Lakefront Festival of Art

Lakefront Festival of Art

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Lakefront Festival of Art

June 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - June 17, 2018 @ 5:00 pm


June 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am
June 17, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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Milwaukee Art Museum
700 N Art Museum Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Celebrating Art, Food, Music & Family Fun

Milwaukee’s most artful outdoor festival returns to the lakefront for three full days of food and drink, music and entertainment, activities for children and adults, and what the Milwaukee Art Museum does best: showcasing world-class art for view and now for purchase. Lakefront Festival of Art is annually awarded one of the top art festivals in the country, featuring one-of-a-kind handmade works for sale by more than 175 artists, including jewelry, paintings, sculpture, home décor, photography, ceramics, wood, and more.

Check out to see the full listing of 2018 Artists.

EAT at any of the food offerings from local restaurants
DRINK & LOUNGE at either the Terrace or South Fountain wine garden
TASTE Milwaukee’s best microbrews or sip a pint in the Blue Moon Beer Garden
WALK amongst the art sculptures and flowers in the Hawks Sculpture Garden
PLAY in the PNC Children’s Experience, with dozens of hands-on art projects, live performances, and the Kohl’s Color Wheels
CULTURE yourself with all-inclusive access to MAM’s Permanent Collection Galleries!

VIP Member First Look
Fri, June 15, 10 am–noon
Milwaukee Art Museum Members at the Art Advocate level ($175) and above, gain access to a special preview and celebration of the Festival on opening day, presented by Powers Realty Group. Meet up at the West Terrace near the Museum’s front door and show your membership card, to receive free morning admission and enjoy a complimentary reception with champagne, treats and mingling (while supplies last). Kick off your festival experience with the artists and fellow art enthusiasts as a true VIP.

Northwestern Mutual Presents
MAM After Dark
Fri, June 15, 5–10 pm
The annual MAM After Dark @ LFOA promises to raise the entertainment bar once again. Headlining musical acts wow the crowds, while groups who prefer to socialize, gather on the Wine Garden Terrace or in the Blue Moon Beer Garden; food and beverage vendors stay open late to satisfy all, and the artist tent buzzes with activity. For more details visit:

Silent Auction
Bid often on one-of-a-kind pieces by this year’s festival artists at the online silent auction, starting the week before the festival at Don’t miss this unique opportunity to support the festival and win a fabulous piece of art! The auction closes Sunday, June 18.

Visit LFOA online at for all festival-related information, from featured artists and admission tickets to volunteering!

Lakefront Festival of Art raises much-needed funds for the Milwaukee Art Museum. Thank you for attending – and for your support!

Milwaukee Art MuseumLakefront Festival of ArtMilwaukee Art MuseumJune 15 - 17 | 10AM - 5PM