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Creative Alliance Milwaukee Update

January 17th, 2013



Happy New Year! We hope your 2013 is off to a great start. It might be cold outside, but Milwaukee creativity is thriving and we're so excited for what's on the horizon this year. Check out some great events below and don't wait for it to warm up to get out there and get involved. 


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Gallery Night and Day: This


Friday, Jan. 18th 



Saturday, Jan. 19th



*Venues set their own times for the event, so be sure to check with specific venues for event details


Click here for interactive map of participating locations


It's about that time! Winter Gallery night takes place this weekend and the city will be buzzing with enthusiasm and support for Milwaukee artists. Seasoned connoisseurs and new admirers alike have the opportunity to explore museums, galleries, and shops while joining in on Milwaukee's premiere community art event. Click here for more information, including a list of participating locations. 


MIAD will be opening two new exhibits on Friday, Makers in Print: the International Exhibition and It's a Major Deal, a juried student exhibition. Learn more about Gallery Night at MIAD.


Also on Friday, Arts @ Large will be featuring an exhibit titled IMAGINE: Creating Cultures of Respect and Support in School. Centered on the theme of anti-bullying, student created works of visual art, film, poetry, and sculpture will move visitors to explore questions of what bullying is, what school culture without bullying would be like, and how a community of support and respect can be created. Learn more>

Registration Now Open for Mount Mary's Voices of Leadership 
Wednesday, March 20th

Discovery World
Join the Mount Mary Women's Leadership Institute for the first event in their Voices of Leadership series, which will bring together women to learn from and be inspired by other proven leaders from all walks of life. 
The theme of the event is "Innovation and Impact" and will feature a conversation with Jessica Jackley, co-founder of, the world's first peer-to-peer internet micro-lending website that helps people in the developing world start and grow a small business. She is the recipient of the 2012 Symons Innovator Award, which recognizes the importance of women's participation in technology, innovation, and business. 
The Women's Leadership Institute is dedicated to educating and supporting women as transformative leaders in service to their communities and the world. The intent of bringing the Voices of Leadership series to the community is to provide opportunity for thought provoking talks, dialogue and deeper conversation on topics that support the development of women leaders making an economic and/or social impact. Click here to register>

Pfister Hotel Announces Four Diamond Experiences Program

The Pfister Hotel invites guests to take a creative, hands-on approach to their next weekend getaway. The hotel has launched a unique new program, The Pfister Four Diamond Experiences, which allows guests to participate in exclusive experiences with leaders in culinary arts, fine arts, and creative writing during their stay at the historic hotel.


Each weekend in January, February and March 2013, The Pfister will be offering a different arts-related experience. In January, guests are invited to spend time with one of the hotel's renowned chefs; in February, they'll join in fine arts workshops led by a Pfister Artist-in-Residence or local art expert; and in March, they'll practice the art of the written word with one of the Pfister Narrators. Click here for more information.

American Society of Interior Designers to Hold Sustainability Conference

Friday, Feb. 8th




Concordia University Center for Environmental Stewardship



Join the Wisconsin Chapter of American Society of Interior Designers

(ASID) as they explore the topic of sustainability in Interior Design. This event is part of ASID's What's Next series, which feature forward-thinking discussions revolving around global trends and issues that affect the design of our local buildings, infrastructure and systems, and what we can do to take action.


Topics of discussion include Globalization vs. Localization, Digital Isolation, Dens-city, Biomorphism & Biomimicry, Regenerative Design, Energy Alternatives, and Blue Movement There will also be a "The Green Age" book sale and signing.


Sustainability-- What's Next panelists and breakout session facilitators Matthew Kubik, architect and co-author of The Green Age (panel moderator); Patrick Ashton, Ph. D and co-author of The Green Age; Lindsay James, Director of Strategic Sustainability at Interface;

Andrew Pace, Safe Building Solutions and The Green Design Center;
Christi Weber, Madison Environmental Group and the Design Coalition of Madison; and Jim Wasley, UWM SARUP. 


Learn more and register now>

In This Issue
Don't Miss Gallery Night and Day!
Register Now for Mount Mary's Voices of Leadership
Pfister Hotel Announces Four Diamond Experience
ASID to Hold Sustainability Conference
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