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Visual Art: Art Has Never Been Such Fun
Visual Art

Art Has Never Been Such Fun

MAM exhibit, “Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America” is for the child in all of us.

Milwaukee Art Museum Hires Tim Hapeman as Director of Information Services
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Milwaukee Art Museum Hires Tim Hapeman as Director of Information Services

Information systems specialist brings more than 20 years of experience to the Museum

Jamie Nelson Named as New Executive Chef at Milwaukee Art Museum
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Jamie Nelson Named as New Executive Chef at Milwaukee Art Museum

With over a decade of experience in the culinary industry, Nelson has developed her vision and leadership at the Museum for the last eight years

New Book from Milwaukee Art Museum Inspires Writing and Discovery Through Art Exploration
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New Book from Milwaukee Art Museum Inspires Writing and Discovery Through Art Exploration

Look, Write, See, written by the docents of the Milwaukee Art Museum, offers 20 art-based writing activities for teachers and parents to help children explore art and writing

Celebrate All the Holidays at the Milwaukee Art Museum
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Celebrate All the Holidays at the Milwaukee Art Museum

Visitors can enjoy special holiday happenings at the Museum including The Joys of Toys, Museum Store Sunday and holiday shopping events, live music and photo portraits

The Role of Art and Artists in Criminal Justice Reform Discussed at Three-Day Symposium
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The Role of Art and Artists in Criminal Justice Reform Discussed at Three-Day Symposium

’The Milwaukee Model: Envisioning the Role of the Arts in Criminal Justice Reform’ explores how arts programming may help change perspectives on the criminal justice system

Nikki Otten Joins Milwaukee Art Museum as Associate Curator of Prints and Drawings
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Nikki Otten Joins Milwaukee Art Museum as Associate Curator of Prints and Drawings

Expert in prints and drawings joins the Milwaukee Art Museum’s curatorial team

Announcing the 2018 Art & Artists Series at This Year’s Milwaukee Film Fest
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Announcing the 2018 Art & Artists Series at This Year’s Milwaukee Film Fest

A series of six documentaries span a broad variety of the arts in order to inspire festival goers and film fans.

Perspectives of Incarcerated Individuals Highlighted in New Exhibition at Milwaukee Art Museum
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Perspectives of Incarcerated Individuals Highlighted in New Exhibition at Milwaukee Art Museum

The San Quentin Project: Nigel Poor and the Men of San Quentin State Prison features stories from inside prison through photographs and a podcast.

Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America Premieres at the Milwaukee Art Museum
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Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America Premieres at the Milwaukee Art Museum

Exhibition features works from 40 groundbreaking designers, including Charles and Ray Eames, Paul Rand and Eva Zeisel

Mystery Around Painting Attributed to John Constable Solved With Conservation and Research at Milwaukee Art Museum
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Mystery Around Painting Attributed to John Constable Solved With Conservation and Research at Milwaukee Art Museum

‘Constable? A Landscape Rediscovered’ gives visitors a peek at the behind-the-scenes investigations into artworks Museum professionals regularly conduct

Milwaukee Art Museum Celebrates One Millionth Child Benefiting from Kohl’s Cares
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Milwaukee Art Museum Celebrates One Millionth Child Benefiting from Kohl’s Cares

Sophia Monson of Wauwatosa was presented a prize package and cake in honor of Museum milestone

Lyft Becomes Exclusive Rideshare Partner of the Milwaukee Art Museum
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Lyft Becomes Exclusive Rideshare Partner of the Milwaukee Art Museum

Exploring the Milwaukee Art Museum is now easier via Lyft’s exclusive pick-up and drop-off zone

Art Making Inspired by Contemporary Art at Kohl’s Art Generation Family Sunday at the Milwaukee Art Museum
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Art Making Inspired by Contemporary Art at Kohl’s Art Generation Family Sunday at the Milwaukee Art Museum

Family friendly art activities and musical performances connect the movement and sound of contemporary artist William Kentridge

Monumental Multimedia Work by Contemporary Artist William Kentridge Comes to the Milwaukee Art Museum
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Monumental Multimedia Work by Contemporary Artist William Kentridge Comes to the Milwaukee Art Museum

”More Sweetly Play the Dance” engages viewers with an immersive, multisensory experience that combines drawing, animation, filmmaking and sound on giant HD screens.

Summer at the Milwaukee Art Museum Offers Visitors a Wide Variety of Fun and Culture
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Summer at the Milwaukee Art Museum Offers Visitors a Wide Variety of Fun and Culture

The Museum has three special exhibitions on view, outdoor activities, walking tours, day camps and opportunities to create art throughout the summer.

Milwaukee Art Museum Highlights Technique and Innovation Across Three Exhibitions
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Milwaukee Art Museum Highlights Technique and Innovation Across Three Exhibitions

The multimedia work of William Kentridge, the etchings of Goya and early images of nature by Carleton E. Watkins, Eadweard Muybridge and H. H. Bennett reveal the innovation of artists

Herzfeld Foundation Endows Curator of Photography and Media Arts Position at Milwaukee Art Museum
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Herzfeld Foundation Endows Curator of Photography and Media Arts Position at Milwaukee Art Museum

$3.5 million commitment continues the Herzfeld investment in highlighting photography at the Museum, and a steady trend of endowed positions at the institution.

New Exhibition Explores British Influence on the Quintessential American Painter Winslow Homer
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New Exhibition Explores British Influence on the Quintessential American Painter Winslow Homer

“Coming Away: Winslow Homer and England” explores how English art and a 19-month sojourn in Cullercoats impacted the latter part of the artist’s career

Award-winning artwork by 300 Wisconsin students now on view at the Milwaukee Art Museum
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Award-winning artwork by 300 Wisconsin students now on view at the Milwaukee Art Museum

The program acknowledges excellence in the visual arts and encourages the artistic endeavors of young people throughout the United States.

The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip comes to the Milwaukee Art Museum
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The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip comes to the Milwaukee Art Museum

First exhibition to explore the American photographic road trip as a genre in and of itself

Jaime Hayon: Technicolor brings vibrant colors and whimsical objects to the Milwaukee Art Museum
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Jaime Hayon: Technicolor brings vibrant colors and whimsical objects to the Milwaukee Art Museum

This fun, family-friendly exhibition will include an interactive play piece

In Public: Northwestern Mutual Plaza Is a Triumph
In Public

Northwestern Mutual Plaza Is a Triumph

Gardens and landscaping for NM Tower and Commons create a strikingly urban campus.

Holiday Happenings at the Milwaukee Art Museum
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Holiday Happenings at the Milwaukee Art Museum

Special holiday events include cooking class, Museum Store Sunday holiday shopping event, free live music in Windhover Hall and much, much more

Degas to Picasso: Creating Modernism in France
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Degas to Picasso: Creating Modernism in France

Works by masters of modern art including Manet, Degas, Van Gogh, Matisse, and Picasso come to the Milwaukee Art Museum November 4, 2017, through January 28, 2018

Celebrate autumn with the Milwaukee Art Museum!
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Celebrate autumn with the Milwaukee Art Museum!

Featuring a special Beer Dinner, Kohl’s Art Generation Family Sundays: Día de Los Muertos event, Murder Mystery–themed MAM After Dark and Wicked Works sinister artworks Member Tour

Anthony Hernandez Photography Retrospective comes to the Milwaukee Art Museum this September
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Anthony Hernandez Photography Retrospective comes to the Milwaukee Art Museum this September

Exhibition engages with contemporary social issues through photographs of Los Angeles

Milwaukee Art Museum celebrates 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright’s birthday this summer
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Milwaukee Art Museum celebrates 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright’s birthday this summer

Wasmuth Portfolio considered the most significant collection of architect’s early work

Milwaukee Art Museum Hires New Director of Marketing and Communications
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Milwaukee Art Museum Hires New Director of Marketing and Communications

Google branding expert Amanda C. Peterson announced as institution’s new marketing leader

Milwaukee Art Museum Shows Monumental Works by Chicago Native Rashid Johnson this Summer
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Milwaukee Art Museum Shows Monumental Works by Chicago Native Rashid Johnson this Summer

Rashid Johnson: Hail We Now Sing Joy explores themes of escape and identity through new works and unique materials.

Milwaukee Art Museum hires new executive chef
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Milwaukee Art Museum hires new executive chef

Zak Groh to take over Museum’s culinary program

April brings poster exhibition, popular Easter brunch to Milwaukee Art Museum
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April brings poster exhibition, popular Easter brunch to Milwaukee Art Museum

Free admission April 1 and 2 with a Sendik’s “Red Bag”

Milwaukee Art Museum welcomes spring with annual Art in Bloom weekend
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Milwaukee Art Museum welcomes spring with annual Art in Bloom weekend

The popular four-day event featuring floral art, a marketplace and fashion show returns March 23–26

Milwaukee Art Museum Exhibition Explores Breadth of Region’s Private Art Treasures, Many Never Seen Before
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Milwaukee Art Museum Exhibition Explores Breadth of Region’s Private Art Treasures, Many Never Seen Before

Milwaukee Collects celebrates our community’s love of art and art collecting

Work by local student artists featured in annual Milwaukee Art Museum exhibition
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Work by local student artists featured in annual Milwaukee Art Museum exhibition

Students receive national recognition through Scholastic Art Awards

Milwaukee Art Museum offers visitors another year of Meijer free admission days
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Milwaukee Art Museum offers visitors another year of Meijer free admission days

Monthly free day and extended hours have switched to Thursdays in 2017

Milwaukee Art Museum Opens New Exhibitions to Engage Visitors this Winter
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Milwaukee Art Museum Opens New Exhibitions to Engage Visitors this Winter

From a contemporary site-specific installation, to photographs and videos of New York City street life, to icons from the Layton Art Collection, there’s an abundance of art to explore

Milwaukee Art Museum Receives Historic Gift of More Than 500 Jules Chéret Works
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Milwaukee Art Museum Receives Historic Gift of More Than 500 Jules Chéret Works

Susee and James L. Wiechmann will also underwrite new prints and drawings curator

Milwaukee Art Museum Announces New Creative Director
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Milwaukee Art Museum Announces New Creative Director

New hire brings a wealth of design experience to Museum leadership team; will work to create a fresh visual experience

Paper Play: Kindergarten to Contemporary Art provides interactive educational experience at the Milwaukee Art Museum
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Paper Play: Kindergarten to Contemporary Art provides interactive educational experience at the Milwaukee Art Museum

Kohl’s Art Generation Gallery inspires unique art making, play and enhanced cognitive growth

Milwaukee Art Museum celebrates the season with exciting events and extended hours in December
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Milwaukee Art Museum celebrates the season with exciting events and extended hours in December

Family-friendly activities, dining, shopping make Museum ideal spot for holiday fun

Holiday gifts at the Milwaukee Art Museum to suit every taste
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Holiday gifts at the Milwaukee Art Museum to suit every taste

Museum Store offers one-of-a-kind gifts and brand new Museum gift card in-store and online

Nature and Opulence: The Art of Martin Johnson Heade offers Milwaukee Art Museum visitors calm in the holiday storm
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Nature and Opulence: The Art of Martin Johnson Heade offers Milwaukee Art Museum visitors calm in the holiday storm

Masterpieces by one of the most important American artists of the 19th century convey warmth and sheer beauty

Milwaukee Art Museum chief curator to take director position at Florida museum
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Milwaukee Art Museum chief curator to take director position at Florida museum

Brady Roberts’ last day at the Museum is October 21.

Milwaukee Art Museum offers unique ways to celebrate the harvest season
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Milwaukee Art Museum offers unique ways to celebrate the harvest season

October also brings the opening of a new exhibition.

Milwaukee Art Museum announces new museum library at historic Judge Jason Downer mansion
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Milwaukee Art Museum announces new museum library at historic Judge Jason Downer mansion

The three-story Judge Jason Downer mansion was designed by architect Edward Townsend Mix and built in 1874.

Dijkstra’s recent video installations to debut at the Milwaukee Art Museum
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Dijkstra’s recent video installations to debut at the Milwaukee Art Museum

Over the past 30 years, Dijkstra has produced a sensitive and eloquent body of photographic and video work.

July brings film, food, and family-fun events to the Museum!
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July brings film, food, and family-fun events to the Museum!

The Museum is open Monday–Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Fridays until 8 p.m.

Milwaukee Art Museum Announces New Director
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Milwaukee Art Museum Announces New Director

Marcelle Polednik selected from field of dozens of national candidates; poised to harness Museum’s momentum

Donna and Donald Baumgartner make historic endowment gift to Milwaukee Art Museum
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Donna and Donald Baumgartner make historic endowment gift to Milwaukee Art Museum

$8 million gift dedicated to support Museum Director; largest gift ever made to institution’s endowment

In Public: No, the Domes Aren’t Great Architecture
In Public

No, the Domes Aren’t Great Architecture

Beloved perhaps. But let’s be honest about their kitschy design.

Artist’s first major museum exhibition explores photography in the Internet age
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Artist’s first major museum exhibition explores photography in the Internet age

Milwaukee Art Museum debuts Penelope Umbrico: Future Perfect May 5

New Milwaukee Art Museum Membership Offers More Access to Area Families
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New Milwaukee Art Museum Membership Offers More Access to Area Families

“Family Access Membership” available starting May 15

Awaken the Sense, Welcome Spring at Milwaukee Art Museum’s Annual “Art in Bloom”
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Awaken the Sense, Welcome Spring at Milwaukee Art Museum’s Annual “Art in Bloom”

The popular floral spectacle, marketplace and fashion show returns March 17-20

Domes Are An International Star

Domes Are An International Star

They are a tourist and architectural attraction. Yet there’s talk of tearing them down.

In Public: Guided By the Light
In Public

Guided By the Light

Jim Shields’ iridescent addition to the Art Museum gets better the more you look at it.

Highly Anticipated Opening of Milwaukee Art Museum’s Renovated Collection Galleries Set for November 24
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Highly Anticipated Opening of Milwaukee Art Museum’s Renovated Collection Galleries Set for November 24

Restored, Reinstalled, and Reimagined Museum Delivers a New Future for the Iconic Milwaukee Institution and a Visitor Experience to Match the New Space

Milwaukee Art Museum Unveils New Addition

Milwaukee Art Museum Unveils New Addition

Glassy new addition to museum also creates more exhibition space. Here's a tour.

Milwaukee Art Museum announces new Curator of American and Decorative Arts
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Milwaukee Art Museum announces new Curator of American and Decorative Arts

The Milwaukee Art Museum is pleased to announce the appointment of Brandon Ruud as the new Constance and Dudley J. Godfrey Jr. Curator of American Art and Decorative Arts