    Applications for the 2021 Morning Glory Art Fair on August 14 & 15 on the Plaza in front of Fiserv Forum in Downtown Milwaukee are now available on Zapplication.  We encourage all of our members to apply to this nationally recognized show featuring the quality craftsmanship from local and national artists!

  • 12 Nov 2020 5:09 PM | Jean Wells (Administrator)

    The Wisconsin Designer Crafts Council and Alverno College 


    Creating Through Abnormal Times

    March 5 through 30, 2021

    We invite our members to create work that expresses how the seismic events of this extraordinary year have impacted you personally. This could include how your life has been changed by the Covid 19 pandemic (i.e.; your mental or physical health, self-care and coping techniques, your relationships with family, friends or nature, etc.), the impact of the fight for social justice and other issues of civic engagement, or anything else you wish to explore with your art that has been inspired or motivated by 2020.

    Entry for BEYOND THE NORM is open to all members. You may join or renew your WDCC Membership at:

    Applications will be accepted through Monday, January 4, 2021. Notification of accepted works will be sent by January 12.

    Application fee: $10 for up to three entries. Please complete payment before filling out your application.

    Click her for full Prospectus: 2012 Member Exhibition Prospectus
    Click here to pay: WDCC 2021 Member Exhibition Application Fee

    Click here to apply:

    This is a juried exhibition. Artwork entered must be original, crafted by the artist and not shown in a previous WDCC or Alverno College exhibition. Note: Due to space limitations, please limit Width of any hanging work to 24”. Any height is acceptable.

    Questions about the Exhibition or application process can be directed to Kathleen Eggert, at:

    Opening Reception: Gallery opening reception or virtual reception will be Friday, March 5th. In person reception from 4-8 pm or virtual from 7-8pm.

  • 31 Aug 2020 9:59 AM | Jean Wells (Administrator)

    MKE Fine Craft Studio Tour


    Wisconsin Designer Crafts Council

    October 3rd-4th, 2020, 10am-5pm

    The MKE Fine Craft Studio Tour is a self-guided, open-studio tour showcasing Wisconsin Designer Crafts Council members with studios in Milwaukee  County.  Each of the 9 studio locations will feature the work of the host artists along with several guest artists showing their unique handicrafts.  With nine different locations in the Milwaukee Area and more than 30 fine craft artists, you’re sure to find something you love!

    More Details and Map:


    The MKE Fine Craft Studio Tour will continue while observing CDC Guidelines such as social distancing and mandatory face masks. Hand sanitizer and face masks (for purchase) will be available. Some studio will be limiting guests and we suggest that all tents be occupied by less than 2 people at any given time.

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