​LMA Shows

​​LMA is sponsoring the West Bend Art Fair to take place at the Gallery of Wisconsin Art (GOWA), 303 Water Street in West Bend, WI on Saturday, August 18, 9am-5pm, and Sunday, August 19, 10am-5pm. The art fair is only open to Wisconsin artists and art groups and will have space for approximately 20 tents.

LMA members who register prior to Wednesday, February 28, will receive priority booth assignments. Since space is limited, early registration is strongly suggested. The LMA sponsored West Bend Plein Air, taking place from Thursday, August 16 to Saturday, August 18 requires a separate registration fee.

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Schauer Arts Center 

147 N Rural St, Hartford, WI 53027

October 5 - December 2, 2018

Self-Juried Show

​Located in the upper level, the Suckow Family Art Gallery is open for viewing weekdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Saturdays from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm, and one hour prior to performances. 

St. Johns Cathedral 

812 N Jackson St, Milwaukee, WI 53202

July 11 - September 8, 2018

Drop off:  JULY 11th 11:30- 1:00 set-up and drop off 
Reception: July 14th 3:30-5:00.....go to Bastille Days French Mass afterwards!
Closing: Pick-up Sept. 8th 4:30-6:30

Use the Non-Juried Exhibit Application Form to register.

NEED HELP TO BE AN ARTIST REPRESENTATIVE DURING THE EXHIBITION FOR A COUPLE OF HOURS PER SHIFT...please contact Susan S. at 262-338-3699 and leave a message to which shift you would like. 
SHIFTS:  Sundays 8:30am - 12:30
                  Wednesdays: 11;30- 1:00pm
                  Saturdays: 4:30-6:30pm


Other Events

West Bend Plein Air 

Thursday through Saturday, August 16-18, 2018

The League of Milwaukee Artists and the Gallery of Wisconsin Art present a new event:

      The 2018 West Bend Plein Air Competition 


                               "Paint the Market"

Artist preregistration has begun. 

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Exhibit Opportunities

Paint the Roof - presented by LMA and

The Grohmann Museum 

1000 N Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202

Saturday, June 2nd from 1:00 - 4:00pm

CALLING ALL PLEIN AIR ARTISTS!  Last year was a toe in the waters with this event.  Now the Grohmann wants to make it even more expanded and popular.  Great opportunity for LMA to show the membership of the Grohmann museum how Plein Air is done!  We will be painting the city of Milwaukee from the Birdseye roof top of the museum!  Their members can join us and/or engage with our artists and be amazed at our craftsmanship.  Great press for LMA, fun for our membership and theirs!  PLUS.... the Grohmann is including some wonderful hors de oeuvres as well. Registration is needed.  Call the Grohmann to RSVP.  Name tags will be provided.  Exclusive entrance to this event.  Much advertising and pass along cards will be provided by the Grohmann to give to us, inviting friends and family too!  Entrance fee is needed by invitees. 


‘Dynamic Duo’

Exceptional art from LMA and CAG at

The Gallery of Wisconsin Art
303 Water St.West Bend, WI

July 7th through September 1st, 2018

ELIGIBILITY:  Open to any LMA member in good standing (must have attended at least 2 meetings per year to qualify.) New juried members are exempt from requirement.   90 pieces needed, depending on size.

Works must be original and completed within the last 3 years. Compositions from published material other artist’s work or from photographs not taken by the artist are not considered original works.

Use the Non-Juried Exhibit Application Form to register.

Friday, June 15, 2018  Midnight  –  Submission Deadline

Saturday, July 7, 2018 – Show Opening  
Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 4-7pm – Artists’ Reception


West Bend Art Fair 
Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19

Use the Non-Juried Exhibit Application Form to register.  

Last year this exhibit was a great success.  LMA members are encouraged to offer their art for sale. Schauer Arts Center will collect a 25% commission on the retail price of all sales.  The commission continues for 30 days after the exhibit closes.  You will receive a check and statement within 10 days after a sale.  ​