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Starving Artists Show at Mount Mary College

  • Mount Mary University 2900 North Menomonee River Parkway Milwaukee, WI, 53222 United States (map)

Shop for original and limited edition artwork from over 200 juried artists. A variety of mediums are represented including pottery, fiber, photography, painting, sculpture and more. Follow the show on social media:

Admission Information:

  • General admission is $10.
  • Children 12 and under receive free admission.
  • Patrons are able to pay by cash or credit card at the entry gates.
  • There are no advanced tickets sales.
  • Admission fees help to support Mount Mary student scholarships!


  • Parking at the show is free.
  • Handicap parking is available for those with a handicap permit.
  • Patrons may park on the hill behind the west lawn (show location) using the Menomonee River Parkway entrance.
  • A second parking lot is available by entering the 92nd street entrance and walking through our historic arches.


  • All artwork is sold for $100 or less.
  • Food and drinks are available for purchase on the show grounds.
  • We strictly prohibit the sale of any artwork before the show opens at 10 a.m.!

Show Traditions:

  • To get the best artwork, patrons begin arriving early in the morning (often bringing coffee and breakfast).
  • Some patrons have been doing this so long that they see friends they meet in line once a year!
  • Sister Georgeann Krzyzanowski, SSND, '66 is usually wearing her Packers gear (a Green Bay helmet with a habit) as she oversees the show grounds while checking in on the score of the game.
  • To signal the beginning of each show, the bells of Notre Dame Hall ring promptly at 10 a.m.
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