Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel Promotes Samantha Timm to Curator
Milwaukee, July 26, 2021…. Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel, an award-winning hotel owned and managed by Marcus® Hotels & Resorts, today announced Samantha Timm has been promoted to curator. In this role, she will inspire Saint Kate’s artistic vision in its six everchanging exhibitions as well as lead and develop exclusive art engagement and programming for visitors and guests alike.
“We are thrilled to have Samantha Timm as our lead curator,” said Linda Marcus, one of Saint Kate’s visionaries and a nationally recognized multi-disciplinary artist, designer and storyteller. “Ms. Timm has the unique perspective and ability to bring each artist’s work to life. The result, compelling exhibitions that leave the public and our guests enlightened and moved.”
“I’m so excited to bring my vision to life at Saint Kate,” said Timm. “Throughout my career, and especially with Linda as my mentor, I’ve had the opportunity to engage with inspiring artists and tell their stories through collaboratively
Recognized as Milwaukee’s most exciting hotel, Saint Kate is among the first in the nation to broadly celebrate art in its many forms – from painting and sculpture to music, poetry, and performing arts. Saint Kate holds a permanent art collection throughout the hotel featuring local,
Saint Kate’s current exhibitions include “Dear Ruth” by The Everday Feminist; “Hanging Out the Laundry” by Maeve Jackson; “The Money $how,” which is created by Frank Juarez and Ric Kasini Kadour; “Destination Unknown” by Anne Spalter; and “Artists Without Borders: Reflections on Art and Place” from MOWA DTN. Under Timm’s leadership, new exhibitions will open on August 14, 2021, where guests can visit The Gallery to view Judy Pfaff’s “End of the Rain” exhibit as well as Swoon’s “Tender” exhibit on view in The Vitrine. Both are from guest curators J. Myszka Lewis and Sona Pastel Daneshgar from Tandem Press, a Madison-based professional printmaking studio and gallery, and showcase internationally known artists whose pieces
In addition to its permanent art collection and exhibitions, Saint Kate creates intimate and immersive arts experience for visitors through unique programming and partnerships with local arts organizations. In her role, Timm will continue to lead the hotel’s champagne art tours where visitors can explore Saint Kate’s art collection and special exhibitions. She will also host a joint walking tour series with Sculpture Milwaukee, a non-profit organization transforming downtown Milwaukee’s cultural landscape with an outdoor exhibition of world-renowned sculpture. This tour will begin at Saint Kate to view the hotel’s sculptural work before leading guests to Sculpture Milwaukee’s pieces throughout the city.
For more information or to learn more about Saint Kate’s current exhibitions and art programming, please visit: https://www.
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