MMoCA Unveils Details for Fall Gallery Night October 10, 2014

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MMoCA Unveils Details for Fall Gallery Night October 10, 2014 • 5–9 pm

After party in MMoCA Lobby 9–11 pm

MADISON, WI—On October 10, Gallery Night will be celebrated at 60 venues as lovers of art, culture, and community flow into galleries, museums, coffee shops, restaurants, and other local businesses to enjoy a community-wide night out like none other.  Held each spring and fall, the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art’s Gallery Night provides a dynamic evening packed with performances, receptions, artist talks, art-making demonstrations, and live music. Gallery Night is from 5 to 9 pmand this fall will culminate in a special celebratory After Party in the beautiful lobby of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMoCA), from 9 to 11 pm.

“We love seeing people all around the community out viewing, talking about, and enjoying art,” stated Stephen Fleischman, MMoCA director. “The energy of the evening truly speaks to the vibrant cultural life of Madison, and makes organizing this event for over 25 years as rewarding and important as it was in the beginning.”

Whether in favorite neighborhood spots or elegant spaces downtown, individuals can experience works by local, national, and international artists. Highlights for this fall include:

  • A storytelling-themed After Party in the MMoCA lobby (9-11 pm) with spoken word/hip hop performances from Rob Dz, cocktails from Fresco, snacks, and hands-on art activities. Guests will enjoy sampling complimentary artisanal pizzas by The Roman Candle Pizzeria, offered until completely devoured;
  • The 20th anniversary of long-time Gallery Night participant Milward Farrell Fine Art on Monroe Street;
  • An evening of photography with Joseph Leute at HotelRED;
  • Several new venues including [orange square] Studio, Fat City Emporium, Blue Hill by Hand, Madison Art Hub, Juneberry Studio, Gallery Marzen, Evoluntion Arts Collective, and Rupert Cornelius;
  • A number of venues featuring work from the PhotoMidwest Festival including Capital Lakes Retirement Center, PhotoMidwest (formerly The Center for Photography at Madison), Driftless Studio, James Watrous Gallery, and UW Hospitals and Clinics;
  • A chance to win a gift card to the Roman Candle: snap a creative photo and upload it to Instagram using tag #MadGalleryNight and @mmocamadison to enter;
  • Works from Lowell Elementary Students at Plymouth Congregational Church of Christ;
  • A fundraiser for the artists of the Madison Area Rehabilitation Center at Yahara Bay Distillers.

To help visitors plan their Gallery Night excursions, an electronic map of participating venues can be found at The printed guide to Gallery Night, with details about offerings and locations, may be picked up free of charge at participating establishments. A map and list of Gallery Night participants will also be available in the October 10 edition of Isthmus.

As always, Gallery Night is organized by the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMoCA). The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art is an independent, nonprofit organization that exists to exhibit, collect, preserve, and interpret modern and contemporary art. MMoCA serves the art life of the community by creating opportunities for direct experience with works of art, by providing a forum for the exchange of ideas about art, and by offering programs to enhance the appreciation and understanding of art.

The Gallery Night After Party is sponsored by The Roman Candle Pizzeria. Media support is provided by Isthmus|


Hours at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art are TuesdayThursday (noon–5 pm); Friday (noon–8 pm); Saturday (10 am–8 pm); and Sunday (noon–5 pm). The museum is closed on Mondays.


Admission to exhibitions at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art is free of charge. MMoCA is supported through memberships and through generous contributions and grants from individuals, corporations, agencies, and foundations. Important support is also generated through auxiliary group programs; special events; rental of the museum’s lobby, lecture hall, and rooftop garden; and sales through the Museum Store.


Gallery Night, Fall 2014 Participants


1     849
849 E Washington Ave · 256.9990
849 will be featuring selections from Manifestation II, a new portfolio by Steven Agard. R

2     A Place to Be
911 Williamson St · 630.2508 ·
Meet artist Ann Herzog Wright in an informal, relaxed atmosphere. Her works include watercolors, oil paintings, and beaded jewelry, often featuring Wisconsin scenes. R A

3     Art In
1444 E Washington Ave · 535.9976 ·
Featuring work by local artists including painting, photography, and mixed media. Enjoy refreshments and music by DJ Tugas. 5–9:30 pmR M

4     Artspace Twenty-Two Eleven
2211 Atwood Ave · 241.8051 · ·
Hosting photographer/artist A.E. Mader and jewelry designer Barb Easton of Pink House Designs. Guest artist TBA. Live music. R A M

5     Bare Knuckle Arts
1949 Winnebago St · 852.1394 ·
Characters, portraits, and color in panel paintings by up and coming artists from O’Keefe Middle School. Celebrate the talented youth of Madison. R

6     Blue Hill By Hand
1146 E Washington Ave · 255.9080 ·
Handmade jewelry made by local artisans. Demo, and make ‘n take of a simple piece of jewelry. R A

7     Café Zoma
2326 Atwood Ave · 243.1300 ·
The Madison Art Guild will highlight a variety of their members in this eclectic show, celebration 100 years of stimulating art in the Madison area. R M A

8     Door Pottery
2021 Winnebago St · 274.5511 ·
Door Pottery, a small studio of artists, offers dynamic handcrafted pottery in the traditional Arts & Crafts style, upholding the movement’s ideals, including uncompromised creativity. R A

9     Evolution Arts Collective
202 S Dickinson St · 957.1249 · ·
The Convergence Various mediums with artists Norenberg, Roberts, Bijon, Keshet, Weber, Pahlas, Clayton, Jobst, Palmer, Wertz, Tsai, DeLuLiis, and Daithi. Live music by Bron Sage. R A M

10    Eyeopia
2134 Atwood Ave · 316.7999 ·
Featuring artwork by Dana Withers and a trunk show by LaFont Eyewear. R A

11    Fat City Emporium
2716 Atwood Ave · 807.8982
Locally discovered art/artifacts. Sara DeAngelo, Erin Bowe, Ciré Rosenbaum, Erin Delargy, Missy Howard. Inspired metalsmiths fine jewelry. Debbie Huff, multi media. R A

12    Gallery Marzen
2345 Atwood Ave · 449.0100
Visit the Eastside’s new contemporary art gallery, Gallery Marzen! Art Apothecary features new fused glass and wood landscapes by Barbara Westfall and sculpture and furniture by Aaron Laux. Refreshments from Bunky’s. R M

13    Goodman Community Center
149 Waubesa St · 241.1574 ·
25+ artists at the Goodman Community Center! Pottery, fiber arts, photography, paintings, clothing, recycled art, jewelry, beads, quilts and more. for a complete listing.

14    Hatch Art House
1248 Williamson St · 237.2775 ·
Special exhibition of Craig Grabhorn’s screenprints and designs. Hatch showcases over 50 local artists, with an emphasis on repurposing, upcycling, and recycling. R M

15    Juneberry Studio & Marketplace
702 E Johnson St · 312.925.7846 ·
A new business offering classes, special events and a marketplace filled with local handmade art. Join us as we feature Madison jeweler Bohemian Bauble.

16    Madison Art Hub
78 N Bryan St · 284.8277 ·
Featuring Tyler Holman, this studio is brand new to the Madison art scene providing gallery, workshop, and studio space for artists. R M

17    Madison Sourdough Company
916 Williamson St · 442.8009 ·
Featuring the work of local artists, a terrific spread from Chef Molly, and a cash bar. 5–9 pm.

18    Megan’s Custom Framing
1941 Winnebago St · 709.1322 ·
Featuring several local artists, including painters, photographers, and jewelry artists. We will also have 40% off all custom framing projects. R A

19    Midwest Clay Project
2040 Winnebago St · 255.9240 ·
Come see new work by Midwest Clay Project’s staff and members, along with a few additional surprises.

20    Monona State Bank
1965 Atwood Ave · 284.8382 ·
As a locally-owned community bank, Monona State Bank is pleased to showcase the art of local artists. Please join us for refreshments and live music. R M

21    PhotoMidwest (formerly Center for Photography at Madison)
303 S Paterson St · 287.1182 ·
Conventioneers Photographs by Yvette Marie Dostatni. “My work is straight photography in a crooked world. People who interest me grasp at the skirts of eccentricity.” R

22    Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ
2401 Atwood Ave · 249.1537 ·
Lowell Elementary School Art Exhibit. R

23   Raw Materials Wellness
408 E Wilson St · 575.8600 ·
Inviting you on our journey. Introducing organic art reflecting inspiration, beauty and wellness. Promoting acupuncture and demonstrating meditative yoga, showing benefits of holistic health. R A

24   Roman Candle Pizzeria
1054 Williamson St · 358.3000 ·

25    Stalzy’s Deli
2701 Atwood Ave · 249.7806 ·
Sample free wines paired with house-made delicacies while viewing original works created by local artists. R

26    Studio Paran
2051 Winnebago St · 242.1111 ·
Opening tonight: What is the smallest inhabitable space? new sculptures in glass, wood and stone by owner Richard Jones. Glass blowing demonstrations. R A

27    Tandem Press
1743 Commercial Ave · 263.3437 ·
New prints on view by MASER, Alison Saar, Valentina Dubasky, Jim Dine, and David Shapiro. R

28    Vault Interiors
2000 Atwood Ave · 535.9556 ·
Marilyn Monroe, JFK, Arthur Miller. See work from the 60’s and 70’s by former Columbia Pictures photographer Robert F. D’Agostini. R

29    Warner Park Community Recreation Center
1625 Northport Dr · 245.3691 ·
Pottery show and sale with multiple artists. Live demonstrations and your own chance to try the potter’s wheel. In conjunction with Warner Family Fun Night. R A

30    Wisconsin Council of Blind and Visually Impaired
754 Williamson St · 237.8119 ·
Join us in celebrating Fall Gallery Night, a city wide event organized by MMoCA. We will feature artwork created by visually impaired artists. R A M


31    Crescendo Café and NAMI Wisconsin
1859 Monroe St · 268.6000 · ·
Artists who have experienced mental illness display their works as part of the Healing Art Showduring Mental Illness Awareness Week. R A M

32    Edgewood Gallery
1000 Edgewood College Dr · 663.3253 ·
La Luz y La Sombra (The Light & The Shadow): Installation by Carolyn Kallenborn Inspired by Day of the Dead celebrations in Oaxaca, Mexico. Remembrance & Celebration: Community Altar Project in the Stream Atrium—Personal altars of remembrance and celebration made by Madison community members.

33    Focal Flame Photography: Sports Photography at UW Hospitals and Clinics
600 Highland Ave · 772.0048 ·
Focal Flame Photography presents Madison in Motion by founder Clint Thayer, featuring large-format giclee prints of sport art photography from triathlon, cycling, and cyclocross. R

34    Gallery 800 UBD
800 University Bay Dr · 238.0623
Elizabeth Palay Jubilation: Decades of Color delights the eye with exuberant color. Previous exhibits include NYC, San Francisco, and Zagreb, Croatia. R A

35    Higher Fire
2132 Regent St · 233.3050 ·
Animals in Clay: Our Domesticated Friends and Nature’s More Mysterious Inhabitants. From 5–7 pm, children may sculpt a small animal of their own to be fired and picked up later. R

36    HotelRED
1501 Monroe St · 819.8228 ·
An evening of photography with Joseph Leute. R

37    Janus Galleries
2701 Monroe St · 233.2222 ·
Celebrate autumn with really great art! Hundreds of quality oil paintings spanning three centuries, including landscapes, still lifes and figurative works from around the world! R

38    Milward Farrell Fine Art
2701 Monroe St · 238.6501 ·
Help us celebrate 20 years in business and still going strong! An eclectic mix of wall art, as well as glass, ceramic, wood, and art jewelry. Reception 6–9 pm. R

39    Monroe Street Arts Center
2526 Monroe St · 232.1510 ·
Join the Monroe Street Arts Center, a non-profit community school of the arts, for a fun night filled with interactive music and art activities. R A M

40    Monroe Street Family Dental
2702 Monroe St · 204.0222 ·
Portraits by Vera Nikiforov and other local artists displayed throughout an eco-friendly dental office. R A

41    [orange square] Studio
953 Stewart St · 692.0113
Live Ink and Related Art A show of live tattoo art, along with 2D, 3D and performance art related to mark making on the body. R A

42    Orange Tree Imports
1721 Monroe St · 255.8211 ·
Meet the artists and get 10% off our locally made jewelry and exclusive Madison and Wisconsin gift items. R A

43   Roman Candle Pizzeria
1920 Parmenter St · 831.7777 ·

44   Roman Candle Pizzeria
2685 Research Park Dr · 278.1111 ·

45    Rupert Cornelius
1717 Monroe St · 231.2621 ·
Specializing in comfortable, casual, natural fiber clothing for women. Demetra’s Metal Smith Jewelry: Handcrafted contemporary jewelry using sterling silver, brass and copper with semi-precious stones.

46    Ruth Davis Design Gallery, UW Madison
Nancy Nicholas Hall 1300 Linden Dr · 262.8815 ·
Using stilt dancing as metaphor for a higher perspective, Barbata’s work uniquely blends history, culture, music, dance, community, and social commentary. Docent talk at6 pm. R A

47    UW Art Lofts
111 North Frances St · 262.1662 ·
Recent work in a range of mediums by the UW-Madison Art Department’s Adjunct Lecturers will be showcased at the Art Lofts Gallery. R

48    Yahara Bay Distillers
3118 Kingsley Way · 275.1050 ·
Join us for a fundraiser for the artists of the Madison Area Rehabilitation Center—Featuring Live Music, Spirit Sampling, Appetizers, Cash Bar & an Artist Meet and Greet. R A M


49    Anthology
218 State St · 204.2644 ·
Paper and craft shop featuring handmade goods by 100+ local and indie artists. Postcards, prints, pint glasses, and pretty much anything with Wisconsin on it. R

50    Capitol Lakes
333 W Main St · 283.2046 ·
Carol & Mark Pflughoeft will talk at 7 pm about their joint exhibit featuring acrylics, collages, and digital art in the Atrium & Henry Street Café Galleries. Photographer David Stluka’s works are in the Plaza Gallery. R A

51    Dines Incorporated
106 E Doty St, Suite 320 · 268.0899 ·
Fine Art + Urban Living. View a selection of work from the Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison: The Harvey A. Stevens International Collection of Art by People of Developmental Disabilities. R

52    Driftless Studio: Nature Gallery & Gifts
214 State Street · 230.5153 ·
Come take a stroll through Driftless Studio, where you’ll enjoy the Madison-themed photography of Anne Connor, Don Sylvester, Calvin Connor and others. Libations and live music will help soothe your soul! R M

53    Fanny Garver Gallery
230 State St · 256.6755 ·
Linda Koenig: Eighty Acres. This solo exhibition of Koenig watercolors tells a story about the passing of time on an eighty acre parcel of land. R

54    James Watrous Gallery
201 State St · 265.2500 ·
The Archive as a River: Paul Vanderbilt and Photography explores how archivist and photographer Paul Vanderbilt created new ways of understanding the world through visual images.

55    Little Luxuries
230 State Street · 255.7372 ·
Providing unique gifts for life’s special occasions, here you will find hair accessories, scarves, purses, jewelry, reading glasses, gift books, baby items, gadgets from near and far. Stop in to enjoy refreshments and live entertainment. R M

56    Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
227 State St · 257.0158 ·
After touring Madison’s vibrant art scene, swing by the MMoCA Lobby for an after party starting at 9 pm.

57    Madison Senior Center
330 W Mifflin St · 267.8651 ·
A Photo Affair features work by more than 40 Dane County photographers, age 55 plus. This show awards cash prizes. Reception 4–7:30 pm.

58    Museum Store
227 State St · 257.3222 ·
Join artist Susan Richter O’Connell from Sheboygan, WI for a special trunk show in the MMoCA Museum Store.

59    Overture Galleries
201 State St · 258.4169 ·
Galleries I, II: Of / By Midwest: Photography and Midwestern Culture; Gallery III: David Hilgendorf and Jason Vaughn; Playhouse Gallery: Portraits of and creations by staff for Overture’s 10th Anniversary.

60    The Sunprint Café
10 W Mifflin St, Suite 110 · 268.0114 ·
Featuring work by local artists and a live jewelry show with complimentary light hors d’ourves and wine tasting; cash bar and full menu available until 9 pm.

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