10th Street Gallery

Welcome to the 10th Street Gallery!

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Enjoy a wide variety of visual arts exhibits throughout the year in the spacious lobby of the theatre. Paintings, fiber and multi-media are among the many types of work to be found. Sign up for our newsletter to receive information on exhibits and other gallery happenings.

Exhibit Hours

Monday-Friday from 10am-4pm or by appointment

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At the 10th Street Gallery:

Indelible: Conflict Through the Lens
A Photo Exhibition by Michael Nelson

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Photo by Michael Nelson

Michael Nelson was born in Carthage, Tunisia and begun his  photojournalism career covering the Lebanese Civil War and Israeli Invasion of Lebanon for UPI (United Press International) in 1982. After being posted in Brussels, Belgium, Mike returned to the United States and worked as a commercial photographers assistant while working on some self-motivated projects such as food aid to famine stricken Ethiopia, immigrant sanctuaries in San Francisco, the Democratic Convention in San Francisco, and Guardian Angels in Los Angeles in 1984.

During his three and a half decade long career as a wire service photographer, editor and manager, Mike has held many exhibitions, taught seminars on photography, and has been a guest lecturer at numerous universities. Among his many awards are the World Press Photo and NPPA. Mike is fluent in French and maintains a working knowledge of Arabic. He currently resides in Topanga with his wife, a Nubian Egyptian. He has a grown son and daughter.

A gallery reception will take place before the Thursday, March 16th performance of Time Stands Still from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public. A talk back with the cast of Time Stands Still and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel war correspondent, Margaret “Meg” Jones will take place after the performance.

This exhibit is sponsored by the Milwaukee Press Club Endowment.

 

Curated by Luke Farley