• Journel Sentinel, “Eight Startups… Summerfest Tech”
    Summerfest Tech will be back in June, giving eight startups from around the world a chance to compete for $50,000.  Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. announced the 5th annual event will take place June 28-30 across the city, including at the Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel, the new BMO Tower, Milwaukee Artist Resource Network’s (MARN) new location […]
  • Shepherd Express, “Grilled Cheese Sandwiches and Cash Grants for Milwaukee Art Students”
    The Grilled Cheese Grant is an annual emerging artist exhibition program that fundraises for thesis projects of undergraduate seniors at UW-Milwaukee and the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD). They have a kickoff event each year where attendees may donate $5 or more and receive a grilled cheese sandwich made with locally sourced cheese […]
  • Biz Times, “Summerfest Tech returning this year with expanded Pitch Competition”
    Summerfest Tech is returning this June with an expanded Pitch Competition. The event, which is being sponsored by Molson Coors in partnership with Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. and Young Enterprising Society, will be held June 30 and include eight contestants competing for a portion of the $50,000 prize. Last year, six contestants competed for a portion […]
  • UWM Post, “Milwaukee Artists You Should Know: Saige Lenzmeier”
    Milwaukee artist Saige Lenzmeier’s disturbingly sweet piece is available at the Milwaukee Artist Resource Network Gallery. Milwaukee artist Saige Lenzmeier, 19, overlooked the view from her eighth-floor Lower East Side apartment while crafting her vision into reality. Surrounded by vibrant furniture, checkered floors and recently completed work, her excitement to keep creating led her through the […]
  • Shepherd Express, “MARN Closes ‘Catch The 22’ with Three Events”
    The Milwaukee Artist Resource Network (MARN) has already utilized their recently opened space in the Third Ward well, with their first exhibition, “Catch The 22,” which will close on March 20. Before that, though, a trio of events will cap off the display, beginning Thursday night. “Catch The 22” is a collective display featuring work […]
  • Shepherd Express, “Mal Montoya, President & CEO of Milwaukee Artist Resource Network”
    The current Milwaukee arts and culture scene continues to redefine itself and Milwaukee. Historically, truth tellers (beyond journalists) have been the artist who have been compelled to bare his or her soul. Vivid stories of strife, pain, and inequities have always been found in the voices of artists who chose a pen, or a brush, as […]
  • Milwaukee Magazine, “The Best Things to Do This Week, According to Our Editors: Dec. 13”
    1. Check Out the Density Variants at Good City Brewing CHRIS DROSNER, EXECUTIVE EDITOR Winter is imperial stout season, and many of which breweries release to great fanfare at their taprooms. Good City Brewing’s Density Day was Saturday, but really any day over the next few weeks can be Density Day. The brewery’s phenomenal bourbon barrel […]
  • Shepherd Express, “MARN Opens Marketplace for Local Artists”
    Milwaukee-area residents will have another opportunity to support local artists and artisans this holiday season. The Milwaukee Artist Resource Network (MARN) recently opened the MARN Marketplace, a retail shop, in its Art + Culture Hub, 191 N. Broadway St. MARN was founded in 2002, with an organizational mission to support diverse artists and artisans in […]
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, “Third Ward Space Creates Opportunities for Artists”
    The Milwaukee Artist Resource Network was launched 20 years ago to provide its members with resources needed to create a local, sustainable art practice.Now, that nonprofit group is getting a much higher profile – thanks to a new development in the Historic Third Ward that features a gallery, exhibit hall, store and even a coffee […]
  • Shepherd Express, “Art Hub (and Coffee!) Opens in the Third Ward”
    Wine and coffee, art and conversation, come together at the newest venue in the Historic Third Ward. It’s called MARN ART + CULTURE HUB (191 N. Broadway) and it’s actually multiple venues in one space, including an artist-run gallery, a marketplace stocked with work by local artists and a coffee and wine bar. The new […]
  • Biz Times, “Nonprofit Spotlight: Milwaukee Artist Resource Network”
    Mission statement: The Milwaukee Artist Resource Network strengthens the capacities of our members including artists, other arts workers and arts participants engaging communities and markets within and beyond the Milwaukee region.  Primary focus of your nonprofit organization: We’re dedicated to providing artists from all social and economic backgrounds with the resources needed to cultivate a local, sustainable, […]
  • Milwaukee Business Journal, “Milwaukee Artist Resource Network will open exhibition hall in 3rd Ward”
    The Milwaukee Artist Resource Network will open the MARN Art + Culture Hub at its headquarters of 191 N. Broadway in Milwaukee’s 3rd Ward neighborhood in the near future. The Milwaukee 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization signed a 10-year lease at the Lofts on Broadway in October of 2019. The organization received a $3 million grant from […]
  • Milwaukee Record, “MARN Announces New Third Ward Arts and Culture Hub, Inaugural Show”
    Approximately a year and a half after moving into its new home at 191 N. Broadway in the city’s Historic Third Ward, the Milwaukee Artist Resource Network (MARN) has announced the impending opening of its MARN ART + CULTURE HUB. Cool! “The 5,500 square foot facility features MARN’s own café, conference center, innovation studio and Gallery and Exhibition […]
  • On Milwaukee, “Milwaukee Artist Resource Network Selects New Third Ward home”
    After a thoughtful search for a new home for its regional art center and marketplace, the Milwaukee Artist Resource Network (MARN), has announced it signed a 10- year lease at the Lofts on Broadway, 191 N. Broadway, in the Historic Third Ward. The organization will take possession of the 5,200-square foot, street-level storefront on Oct. […]
  • WUWM 89.7, “Milwaukee Artist Resource Network Receives $3 Million Grant”
    Last week, the Milwaukee Artist Resource Network (MARN) announced it was granted an anonymous gift of $3 million. It’s a lot of money, and it has the board of directors and staff feeling celebratory. Plans are already in motion to find a street-level home for the group that would serve as offices, a gallery, and a program […]