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Milwaukee Art Museum Brings Art to the Community

This summer, the Milwaukee Art Museum is bringing creativity and ingenuity into the community with Kohl’s Color Wheels!

By - May 29th, 2014 10:07 am
Color Wheels

Color Wheels

This summer, the Milwaukee Art Museum is bringing creativity and ingenuity into the community with Kohl’s Color Wheels! A mobile art experience perfect for the whole family, the Kohl’s Color Wheels van will make appearances at community festivals throughout the summer.

At the Kohl’s Color Wheels stops, there will be a variety of hands-on, engaging art projects inspired by the Museum’s Collection and special exhibition Kandinsky: A Retrospective. Children and families can paint plein air (open air) paintings of the festivals, make mixed media pieces of art, create colorful, collaged buttons and much more. They can even contribute their own abstract designs to a large-scale community mural!

Families are also encouraged to visit the Museum this summer and stop by the Kohl’s Education Center—a fun, interactive space designed to give kids an appreciation for art through participation in exciting, creative, hands-on projects. Part of the Kohl’s Art Generation program, this space and Kohl’s Color Wheels are made possible through a more than $6.4 million commitment from Kohl’s Cares to the Milwaukee Art Museum. There’s always something for families to do at the Museum, and kids 12 and under are free!

Kohl’s Color Wheels Summer 2014 Schedule

June 7 The Village Green Street Fair, Tosa Village
June 8 Milwaukee FARE Walk for Food Allergy, Veteran’s Park
June 13-15 Polish Fest, Summerfest Grounds
June 19 Juneteenth Day, Martin Luther King Library street front
June 20-22 Lakefront Festival of Art, Milwaukee Art Museum grounds
June 25-July 6 Summerfest, Kohl’s Captivation Station
July 11-13 Bastille Days, Cathedral Square Park
July 18-20 Festa Italiana, Summerfest Grounds
July 26 Richfield Art at the Mill, Richfield Historical Park
July 31-August 10 Wisconsin State Fair, Kohl’s Activity Zone
August 14-17 Zoo a la Carte, Milwaukee County Zoo

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