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Free Museum Admission for Veterans, Active Military Begins on Memorial Day

Veterans, Active Military free all summer long

By - May 21st, 2014 03:09 pm

Milwaukee, Wis. – The Milwaukee Art Museum is offering free admission for all veterans, active military, and up to five additional family members beginning on Monday, May 26 (Memorial Day) and running through Monday, September 1 (Labor Day).

This summer, the Museum is again participating in the Blue Star Museums program, where active military and up to five family members with them receive free Museum admission from Memorial Day through Labor Day. First launched in 2010, Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America.

Starting Memorial Day (May 26) and running through Labor Day (Sept 1), the Museum is open seven days a week, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (until 8 p.m. on Thursdays). The Museum’s summer feature exhibition, Kandinsky: A Retrospective, opens June 5.

ABOUT MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM
The Milwaukee Art Museum houses a rich collection of over 30,000 works, with strengths in 19th- and 20th-century American and European art, contemporary art, and American decorative arts, and is the world’s leading repository for work by untrained creators. The Museum campus is located on the shores of Lake Michigan and spans three buildings, including the Santiago Calatrava-designed Quadracci Pavilion and the Eero Saarinen-designed Milwaukee County War Memorial Center. For more information, please visit mam.org.

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