The United Performing Arts Fund kicked off its Ride for the Arts at Veteran's Park on June 6. It was the first organized event in the park since 2020.
Milwaukee actor Andrew Varela speaks about how important fundraising is right now for the arts.
UPAF President and CEO Patrick Rath speaks about the importance of the annual event for the arts community
While the Ride for the Arts may look a little different this year, supporters of the United Performing Arts Fund are taking to Veterans Park on June 6.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: UPAF Ride for the Arts Series which kick off at Veteran's Park in Milwaukee
View photos from week one of the UPAF Ride for the Arts Series, sponsored by Miller Lite.
After weathering a devastating 14 months, all 14 United Performing Arts Fund Member Groups plan to resume in-person performances and programs this year.
With only a month to go before the United Performing Arts Fund Rides for the Arts series, cyclists are urged to tune their cycles, plan their routes, and fire up friends and family. On three consecutive Sundays in June, throngs of bicyclists will descend upon Milwaukee, Waukesha, and Ozaukee counties to celebrate the 14 arts organizations that inspire Milwaukee through performances and educational outreach.
The United Performing Arts Fund has set a fundraising goal of $11.3 million for its 2021 community campaign. UPAF leaders announced the fundraising target during a virtual launch event Wednesday evening, saying the campaign comes at a critical time for the region’s performing arts.