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Member Profile: Peck School of the Arts

(posted: Mar 26, 2014)

What does your company do?
The mission of the Peck School of the Arts is to provide the highest quality education and professional training in the arts at the baccalaureate and master’s degree levels. The school is committed to recruiting faculty, staff, and students who reflect the richness and diversity of art-making in a variety of cultures. As the only school of the arts in Wisconsin in a major urban environment, the Peck School of the Arts encourages collaboration with community arts organizations and artists to provide professional experiences for its students.

What’s new for your company in 2014?
The UWM Peck School of the Arts continues to serve as a vibrant center of arts-making and collaboration in Milwaukee and Southeastern Wisconsin. Some highlights this year include Kenilworth Open Studios, the Musical Theatre production of Urinetown, the Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival, and MKE Unplugged.

What opportunities do you have for Milwaukee creatives?
The UWM Peck School of the Arts offers countless opportunities for art-making, art appreciation, creativity and collaboration.

Do you have any upcoming events?
Coming very soon, on Saturday, April 19, from 11am to 2pm, is Kenilworth Open Studios. Free and open to the public, Kenilworth Open Studios offers 3 hours and 6 floors of art, dance, film, music and theatre. Learn more The Peck School of the Arts presents over 300 events and performances each year. For a full calendar of events, visit our web site at

Why do you see Milwaukee as a good city for creatives?
Milwaukee is a city rich in arts organizations and resources for art makers and arts enthusiasts. The UWM Peck School of the Arts is proud to be a part of such a vibrant urban arts scene.

Featured Member: Translator

(posted: Sep 17, 2014)

What does your company do?
Translator is an experience design studio based out of Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward. We are thinkers, connectors, and doers and we develop killer brand platforms and experiences. We’re also pretty handy with a Chemex.
What’s new for your company in 2014?
We are excited that the nature of our work continues to organically

Featured Member: Murph’s Original

(posted: Sep 08, 2014)

What does your company do?

In 1966, Kathryn Burke, fondly known as “Murph”, had fresh degrees in dietetics, chemistry and home economics… and a passion to craft unique culinary creations from old irish family recipes.
One of Murph’s first recipes was a wonderful tasting ‘savory sauce’ that she gave to family and friends and sold at specialty

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