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Lakefront Festival of Art starts this weekend

Posted at 12:36 PM, Jun 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-20 15:06:23-04

MILWAUKEE — The 57th annual Lakefront Festival of Art starts Friday at the Milwaukee Art Museum and runs through Sunday.

The festival features works from over 180 national artists, and includes food, live entertainment and family-friendly activities.

Sculptors, painters, photographers, print-makers, jewelers and digital artists will display works to be perused and purchased by festival goers all while taking in views of the city and Lake Michigan.

To keep the budding artists busy, the children's area includes hands-on projects, art making, theater performances, singing, live music and dancing.

Admission is free for Veterans and active military (w/ID), Wisconsin K-12 teachers (w/ID) and kids 12 and under thanks to Kohl’s Cares. Admission is $19 for adults, $17 for students and $10 for Museum Members. Three-day passes are $25. All tickets include access to the Museum’s galleries.

Festival hours are as follows:

Friday, June 21, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday, June 22, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday, June 23, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Lakefront Festival of Art is organized by Friends of Art, the longest-running support organization of the Milwaukee Art Museum, as a fundraiser for art exhibitions and the acquisition of works for the Museum’s Collection.