Walker’s Point Center for the Arts is displaying work by local artists celebrating Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead).
The Latino Arts Strings Program recently received one of five 2012 Afterschool Innovator Awards from the Afterschool Alliance and MetLife Foundation. Each winner received $10,000.
Cyclists of all ages and skill levels gathered to have fun, learn and work toward a more active lifestyle and a more bike- and pedestrian- friendly neighborhood in Clarke Square at the recent “Cross the Domes” event in Mitchell Park.
Milwaukee Public School (MPS) budget cuts over the years have led to the elimination of many full-time art teacher positions. In response, MPS and local organizations created a program to fill the void, allowing thousands of Milwaukee youth to participate in innovative community-based programs.
Journey House, an organization focused on education and neighborhood revitalization, is expanding its services to include a music program for young people.
Community members gathered at Kilbourn Park to celebrate the Young Farmers organization and see the unveiling of the mural dedicated to the farming program.
Milwaukee Public Theater and the Milwaukee County Office for Persons with Disabilities will host the annual Tap the Potential event in October, featuring visual and performing artists with a range of physical and mental disabilities.
Safe & Sound and residents of the 2000 block of North 41st Street celebrated the transformation of a vacant lot into a mini-football field and play area for neighborhood children.
Visitors to the recent Silver City International Food and Art Walk enjoyed dancing, painting and sampling dozens of international dishes — all without leaving National Avenue.
Those who missed the giant puppets and other float decorations created for the Summer of Peace All-City People’s Parade will be able to see them at the Labor Day Parade on Sept. 3. The art objects were displayed at City Hall in August.