Bringing Joy To Milwaukee One Awe-
Inspiring Art Experience At A Time.

Public Art For All

We invite the Milwaukee community to celebrate all forms of public art — from the ephemeral to enduring, to the quirky and surprising — and delight in the pleasures of artistic imagination.

Joy Engine Events

Our public art exhibits, programming, installations, and other projects are always welcoming, family-friendly, and free for everybody.

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Spring 2022

Jazz Rocks

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1500 Bottles a Second

JOY ENGINE joined Historic Third Ward retailer, MOD GEN, to present a city tour of an eco-art sculpture #1500BottlesASecond

My Art Bag

During the pandemic, JOY ENGINE and Arts @ Large collaborated to create and distribute free project kits for children in Milwaukee.

Art Page

ART PAGE highlighted drawings by six local artists and were printed in the Sunday edition of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The interactive project was designed to bring free art experiences to families during a complex time for our community.

Jazz at Noon

Inspired by Les Lieber’s fabled New York Jazz at Noon, Milwaukee-based jazz guitarist and host Don Linke and JOY ENGINE bring you Cream City’s version of free, lunchtime jazz performances every Monday.

Under One Moon

The moon is the first milestone on the road to stars.” In 2019, JOY ENGINE presented a 23-foot replica of the moon in Catalano Square Park, in the Historic Third Ward.

Past Experiences

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