A tribute to Mary Nohl…

Photo-Oct-27,-3-22-18-PMEach year, our arts educators lead students in creating an ofrenda to honor someone who has had an impact in the arts and art education. This year, Arts Education Coordinator MaiKue Vang and the students are honoring Milwaukee artist and philanthropist Mary Nohl.

WPCA’s arts education programming directly benefits from Mary’s legacy and would not exist without the funding from Greater Milwaukee Foundation Mary L. Nohl Fund. The funding helps us provide after school art classes

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Dia Parade 2015

Join us for art making, face painting and community spirit at the 6th annual Día de los Muertos Parade on Saturday, October 31. Come say hi and walk with us around our wonderful neighborhood in the procession. 11:00 am Face…

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2015 Dia De Los Muertos Exhibition

2015 Dia de los Muertos Exhibition

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23nd Annual Dia de los Muertos Exhibition

October 16 – November 21, 2015

Opening Reception: Fall Gallery Night, Friday, October 16, 5–9 pm.

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a celebration honoring loved ones who have passed and a time to reflect on those who are still with us. Colorful ofrendas (offerings/altars) commemorate the dead and welcome their returning souls during the holiday. The exhibition not only presents a cultural and art experience, but also offers stories of those who, even in their absence, prove to be impactful and continue to inspire.

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2015–16 Featured Member Exhibition Artists Announced!

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2015–2016 Featured Member Exhibition Series Artist Announcement

Each year, a juror selects four outstanding artists from the Annual Members Show to exhibit individually in their own Featured Member Exhibition. Each exhibition opens on Gallery Night and runs for about 10 weeks.

This year’s juror is Josie Osborne, visual artist, educator and director of the  First Year Program in Art and Design at UWM’s Peck School

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2015 Annual Members Show

September 4 – October 3, 2015


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Opening Reception

Friday, September 4, 5–9 pm

Special Reception & Artist Talks

September 10 & 24
Programs and details will be announced soon (be sure to sign up for our newsletter to get announcements delivered right to you!).


It’s time for one of the best celebrations of art and local talent at WPCA all year!

Join us as we unveil this year’s members show on Friday, September 4. The Annual Members Show is non-juried and dedicated to showcasing

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Welcome Ana Melo, Our New Executive Director

Ana-1Walker’s Point Center for the Arts is proud to introduce our new Executive Director Ana Melo, who started on August 10. Ana grew up in the Walker’s Point neighborhood and has strong ties to the community. She is a bilingual community leader passionate about the arts, youth engagement and nonprofit sustainability.

Ana received a Master’s of Education in Teaching, Learning and Leadership

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