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Monday, Jan. 31, 2011

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Two contemporary artists photograph man in the shadows of mammoth machines in the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) Grohmann Museum exhibition “Lake Boats: The Photography of Jim Brozek and Christopher Winters” (through April 3). Brozek and Winters frame the immensity of Great...
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Monday, Jan. 31, 2011

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Sundry legends and tales surround the eccentric yet acclaimed architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Many in Milwaukee may be familiar with his forward-looking architecture, but parts of his personality and some of his other remarkable talents likely aren’t as well known. The Milwaukee Art Museum’s (MAM) retrospective...
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Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011
Walker’s Point Center for the Arts (WPCA) begins its 24th year of providing the community with art, education and performance. Canada’s University of Manitoba selected the WPCA as one of a dozen full-service community arts centers throughout the United States and Canada to be part of an urban...
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Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011

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Milwaukee’s first Gallery Night and Day (Jan. 21-22) of 2011 offers more than 40 venues in which to peruse and appreciate artwork. In keeping with the city’s frigid temperatures, the weekend also offers the annual “Sculptures on Ice” in the Historic Third Ward’s Catalano Square, beginning Friday at 10 a.m...
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Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010

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The Museum of Wisconsin Art (MWA) opens 2011 with three exceptional exhibitions. These triple openings complement the museum’s “Spark!” programming, which is based on the “Meet Me at MoMA” program for adults with Alzheimer’s or memory loss at New York’s Museum of...
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Monday, Dec. 20, 2010

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Katie Musolff, the Pfister Hotel’s 2010 artist in residence, exhibits nature paintings and portraits in a lobby studio near the hotel’s first-floor café. Musolff’s nature paintings include First Ice, a watercolor with a trio of bluegills representing the catch from her first ice-fishing trip on the Mississippi River this year. These watercolor paintings, located...
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Monday, Dec. 20, 2010

Art Review

A traveling exhibit featuring functional decorative objects molded from clay comes to the Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM) in “Art in Clay: Masterworks of North Carolina Earthenware.” The exhibition focuses on the work and legacies of North Carolina potters from the 18th and 19th centuries. The artifacts showcase various...
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Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010
As part of its efforts to involve the community, the Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM) allows members to join one of its eight support groups. Members of these groups focus on an area of interest within the MAM’s collection. This year one of these groups, the African American Art Alliance (also referred to as AAAA or Quad A), celebrates its 20th...

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