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French-artist JR's "Inside Out Project" Joins Jumpst(ART) Downtown Campaign

August 23, 2021 /   JR Inside Out

The People's Art Project Visits Downtown Milwaukee

Friday, August 27, from 10 AM - 6:30 PM

As part of Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21's Jumpst(ART) Downtown campaign, French-artist JR's "Inside Out Project: 11M" will make a national tour stop on the plaza outside of Chase Tower at Water & Wisconsin (111 E. Wisconsin Avenue), and the adjacent RiverWalk this Friday, August 27 between 10 AM - 4 PM. This global public art project has featured over 400,000 portraits across 138 countries through their traveling photo booth truck. The public is invited to have large-scale portraits taken and printed in the truck and then installed on the plaza for free. The mural of community members' faces will be on display through the weekend. 

Plus, enjoy live entertainment by local musicians on Friday:
  • 10 - 11 AM: Ian Wasserman (cello)

  • 12 - 1 PM: Donna Woodall Group (jazz)

  • 2 - 3 PM: Nancy Maio and Gare Hofstad (violin and guitar duet)

  • 4:30 - 6:30 PM: Impulse Jazz Trio  (jazz) 

Enjoy free Pete's Pops starting at 11 AM for those who participate in the Inside Out Project.


Click here to learn more. 

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