Welcome to LFOA

On behalf of the dedicated staff, committee members, and volunteers who are working diligently to plan Lakefront Festival of Art 2016, it is my honor to welcome you! Favorite visitor experiences return and new surprises await on the lakefront this coming June. To get a sneak peak of all the behind-the-scenes action, follow Lakefront Festival of Art on Facebook and check back often for the latest festival updates, including our 2016 artists, food vendors, musical lineup, and more! Mark your calendars now for June 17–19, 2016. We will see you there! -Krista Renfrew, Festival Director

 

Event Info

LFOA features the works of over 170 national artists amid activities, food, and entertainment, while serving as a primary fund-raiser for the Museum.
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2017 Artist Application

The 2017 Artist Application is now open!
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Ticket Info

Buy early and save! Advance tickets are available at over fifty local retail locations and online.
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Art Categories

Artwork on display is categorized into 15 different segments. Click any of the galleries below to view.

Activities

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The PNC Children’s Experience

Families and kids of all ages can enjoy several NO-COST interactive activities and endless fun in the Children’s Area.
By : Andrea Straughn | Jul 31, 2015
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Sculpture Garden

Sponsored by Hawks Landscape Take a stroll through the picturesque Sculpture Garden to envision how these unique landscape-sized sculptures could look in your own backyard!
By : Andrea Straughn | Jul 31, 2015
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Silent Auction

Be sure to take time to bid on your favorite art objects and help Friends of Art (FOA) raise funds to support the Milwaukee Art Museum.
By : Andrea Straughn | Jul 31, 2015

 

“High quality of fellow exhibitors and diversity of media / work.” -2015 LFOA Artist,
“I liked being under a tent, having close parking, fenced in with security and next to a incredible museum!” -2015 LFOA Artist,
“So easy for customers to see everything and the quality of all ORIGINAL artwork was exceptional.” -2015 LFOA Artist,
“The easy going of everything. The fabulous big white tents that protect art and artists from cold or heat. The chance to get inspired and see an amazing modern art exhibition in the museum while making a show.” -2015 LFOA Artist,
“The setting is spectacular, and the tent is the best in the industry. all staff is very nice to deal with.” -2015 LFOA Artist,
“Great group of works, artists, volunteers and beautiful setting.” -2015 LFOA Artist,