Upcoming Community Events




Community Mindfulness Meditation Practice

Tuesdays 5:15-6:30 (prior to Jazz Jam)

hosted by Samir Moukaddam

Open to all: Free; donations gratefully accepted. Drop in Tuesdays (please check calendar in case of rare cancellations). Learn the basics of mindfulness meditation: what mindfulness is, how to practice it, how to incorporate it into your life to relieve stress and create more well-being.

Facilitator: Samir Moukaddam, UCLA-Trained Mindfulness Facilitator @ http://marc.ucla.edu/ UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center

++ Wheelchair accessibility via portable ramp.



OWL (Older, Wiser, Local) is an open-door programming series welcoming all older adults, especially those from the 53212 zip code. Produced by the Riverwest Artists Association, OWL offers arts and craft workshops as well as informative lectures and demonstrations on a wide variety of topics. Nearly all workshops and activities are free of charge, although occasionally participants may be asked to bring materials.




ARTWalk 53212

Forty years ago, a group of artists started an event featuring the many artists and art galleries in Riverwest. ARTWalk has helped define Riverwest as a creative community ever since. The event has expanded to include the entire 53212 area. Home of the Riverwest Artists Association.


ARTWalk 53212 Party

Friday, October 4, 2019 | 7-10 PM

Featuring the R&B Coquettes with Robin Pluer



Saturday, October 5, 2019 | 1-6 PM

Go to the registration form online to sign up with the form provided or download registration file. You may also download a printable form or pick-up one from the Jazz Gallery.

Submit $20 fee via the website (no fee for current RAA members). The fee includes a special one-year membership with the Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts/Riverwest Artists Association (RAA) and one (or two small) artwork submission(s) in the Member’s Show (see below).

Sign-up deadline is Friday, September 27 to be included on the event map.

For more information about ARTWalk 53212 email 53212art@gmail.com



September 21-October 26, 2019


Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts

926 E Center Street | Milwaukee, WI 53212

Opening Reception: Friday, September 20 | 6-8 pm

RAA Member’s Show sign-up deadline is Friday, September 13

Artists can also join on either of these ART DROP-OFF DATES:

Saturday, September 14 | 12-5 pm

Monday, September 16 | 5-8 pm

For more information about RAA Member’s Show email info@riverwestart.org


Past Community Events