get bEHIND the aRTS Studio Tour

April 27, 2018 - April 29, 2018

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get bEHIND the aRTS Studio Tour

The last full weekend in April, the get bEHIND the aRTS Studio Tour offers three days filled with art––inviting guests to explore an entire weekend of creativity in Southeastern Wisconsin. Now in its eighth year, the self-guided tour allows access to artists’ studios featuring over 100 creatives at nearly 30 locations throughout Racine and Kenosha. Visual artists of all mediums and performing artists will again open their private workspaces for a rare, behind-the-scenes glimpse of their innovative and productive worlds.

The weekend kicks off with the art party of the year: the Preview Party on Friday, April 27 from 6 to 10 p.m. at 5800 Seventh Avenue in Downtown Kenosha.

Featuring: Art Exhibition • Meet the Artists • Live Entertainment • Art Demos • Raffle • Cash Bar

Host: Nick Ramsey of Family Power Music

  • 6:00-6:30 Tom Ceschin (fingerstyle guitarist)
  • 6:35-6:50 Carly-Anne Ravnikar (poetry)
  • 7:00-7:30 Brandon Logic (modular synthesizer)
  • 7:35-7:50 Esteban Colon (poetry)
  • 7:55-8:10 Connie Kowalski (comedic monologues)
  • 8:15-8:30 Kenyatta “Lyrical Lioness” Turner (poetry)
  • 8:35-9:00 Origins of Hip-Hop Breakdance Battle (dance)
  • 9:10-10:00 Rogers Randle & Larry “ShugaBear” Thomas Duo (Smooth Jazz)

On Saturday, April 28, Racine artists’ studios are open to the public, and on Sunday, April 29, Kenosha studios welcomes visitors. Artists’ workplaces are open on both days from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pick up your tour maps during the Preview Party or at any studio location the day of the tour. Also access a tour map at the listed website.

$5 for 3 Days of Art; kids are free.

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Photo Credit: Barb Thompson Photography