A group exhibit of paintings and photographs displayed on wood from Milwaukee’s ash trees is running at the Wisconsin Black Historical Society, 2620 Center St., until March 17.
The exhibit, called “Urban Heroes, Urban Wood,” tells the story of Milwaukee’s black community. It is presented by the Fresh Perspective Art Collective, the Wisconsin Black Historical Society and Wisconsin Urban Wood.
Among the Milwaukeeans portrayed in the artwork are Lloyd A. Barbee, William T. Green, Bernice Copeland-Lindsay, Mabel W. Raimey and Eric Von.
Participating artists include Cri-Edward Chapman, Alicia Christina, Luther Hall, Larry Leake, Ras ‘Ammar Nsoroma, Darron Reed, Bobby Sanford, Jr. and Willie Weaver-Bey.
The museum is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, and 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays. Admission is free for Wisconsin Black Historical Society members. General admission is $5; $4 for children age 12 and younger; and $4 for senior citizens.