Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum

The Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, 2220 N. Terrace Ave., presents the fundraiser So Milwaukee!, from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday, May 25.

The event features Milwaukee musicians, samples from Great Lakes Distillery and Bittercube, crafts by Milwaukee makers and a tour of the museum’s our current exhibition FOLD: Artist Accordion Books. Admission is $15, $10 for museum members. Proceeds benefit exhibitions and preservation of the Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum.

The museum is offering $20 individual memberships for new members who sign up at the event. Members enjoy free admission and event discounts throughout the year.

Featured are:

So Milwaukee Makers

Sean Mohundro – Milwaukee Boardsmith

Cassie Pappas – Urban Crafts

Kyle Denton – Tippecanoe Herbs & Apothecary

Jason/Angie LeGear – Variegated Goods MKE

Matthew Lind – Ghost Hand Effects

John Griffin - Bum Alum

Samantha Skrove/Claire Riordan - Custom Poems/Jewelry

Cathy Eslinger - Cathy Eslinger Pottery

John Mullins - Drinking Maker with a Candle Problem

Maria Knier - Totum Fauna

ArtWorks Milwaukee – Screen printed merchandise

Milwaukee Music

Alek Wasserman – Piano

Neil Davis – Jazz Guitarist

Scott Hlavenka - Gypsy Jazz

Milwaukee Food & Drink

Great Lakes Distillery


Zilli’s Hospitality

Ball ‘n Biscuit

Cash Bar

Milwaukee Prizes

Purchase raffle tickets during the event to win Milwaukee prize packages. Packages feature Milwaukee sports, Milwaukee museums, Milwaukee entertainment, and Culinary Milwaukee.

About the Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum

Overlooking Lake Michigan, the Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum is an Italian Renaissance-style villa designed and built by architect David Adler in 1923. The building was originally the residence of Lloyd Smith of the A.O. Smith Corporation and his family. The Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum features fine and decorative arts dating from the 15th through to the 18th centuries, wrought-iron masterpieces by Cyril Colnik, a formal garden and changing exhibitions.  Located at 2220 N. Terrace Ave., the Museum is a partner of the Charles Allis Art Museum, 1801 N. Prospect Ave.

Museum Hours: Wednesday, Friday - Sunday from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Thursday 1:00 to 8:00 p.m.

General Admission: $7 for adults, $5 for Seniors (62+), Military and Students with a valid ID, and FREE for Museum Members and Children 12 and under.



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